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Which Pilot Colours Are Your Favourite?


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#1 saulyleeplans

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 05:38

It has been suggested to me by pseudo88 that I should poll everyone to see what their favourite pilot inks are as I guide to which inks to stock.  I thought about creating a poll but it would have too many choices, so if you feel like letting me know reply with your fav inks.  I'd really appreciate it.

 

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 07:59

Personal favourite is Tsuki-yo

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take a look also at this older thread :)

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#3 OCArt

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 22:29

I did wonder about you stocking Diamine as they make so, so, so many colors. Iroshizuku (INMHO) may be the best ink line out here and comes in only 24 colors so you could conceivably stock the entire line.  Yama-Budo, Asa-Gao, and Ku-Jaku are my favorites in that order.

 

BTW a very similar poll has already ben done here http://www.fountainp...l-line-24-inks/

 

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#4 SenZen

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 02:05

1. Tsuyu Kusa.

2. Asa Gao.

3. Yama Guri.

4. Kon Peki.

5. Ama Iro.

6. Fuyu Gaki.

7. Ina Ho.

 

Take into account there also non Iroshizuku Pilot inks.


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#5 MuddyWaters

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 15:45

How do the generic namiki inks compare?


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#6 inkstainedruth

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 18:48

Yama-budo, Yama-guri, Kon-peki, Take-sumi, and Tsuyu-kusa.  Probably mostly in that order.  

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#7 putteringpenman

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 19:36

My favorite Pilot ink is fairly boring: Pilot Blue Black. I appreciate Kon-peki and Shin-Kai, but I still with the non-Iroshizuku inks on a day to day basis.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 16:00

My favorite is Murasaki Shikibu, but threads like this have taught me it is one of the least popular of the line.

 

To my mind, it differs from other inks in the same color range in that it has a distinctly floral feel.  I always use it around this time of year, when the plum trees outside my window are in bloom.



#9 saulyleeplans

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 03:31

My favorite is Murasaki Shikibu, but threads like this have taught me it is one of the least popular of the line.

 

To my mind, it differs from other inks in the same color range in that it has a distinctly floral feel.  I always use it around this time of year, when the plum trees outside my window are in bloom.

I really like that one!! Very pretty

 

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#10 Mongoosey

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 06:34

Take-Sumi and Asa-Gao :happycloud9: 



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Posted 04 March 2019 - 11:36

Tsutsuji for me! Followed by the mixable red cartridge.

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Posted 29 March 2019 - 23:24

Fuyu-Syogun, Take Sumi, and Kon-Peki for me!

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#13 flyingpenman

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Posted 30 March 2019 - 02:33

Another vote for Tsuki-yo!
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#14 Newjelan

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Posted 31 March 2019 - 07:24

Shin-kai and Tsuki-yo for me.

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Posted 05 May 2019 - 13:28

My favourites are fuyu-gaki and chiku-rin

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 23:26

I use Pilot Parallel Pen Mixable Color (PPPMC) cartridges in my red Pilot Falcon SF pen.  They work fine.  Jes changed from red to black.  No problems.  One line, all is fine!

 

OTOH, one of the Iroshizuku samples faded on me (same age as the PPPMC cartridges).  I tossed it, so do not recall the color.  I think it was a blue the faded to gray.  

 

I still have two reddish  Iroshizuku colors I've yet to try.  They look good.  ;)

 

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#17 Bobje

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Posted 07 May 2019 - 02:33

Shin kai, yama budo, yama guri, murasaki shikibu.

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#18 Shaggy

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Posted 07 May 2019 - 02:45

I'm loving Ajisai and Tsutsuji lately.

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:11

Yu-yake is my bias. 
This month, I am using Kosumosu and I am considering to give it to top 3 of my Iroshizuku ink


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Posted 26 June 2019 - 02:48

- Asa Gao

- Yama Budo

- Pilot Blue

- Tsuyu-Kusa

- Pilot Black 

- Pilot Blue black








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