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What Is Everyone's Favourite Nib Size?

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#41 Sal the List Maker

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 07:16

When I first asked this simple question I did not think I would be entertained by your hilarious stories.

Thank you for the chuckle!

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#42 1nkulus

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 13:43

We are a jovial bunch and aim to please.

Glad you enjoyed the responses.  laugh.png


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#43 Charles Rice

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 15:19

Favorite nib size?  What day is it?



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Posted 28 May 2019 - 07:08

I started out with medium nibs, but have been gradially leaning towards F, plus stubs 😂
But I'm still exploring, and just bought a TWSBI eco with a B nib. I like tge variety, and some inks look better with a broader nib 😊❤️ (and some better with finer nibs, too)

#45 1nkulus

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Posted 28 May 2019 - 10:57

Favorite nib size?  What day is it?

 

I have done that on a few occasions.

The best I ever managed was an EF on Mon, F on Tue, M on Wed, B on Thu, BB on Fri, O3B on Sat and Stub on Sun.  biggrin.png


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#46 Sal the List Maker

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Posted 29 May 2019 - 06:46

Favorite nib size?  What day is it?


OMG I didn't understand this at first (hence the silence lol), but once 1nkulus had explained it, and now I do, this is hilarious!

Edited by Sal the List Maker, 29 May 2019 - 06:47.


#47 1nkulus

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Posted 29 May 2019 - 08:15

OMG I didn't understand this at first (hence the silence lol), but once 1nkulus had explained it, and now I do, this is hilarious!

 

HTH, it is good fun.  biggrin.png

 

Another one is 'Broad' week with B on Mon, BB on Tue, O3B Wed, IB on Thu, B again on Fri, BB on Sat and O3B on Sun.


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Posted 14 June 2019 - 18:51

Definitely Extra fine nib for a person who writes Chinese characters.



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 02:39

Love Extra Fine nibs. I write small and in cursive, so a thin line is what I look for.
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Posted 15 June 2019 - 03:18

I like nibs that show line variation, so italic and stub nibs are my favorites. I have all three Lamy italic nibs, and have come to liking the 1.1mm overall.

I have four Visconti pens with 1.3mm stub nibs, which is a size I would like to see more of.
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#51 salmasry

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Posted 15 June 2019 - 03:34

1. Fine

2. MF



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 03:35

 

I have done that on a few occasions.

The best I ever managed was an EF on Mon, F on Tue, M on Wed, B on Thu, BB on Fri, O3B on Sat and Stub on Sun.  biggrin.png

 

Actually I do not understand it , even after the clarification, lol.



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Posted 15 June 2019 - 06:33

changes according to writing style


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#54 1nkulus

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 14:03

Actually I do not understand it , even after the clarification, lol.

 

You use a different nib width each day of the week.

 

Why do it?

Well two reasons, most important is because you can and secondly for a bit of fun.  biggrin.png


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#55 salmasry

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 17:04

 

You use a different nib width each day of the week.

 

Why do it?

Well two reasons, most important is because you can and secondly for a bit of fun.  biggrin.png

 

 

Oh, I thought there is a hidden meaning or a hidden joke or play on words somewhere.  Alrighty then  ;)



#56 1nkulus

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 19:16

Oh, I thought there is a hidden meaning or a hidden joke or play on words somewhere.  Alrighty then  wink.png

 

Nope, no hidden messages. Just a simple exercise for the week.  smile.png


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#57 Sal the List Maker

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Posted 18 June 2019 - 01:18

LOL

#58 1nkulus

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Posted 20 June 2019 - 12:42

I have all three Lamy italic nibs, and have come to liking the 1.1mm overall.

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Posted 20 June 2019 - 12:59

With my tiny handwriting, its "Fine or Bust" most of the time.  Though I do use the medium calligraphy nib out of a Pilot Plumix when I feel fancy.  Though not in the Plumix itself because the section/grip makes my hand cramp up pretty quickly.

 

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 14:10

BB, OBB, B


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