Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the FPN Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies






Photo

Lamy Safari Usa Independence Day

lamy diplomat nibs

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 essayfaire

essayfaire

    Extremely Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 210 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 19 June 2019 - 21:48

I have never had a Lamy before and decided to try this one because of the interesting color scheme.  I ordered it with an extra nib (italic) to try out as I had heard people really like the interchangeability of Lamy nibs.  I had never changed a nib before.

 

I think the pen is handsome but the plastic feels more like a toy than I expected; think Legos.  It was easy to replace the EF nib with the replacement.  All the pen parts fit snugly together.  The pen started pretty easily.

 

Although I like the triangular grip, I found the barrel of the pen too wide for my taste, the cap even wider, and the clip on the cap a bit awkward.  The pen's weight is well-balanced.

 

At this price point, I prefer the experience of writing with the Diplomat magnum.  À chacun son goût!


“It's bad enough wasting time without killing it.”
Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth


Sponsored Content

#2 mehandiratta

mehandiratta

    Museum Piece

  • FPN Super Moderators

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,677 posts
  • Location:Gurgaon, Delhi NCR
  • Flag:

Posted 22 June 2019 - 06:25

Would be good if you share some writing sample and pics


vaibhav mehandiratta                               

architect & fountain pen connoisseur 

 

blog | instagram | twitter

 

 


#3 Callinewbie

Callinewbie

    NOS (New Old Stock)

  • Member - Silver

  • PipPip
  • 21 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 22 June 2019 - 20:17

Can anyone verify whether this version is just a Lamy Joy cap on a Blue Safari barrel. if yes, then Im gonna create my own Iday version 😊

#4 essayfaire

essayfaire

    Extremely Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 210 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 22 June 2019 - 20:22

Would be good if you share some writing sample and pics

Here's my attempt - apologies for both the handwriting and the photo quality (which is why I didn't do pics originally).  I have included a Diplomat Magnum in the photos for size comparison.

Attached Images

  • IMG_20190622_160739.jpg
  • IMG_20190622_160823.jpg
  • IMG_20190622_160848.jpg

“It's bad enough wasting time without killing it.”
Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth






Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: lamy, diplomat, nibs



Sponsored Content




|