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Diplomat Magnum Medium Nib

diplomat magnum medium nib

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#1 Rindran


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Posted 25 September 2019 - 09:31

What's the width of a line put down by a diplomat magnum Medium nib in millimetres

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#2 gailfus


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Posted 30 September 2019 - 16:17

I can't tell you exactly, but I have a Magnum with M nib, and I'd say it has to be at least 0.7mm. These seem to be very wet writers, which contributes to a fatter line. I don't dislike mine, but I'm planning to change out the current nib because it really is a broader stroke than I like (and my handwriting isn't that big, so it can be problematic).

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 18:04

The exact width will differ from ink to ink. But I agree with gailfus, it's a relative broad medium. I like the magnum nibs, but I use them in other pens.

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 20:15

I only have the F but it wrote like an M, a complete firehose.


I don't recommend the magnum for any reason. The plastic is creaky and cheap feeling, the fit/finish is relatively poor, and the nib is nothing special. There are dozens of better pen for the price.

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