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Lamy 2000 Nibs


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#1 ashutoshthakur

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 15:15

Dear All,
Can anyone provide comparisons between a Lamy 2k BB and OBB nibs?
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#2 amk

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 17:08

I can't provide a comparison as I don't have an OBB,

 

But I have a BB and it's very wet, really noticeably broad, serving up something similar to the 1.1mm italic rather than just a slightly thicker line - fantastic for using with shimmer or sheen inks. You have to really want a BB if you get this one. 


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#3 ashutoshthakur

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Posted 16 January 2020 - 12:07

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 00:48

Can anyone provide comparisons between a Lamy 2k BB and OBB nibs?


Brian Goulet can.
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#5 ashutoshthakur

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Posted 26 January 2020 - 12:27

Thanks. From the nib nook by gouletpens it seems that both BB and OBB offer line variations.

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Posted 27 January 2020 - 09:39

I only have the BB and an EF.

 

The BB is a hair stubby, but not a ton so. Flow wasn't gusher wet, but was perfectly adequate.

 

I'm honestly going to have it reground to a cursive italic since I don't really need/want a 2000 as a signature pen.


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Posted 28 January 2020 - 04:38

Beware of having a Lamy 2000 broad reground to cursive italic.  The flow that is "adequate" for a B or BB can overwhelm the italic property and just leave wet, wide strokes in any direction.  I have been fighting exactly this in my B -> 0.7mm CI grind since getting it; it only shows its line variation with a few ugly dry inks like Pelikan Blau-Schwarz.  Make sure the grinder adjusts flow way down from the stock Lamy B/BB adjustment, if that is even possible!



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Posted 28 January 2020 - 09:39

Feed flow is irrelevant. It sounds like your nib is way too open. Who did your grind?


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