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Awaiting Waterman Carène Essential Silver

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#1 Jip

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 17:55

Hey,

 

Just ordered my first Waterman pen today. A Waterman Carène Essential Silver, I had my eye on one for a while now... and I saw it had been discontinued meanwhile/recently. So I quickly went to find one somewhere. 

 

I ordered one with a fine nib because I read the medium is quite broad.

 

I ordered a bottle of Serenity Blue with it.

 

Looking forward to writing with it.


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#2 SenZen

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 22:48

Congratulations, I looked at it online but decided it was too much bling for me; not a criticism! Pictures would be appreciated, if you haven't already a Carène, the suggestion of returning a few drops to the bottle is a very good one, zero problems with my black and rhodium and gunmetal cap ones.


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#3 Old Salt

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 04:00

Congratulations.  Enjoy your Carene.  I’ve been accumulating them for a while now.  My weakness has been for the Deluxe version.  Just picked up one in Green with Gold Cap.  They are All wonderful writers.



#4 Jip

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 09:00

Really looking forward to writing with it, indeed it's a bit much bling maybe but I'm sure it will fit some occasions .

 

My daily writer is a Montblanc 146 (Black with platinum trimming)

 

Also now and then bring the Lamy 2000 which is totally different.

 

And now the Carène as a 'metal' pen which I don't have yet. All my other pens are resin, and I've been put off by full metal pens because of the weight. But I read the Carène in silver feels light and nimble. Looking forward! The only metal body pen I have is the Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir which is brass and lacquered. 


Edited by Jip, 31 January 2020 - 09:01.

Montblanc 146 Platinum Edition - F nib

Montblanc 145 Platinum Edition - M nib

Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir - F nib

Montblanc Starwalker Doué 2019 - F nib

LAMY 2000 - OM nib


#5 bbs

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 13:43

It’s not too bling in my eyes, it’s gorgeous! The wave pattern fits the streamlined design beautifully. Enjoy your pen!

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Posted 31 January 2020 - 14:03

If you don't cap the pen I doubt the barrel section is noticeably much heavier than a lacquered model.

 

If you do find it heavy, you could source a Black Sea CT barrel and fit it plus it should still go well with the silver wave cap.



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Posted 20 February 2020 - 10:24

Received the pen, 

 

Amazing pen and my rear end was funnily enough aligned properly unlike many others I see posting here.

 

The pen is incredibly smooth and quite fine for a European fine. Montblanc are a bit thicker when with a fine nib.

 

Use it daily for my week/day planner. 


Montblanc 146 Platinum Edition - F nib

Montblanc 145 Platinum Edition - M nib

Montblanc Heritage Rouge et Noir - F nib

Montblanc Starwalker Doué 2019 - F nib

LAMY 2000 - OM nib


#8 jarodzz

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Posted 20 February 2020 - 11:52

The medium Carene that I have writes like a stub Nib. Meaning it writes wider on vertical lines than horizontal lines. 

How about a Fine Nib? 







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