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#1 Stani

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Posted 21 October 2008 - 14:54

I thought it might be cool to see everyone's daily writer. Here is my old Rotring 600. I got this one in the eighties when they first came out and it still is one of my number one pen.



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#2 Hennypenny

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Posted 21 October 2008 - 15:05

Wow! Your pen has seen a LOT of use -- it has character !

These two VPs are always in my pen roll -- they're beautiful and so functional -- and are accepting of my favorite ink colors (currently PR Black Cherry and Noodler's Nightshade).

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Posted 21 October 2008 - 15:43

Here are mine for the office :


The M215 is loaded with Herbin Bleu Nuit, and the Carene with Caran d'Ache Amazon

At home for journal, it depends on my mood. For the moment it's my Pelikan M805, but it could be my Delta Dolce Vita.

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Posted 21 October 2008 - 15:58

I have many fountain pens, about 20 of them. This one is my favourite Hero 841

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#5 rroossinck

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Posted 21 October 2008 - 16:03

Lately, this one has been seeing a TON of use...especially since I just finished grinding the nib (not the one pictured) to an (F) stub!



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Posted 21 October 2008 - 16:34

This beasty is either on my desk or in my pocket most of the time. It is a 50's "51" with a Medium Nib that I smoothed out to my liking. The pen is actually made from parts that I acquired over a period of time, but it writes so well that although it was one of my cheapest finds really, I would not part with it.

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 00:44

QUOTE (Stani @ Oct 21 2008, 02:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I thought it might be cool to see everyone's daily writer. Here is my old Rotring 600. I got this one in the eighties when they first came out and it still is one of my number one pen.



........Stani happyberet.gif



Nice looking pen. It looks to be tough as nails.

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 00:59

I'd have to say either none or all... "None" because I don't have any single pen that's always inked; everything gets rotated evenly. And "all" because when a pen is inked, it rides in my backpack along with all the other inked pens, and I randomly pick one whenever I need to write something.
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 01:05

These are my two carry around's. Love em..... The P51 aero is usually filled with some type of blue. The VP has two nibs that I switch between (fine and broad) and is usually filled with Noodlers Ellis Island--my ink of choice lately.

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#10 Stani

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 02:38

cool stuff.............

Here a pic of my number two writer. A ten year old Diplomat. Never stops.



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Posted 22 October 2008 - 03:58



My current rotation of pens are these. The red one is a rollerball. I have been using all of these on a daily basis for at least two months now.
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 04:09

QUOTE (dumdummuoi @ Oct 21 2008, 05:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd have to say either none or all... "None" because I don't have any single pen that's always inked; everything gets rotated evenly. And "all" because when a pen is inked, it rides in my backpack along with all the other inked pens, and I randomly pick one whenever I need to write something.


Like you, pretty much everything get rotated. The only pen that I wouldn't call my daily writer although it is usually inked in red is my Pilot Birdie. The Birdie's barrel is too slim to be using for regular writing, so I have red ink in it which I do use to mark things every day or every other day.
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 04:13

I use these two daily, my writer a PelM400 with a left oblique cursive italic by Mottishaw filled with Visconti Blue, and a Parker 45 M nib filled with Noodler's Widow Maker. The Parker is used for correcting items and making comments on reports for my employees. I just replaced a Hero 156 (a 45 type clone) with the 45 for use with red ink.
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 04:26

My current everyday users are my Parker Duofold and my Parker '51' Flighter. Once those are out of ink, I shall clean them, put them away and start on the next two pens in my box (My two Parker '51's with rolled-gold caps).
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 04:36

Hero 100 14knib f

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 04:47

Right now a navy-grey '51' loaded with Noodlers Dragon's Napalm and a green Esterbrook J filled with grey ink I made from cutting open black cartridges none of my pens liked and watering them down.
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 05:36

I have a bunch, here's what I think I'll be using from now on:

Pel M400 F nib, loaded with Diamine Imperial Blue.
Wality 69L M nib, loaded with Noodler's Ottoman Rose

Previously, my Waterman Phileas was my go everywhere pen (and still will be for travel), as was my Pelikan Pharo.

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 13:42



Here is my daily driver......Parker 51 special in Teal Blue....Medium nib.....

I bought it in 1969 or 1970 at a flea market in Ann Arbor MI. Used it to take notes for 4 years of undergrad and 2+ years of grad school. Lost in a box of desk stuff for about 30 years......Recently resuscitated and now is in daily use again.....Now looking for the matching pencil and box if anyone has one F/S.

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 20:57

Stani, I really like your shot here. It's the "patina"
The 3 I always carry with me are my Optima, Charleston and M215. My 51, Crest, Duofolds and others, I don't carry them with me because they are not replaceable when lost or stolen.

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Posted 23 October 2008 - 09:21

I too carry a 600 with me at all times, even when I know I won't be using it. Like another FPNer mentioned, you can even use them to kill bears. Not that I have much chance of that in The Hague...






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