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The Lamy 2000 Experiment

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#81 xeth3r41x


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 03:30

162F is just crazy, O_o and I thought it was hot here when my house gets to like 82...

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Posted 01 June 2011 - 22:51

Haha, great experiment! Now you've got me looking at the Lamy 2K more closely as a potential future pen. And I'm beginning to worry that my collection is starting to get out of control! :P

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 00:41

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#84 theodoreslee


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Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:50

those are some incredible tests... some pictures would great though =P

thanks for the interesting info =)

#85 IKWarren


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 15:25

Nice review. I love my 2000 because I can bring it with me anywhere without having to worry about ruining it.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 17:49

Glad to know it survived...even more glad it was yours, not mine.

#87 Lyander0012


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Posted 30 June 2013 - 09:23

For the record, I've had the misfortune of dropping my 2000 from a standing position with the cap posted. Naturally, the front end of the pen being particularly heavy, it landed nib first. I'm a fairly short individual, around 165cm in height, but that was enough to irreparably damage the nib. Well, that may be an exaggeration, but it will need quite a bit of work done to restore it to proper writing condition. I opted to purchase a new nib and feed unit, but I'm holding onto the original nib to one day have it modified into a crisp CI.

Moral lesson? None, really.

Contribution to public knowledge?The Lamy 2000 is a tank while capped, not so much when uncapped :P
Oh wait, moral lesson: use a cheaper, steel-nibbed pen when writing in a standing position, haha.
"The price of an object should not only be what you had to pay for it, but also what you've had to sacrifice in order to obtain it." - The Wisdom of The Internet

#88 Subscript


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Posted 20 July 2013 - 21:09

Indestructible, yes, but I still baby mine.

#89 AviSz


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Posted 18 November 2013 - 00:06

It does feel bulletproof when its new.

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Posted 24 September 2014 - 17:49

well it blend... if it doesnt then it's a tank... SOMEONE SHOULD DO THIS WITH A 149 :P resurrecting thread

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