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What MBs are you using today?


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#1 Blade Runner

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 06:01

I'll be packing a 1990s 149 fine nib filled with MB blue black, an unsaturated slate blue with nice shading that has a beautiful vintage/weathered look. Probably my favorite ink of all time. My back up is a 1980s 146R medium nib filled with Pelikan blue black, a pretty nice shade of blue too, though darker. They'll be carried in my new old stock Diaries and Notes tan 2 pen case.


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Edited by jeen, 01 February 2009 - 06:15.


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Posted 01 February 2009 - 06:52

QUOTE (jeen @ Feb 1 2009, 09:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'll be packing a 1990s 149 fine nib filled with MB blue black, an unsaturated slate blue with nice shading that has a beautiful vintage/weathered look. Probably my favorite ink of all time. My back up is a 1980s 146R medium nib filled with Pelikan blue black, a pretty nice shade of blue too, though darker. They'll be carried in my new old stock Diaries and Notes tan 2 pen case.


What MBs are you using today? happyberet.gif

I just flushed the Louis I was using for the past 2 days. My writing session will start later today, so I have nothing inked yet. Not sure if it will be a MB at all.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 09:40

I am at home today so will be using my Greta Garbo - I'm want to plan next week and get my to-dos sorted. It has MB Violet ink which is my 'winter' colour. I'm looking forward to spring when I will change over to some sort of Turquoise.
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:26

I've been using my Faulkner a lot recently. WOW! What an awesome pen! I'm so glad I own this guy! The more I use it the more it's grown on me. I feel like this pen kind of flies under the radar of the other MB WE. Maybe that's why it's so appealing to me. I love the simplicity of it. I highly recommend it!!!!!!!

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 13:44

OT: Jeen, does the Diaries and Notes 2-Pen case have a divider so the pens don't rub against each other?

Back on-topic... I'll be using my beloved 146 today.
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 14:16

QUOTE (Jager @ Feb 1 2009, 08:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
OT: Jeen, does the Diaries and Notes 2-Pen case have a divider so the pens don't rub against each other?

Back on-topic... I'll be using my beloved 146 today.

Hi Jager,
Yes, there is a divider, so you don't have to clip them in.

Best,
Jeen

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 14:18

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 16:49

My MB204 Desk Pen and a self-repaired 149 with an OF nib. I'm still trying to get the hang of the OF nib.
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 18:00

QUOTE (niksch @ Feb 1 2009, 11:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My MB204 Desk Pen and a self-repaired 149 with an OF nib. I'm still trying to get the hang of the OF nib.

An OF? A factory nib or modification?

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 18:46

Factory. I got it on eBay. It's got a definite sweet spot, and it you 'lean' to far on way or the other it scratches.
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 18:59

I'm using my Montblanc 145, platinum trim, and Diamine Teal ink today.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 21:48

Im using my 146p with DC Supershow. Came back Friday from the MB store with a new fine nib and that thing was smoother than the medium it came with, which was smooth in its own right. No skipping, no creep, and best of all, I can leave it uncapped and though the first letter may be half-formed, it will write beautifully on the restart

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 22:05

QUOTE (memphislawyer @ Feb 1 2009, 04:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Im using my 146p with DC Supershow. Came back Friday from the MB store with a new fine nib and that thing was smoother than the medium it came with, which was smooth in its own right. No skipping, no creep, and best of all, I can leave it uncapped and though the first letter may be half-formed, it will write beautifully on the restart


Glad things turned out well!
Do you find the line width finer now?

Best,
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 23:12

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 23:27

Virginia Woolf with a smooth OM nib and Sheaffer Skrip red.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 23:57

Today... Proust with fine nib and MP4 with a super wet medium...


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Posted 02 February 2009 - 01:47

An early 1950s 146 with a semi-flex medium nib inked with Waterman's Florida Blue. This pen is in my permanent rotation because of its fantastic nib and warm celluloid material.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 03:18

Jeen:

Yes, the width of the line is perfect. It still allows shading, moreso it seems on the bottom half of the characters, but still is fine enough to allow formation of 'e' and other similar letters when I write small, but not too fine as to be toothy or without character.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 03:20

Today would by my Edgar Alan Poe, my only MB FP, filled with MB Bordeaux. B nib writes a nice wet line without be overly broad.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 05:18

Today my pen of choice is my 149 with EF nib and MB White Forest holiday ink.

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