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What MBs are you using today?


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#41 RevAaron

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 22:40

Since this thread is still going... Thought I'd share. I'm using 3 (well, 2):

- Montblanc 242 - man, I love taking off the blind cap and just inhaling! Surprisingly comfortable for its size- one of the side effects of celluloid is that it's just so sticky- smaller pens don't need to be gripped as tightly... Mix of MB Racing Green and PR Avocado. I got it back from Mr. Binder late last week, and it's not left my bag or shirt collar since...
- MB 100 year Historical retractable LE- Er, not really! A fake! Knockoff, "replica" But a surprisingly great writer. MB Racing Green.

and... my MB 146. Because I've had so many other pens to play with recently, I've not been using my One True Pen nearly as much as I have in the past. I've continued to tote around my 1950s celluloid 146, but it just hasn't seen much use.

But in the end, it's still one of the most reliable pens I've used- after not writing more than a few scribbles with it for the last two weeks, it went back to writing today without skipping a beat, and without anything remotely like a hard start. The cap comes off with that luxuriously sticky celluloid against celluloid friction, I'm hit with the smell of camphor, and the Quink Blue-Black and Skrip Purple lays down without hesitation and without any inconsistency.

*sigh* I really should use this pen more!
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#42 ethernautrix

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 22:40

I inked this up again last week after about a year on the bench, and I am rediscovering the sheer delight of writing with the StarWalker:


Edited by ethernautrix, 13 March 2009 - 22:41.

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#43 Blade Runner

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 02:20

My gear today




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Posted 11 April 2009 - 17:21

Still using these! Gosh, this love must be for real.



#45 Thornton

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 18:53

I just loaded up my 146 in black resin and platinum after a long hiatus from my rotation. It's happily writing with Noodler's El' Lawrence. I forgot how much I love this pen.
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Posted 11 April 2009 - 19:39

QM, would you quit? I'm considering a Schiller if I can hunt up a nib in my size hmm1.gif Just can't afford it right now. wallbash.gif

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 19:40

QUOTE (Ghost Plane @ Apr 11 2009, 09:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QM, would you quit? I'm considering a Schiller if I can hunt up a nib in my size hmm1.gif Just can't afford it right now. wallbash.gif


Mmmmm Schiller... so handsome ... so dark and brooding ...so intellectual!

#48 MDI

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 19:55

Today I am carrying my Mozart FP, BP and MP in a 3-pen Mozart pouch that fits inside my shirt's pocket. It's so perfect that it makes me smile and people ask why I am not grouchy, as usually.
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#49 Dylan

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 20:20

Starwalker Cool Blue FP B nib black ink (oooohh nice stuff)
149 M nib blue/black MB ink (out of this world)
149 F nib black MB ink (this is getting out of hand..somebody stop me!!!)

#50 Goddard

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 20:53

I'm using my Montblanc 145, platinum trim, and Mont blanc seasons greetings White forest ink. biggrin.gif wub.gif


#51 Blade Runner

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 21:25

7 hours at work on a Saturday. Just great.
At least I had my 146P with me, and the work's all done.
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Posted 11 April 2009 - 22:16

QUOTE (QM2 @ Apr 11 2009, 03:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (Ghost Plane @ Apr 11 2009, 09:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QM, would you quit? I'm considering a Schiller if I can hunt up a nib in my size hmm1.gif Just can't afford it right now. wallbash.gif


Mmmmm Schiller... so handsome ... so dark and brooding ...so intellectual!

Sounds like the Persian Diversion. headsmack.gif roflmho.gif

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#53 PAKMAN

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 00:55

My new 146.

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#54 niksch

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 01:16

QUOTE (pakmanpony @ Apr 11 2009, 06:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My new 146.


What nib did you get?
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#55 Dennis B

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 01:35

I just flushed out my Poe (B nib) today and am trying to decide whether or not to refill it it with Montblanc Bordeaux, the only ink I have used in it. My Fitz (Thanks, QM2) is used almost daily.

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:48

The only one I have - 146P with medium nib. But give me a month or so smile.gif

#57 ethernautrix

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 17:13

The StarWalker is still in action, joined by the 100-Year Historical -- writing joy!

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#58 Brian

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 19:41

A number of them: (1) Solti, B, Private Reserve Fiesta Red; (2) Dumas, B, same ink; (3) A. Christie, OB, Stipula, Muschiato.

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 00:57

Today, my MBs ready-to-go along with other filled pens are: My 146G EF flex (for which I will be forever grateful to Eric) filled with MB sepia or bordeaux - I'm not sure which. This pen will always be inked. Also, my Dostoevsky BB cursive italic filled with Florida blue (soon to switch to Aurora blue). A 144R with a red cartridge of that MB love ink. And finally my 146 sterling guilloche filled with violet.

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#60 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 15:30

my 1977 MB 149 with its extra fine semi flexible nib filled with waterman encre violette.
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