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  1. FPN Community

    1. FPN News

      Announcements by the Moderator and Admin Team are made here

      Moderators: FPN Admin

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    2. Introductions

      If you are new to the forum or haven't done so yet, please do introduce yourself here!

      Moderators: PAKMAN, FPN Admin

      226.7k
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    3. Clubs, Meetings and Events

      Announce, share and promote "real life" events and activities.

      Moderator: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      43.9k
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    4. Pay It Forward, Loaner Programs & Group Buys

      Post your PIFs here, update or add to the Loaner Programs, and discuss Group Buys! For Group Buys and Raffles, please contact the Moderator and Admin team first.

      Moderators: alc3261, FPN Admin

      27.9k
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  2. The Market Place

    1. The Mall

      For Your Ultimate Shopping Experience...

      Moderators: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      13k
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    2. Market Watch

      Share your information on good deals, special discounts, second hand gems you see in stores, good shops, good service, best places to buy, announcements of new pens, paper, inks and paraphernalia, or developments in our area(s) of (fountain pen) interest.

      Moderators: inkdesigner, richardandtracy, Carrie, Ron Z, fuchsiaprincess

      63k
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    3. Classifieds (Link)   (1,208,508 visits to this link)

      When you are selling or buying pens, inks, paper or pen paraphernalia, this is the place to visit.

      Moderators: inkdesigner, richardandtracy, Ron Z, fuchsiaprincess

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  3. Writing Instruments

    1. Fountain & Dip Pens - First Stop

      All types of fountain pen-related questions or discussions, identification of unknown brands, anything not covered elsewhere, and your first stop for all matters (fountain & dip) pen.

      Moderators: Stylo, Carrie, fuchsiaprincess, dcpritch

      749.2k
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    2. Fountain Pen Reviews

      Pen reviews are posted here.

      Moderator: watch_art

      120.8k
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    3. Of Nibs & Tines

      Questions and Discussions about Nibs of any Materials, Preferences, Feeds, Flow Adjustment, the Why, How and What all go here.

      Moderators: TheGreatRoe, wimg

      58.4k
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    4. It Writes, But It Is Not A Fountain Pen ....

      All writing instruments without a nib, with the exception of specific Brand questions in Brand Focus, are discussed here, rollerballs, ballpoint pens, stylographs, pencils, speedballs, etc.

      Moderators: RMN

      30k
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    5. Pen History

      This forum is intended to be for discussion of events past and present about the Pen Industry.

      Moderator: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      18.9k
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    6. Repair Q&A

      If you have a question about repair, service, or restoration, this is where you will find the answers.

      Moderators: Ron Z

      123.4k
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  4. Brand Focus

    1. Cross

      For discussion on Cross products.

      Moderator: PenHero

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    2. Esterbrook

      Esterbrook fans unite!

      Moderators: Brian Anderson

      46.5k
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    3. Lamy

      The ever popular and successful German brand, used by many while still at school. Discuss this favourite here.

      Moderators: RMN, PAKMAN

       

      48.1k
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    4. Mabie Todd Research/Special Interest Forum/Group

      The Birds of Mabie Todd: MT Interest, Research, Brand Discussion, and General MT Fun Forum

      Moderators: Greenie, MarcShiman

      6.2k
      posts
    5. Montblanc

      The place to talk about Montblanc pens both vintage & modern.

      Moderators: Kalessin, jamesgibby

      236k
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    6. Parker

      Discuss all things Parker!

      Moderator: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      156.5k
      posts
    7. Pelikan

      For discussion on vintage and modern Pelikan products.

      Moderator: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      112.6k
      posts
    8. Sheaffer

      For discussion on modern and vintage Sheaffer products.

      Moderator: PenHero

      75.6k
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    9. TWSBI

      A relative newcomer, but proving to be popular! Please discuss TWSBI pens here.

      Moderator: amberleadavis, dcpritch, alc3261

      26k
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    10. Wahl-Eversharp

      Where you can Eversharp-ly discuss Wahl pens!

      Moderator: Wahlnut

      12.6k
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    11. Waterman

      Waterman vintage, new or in between are discussed over here.

      Moderator: inkdesigner

      54.3k
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  5. Regional Focus

    1. China, Korea and Others (Far East, Asia)

      Fountain Pen Brands from the Lands beyond the Great Wall. Lovers of pens from all Far Eastern Countries, excluding Japan and the Indian subcontinent, such as China, Korea, Singapore and others, with brands like Baoer, Duke, Haolilai, Hero, Jinhao, Kaigelu, Laban, Wing Sung and many other Brands, excluding TWSBI, share their interest here - Moderators: richardandtracy, Stylo, Bobje
      34.3k
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    2. Great Britain & Ireland - Europe

      Pens from the Land of the White Cliffs of Dover and Behind Brands of pens manufactured in the UK, excluding Parker, such as Burnham, Conway Stewart, Dunhill, Italix, Mentmore, Onoto, Osmiroid, Platignum, Simpole, Summit, Wyvern, Yard-O-Led, and many more are discussed here - Moderators: Carrie
      30.9k
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    3. India & Subcontinent (Asia)

      Fountain Pen Brands from the Lands over the Himalayans such as ASA, Brahmam, Camlin, Deccan, Gama, Ranga, Ratnamson, Skyglory, Varuna, Wality, and many others, are the subject here - Moderators: richardandtracy, Stylo, Bobje, mehandiratta
      15.3k
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    4. Italy - Europe

      Penne Stilografiche della Bella Italia - Beautiful pens from a beautiful country, the land of Pisa, Pavarotti, pizza and pasta. Brands discussed here are Ancora, Aurora, Columbus, Delta, Grifos, Marlen, Montegrappa, Omas, Signum, Stipula, Visconti, and many more .... - Moderators: TheGreatRoe, wimg
      75.6k
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    5. Japan - Asia

      Pens from the Land of the Rising Sun - Sunrise is perfection, and so are the pens from Japan. Enjoy the wasabi-filled discussions of these pens here, such as Eboya, Hakase, Nakaya, Namiki, Ohto, Pentel, Pilot, Platinum, Sailor, Stylo-Art, Tombow and many others. - Moderators: stan
      117.9k
      posts
    6. USA - North America

      Pens from the Country of the American Dream, where even the Sky is No Limit, with brands such as Bexley, Chilton, Conklin, Eagle, Edison, Levenger, Moore, Noodlers, Retro51, Wearever, and many others, all discussed here, excluding Cross, Esterbrook, Parker, Sheaffer, Waterman and Wahl-Eversharp - Moderators: Stylo, fuchsiaprincess, dcpritch
      29.5k
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    7. Other Brands - Europe

      All those other European brands that feed our pen collecting desires that are not covered in the specific Brand or Regional forums, such as (but not exclusively) French, German, Hungarian, Russian, etc., are discussed here.

      Moderators: Stylo, Carrie, fuchsiaprincess, dcpritch, RMN

      22.1k
      posts
  6. Inks, Inc.

    1. Inky Thoughts

      Put some colors in your FP life - includes TODs

      Moderators: amberleadavis, TheGreatRoe

      377.7k
      posts
    2. Ink Reviews

      Reviews of commercially available inks, conforming to the ink review guidelines

      Moderators: saskia_madding, lapis

      96.4k
      posts
    3. Ink Comparisons

      You have commercially available inks. You like to compare them, and to test them in (semi)scientific ways. This is the place to share the results of your endeavours....

      Moderators: saskia_madding, lapis

      21.1k
      posts
    4. Co-Razy-Views

      Co-Razy-Views , Group Reviews and Analysis of Inks - Two or More People, One or More Inks.

      Moderators: amberleadavis, TheGreatRoe

      18.3k
      posts
    5. Th-INKing Outside the Bottle

      Discussion and Reviews Inks not readily commercially available.

      Moderators: amberleadavis, TheGreatRoe

      4.6k
      posts
    6. Inky Recipes

      Any ink concoctions and/or dilutions you created, may be shared here.

      Moderators:saskia_madding

      6.5k
      posts
  7. Paper, and Pen Accessories

    1. Paper and Pen Paraphernalia

      Discussion forum for paper, ephemera and other paraphernalia associated with pens

      Moderator: HDoug

      117.1k
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    2. Paper & Pen Paraphernalia Reviews and Articles

      Write up why a paper is your favourite, or which paraphernalia are your passion

      Moderator: HDoug

      21.9k
      posts
  8. Creative Expressions

    1. Pen Turning and Making

      Chat, Help & Resources for turners and makers.

      Moderators: richardandtracy

      32.2k
      posts
    2. Pictures & Pen Photography

      Your pictures, pen & general photography discussions go here.

      Moderators: wimg

      38k
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    3. The Write Stuff

      The creative side of FP use: A place to put your pen to use. Snailing or other forms of writing can be posted here.

      Moderator: The FPN Moderator and Admin Team

      90.9k
      posts
    4. Handwriting & Handwriting Improvement

      Development of various handwriting systems, tips on improvement, etc.

      Moderators: smk, HDoug

      15.8k
      posts
    5. Calligraphy Discussions

      Request advice, feedback, discuss general topics pertaining to Calligraphy e.g. historical documents, links to manuscript libraries, inks, ink stones, how to prep brushes for calligraphy, etc., or simply demonstrate your penmanship... 'cause we gotta use da pens too.

      Moderators: HDoug, smk

      49.9k
      posts
    6. Pointed Pen Calligraphy

      For hands that use pointed flexible nibs e.g. Copperplate, Engrosser's script, Spencerian, Pointed Uncial, etc.

      Moderators: smk, HDoug

      3.8k
      posts
    7. Broad (or Edged) Pen Calligraphy

      For hands that use broad edged pens e.g. Italic, Blackletter, Fraktur, Batarde, etc.

      Moderators: smk, HDoug

      1.9k
      posts
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