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I bought a Monteverde Aldo Domani for my first fountain pen, with a medium nib and Monteverde Magnum ink cartridges. It was scratchy and difficult to start from the beginning. I tried different angles to the paper, different rotations of the nib, different pressures. An amateur with more enthusiasm than knowledge, I fiddled ten different ways to "fix" the nib and soon ruined it. I bought a Goulet medium #6 nib for a replacement. After a week of modest daily use, it has been delightful. Starts right away, never scratches or skips. (I gave the little lollipop included in the package to my wi
Last night I spent a ton of time looking for a suitable, inexpensive flex pen. My first stop was, of course, Noodler's Pens, but there were just too many statements about these pens being difficult to flex properly. Coming from a dip pen background I really wanted a flexy pen, and Noodler's just didn't seem to fit the bill. My next stop was Fountain Pen Revolution. I came close to pulling the trigger on a Guru or a #6 flex nib and ebonite feed combo, but the Guru just didn't appeal to me and I wasn't sure if the offered nib and feed would properly fit into any of my pens, so I kept looking