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  1. From the album: Translated third-party content

    In contrast to the FA nib, which is designed to be used with only light hand pressure — irrespective of whether that produces sufficient line variation to satisfy the individual user — the Elabo's (or Falcon's) nib is designed to withstand heavier hand pressure in writing. Source page: https://www.pilot.co.jp/promotion/library/014

    © Pilot Corporation

  2. Hi, guys! My husband and I have recently gotten back into fountain pens (we both used them to write in school and then moved on to other pens like fineliners and gel pens). We've been reading everything we could find on fountain pens and FPN has been a very valuable resource! We came across this thread from 2007, specifically this post, which mentioned nitinol as a possible material for a nib. My husband had some sheets of nitinol on hand, so he took a few stabs at making and writing with a nitinol nib. Here are the results! http://i.imgur.com/La9KMsrm.jpg http://i.imgur.com/HJKKzFGm.jpg Not bad for something handmade, I think.
  3. Hello all, For Christmas this year, my wife surprised me with a really lovely little Platinum 3776 Sai Demonstrator pen with a Fine-Medium nib. I was writing with it a bit, and while I love it, I'm tempted to have the nib modified by John Mottishaw. I haven't decided if I want to go with a fine stub or an added flex mod so I'd like to see some examples of his work if you guys have them handy. The Nibs.com site mentions that the Platinum 14K nibs are especially well-suited to nib modifications so I'd like to have this guy made special... I do have a Pendleton Point Fine Stub on a TWSBI 540 that is just about perfect in terms of a special writing instrument so I'm tempted to go in that direction with the Sai. Something stubby enough to give me some variation without requiring 3" gothic letters. Then again, I've been getting more and more interested in light line variation from semi-flex nibs (Pilot Justus, Falcon, etc.) so I'm wondering if the Sai might be better suited to that treatment. Things I don't like: XXXF Nibs: Too fine for me for anything but drawingBroad Nibs: Too broad for my smallish handwritingWide Stubs: Again, too broad for my smallish handwriting (ie: 0.6 ,1.1, 1.5, 1.9, etc.)Thoughts or ideas? Examples of such things would be excellent. Even if it's not a 3776 (although I'm particularly interested in seeing what he can do with these since that's what I have). Blessings, Matthew Edit: I should add that while the pen writes wonderfully, it writes just like a lot of my other pens so that's why I was thinking of having something special done to it... No other reason, really.





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