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  1. eelldan

    Noodler's Lexington Gray

    I really enjoy grey inks and this one is my favorite. I think it works great with cheaper copy paper which I use everyday at work. it's work friendly which is a bonus when I need to leave notes for the boss. Following are how it looks on different paper. I hope you enjoy. Rhodia Copy Paper 90g Copy Paper 75g
  2. Gazcom

    Noodler's Apache Sunset

    When I first got into fountain pens, I was looking for a "grail ink" or at least to buy only those inks which was really impossible to do without. At the beginning i felt really sad to know that one of the most renown shading ink , Noodler's Apache Sunset, was almost impossible to find in EU dealers, at a reasonable price at least. I bugged badly a friend who went to NY to buy me a bottle for me at the Pen Hospital instead of the usual souvenir. For this reason, today I'm able to tell you my complex feelings on this particular ink. Apache Sunset is a "paper squeamish ink", has a beautiful colour and shows its beautiful shading properties just on the right paper at its own conditions. Do not expect shading on cheap copy paper because it will appear just a chalky orange. Do not expect a positive writing experience with gorgeous shading on too much "waterproof" paper like the tracing paper, because it's watery consistence causes issues in binding the ink to the paper. On the other hand, on schizza & strappa paper, which should be quite similar to the Tomoe River paper, this ink just looks and shades gorgeously, with all the nib grades but especially on broader ones, leaving nice reddish - orange dark shades where the ink forms pools (making it a fantastic ink for flex writing), and a neat legible warm orange-yellow on the less saturated areas. It really has the colours of the sunset, all in one ink. As said before, this ink is extremely watery consistent, tends to feather a lot on cheap paper and is likely to experience bleedthrough. The dry test shows an ink wich dries almost istantly on cheap copy paper (seems like sucked in the paper fibers) but takes ages to dry on other kind of papers (20 sec on schizza & strappa, more than 30 sec on Tracing Paper), making it a not left handed friendly ink. Has no water resistance and tends to vanish if put in contact with water. In the end, is this ink worth buying? I know there are lots of people that just look at this ink as the "choosen one" and I can understand that, because the colour is beautiful and the shading is massive and gorgeous. On the other side it's an ink that gives its best only on limited kind of papers, and especially when using flex writing, and is not work friendly or not even practical for taking notes; making it usable mostly for practicing calligraphy and drawing. In USA this ink is available for about 12$ for a 3oz bottle and that makes a really good value; but for an EU customer prices can get higher for custom duties, shipping and whatsoever, making it quite unattainable. In the end I like it (and I like it a lot) but I have it because someone went to the USA and gifted it to me. If I were to buy it on my own, I would probably be buying a bottle of Diamine Autumn Oak instead, definitely a cheaper choice. COPY PAPER SCHIZZA & STRAPPA PAPER TRACING PAPER CROMATOGRAPHY INKDROP
  3. I have 7 pens right now so I feel like I'm ready to try out a flex pen next. I want something cheap that I can play around with, without worrying too much about cost if something happens to go wrong - so I want to stick to one of the noodler's flex pens. I'm undecided between the nib creeper, ahab and konrad. I think I might be leaning more towards the ahab because it's got a bigger grip and I'm thinking would be more comfortable to hold while applying the needed pressure to flex. I know there's a lot of variance between all the pens, even within the same nib creeper, ahab and konrad families. But as my first one, any suggestions which is best?
  4. Here is my comparison of 4 Noodler's Inks: Bulletproof Black, Heart of Darkness, Borealis Black, and X-Feather. I used 2 pens, a Parker 21 and a Pilot Metropolitan. The comparison was done on 3 different papers. Enjoy and let me know what you think! Album in link below. http://imgur.com/a/jcnWa
  5. caleb

    Noodler's Ottoman Azure

    Noodler's Ottoman Azure Ink Review Note: This review is also available on my personal reviews site, with better formatting. If you would like to take a look, please click here. Anyway, I hope you enjoy the review. Noodler's Ottoman Azure is definitely one of my go-to blue inks. It has incredible color and saturation, and, with a thick nib, brilliant shading from blue to navy. On the label of ink is a photo of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Also knows as 'The Blue Mosque' due to its interior color). And, like many Noodler's inks, the bottle has its particular style, with the WordArt logos and text, which—albeit not incredible design—gets the point across quite well. The ink comes in the 3 ounce (89 mL) Noodler's bottle, with the ink filled to the brim (watch out when opening it up!). Some people love the Noodler's bottle, and others aren't crazy about it. Personally, I find myself in the former category: it has a wide neck, black coating for storage, and a no-nonsense cubical shape makes it brilliant for organized storage. It also comes with a lot of ink, so you won't get to the bottom for a while. However, the name of this ink "Ottoman Azure" is a bit misleading. Azure, according to the Cambridge Dictionary, means "having the bright blue colour of the sky on a clear day." This ink, following that definition, is a quite far off. The color is a rather dark and deep blue, similar to that of Diamine Majestic Blue (and Iroshizuku Asa-gao to a lesser extent). If I could match it to a natural color, it would be much more similar to the Arctic Ocean. It is a deep, incredibly saturated, and (personally) pleasing color. It looks best in stub and medium broad nibs (I love it in a JoWo 1.1 Stub), as in more narrow nibs, the shading is less obvious and the ink becomes more like navy. That being said, the ink does have some peculiarities, although unlike some Noodler's inks, it is not bulletproof, waterproof, or anything similar. It does, however, take a very long time to dry—up to 45 second on Clairefontaine 90gsm paper. It also has poor water resistance and smudges easily for about an hour after being on paper. However, it flows very well, and it has incredibly beautiful shading and an equally beautiful color. It is also quite easy to clean from pens and does not take much time to flush. Although, it will stay on skin for a while (as I learned performing the smudge test), so try your best to keep it off of your hands. Aside from its picky peculiar qualities, Noodler's Ottoman Azure is a wonderful ink with a spectacular color, which easily makes up for its shortcomings, and I recommend it highly. It retails for $12.50 on Goulet Pens, and for $12.99 on Amazon with Prime Shipping (this is not an affiliate link). If you liked this review, please consider going to my website and subscribing. Each subscription helps immensely, and I promise not to spam your inbox. -Caleb
  6. A local retailer is giving a discount on Dragon Catfish Green (it's now the same price as a 3oz bottle), and I'm thinking of getting it but the lack of reviews has given me pause. 1. Is it good highlighter ink? 2. Is it readable, if needed to be used to write words (in a jiffy)? 3. How is the performance on copy paper? Does it feather a lot, does it bleed through a lot, etc. 4. Any other thoughts/comments from users would be appreciated!
  7. I have searched a lot to read and see more comparisons between pelikan fountain pens and Noodler's. Noodler's are to be flexibel, they call the Pelikan m200 springy. Please, Could you help me with Some reflections and pictures? About design and writing and such? Thank you very much in advance.
  8. white_lotus

    Noodler's Beaver

    Long ago, back in 2013, I traveled to visit friends and didn't want to take ink on the plane. So I bought a bottle at a local shop. I'd only had one ink at that time, a black, so I wanted something different. The shop didn't have a large selection but there were maybe a dozen Noodler's inks to choose from. So I ended up with Noodler's Beaver. This isn't an ink that you hear much about on the forum. I don't really know why. A lot of times when I look at my writing with this ink it almost looks like a muted burgundy than a brown. It almost reminds me of KWZ Brown Pink, but it doesn't have the kind of shading that ink has. Anyway I've always liked this ink, and finally have gotten around to actually reviewing it. The usual papers: MvL=Mohawk via Linen, TR=Tomoe River, Hij=Hammermill 28 lb inkjet. Not water resistant, but that wasn't expected. A most unusual droplet color.
  9. white_lotus

    Noodler's Army Green

    I had ordered some inks, and the shop included a free sample of this ink, Noodler's Army Green. While I usually like green inks, this one didn't capture my fancy. Nothing really wrong with it, just not my color. It shades quite well. I'm sure there are folks that will enjoy this color. A fairly interesting color drop. Not water resistant.
  10. Hi Everyone, This is just a quick comparison I made of two shading orange inks: Super5 Delhi and Noodler's Apache Sunset. I was surprised at how similar they can look and the shading with both is impressive. The huge advantage, for some at least, of Delhi is that it's completely waterproof once dry! If you've been hoping for a waterproof version of Apache Sunset, Super5 Delhi may be close enough to fit the bill. My only complaint with Delhi as far as behavior goes is that it left pink stains in my TWSBI demonstrator that I still haven't been able to get out. Here's what these two oranges look like on a cheap legal pad: Some close-ups: And on 80gsm Rhodia: Rhodia close-ups: I hope this is useful for someone!
  11. visvamitra

    Manhattan Blue - Noodler's Ink

    Noodler's is one of the companies that don't need any introductions. Nathan Tardiff is a legend and his work is well known by fountain pen and ink afficionados. Not everyone is crazy about Noodler's inks but I enjoy most of the ones I've tried so far. Manhattan Blue used to be produced exclusively for Arthur Brown shop. When it went out of business, Fountain Pen Hospital managed to carry the ink. Now it's called Blue Manhattan but I believe it's the same ink. The ink look rather nice and is decently behaved. Lubrication could be better, flow could be better but still the ink is enjoyable even in drier pens. It may cause some feathering on bad quality paper. It's not really water resistant, however after accidentally soaking it with water, you'll be able to read the text. As for use in vintage pens - I don't know. I haven't tried it in a pen with a sac. Drops of ink on kitchen towel ​Software ID Color range Tomoe River, Lamy Al-Star, B Leuchtturm 1917, Kaweco Classic Sport, B Fantastic Paper, Lamy Al-Star, B
  12. Dear Friends, I offer you a review of the Noodler's Prime of the Commons, and intriguing and enchanting blue-black-teal-green.. ink with plenty of character and pleasant qualities.
  13. The Good Captain

    Noodler's Monkey Hanger - Exclusive!

    Announcing one of the new Noodler's inks - Monkey Hanger! Also exclusive to Pure Pens in the UK. It's the first of the ones that I've seen 'in the flesh' but hope to get the others on due course. Ross and the team do a far better job of describing the reasons for the name than I could so here is what they say. New and exclusive Bright Blue Bulletproof Ink in 3 oz glass bottle (Approx 90ml) In October 2015, Ross and his father Ray, visited Nathan in Massachusetts to see where Noodler's is made and the man behind the brand. Over lunch, with Nathan's parents, who help with the ink production and packaging, we discussed a new Bulletproof Blue ink for the UK to compliment the best selling Bulletproof Black and exclusive Prime of the Commons Dark Blue ink. We tried colours that would give the right characteristics and loved the bright Blue that has become Monkey Hanger. The name... Nathan is a history buff and loves a story behind a name - You may have seen the great names behind some Noodler's inks and pens with a their historical, political and local links to his home town area. An unusal story came up, which occured in Hartlepool in the North East of England during the Napoleonic Wars. A french ship was wrecked off the coast and all the crew were lost (or fled). When the local fishermen boarded the ship, they found a monkey in a naval uniform, dressed as such for the amusement of the French crew. Because England was at war with France and because the fishermen had never seen a Frenchman, or a monkey apparently, they took the 'French Spy' into custody and arranged an impromptu criminal trial on the beach. Extremely unfortunately for the monkey, the locals found it guilty and sentenced it to... well, the name gives the end of the story away. A very sad casualty of war, but it is unfair to criticise the ignorant locals from a different time in history. The story is so unusal that it ignited Nathan's interest and he began imagining label designs almost immediately. A few short months later, the ink arrived and is available now! And here are my scans, in my usual, basic style. As you can see, a slightly finer line makes quite a difference, even though they are the same nib width - Fine - in theory, by the same manufacturer. Personally, I prefer the 580 F over the Vac 700, but that's by the by. There's a bit of feathering with the wider nib but as the back view shows; the only real bleed-through was from Baystate Blue. Now for the soak tests. Firstly; before. And now, after 30 minutes soaking and then a rinse. I was actually surprised at the excellent result from Diamine Asa Blue! Of course, Noodler's Midway Blue is not designated 'bulletproof' as such, but doesn't do too badly. All in all, a very satisfying ink and I'm sure I'll enjoy the Brexit and Britannia's Blue Waves, when I get some.
  14. The Good Captain

    Noodler's Monkey Hanger - Exclusive!

    Another new Noodler's ink, exclusive to Pure Pens, in the UK. I won't go into great depth but see my review here. It's a nice ink and well worth considering. I've yet to see the Brexit or Britannia's Blue Waves, but I'll review these when I can.
  15. This one I might get... like the dusty purple... don't care for the Fast Drying properties.. You can find it at PurePens.co.uk.... Don't know if it is exclusive to them. http://purepens.co.uk/acatalog/AmericanAristocracy.jpg
  16. Gazcom

    Noodler's Blue Ghost

    Thank you everyone for being here reading my new ink review about Noodler’s Blue Ghost. http://s16.postimg.org/h86itr5b9/Bottle.jpg This ink is indeed a particular one on many aspects. I suspect that the original intent by Noodler’s was to create an ink invisible to normal light, which shines and stands out the paper only under UV light, without being the already seen highlighter colours. The result in my opinion is a partial success, because it’s visibility under UV light is strictly dependant to the paper you’re writing on. On 80 gsm cheap copy paper, and on Favini’s Schizza & Strappa paper, due to the particularly white finish, under UV light it’s likely to shine as much as the ink, making a real mess in trying to discern normal size words from the background. On the other side, on differently coloured paper, this ink is an absolute beauty. I’ve tried it on tracing paper and it was a great success, the glows really comes out in a light blue ghostly colour, which I enjoy a lot (I’ll keep that in mind for Halloween!). I suppose that, for the particular composition of the ink, this could be a great choice for writing on black cardboard, to create particular drawings or similar, I should give it a try). Coming back to the most usual features, this is quite a wet ink, takes ages to dry but flows without problems through my Lamy Safari and keeps up writing from the finer nib to the broadest. It’s really hard to see in my photos, but against all odds, this ink actually has a little shading, giving much more luminous points where the pen stops or slows down while writing. Another thing that has to be said, this ink behaves very well in terms of waterproofness. If soaked in the water the lines remains as brighter as before without fading. In the end, is this ink worth a try? This question is difficult to answer. It depends. If, like me, you like to spend some time on drawing, toying around with pens, if you have about any other colour of the visible spectrum, well, this ink can really be something different to experiment because it’s a lot of fun, especially on demonstrator pens. Is this ink something I really needed? Not really. It’s not an ink I’m going to bring at work, and it’s not going to be in my everyday carry so often. Probably, if you’re the kind of people who likes to buy work safe inks, but you still want to experiment a little of “UV friendly Inks” you can just get a Pilot Parallel fill it up with Pelikan Duo ink (Yellow or Green) and in this manner you’ll have a rechargeable highlighter which works fantastic even under the UV bulb. Hope you enjoyed, sorry for the bad photos (this ink is not scanner-friendly), and for any further questions on this ink, I’m ready to give you any answer you may need. FABRIANO COPY PAPER http://s16.postimg.org/cc2w2255x/Faviano.jpg FAVINI SCHIZZA & STRAPPA PAPER http://s16.postimg.org/ogi7cj6lh/Schizza_strappa.jpg TRACING PAPER http://s16.postimg.org/xhwqq54it/Tracing_paper.jpg WATER RESISTANCE ON TRACING PAPER http://s16.postimg.org/4410ak1t1/waterproof.jpg DROP OF INK ON KITCHEN TOWEL http://s16.postimg.org/ul9nwda5h/Blotch.jpg CROMATOGRAPHY http://s17.postimg.org/vbi4vn4nz/Cromatography.jpg http://s16.postimg.org/7brnovvdx/Artwork.jpg
  17. Noodler’s is one man show. The company was created in 2004 (?) by Nathan Tardiff who single-handedly sustain all company’s operations. I admire his creativity and willingness to experiment, innovate offer things other producers won’t. I’ve received a sample of this ink from Lord Epic (thank you!). I’ll try to review it well but bear in mind I have mixed feelings about this one. Let’s start with the name and concept behind the ink. The ink was prepared for SF Pen Show. Here’s the link to reddit post in which one of redditors shares Nathan Tardiff email describing the ink in following words: Dear San Francisco, August 25, 2016 “Pacific Dawn at the Golden Gate” is an attempt to depict San Francisco Bay in a fountain pen ink. The bay is often a deep and dark blue, and briefly is surrounded by the red of the dawn which is enhanced by the color of the bay bridge. At the paper fiber level one can see the boarders of the line and many high points of the paper structure that are red, and in a more explicit demonstration the red has migrated with the flow of water in a paper towel to show the ink’s “bridge”. (see photos of both attached) The written line is a very conservative royal blue with only an occasional hint of red when used with italic and flex nibs on some paper grades. Most of the time it is just fine for any contract or serious business application, yet within it can be released an unexpected bi-color effect in certain circumstances. It is hoped those attending the San Francisco Pen Show might find this ink both quietly entertaining in its properties and utilitarian in its durability. Nathan Tardif, CEO and Founder Noodler’s Ink Co., LLC Massachusetts” The man has its way with words, that’s sure So basically this ink doesn’t want to be purple but wants to include red component into blue base. I’m not sure if it’s done in a succesfull way. In sample vial and on the nib the ink looks blueish: On paper however it fastly turns into Blue/Black or Blueeish-grey or greyishblue with some reddish acents. I’m not sure I enjoy the result. The ink is extremelly wet. It simply gushes out of pen. On most papers it behaves decently but it can cause strong feathering on absorbent ones (Leuchtturm 1997). It’s water resistant. After soaking in water blue/black mask is washed out and what stays on the page is blueish. Ink splash Drops of ink on kitchen towel Software ID Tomoe River, Kaweco Classic, B Leuchtturm 1917, Kaweco Classic, B Oxford, Jinhao 599, M
  18. white_lotus

    Noodler's American Aristocracy

    Well hello, and welcome to this review of Noodler's American Aristocracy ink. This ink was recently released in the UK and the US, apparently at just two shops: PurePens in the UK and Goulet Pen Company in the US. The Goulet shop is sold out. Apparently the Brits weren't too keen on the ink as PurePens seems to have it in stock. I was one of those brave enough to take a chance on the ink. I'm quite happy that I did as I like the ink, though honestly I couldn't tell you which of the three "flavors" it could possibly be. But then again, I couldn't tell the different between Madeira, sherry, or port either. In appearance, the inks is a muted burgundy. When I compare it directly against a brown ink, you can clearly see it's not brown. So I didn't get one of the purple bottles. But that's OK as it didn't matter to me which I received. The ink does dry quickly due to sinking into the paper and that can be a problem on absorbent papers, such as the inkjet paper used as one test case. The paper is too absorbent and you get quite a bit of showthrough, and ghosts of bleedthrough. But on better paper there was no problem. I tested on my usual papers Mohawk via Linen (MvL), Tomoe River (TR), and Hammermill 28 lb inkjet (Hij). The ink is somewhat water resistant since it gets into the paper so quickly. Washing 4 ounces of water over the writing left a solid ghost that was easily legible. The bottle/label which I did get ink on due to the bottle being so full. But that is a Noodler's benefit. The ink can easily appear brownish, muted red-violet, or muted purple/violet depending on paper and lighting. And it has a pleasant vintage look to it. So definitely not a supersaturated ink. My fiddling with the color adjustment probably made this appear too purple-y. The drops on a wet paper towel show red, green, and black dyes. Didn't expand so much and that could be due to the quick-drying ingredient. This should be a little more muted looking here, but you get the idea. And here you get an idea of the showthrough and bleedthrough on the inkjet paper. And here is a close-up.
  19. I use my fountain pens at work daily. I've had too many encounters with spills and drips on my notes to make me wary of what ink I use. One event, in particular, stands out for me when I wrote something down on a piece of paper for someone to refer to. Later, I saw the note on his desk. He had dripped some water on it, and the ink had run all over the place, not even legible! Embarrassing. It's one thing to be retro and insist on using my fountain pens at the office, but it's another when it affects the quality of the work product. So, I've been on a quest to find inks I can use reliably for work and not worry about accidents happening to destroy the writing. I have quite a lot of inks in my collection. with even more samples. I selected some inks that I've been using lately along with a couple I like, but have had bad experiences with their lack of water resistance. I use a lot of Black n' Red notebooks at the office, along with copy paper. I also wanted to compare performance with a premium paper, so I selected Rhodia. The tests consisted of generating a baseline for the three papers and 18 inks. I scanned the images at 600 dpi into jpeg files. They were later down-converted to lower quality jpeg to come in under 1 MB file size. I cut each sheet into two pieces - a control and a test side. After each test, they were scanned with the control and the test side together to provide a good comparison. The first test consisted of pouring a stream of water over the paper for a few seconds and then allowing the paper to dry without touching it. This simulated a spill at work and represents my biggest concern. The second test was for permanence. It was an 8 hour soaking in a water bath with some agitation to slough off any loose ink to see what actually remained behind on the paper. I'm posting the two test results and not the original because each test has its own control side to compare with. There are several ink brands that make water resistant inks. I've posted scans of some others previously (including Platinum). These are the inks I've been using lately as I've narrowed my preferences. One factor I've been looking for is quick drying inks so I can write and quickly turn a page without it transferring to the contacting sheet. A lot of permanent inks tend to dry slowing. The fastest drying permanent inks I've found are the DeAtramentis Document series of inks. The negative to these are that they soak in fast and feather a lot on cheaper paper. It's always a trade-off between dry time, permanence, saturation, and smearing. That's why I have so many inks. No one ink solves all problems. If I had to pick one ink to use exclusively, it would be Noodler's 54th Massachusetts. It drys relatively quickly, doesn't smear after a few minutes drying, and is really permanent with no wash off in spills. It's also a nice blue-black color. A close runner-up is Pilot Black. Dries really fast, well-behaved in all pens, and after a light wash off, leaves behind a very permanent residue. Papers tested: 24 lb Black n' Red, Rhodia 80 gsm dot pad, Xerox 24 lb copy Inks tested: DeAtramentis Document Black Diamine Majestic Blue Faber Castell Moss Green Pilot Black Pilot Blue Black Noodler's General of the Armies Noodler's Liberty's Elysium Noodler's Nikita Noodler's #41 Brown Noodler's Walnut Noodler's Zhivago Noodler's 54th Massachusetts Noodler's Bad Blue Heron Noodler's Heart of Darkness Noodler's Bad Belted Kingfisher Noodler's Upper Ganges Blue Noodler's King Te cheng Visconti Turquoise Black n Red after simulated spill: Rhodia 80 gsm after simulated spill: Xerox 24 lb copy after simulated spill: Black n Red 24 lb after 8 hour soak: Rhodia 80 gsm after 8 hour soak: Xerox 24 lb copy after 8 hour soak:
  20. croccanova

    Hello From Southern California!

    Hello! Craig here from Orange County California! I am extremely new to the world of fountain pens but I found it in a really cool way. When I was young, I had a family friend who gave me unique Christmas and birthday gifts. I received a LeBoeuf pencil one year and the next was a sterling silver dip pen. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2008 from a long battle with lung cancer. He was a world traveler, and hailed originally from Portugal. Now 8 years later we are still finding things he collected. Digging around in an old box, I pulled out 3 pens. A green Celluloid Pelikan 400 from the 50s, an all stainless French made Waterman, and a mid-70s Sheaffer. This was on July 25th. Now just a few weeks later, I have a TWSBI Mini, a Noodler's Konrad, a Vintage Conklin Glider, and have just picked up a Waterman's 52 1/2 V! I feel like I am just getting started and at 28 years old, I have tons more collecting to do! I look forward to learning as much as I can from this community! Attached is all of my pens/pencils. The 1935 Mickey Mouse pencil was also in that box! Hope everyone has a great August! Cheers! -Craig
  21. Another Blue... Exclusive to PurePens.co.uk !!!!!! This one is BulletProof to boot.. http://purepens.co.uk/acatalog/Brexit.jpg
  22. rr888

    Dilute For Bleeding?

    Hi All, Fountain pen newbie here with some questions on ink. I am experiencing bleeding on inks that most people do not have bleeding problems with. Specifically, Diamine Majestic Blue, De Atramentis Magenta Violet and Rohrer & Klingner Cassia. I am using a Leuchtturm 1917. I have read different articles about dilution but several ink reviews for these inks do not mention any bleeding problems. I have added a photo of the reverse side of a Majestic Blue list and a ink sample page. When I first started using Noodler's Black, I had problems with "ink transfer" (not sure if there is a term for this). Dried ink on one page A would transfer to another page B (Page A and B are faces of a notebook A|B where | is the spine) when I wrote on the reverse side of page B. A little dilution got rid of this problem but the problem comes back when the ink starts to dry. Using ink seems pretty intuitive... Take ink from bottle, put in pen, write. Am I doing this wrong? Why am I having so many problems? Should I be diluting all of these inks? I know Rhodia paper handles ink better but I would like to find a solution that works with the Leuchtturm -- which should still be able to handle fountain pens! Thank you!!!
  23. One of my all time favorite colors is Red/Black (dark maroon) so when I saw this Rattler Red online I had to pick up a bottle. It's pretty close in color to Diamine Red Dragon but the rattler has more "black" in it than the red dragon. The printer paper I used for the form didn't allow for as fast of a dry time as some of the paper I use more regularly so I'll update a paper comparison later on. My only complaint about this ink is how it dries in the pen fairly quickly, so it's definitely an ink you would want to use in a daily pen. http://imgur.com/F0f6PEL
  24. PenChalet

    New Noodlers Neponset Colors

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