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Whilst browsing for my Nakaya Dorsal Fin Version 1 earlier this year at nibs.com, I happened to spot a Naka-ai in Ama-iro finish, which also happened to be “in stock”. *Incidentally, I love the new "in stock" page at nibs.com, and the ability to check out there and then. After all, I am not the type who is able to put in an order with Hakase, and then patiently wait 16 months for my creation to be painstakingly built from scratch. Though I fear it wont be long before I pull the trigger on one of those beauties....I think I could just about stretch my pennies to a Jade, though the one I'm
Hi guys, I'm a newbie to fountain pen and recently got my first pen, a Lamy Safari. I was using one of the Lamy ink cartridges but for some reason, the ink 'disappeared' from the paper after a few days. I'm a student and I'm trying to find a blue ink that's slightly brighter, a similar colour to Zebra's Sarasa Cobalt Blue (not an FP). I've sort of stumbled upon Pilot Iroshizuku and I quite like the colours Tsuya-Kuya and Ama-Iro. Can someone help me with some of the pros and cons of these two inks? Are they good and is it worth the price? Thanks so much in advance!
I'd been meanining to write about this for some time, it won't be a revelation to anyone, but I was prompted into action by a recent and great review of Ama -Iro. This isn't a deep comparison of inks, I just want to deal with the topic of colour contrast. When I got this ink I though "oh dear", I felt I'd made a mistake, which is easy to do when you buy on the Internet, without the possibility of seeing the ink in person. But then a funny thing happened, this ink has grown on me, I really like it now, although nothing has really changed, except while writing I happen to use it next to Kon Pe