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After days of tweaking, heat setting, carving and sweating i have finally obtained an almosdt perfect jinhao x750 flex pen. How i did it: At first i flushed the pen, got the friction fitted feed out, and replaced the nib with the flex one i had, aligning the first slots on the feed with the ones on the nib. Then i heat setted the feed on the nib, by clamping the tip of the feed with the nib and putting it in boiling water until it set. Then i took everything out, and eith a razor and a lot of patience made the ink flow slots larger and deeper, so that it would improve ink flow, i put everythin
Hello, Everybody! Does anyone have a current list of Noodler's inks with their properties? There is one posted on the Noodler's website in .PDF, but it is lacking some of the more recent inks. I have replicated it by hand into an excel document to make it easily filterable and searchable. Just wondering if anyone has the properties for the inks not already represented on that list. Thanks. -_Eric
Ragwort Fairy posted a topic in Fountain & Dip Pens - First StopI've been acting in a short film for just over a week now, and today my character was taking down notes. The director asked me if I had a pen, and I told her I had fountain pens with me, and I got to use one on camera~! It was such a happy little squee moment and I'm super glad I had the pens in my bag. This being the fountain pen network, I'm sure there are other people with stories like mine. Was there ever a moment when having a fountain pen with you was more exciting and fun than just "I have a pen in my pocket"? (Much as it's a great feeling, I think we've all experienced that!) Do
Hi there! My name is Ben and ever since I was a young boy I have always been intrigued by fountain pens. Growing up in a large family in California left very little money for nice niche items and as an adult I am revisiting passions previously barred from me. I'll give a very short backstory, my recent plunge into fountain pen ownership, and a few questions in this post. But first, a small "inky thought." As a forum dedicated to fountain pens I was incredibly surprised to find there are no script font options for posting, that's all. Short bio, I am in my mid-twenties, am a proud father, an