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dms525 posted a topic in Fountain Pen ReviewsI am always on the lookout for new fountain pens with italic/calligraphy nibs. I had recently bought two Graf von Faber-Castell pens and had their nibs ground to cursive italic by Mike Masuyama at the San Francisco Pen Show in August. I was enormously pleased with how these nibs performed. So, when I got an email from La Couronne du Comte in September announcing a new GvF-C Tamitio Calligraphy Fountain Pen set with 3 italic nibs, I didn’t hesitate to order. Actually, it turned out to be a pre-order. The pens had not yet been produced. Then there was a further delay due to production or qualit
Hi all, I have a Sailor Profit calligraphy pen with a 55 degree nib. The angle is a little too steep for me, and I wonder if it's possible to very carefully bend a fude nib so that it suits my needs? I'll be getting a similar pen with a 55 degree nib through a trade, so I wonder if I can do so, instead of buying the 40 degree nib version. Call it saving the earth! I imagine I'll need to use a pair of taped pliers to carefully change the angle without making it curved. For those of you who want to chime in about which nib--the 40 or 55 degree--you prefer, feel free to do so!