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An FPN inky friend sent me some inks, and this one, Diamine Eclipse, was one. As you may know Diamine has been around since the 1860s, and has a large range of inks, solid reputation, favorable prices, and ready availability through out the US, EU. Perhaps even the major markets in Asia as well. The handling for this ink was really excellent, not too wet, not too dry, very good flow. There seems to be some divergence of opinion as to the actual color of this ink amongst the various vendor web sites; one calling it purple, another saying blue-black leaning to black. In the converter it has a
Hi guys, I need help again with something I am planning to buy. The sparse mentions of Daytone "Dark Grey" online describe it as a blue-black but with no image to add context. The closest I have found that show the ink are this and this. Is there some green in it? But then the listing for Glare ink (supposedly the exact same ink) doesn't show any green and is almost indistinguishable with "Blue-Black". I have attached the swab sample from the Amazon.in listing of Daytone below but anyone who has relied on the Noodler's and Private Reserve manufacturer-supplied swabs would know to ask for c
INK : DIAMINE GRAPHITE PAPER : RHODIA #16 A5 white lined PEN : Onoto Magna 261 Medium nib tweaked for wet flow by John Sorowka (Oxonian). Scanner : IT8-calibrated Epson V600 flatbed Colour Space : Adobe RGB Matte : 50% grey and 100% white Post-process : Unsharp Mask Colour Balance : Neutral http://www.dcoffey.co.uk/images/fountainpennetwork/ReviewGraphite.jpg WATER RESISTANCE : One thing I wish to point out immediately is that I changed my mind about the water-resistance of this ink between the quick test I did when writing this page and the proper drip and soak test I did afterwards.
COMPARISON : DIAMINE GREY, DIAMINE GRAPHITE, DIAMINE JET BLACK PAPER : RHODIA #16 A5 white lined PEN : Onoto Magna 261 Medium nib tweaked for wet flow by John Sorowka (Oxonian). Scanner : IT8-calibrated Epson V600 flatbed Colour Space : Adobe RGB Matte : 50% grey and 100% white Post-process : Unsharp Mask Colour Balance : Neutral === This is a side-by-side comparison of three of the Diamine Greys. In order top to bottom on the scan... 1. Grey, a mid-grey with a neutral tone. 2. Graphite, a dark grey with a slight hint of green. 3. J