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Recently I’ve brought 2 bottles of ink on the plane, and both leaked in my check in baggage during the flight. My clothes were spared as the inks were in a Ziploc bag, which in turn was covered by another 2 plastic bags. There were no cracks on the bottles or caps, which are tight, and the ink did not seep out on vigorous shaking or inverting, both before and after the leakage incident. I think the leakage is probably due to air pressure changes forcing the ink out during the flight. Many have suggested not to even bring bottled inks on flight. The alternatives are to bring cartridges instea
Hello, I just recently received my TWSBI Vac-700 Demonstrator in Medium, and although I am leaving already (oh bittersweet, to receive a pen and not use it immediately right after) from Japan to California, I'd thought it to answer my own question: Can the TWSBI Vac-700 truly withstand leaks on an airplane, be used on-board, and not leak when landing (or even when in use)? http://i.imgur.com/7n1HaOi.jpg To answer this question I've filled my TWSBI with bottled water (so that should it leak or heaven-forbid, explode) to the brim using the technique shown by Brian Goulet, and will have