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  1. I've searched the forums and can find all sorts of posts about either (a.) using the Visconti Traveling Inkpot; or (b.) flying with ink, but not one that answers this: Does the pot need to be filled to the "max" line before flying (similar to pens)? Or can it safely fly with a lower ink level? And...does the answer vary, depending whether or not it's carryon vs. checked luggage? Seems like a silly question, I know. Just want to avoid "sharing" Diamine Oxblood with the inkpot's surroundings.
  2. There are oodles of threads about this, but most are years old, so...here's my experience from the past two weeks: Filled TWSBI 580 Domestic TSA (MSP): No problems; pretty obvious the pen held less than 3 oz. of liquid. Domestic flight (JFK > MSP): No problems, even though the pen laid on its side the entire flight, in the small overhead compartment. No leaks, no worries. International security (Dublin and Glasgow): No problems; same as domestic U.S. TSA. Side note: You go through x-ray security twice in Dublin, due to U.S. Preclearance. No questions either time. International fli
  3. So recently I went to Greece on Holiday. I wanted an fp with me, so I decided to experiment with my new Eco. I inked it full before the flight with Noodlers Black. The nib was kept up during climb to the cruise altitude of ~35,000ft(obviously the cabin pressure has a significantly lower 'altitude'). During the 4hr flight I used the pen in the cruise and saw no leakage in the cap or ink on the nib. After descent and landing into a hot climate (33C) I saw no troubles. After my stay in Greece the pen had been used a fair bit and a good amount of ink had been used (1/3 ish). This is where I was





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