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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.
PaperQueen posted a topic in Inky ThoughtsThere 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
R531 posted a topic in TWSBISo 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