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I recently purchased some new nibs, among them was the Hiro 40 (one of the two nibs commonly referred to as the blue pumpkin). I had been wanting to try this nib for a while, so I was pretty happy to see its blue pumpkiny goodness and decided to use it right away. I cleaned the nib via my usual potato/toothpaste combo (a few potato stabs followed by a toothpaste scrub) and went to work. The nib performed well with various inks...until I used it with some Yasutomo Sumi ink. I noticed that after the initial dip into my sumi ink that the nib was a little gunky, so I swirled it in some water