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  1. I am considering getting a Pelikan M1000. I was looking for advice on the FB FPN and there were comments about how wet the pen and how it was not meant to do much line variation. So........ How wet is it? If too wet can that be fixed with different ink or other. How much line variation can you safely get?
  2. This is less of a review (and much less of a competition), and more of a comparison / demonstration of my two newest pens using two of my newest inks. The paper is Rhodia #16 pad. I've been more interested in line variation lately, as well as broader nibs. I started out my fountain pen journey, quite briefly, with Japanese fine nibs. I soon came to the conclusion there was little reason to use a fountain pen if you're using a nib that fine. Not trying to convince or argue with anyone, but that's what my eyes and hands told me. I quickly moved up to medium, and just recently began
  3. Driphtwood

    Desiderata Daedalus

    First off, pics and more detail in my post here: https://www.neverposted.com/home/2017/4/27/fountain-pen-review-desiderata-daedalus Introduction: Hello, friends. I've got an interesting of product that has only been discussed a few times on here: the Desiderata Daedalus. As I think most of us are aware, we want flex, but there's no replacement for vintage flex, Pilot FA nib railroads, Noodler's Pens are semi-flex, etc. So what do we do? Well Mr. Pierre Miller founded the Desiderata Pen Co. with the intention of producing pen bodies for the Zebra G, every fountain pen lover's favorite dip n
  4. I have seen various videos about modifying this pen for big line variation. So I thought I would try it out. I made some mistakes and discovered some stuff that may be of interest. I put it all in a video.
  5. Hello everyone! I have been going through threads about flex but I really eed some reccomendations. I am much willing to buy a flexible nib fountain pen but I am not sure what would be quite right. So far I have considered: Pilot 912 FA nibPilot 743 FA nibWahl Everharp (vintage flex)Noodler's Ahab with modified feed and Zebra G nibBuut... I do know what would better fit my needs. I heard that the Pilot feeds can not keep up with the flexibility of the nib leading to railroading. Any truth to that?What Pilot pen is more flexible? (Feel free to suggest other pens as well )
  6. Hallel

    Line Width Across Nib Sizes

    Hello all, I just recently purchased a Pilot CH 91 in soft fine and while I adore this pen, it wrote perfectly out of the box, I find myself wanting to experiment with other high end Pilot pens. The only problem is that I have a fairly narrow comfort zone when it comes to nibs. I like fine, wet daily writers and my ideal nib size is either the SF or maybe the SFM or similar. Is there any variation between the nib sizes that might justify the jump up in price or should I stick to the Pilot CH 91? The idea of a larger nib size appeals to me so if I buy a CH 912 should I go for a diffe

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