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Dear Pelikan Owners, I haven't really asked this when I first acquired my Pelikan pen, but I thought it would be a good idea to ask anyways. When I first acquired my first Pelikan, I noticed that the nib was a little dull. Now I'm not familiar with Pelikan enough, so I took my Montblanc and compared the nibs. Sure enough the Montblanc had a nice shiny surface on the nib. So I took a closer look at the Pelikan Nib. The nib seems to have micro scratches so I contacted CultPens, where I ordered my pen from. They said that they never touched the pen and that it came out of Pelikan like thi
I used a dip nib with Stormy Grey this morning for the first time. Its a very very wet ink! It also feathered on Rhodia as a result. Based on experiments here https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php/topic/283167-glitteratipearlmica-and-e415/page-2 I trialled the Experiment 6 concentrate in J Herbin Stormy Grey. Here are the results. Pics of vial bases are just 1 min after shaking. In cases of direct comparison, the first pic is Stormy Grey a la naturel, the second pic is Stormy Grey x Xanthan concentrate blend. The Xanthan blend feathers less and offers far better gold distribut