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PuliMorgan posted a topic in Ink ComparisonsNoodler's Baystate Blue needs no introduction. I am just a few months into the fountain pen hobby, but even I know that there is no other ink that polarizes the fountain pen community as much as the Baystate Blue (BSB). You either hate it or love it. I bought a bottle of this ink because much of my work happens near water tanks and I needed a waterproof ink for signing documents. But after I ordered the BSB on Amazon, I came to know about another water resistant ink that is made by a part time ink and pen making medical doctor named Sreekumar who lives just 3 hours away from my ho
This is Krishna Lyrebird Blue Black. It's a well behaved ink that smells heavily of phenol. The color is not so much blue black so much as a blue purple as shown in by the chromatography. It seems to get darker as it dries but it's not an iron gall ink. There is some water resistance, it does not run away from water but it's not water proof either. A good ink just wish it did not smell so strong and that the color matched the name better. copy paper lyrebyrd by Ja Ja, on Flickr bagasse lyrebyrd by Ja Ja, on Flickr tomoe river lyrebyrd by Ja Ja, on Flickr lyrebyrd chroma by Ja Ja, on F