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peroride posted a topic in Inky RecipesAnyone care to share their favorite permanent ink additive - mix of permanent ink + X ink ? While I enjoy Platinum Classics, Sailor nano pigs and Noodler's, it would be great to add a touch of permanence to the rest of my inks. I'm guessing Platinum Carbon Black would be a good stable additive but that was only one test run So far: Success: Platinum Carbon Black (just a smidge) + Noodler's 54th Massachusetts - stableFailure: R&K Salix + Maruzen Blue: the mix writes but precipitates all along the inner demonstrator barrel Ideal: Permanent reveal at 07:15 shows color washout bu
Waterman inks have earned a reputation as 'safe' inks, fit for use in almost any fountain pen. At the same time, Waterman Florida (now Serenity) Blue is one of the standard colours used in writing samples by pen vendors and the colour should be familiar to most fountain pen users. I have bottles of Waterman Florida Blue (pre-rebrand), Waterman Absolute Brown, and Waterman Intense Black. However, I find that I only use them when I am after a specifically 'safe' ink. The colours just don't excite me. Each one has some fault to my eye. Waterman Florida Blue: Wonderful! Rich, intense, sapp