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For those of you just tuning in, two of the first three inks I bought were Noodler's (the third was Iroshizuku Shin-Kai). One of them was the infamous Bay State Blue. While I liked the colour, it had several problems: Nib creep, staining, leaking from nibs, bleeding through Leuchtturm1917 paper, and feathering on cheap paper to the point that anything written with it was illegible. Last night, I decided I'd had enough of this beautiful but very high-maintenance, ill-behaved diva and decide to purge it from my petrol blue Lamy Al-Star. This is how I did it: First, I attempted to purge the
Luxury Brands Ink Miser Inkwell videos. The Intra-Bottle Inkwell is good for getting that last drop of Noodler's from bottle to pen. That is assuming you ever empty one of those 3 ounce bottles which is something I have yet to do. Besides the uses shown in the videos, soaking a pen just up to the nib would be a really good use for the Ink-Shot. I might just need a row of these to clean pens after paper tests.
Hello. I just received a new - old Eversharp/Wahl Doric FPN (1936 version with a simple nib). It has a Vac system and they call it "a one shot". There is the problem. The knob on the back of the pen will not budge. I have soaked it in Speedball pen cleaner and the paranoid side of me thinks the fountain pen had been filled with Super Glue. I try to be rational but you know this is my first plunger type fountain pen I own in such an aged condition. I know Medea has an Airbrush Cleaner and that literally will remove tar off streets. Having read on this pen type it seems the plastic is sl