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Gloucesterman posted a topic in Market WatchThe title says it all, almost. There are some Pilot Metro pens, ($10.99), Clairefontaine Paper and some other stuff too, I think. Overall it's a good site with other goodies. Check out the Nemosine pens (I've bought about 10 of them over the years). Just placed my order for pens, paper and ink. Now it's your turn. No affiliation, simply a very happy customer over the last few years. Good shopping. Oh yes. Free First Class shipping (U.S. only) with a $39.00+ order.
Several years ago, before I found this wonderful website, I had purchased Noodler's Bay State Blue ink to go into ALL my pens (yes, I heard the Siren's call. I'm completely enamored with that brilliant blue). I had no idea that ANY ink could be bad for a fountain pen (save for India Ink). Unlike most pen users, I don't particularly like changing ink on a regular basis. My infatuation is primarily for the pens so, like Steve Jobs who only wore one kind of mock turtle-neck shirt and jeans, I wanted to use only one kind of ink. I was completely indiscriminate about it. I loaded everything
Has anyone tried using Noodler's BSB in their Pilot Metro? I filled mine a couple of days ago, and I swear the pen is now dragging. I've wiped off the tip of the nib with a lint-free paper towel and that helped somewhat, but now I'm wondering if this isn't a physical trait of BSB. Has anyone noticed whether their pens started to lose their smoothness when using BSB? This is my first Metro, so I'm not even sure how it's supposed to write, but I'm a big fan of Pilot so I didn't expect drag, especially since, in the first couple of days, I didn't have any issues with that. Do you use any