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Yes, I am addicted. I can't get enough of it. Therefore here is what I thought: The Platinum soft fine as demonstrated by Leigh Reyes is a very springy nib. I am thinking of buying one and modify it myself. Prior to doing so, I would like to know if anyone else has modified a Platinum Soft Fine for extra flexibility. I am thinking of performing the following: 1) Trim the shoulders. That will push "back" the part of the nib where the shoulders meet the tines, resulting in longer tines 2) Make a cut-out at the point of the now pushed back shoulders. Classic to be honest, Pilot has done it. This should result in greater flexibility... I am not quite sure though. I am too afraid and really don't know how or if I should thin out the material at the tines. I know, by performing this the nib might not look quite as good but it's the flex that matters. Any other suggestions perhaps? I made some... terrible, ms-paint plans. Yes, they are terrible, but I estimate that the nib will look like: