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Hello, I purchased my first fountain pen a while back, but the nib got pretty bent because I was still learning how to write with a fountain pen. The pen is a University and it has an Irgo 8 nib. I need to find a replacement but I dont know what to buy exactly... Does anyone know what nib I would need? Thanks
Hey all you college kids like me who use the fountain to take notes/general writing. Decided to see how many of us are on the forum. I apologize if theres already a topic like this one, I couldn't find one! Anyway. Lets give each other a picture of where, how, and when we use our pens. I am an American Student but would be totally open to hearing about students studying in other countries and their experience. Heres some loose guidelines to start the discussion. 1. Age(if desired), The school you go to, Etc... 2.When did you start using pens? 3. How do you use them? 4. The pens in yo
Hey Guys, I am currently a Junior at high school and a big fan of fountain pens, as a student I only use fountain pens with the exception of a Rotring 500 for math. My experience with some fountain pens has been great, others not so much. I started out with a Lamy Safari in Medium, accidentally dropped it after a couple of months and broke the nib. I then got a Lamy AL Star (M), which had an incredibly smooth nib, at the same time I got a new Safari (M) to put another ink in, and it had a very bad nib, straight out of the box the tines were very uneven, and the bead at the end was beyond fixi
I am trying to decide on an appropriate FP and need advice. I had a look at previous threads asking something similar to what I have asked below, but they were from 2006. I will continue looking at relevant threads. What will I use it for? I am a university student (post-grad) who writes a lot (around 50 pages or more of equations per day). What do I use currently or used previously? The university provides ballpoint and also fineliner pens. The ballpoint pens make my fingers ache after a few pages. As I put a bit of pressure, often in the heat of the moment, the tip of fineliners get push