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A Smug Dill posted a topic in Of Nibs & TinesDisclaimer: Not my question personally. I have eleven Plaisir and six Preppy pens – with interchangeable sections and nibs, so for the purposes of how ink flows from the cartridge or converter onto the page to form shaped marks by way of the nib, they are identical (to the DPQ-700A desk pen as well) – inked right now, and due to the distinct design of the nib-feed-collector-section, I wouldn't say they are typical or representative of writing with a Japanese fountain pen, manufactured by either Platinum itself or any of the Big Three (Platinum, Pilot and Sailor). The Pilot MR is probably
I've just visited Parker's website and while I like some of their pens, I don't feel that much enticed to prefer them over vintage ones. My curent Parker stable is not really much, just a couple of 15, 25, 45, a Vector and a tiny Vacumatic Debutante, all from the Newhaven-era or earlier. Yet, the more I use them and the more I learn about their history, the myriad versions produced over the years and how Parker came to shape the writing industry as we know it today, the more enticed I feel to buy other vintage pens such as the 51, the 75, or the 180. What's your take on modern-day Parker?