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  1. Hi FPN, I have been lurking for quite a while but this is my first post on here. I currently own a TWSBI 580 and a Lamy Safari, both in extra-fine, I have been considering purchasing either an Edison collier or a Pelikan m400 pen. I like my nibs to draw quite thin lines having come from Uni-ball pens, and I do not have access to a local store that sells Pelikan pens, I was wondering if someone could provide writing samples for a Pelikan extra-fine nib so I can try to assess the line-width. Thank you for your time, ~Chris
  2. I want to get myself my first Vanishing Point. I have read threads about Vanishing Point nib widths running a size wider than other Pilot models. I saw Goulet nib nook but it seems I cant benchmark the nib width. I can't decide whether I should go for a Medium or a Broad. I would like to use it for daily purposes. The only Japanese Medium I own is a Plaisir and a Preppy medium. Can anyone show a written sample of a Vanishing Point Broad compared to a Preppy or some other nib width?
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    High resolution nib width measurement chart, from 0.1 mm to 2.0 mm stroke width, both horizontal and vertical. Width increments in 0.05 mm from 0.1 mm to 0.5 mm, thereafter increments of 0.1 mm. Includes comment fields etc. Requires printing at 100% and a minimum print resolution of 4000 dpi, on high quality laser or inkjet paper. Inkjet paper is preferred.
  4. I am really attracted to http://www.franklin-christoph.com/model-33-abditus.html. I keep postponing buying one because of (the cost and) my concern with it that the pen itself may be a bit thin. As I cannot try and hold one in real life, I would appreciate thoughts and experiences from Model 33 owners. I own different pens and particularly like my Pilot VP's, Pelikan m205, Lamy 2000 and TWSBI 540, just to give you an idea of the diverse type and sizes that I like. Thanks!
  5. dragos.mocanu

    Lamy 2000 - Medium Or Broad

    Hello, Today I've finally decided, I want to buy a Lamy 2000. But I have a bit of a problem...I don't know which nib size I should get. I have medium sized handwriting, but I can effectively use nibs spanning from F (0.5mm!?) to 1.4mm stubs (that's the maximum I have at the moment), because I usually write cursive with smaller nibs (F, M) and print/italic with larger ones. That being said, which of the two sizes would you recommend? From what I've seen around here, the Broad nibs tend to have a bit of line variation (like a stub); is that the case with all Lamy 2000 Broads? Thank you!
  6. How has your nib prefer eve changed over the years? I used to buy fine and extra fine nibs exclusively until about seven years ago, when I started getting into broad and upwards. Now, my standard nib is is almost always going to be a stub or cursive italic, and wouldn't bother with anything smaller. I think larger nibs can be more demanding to use, but also help in maintaining a clear hand. Any thoughts?





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