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I am totally new to fountain pens. I use the reviews from Ink Nouveau website to decide on my fountain pen materials, but so far I've only bought three Pilot Varsity's. Tips for any pens. I am a student, with a student's budget.

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Welcome to the forums. Browse around as there are a lot of topics here related to what you seek. I would suggest a Lamy Safari or Vista to get started. The Pilot Metropolitan or Prera are also good choices. Amazon usually has Nemosine Singularity for cheap which can also be a good starter. Good luck.

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Welcome!

 

The Pilot Varsity is a good starter pen. After that,Platinum Preppies and Plaisirs, both at Goulet (no affiliation), are probably the way to go. If you like cartridge pens, Jet Pens (no affiliation) has a music themed Kaweco Sport on close out for $18.80.

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Hi T.A.N. and :W2FPN:

 

 

Hope you'll feel at home here. Do join in, if you can...

 

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Thank you all for the welcomes!!!!!!

-Ave María, grátia pléna, Dóminus técum. Benedícta tu in muliéribus, et benedíctus frúctus véntris túi, Iésus. Sáncta María, Máter Déi, óra pro nóbis peccatóribus, nunc et in hóra mórtis nóstrae. Amen.-

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Hi Ninja. Greetings from northern California and a warm welcome to FPN. Glad you've joined us; it's great to have you here.

"Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause." - Gandhi -

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Welcome !

 

Do the Pilot Varsity pens work adequately for you ? Can you make them write for you ?

What do you like about the Pilot Varsity ? What would you change, if you could ? The

answers will help choose your next fountain pen. Maybe it will be on you list to Santa.

 

For now, the Varsities are okay, yes ? Eventually, they will run out of ink. Varsities are

called "disposable". However, someone originally put ink into it. Someone can do it

again. We will teach you. Meanwhile, decide which ink you might prefer to refill your

Pilot Varsity "disposable" (not) fountain pens. Ink is cheap.

 

What part of the country do you call home ?

 

Write with joy.

Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn.
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen:
Verweile doch, du bist so schön !

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Hopefully, you will receive. A fountain pen as a gift. I suggest that you choose one that either accepts a convertors or is a piston filler. On. Student budget, I recommend this simply because bottled ink is so much cheaper than cartridges.

 

Black or a dark blue ink are good choices for school, but if you would prefer a different colour, check what is acceptable in your school.

 

Now that you are developing the light touch that is necessary for fountain pens, say goodbye to writer's cramp.

 

Welcome.

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The Varsity's are fine, but I think I need a fine nib that doesn't feather. I'm thinking of getting the Pilot Metropolitan, I know that Japanese Mnibs are finer than Western Mnibs. Thoughts on the pen, and any Ink suggestions?

-Ave María, grátia pléna, Dóminus técum. Benedícta tu in muliéribus, et benedíctus frúctus véntris túi, Iésus. Sáncta María, Máter Déi, óra pro nóbis peccatóribus, nunc et in hóra mórtis nóstrae. Amen.-

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Welcome to the Fountain Pen Network, glad to have you with us!

 

Regards,

Vincenzo

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

 

—Oscar Wilde

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Hi Ninja, welcome! I hope you find all of the resources here as useful as I have. :W2FPN:

May your ways be green and golden, and the wind be at your back.

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