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March Ink Drop! *flails*


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My very first Ink Drop shipment showed up today. \o/

 

 

I'm very happy with it. Two of them are inks I already have, but I like them so I'm fine with getting more. The remaining three are new to me and are colors I can plausibly use. I'll have to empty out some pens tonight so I can play. :wub:

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Which two do you already have!? I already have entire bottles of Salix and Scabiosa, but I think I'm going to mix the samples to get an indigo. Otherwise, I'm quite excited about the two Noodler's inks, just meh about the Platinum (I don't use black ink, except for mixing).

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It's always like Christmas morning when the ink drop arrives! Lovely colors, and I'm not mentioning what they are...just lovely!

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Of course you could pass on/share your duplicates with other friends...

“Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today, because if you do it today and like it, you can do again tomorrow!”

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Yogalarva, do try the Platinum just don't mix it with anything. I haven't tried either of the Noodlers.

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Yogalarva, do try the Platinum just don't mix it with anything. I haven't tried either of the Noodlers.

 

Thanks. :-) I'm adventurous, but not enough so to try and mix pigmented inks with dye-based ones. I want to try it, I just have no idea what I would use black ink for - that's kind of why I got into FPs in the first place, to not use black ink anymore!

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Current collection: Pilot Vanishing Point, TWSBI Vac 700, Kaweco Al Sport, Lamy Safari, Nemosine Singularity

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Which two do you already have!? I already have entire bottles of Salix and Scabiosa, but I think I'm going to mix the samples to get an indigo. Otherwise, I'm quite excited about the two Noodler's inks, just meh about the Platinum (I don't use black ink, except for mixing).

 

I have Salix and Scabiosa; one of my Al-Stars is permanently dedicated to this duo. I do use black ink, but since I have Heart of Darkness I'm not really in the market for another permanent black. Still, it will be fun to see what a carbon black looks like.

 

 

 

Of course you could pass on/share your duplicates with other friends...

 

Funny you say that; last week I had a friend over for tea and by the time she went home I'd lent her one of my pens to play with. I told her I'd help her out with ink samples if she decided to buy a pen. :)

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Of course you could pass on/share your duplicates with other friends...

 

I actually usually send the ones I don't fancy to my older brother. :-) He isn't as picky as I am, so his notes are getting pretty colorful...

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First time in tears that I already have 2 of the inks, I have Salix and Scabiosa.

Change is not mandatory, Survival is not required.

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I like the Platinum Carbon a lot!

 

The Green Gator is one of the worst inks I have ever tried!

 

I can appreciate Green Gator with a F or EF nib...not so much in a wider nib.

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