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**update** Return Of Sailor Limited Edition Inks


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Kristina,

 

Your words must have been the magic charm. After over a month of no activity, and me having stopped checking, a package arrived today with my ink!!

 

 

Hey, that's great! Mine arrived in the mail today too...happily, at long last. Not so happy about getting the neighbor's cable bill too...

 

Thanks for posting your photo! I've seen several samples of the Yama-dori now and each adds something more to the discussion.

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I thought some of you might be interested to know that eBay seller cool-japan has Yama Dori in stock again! He sent me an invoice earlier today letting me know they are back in stock. I'm not sure how many he has or how long they'll be in stock.

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Mine is hopefully flying from Japan to England

 

I'm currently waiting for a Pilot pen and the Sailor Yama-dori, both from Japan. I wonder which will arrive first

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These inks were released before I even got into fountain pens (which was in Q4 of 2012, I believe). That being the case, I'm immensely happy that these are now regular production inks; I picked up a bottle of Souten a few hours ago, and it's an AMAZING blue ink with drastic shading, nice character, and impressive sheen. I'll be wanting several bottles of this, methinks :P

 

 

Cheers!

 

Kevin

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Saskia - That is so beautiful!

 

My order just went in today for a bottle of Oku-yama and Yama-dori. Counting the days until delivery!

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Wow! That was fast! Atsu knows how to do it. Now to play with new ink!

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My Yama Dori and Shigure were deli tre yesterday from La Couronne du Comte! I'm thrilled with both the ink and the service!

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My bottle of Yama - Dori from Atsu has eventually arrived. It took an unusual time to clear customs for some reason but in the I got it. I tried it with a 1.9 italic... Impressive shading, reddish hues. Not as remarkable with the smaller nibs that I usually use but still very nicely behaved. I will try it with a superflex and see what happens :)

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Apparently, a bunch of Sailor's are gonna be discontinued soon, including Grenade, Epinard, and Sky High. I guess they had to make room for the others :/

"The price of an object should not only be what you had to pay for it, but also what you've had to sacrifice in order to obtain it." - <i>The Wisdom of The Internet</i><p class='bbc_center'><center><img src="http://i59.tinypic.com/jr4g43.jpg"/></center>

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Apparently, a bunch of Sailor's are gonna be discontinued soon, including Grenade, Epinard, and Sky High. I guess they had to make room for the others :/

 

That's interesting news, can you share your source or post a link?

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Apparently, a bunch of Sailor's are gonna be discontinued soon, including Grenade, Epinard, and Sky High. I guess they had to make room for the others :/

Yeah, what's up? I looked over at sailorshop.jp and they didn't have any of the current colors other than black, blue-black, and blue listed.

http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af283/Runnin_Ute/fpn_1424623518__super_pinks-bottle%20resized_zps9ihtoixe.png

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Apparently, a bunch of Sailor's are gonna be discontinued soon, including Grenade, Epinard, and Sky High. I guess they had to make room for the others :/

then I guess Sailor's main ink line now are the 4 season? mmm since Epinard and Tokiwa Matsu look the ame and Sky High and Souten are somewhat similar and they are priced the same so... chances that Kin-Mokusei will be replacing Apricot? Grenade and Oku-Yama are almost the same huh... coincidence?

 

hmm ok they will be reintroducing the previously discontinued inks looks like the 16 colors will change... Peach would probably be replaced by Sakura if that is the case well... that I'm not particularly sure but I think this is where Sailor is heading

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then I guess Sailor's main ink line now are the 4 season? mmm since Epinard and Tokiwa Matsu look the ame and Sky High and Souten are somewhat similar and they are priced the same so... chances that Kin-Mokusei will be replacing Apricot? Grenade and Oku-Yama are almost the same huh... coincidence?

But close isn't same! Darn you Sailor! They're killing two of my favorite colors of all time! Grrrrrrr...... :angry:

http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af283/Runnin_Ute/fpn_1424623518__super_pinks-bottle%20resized_zps9ihtoixe.png

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My source was the FPN-Philippines forum, where I'm semi-active. One Ms. Cindy, who is usually in the know regarding these things, was the one who brought this to attention, having received the news from Sailor. She's affiliated with Scribe Writing Essentials, a shop Filipino FP enthusiasts would be familiar with. This was an advisory from the shop itself on the FPN-P Facebook page, so I'm strongly inclined go believe it. I'm just as annoyed as everyone else, but at least Shigure and Souten survive :/

 

 

Sorry to be the bearer of horrible news.

 

Kevin

 

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Rechecked the post, didn't actually say that Sailor was the one who contacted Ms. Cindy. Still, extremely unlikely that she'd just make this up or say something without definitive proof.

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Full list of inks to be discontinued:

 

Peche, Sky High, Epinard, Ultramarine (crud!), Grenade, and Apricot.

 

... OUCH.

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hmm ok they will be reintroducing the previously discontinued inks looks like the 16 colors will change... Peach would probably be replaced by Sakura if that is the case well... that I'm not particularly sure but I think this is where Sailor is heading

 

Hm. I might get a couple more backups from the current line, but if more of the seasonals are gonna come back—including Sakura-mori, which I have never been able to find—then it's a decent trade. Especially if they re-release Rikyu-cha so I can get another bottle of it!

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Full list of inks to be discontinued:

 

Peche, Sky High, Epinard, Ultramarine (crud!), Grenade, and Apricot.

 

... OUCH.

In other words the line that is/was on the market now. Interesting. Three I know and love...so I'm now expected to investigate the newer inks coming out for possible replacements? Sigh! :closedeyes: Fortunately I've seen the comparisons of the LEs or what-were-extinct-but-aren't-now, with the mainstream or were-but-will-be-extinct (or will they?) inks; yet, I wonder, why does Sailor bother? Ah yes, the pricing game.... :wallbash:

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Full list of inks to be discontinued:

 

Peche, Sky High, Epinard, Ultramarine (crud!), Grenade, and Apricot.

 

... OUCH.

No no no no no no no no no :(. Sky high T_T. How many to hoard.
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