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Noodlers Apache Sunset Vs. Diamine Autumn Oak (Informal)


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Hey everyone,


Cybaea did a fabulous review on the recently released Diamine Autumn Oak (which is gorgeous and is worth a look)

And when I saw it for sale at Stylus Pens in Edmonton this weekend I decided to pick up a bottle to do some comparisons.


So here we go! Noodlers Apache Sunset and Diamine Autumn Oak



here is a quick review of NAS



here is a quick review of DAO



and here they are side by side (not the best quality, I took these with my phone camera)



So there they are. My thought is that they have very similar reddish properties but the yellow is brighter in NAS, whereas the yellow in DAO is more earthy and orangy-brown. But very similar! What do you think?

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I have both and to me the main difference is the "feel" or consistency of the ink. NAS feels to me to have less substance on the paper. It is also brighter, with a more pronounced yellow tone. Other than that they are very close.

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Thanks so much for the comparison. I was wondering this exactly from the first moment I saw Autumn Oak.




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I was waiting for a side to side comparison, thank you!

Now us Europeans finally have an alternative. Can't see much difference between them :)

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Thanks everybody, I hope this was useful. It was fun to do. :)


These inks are pretty darned close for all intents and purposes.

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