Jump to content

Noodlers Apache Sunset Vs. Diamine Autumn Oak (Informal)


Hallel

Recommended Posts

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

post-115125-0-30271400-1407784533_thumb.jpg

 

here is a quick review of NAS

post-115125-0-04150600-1407784635_thumb.jpg

 

here is a quick review of DAO

post-115125-0-92242500-1407784667_thumb.jpg

 

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

post-115125-0-71502500-1407784713_thumb.jpg

 

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?

The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 6
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • Hallel

    2

  • mallymal1

    1

  • Cyber6

    1

  • visvamitra

    1

Popular Days

Top Posters In This Topic

Posted Images

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.

Verba volant, scripta manent

Link to comment
Share on other sites

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

 

 

C.

fpn_1481652911__bauerinkslogo03.jpg
**** BauerInks.ca ****

**** MORE.... Robert Oster Signature INKS ****

**** NICK STEWART - KWZI INKs TEST ****

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking,

Link to comment
Share on other sites

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 :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

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

 

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

The praise of the praiseworthy is above all rewards.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Most Contributions

    1. amberleadavis
      amberleadavis
      43844
    2. PAKMAN
      PAKMAN
      33553
    3. Ghost Plane
      Ghost Plane
      28220
    4. inkstainedruth
      inkstainedruth
      26724
    5. jar
      jar
      26101
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Comments

    • Shanghai Knife Dude
      I have the Sailor Naginata and some fancy blade nibs coming after 2022 by a number of new workshop from China.  With all my respect, IMHO, they are all (bleep) in doing chinese characters.  Go use a bush, or at least a bush pen. 
    • A Smug Dill
      It is the reason why I'm so keen on the idea of a personal library — of pens, nibs, inks, paper products, etc. — and spent so much money, as well as time and effort, to “build” it for myself (because I can't simply remember everything, especially as I'm getting older fast) and my wife, so that we can “know”; and, instead of just disposing of what displeased us, or even just not good enough to be “given the time of day” against competition from >500 other pens and >500 other inks for our at
    • adamselene
      Agreed.  And I think it’s good to be aware of this early on and think about at the point of buying rather than rationalizing a purchase..
    • A Smug Dill
      Alas, one cannot know “good” without some idea of “bad” against which to contrast; and, as one of my former bosses (back when I was in my twenties) used to say, “on the scale of good to bad…”, it's a spectrum, not a dichotomy. Whereas subjectively acceptable (or tolerable) and unacceptable may well be a dichotomy to someone, and finding whether the threshold or cusp between them lies takes experiencing many degrees of less-than-ideal, especially if the decision is somehow influenced by factors o
    • adamselene
      I got my first real fountain pen on my 60th birthday and many hundreds of pens later I’ve often thought of what I should’ve known in the beginning. I have many pens, the majority of which have some objectionable feature. If they are too delicate, or can’t be posted, or they are too precious to face losing , still they are users, but only in very limited environments..  I have a big disliking for pens that have the cap jump into the air and fly off. I object to Pens that dry out, or leave blobs o
  • Chatbox

    You don't have permission to chat.
    Load More
  • Files






×
×
  • Create New...