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So tracking on the ink suggests that I will have it in my grubby paws Friday if Canada Post brings their A-game which has me very very excited and left me with a big question - which pen? This is my first IG ink so I don't know what to expect and don't want a less-than-ideal pairing to ruin my fun.

 

IG Violet plays nice in something broad - italic or B, I like to use it with Knox BB ;)

IG Blue will show itself in anything broader than XF ;)

What is great in Iron Gall inks is there shading, so you want to use in pen that already has some potential in that matter :)

I have a lot of tape - and I won't hesitate to use it!

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Every ink for which we have a swab and at least one page of a review is up.

 

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Somebody is neglecting their day job! :D

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That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.

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Somebody is neglecting their day job! :D

 

 

Yes.... back to court in a few hours.

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When you do this next time can you tape the cap in place? One of my bottles unscrewed it's self in mailing and leaked a a little.

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When you do this next time can you tape the cap in place? One of my bottles unscrewed it's self in mailing and leaked a a little.

 

 

Thanks for the heads up... will certainly do.

 

 

C.

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Huge thanks to Cyber6 and Konrad for putting this together.

 

The packaging and wrapping was multi-tiered and very thorough. It included

- bubble wrap

- saran wrap

- tape

- foam wrapping around each bottle

- then saran wrap around each bottle

 

This weekend will be ink sampling and testing. :)

 

 

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This weekend will be ink sampling and testing. :)

 

 

It must have taken you some sweet time trying to unwrapped them all.. LOL... :P

 

 

Looking forward to some of your reviews.. ;)

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It must have taken you some sweet time trying to unwrapped them all.. LOL... :P

 

 

 

It did take a while, but for my wife and I it was almost like Christmas, unwrapping each one.. "uuuu, look, I bet this blue is going to be extra deep and bright"

 

I absolutely love how on each bottle there is a small swath of the actual ink color. Every ink maker ought to do that. As I do my own ink sampling and writing I plan to put a sticker on the top of each cap with a swath of color as well.

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Mine - not quite that big a stash but more than 3 - are in customs. Hopefully tuesday...

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I stopped by my office today after a business trip that extended into the weekend to find my package waiting patiently for me. The packaging was rather ingenious and extensive !

 

One bottle out of eight leaked, utterly obliterating the label, but this was wholly contained within the packaging, only becoming apparent when the last black saran-like layer was removed. It wasn't a large loss of containment, and I was able to discern which one it was as it was one of two unique items in the package, the Rafton Green. The packaging was more than adequate to prevent the spill propagating, and so, kudos to the packaging team. A note on leakage - as I live at 7,000+ feet altitude, this is not an unknown phenomenon, and something that can occur even with taped bottle lids.

 

Alas and alack, I must hold my nose to the grindstone of business for several days, so I won't be able to play with the inks as I might like otherwise.... Still, the anticipation will only make the testing more enjoyable !

 

 

 

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I am so glad all ended well... and yes, the packaging team went all out for it.... :lol:

 

Looking forward to hear your first thoughts of KWZI .. :D

 

 

 

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I am so glad all ended well... and yes, the packaging team went all out for it.... :lol:

 

Looking forward to hear your first thoughts of KWZI .. :D

 

 

 

C.

Your packing team must be related to GPC too much wrapping and bubble wrap. My knife gotten stuck in one of the layers and the knife was sharp enough to draw blood from light touch. Just need to tape the lid.

 

What am I smelling in the inks? One was smells like mint candy or icyhot. It smells sweet too and I have the urge to drink some.

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What am I smelling in the inks? One was smells like mint candy or icyhot. It smells sweet too and I have the urge to drink some.

 

 

Please don't drink the Ink.... Team KWZI highly discourage the drinking of ANY ink.... ;)

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Your packing team must be related to GPC too much wrapping and bubble wrap. My knife gotten stuck in one of the layers and the knife was sharp enough to draw blood from light touch. Just need to tape the lid.

 

What am I smelling in the inks? One was smells like mint candy or icyhot. It smells sweet too and I have the urge to drink some.

 

Please do not drink ink - I'm afraid that the taste might be not as good as the smell :) It's very likely that diarrhea (I hope this word is not vulgar ;) ) would occur, but you would have to drink quite a lot of it (at least 20 ml - assuming that you weight 80 kg).

We are so used to artificial food that we associate the smell of preservatives and other additives with sweetness :/ that's a pity :(

 

I think that such amount of wraping is necessary - ink wasn't repacked in US it was just labelled or thrown in flat rate box and was on it's way. I hoped that wrapping in elastic foil would prevent any spillage caused by pressure changes and etc. but next order will be also taped.

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It has the sweetness of some toxic chemicals. They lure you to put it in your mouth then switches to you dying slowly. I think like antifreeze.

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I am so glad all ended well... and yes, the packaging team went all out for it.... :lol:

 

Looking forward to hear your first thoughts of KWZI .. :D

 

The packaging was rather special. As I mentioned, living at altitude, even "plastic foil" can't always address the change in pressure from sea level to mountainous. Given that I ordered eight bottles of ink, this was a pretty good level of performance. Given transit across the Atlantic as well as this continent, it's actually darned good.

 

I did ink up a pen tonight with the red IG. As Amber noted in her review, it goes down with a Skrip Red brightness, but an hour later, I've yet to see any darkening. I'll check in the morning. I will remark that it's a pretty "dry" ink, as so many IGs can be, even in a fairly "wet" nib. I have a lot of editing of reports coming up tomorrow, so the ink will get a solid workover in that time.

 

 

 

John P.

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