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Battle Of The Inks - Doppelgänger Edition


Cyber6

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Yes, Konrad is the Ink Master. Right now the easiest/affordable way to get them is through a Group Buy. Follow the link in my signature, the KWZI Second Group Buy is completed, but I will announce in that thread when we are ready for the next one. It won't be until the new year

 

 

In the meantime, drop me a PM with your mailing address and I can mail you a sample of #36 for you to play with and decide if you really want it.. (You will... :P)

 

 

Thanks! I'll do that!

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Awesome thread - thanks all!

I am no longer very active on FPN but feel free to message me. Or send me a postal letter!

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If you are looking for Sheaffer King's Gold...

 

 

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In a pinch... Diamine Sunshine Yellow is close...

 

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

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Affengeiler review :D

 

Very nice colours.... I do have the Vert d'olive... I even reviewed it before....

https://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php/topic/273857-olive-green-tribute-to-visamitra-whitman-and-zweig/

 

 

ButI MUST have that SAILOR too.... Even if I have to rob someone or invade a country for it :D

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Das leben ist wie ein Perpetuum Mobile mit ein Mangel..... Immer im Bewegung jedoch nicht unendlich. (life is like a troubled Perpetuum Mobile ever moving but not for ever)

Tricked throughout the centuries...

For centuries people had been tricked by kings & "religion-alism"

In the 20th century people got tricked by communism

Today people get tricked by (neo)capitalism :)

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Wow what an awesome resource!

Thank you Cyber6 and everyone who is contributing! I am definitely going to follow this thread!

 

 

Quick question - I use a small Clairefontaine notebook for my ink/pen journal which is perfect for me. But what do you guys use for the ink swab cards (are they pre-cut cards? Or are you cutting out your own out of certain papers?) And how do you store the the cards?

 

Thank you for any advice!

Tessy Moon



My thoughts are filled with beautiful words for the King, and I will use my voice as a writer would use pen and ink. Psalm 45:1


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I use the Marumam Nmemosyne Cards.. (you can find them at JetPens)..

 

But that is cause I wanted an easy way to keep track of my inks without much effort from me. I am sure you can find better paper (the Mnemosyne paper is good but not the BEST fountain pen paper) and cut your own. You can also buy the ring tops in a dollar store. I have them organized by alphabetical by brand and then by ink name. Once I locate the ones I want.. I can remove them and scan/compare them side by side. VERY useful.

 

http://edjelley.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/maruman-mnemosyne-word-cards-review-2.jpg

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**** BauerInks.ca ****

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

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Oh that is brilliant to put them on a ring! Thank you for the great suggestion! :)

Tessy Moon



My thoughts are filled with beautiful words for the King, and I will use my voice as a writer would use pen and ink. Psalm 45:1


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The rich Montblanc Lavender is difficult to source within Australia - is there a substitute? Anything even close?

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I use the Marumam Nmemosyne Cards.. (you can find them at JetPens)..

 

But that is cause I wanted an easy way to keep track of my inks without much effort from me. I am sure you can find better paper (the Mnemosyne paper is good but not the BEST fountain pen paper) and cut your own. You can also buy the ring tops in a dollar store. I have them organized by alphabetical by brand and then by ink name. Once I locate the ones I want.. I can remove them and scan/compare them side by side. VERY useful.

 

http://edjelley.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/maruman-mnemosyne-word-cards-review-2.jpg

Muji do very similar cards.

http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/606/letterji9.png

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My Pen Wraps are for sale in my Etsy shop

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Thanks, Visvamitra, the 60 violets purples comparison is one of my favourite threads, your work is outstanding.

 

But even amongst that many inks there's nothing quite like the Montblanc Lavender.

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This post-50931-0-24350000-1420203276_thumb.jpgis one of the ways I compare colors. I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials.

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These cards have changed my life. Seriously.

 

Migo984, I'm eternally grateful.

 

PS. The Journal shop are out of stock at the moment :(

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This attachicon.gif2011-2-25, ink sample vials IMG_1611.jpgis one of the ways I compare colors. I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials.

 

 

I'm totally impressed! Like Vis, I'm too messy.

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Well, I'm messy in other ways! But thanks, amberleadavis and visvamitra!

And Visvamitra, your purple samples are awesome! I love that you did them in different ways, so we can see how they behave under different circumstances. Wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing all this!

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Great thread!

 

Here's my contribution: Now defunct Organic Studios Maganate (Maganese) is very close to new up-and-comer KWZI #23 IG Blue #2. The KWZI is only a touch more blue.

 

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This attachicon.gif2011-2-25, ink sample vials IMG_1611.jpgis one of the ways I compare colors. I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials.

 

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That is the most visual means of use and comparison I have seen yet; wonderful!

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