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Lightfast Purple Ink For Pfm-Ii


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I'm looking for a well-behaved, lightfast purple for my PFM II. I'm the sort of person who'll ink a pen, and take as much as a couple of weeks to write it dry before cleaning it. I've been known to leave my M200 inked with red-black without cleaning for months, just so I can always have the combination ready. If I find a "forever" color for the PFM-II, it could easily get treated the same way.

I had been considering Diamine Bilberry, but there have been rumors which now make me hesitant to use it. I am also considering Diamine Grape.

The PFM was the last of the Snorkels, and the first of the inlaid nibs. Has anyone had issues using Bilberry with either of these types? If you've used Bilberry without issue, how long did it stay in the pen?

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No to grape. Did I mention that Grape and I engaged in a battle and grape won?

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OH, it's better than glue. I had it in a Ladies Sheaffer with a squeeze converter. No matter how many times I have cleaned and used the USC, after using Grape, that converter is now permanent.

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Between 2-4 weeks.

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How about Midway blue?

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Heh. I had an idea. I'd settled on a brown, Diamine Chocolate, and I realized that I would be perfectly happy using it in the burgundy PFM-II. Bilberry returns as my purple, to go into my blue stripe M400 (I bought it new from an authorized seller, and have had no issue from Chartpak about repairs), and the blue swirl M200 becomes the blue ink pen, to carry the better behaved of Noodler's Blue or Eel Blue.

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Sounds like a plan!

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