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Hello everyone!
I just purchased a Pilot Vanishing Point from a local pen store, and naturally I want an ink to match. Any ideas?

The pen: http://cdn-tp1.mozu.com/6639-8588/cms/8588/files/ff8a8740-e169-43dd-96a9-0e81680d8b31

 

http://d15bv9e9f3al6i.cloudfront.net/imgs/products/cp/950_constW/PL09965-ZZZ~Pilot-Capless-Fountain-Pen-Blue-Rhodium-Trim_P1.jpg

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I recommend that you should look through some blue Ink Reviews on here, to see if there is one that you like.

 

However, if I had this pen and wanted to match it up with a great ink, I would use Diamine Tchaikovsky from the Music Set. (Now available in 30ml refill bottles from Diamine)

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Diamine Majestic Blue, Sargasso Sea or Bilberry.

 

 

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If you want to try a Pilot ink (they do seem to do particularly well in Pilot pens), how about Iroshizuku Asa-gao?

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Pilot Iroshizuku - Deep Blue (Deep Azure Blue), bit pricy but a nice blue...

 

on a budget I would go for Parker Quink Royal Blue (good allrounder in my opinion)

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I vote Sailor / Kobe #14 Maya Lapis. It's one of my favorites. Below is a writing sample from Saskia Madding.

http://d15bv9e9f3al6i.cloudfront.net/imgs/products/cp/950_constW/PL09965-ZZZ~Pilot-Capless-Fountain-Pen-Blue-Rhodium-Trim_P1.jpghttp://i997.photobucket.com/albums/af97/Saskia_Madding/Ink%20reviews/Sailor/Kobe/DSC10584_zps13aff799.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Levenger Cobalt is just about that hue.

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I'm going to go against the grain and recommend an ink I've never used, but still find appealing: Iroshizuku Shin-Kai -- Deep Blue Sea.

http://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Blue/slides/Iro-Shin_Kai.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Levenger Cobalt is just about that hue.

http://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Blue/slides/2013-07-07_Davis_007.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How about this one...

 

http://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Blue/slides/06-Akkerman.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Diamine Majestic Blue, Sargasso Sea or Bilberry.

 

 

~Epic

http://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Blue/slides/05-Akkerman.jpghttp://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Blue/slides/2013-Ink_576c.jpghttp://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Colors/Purple/slides/Diamine_Bilberry.jpg

 

I'm looking for my Sargasso Sea

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How about Midnight by Noodler's?

 

http://sheismylawyer.com/She_Thinks_In_Ink/Inked_Today/slides/20140619_124157.jpg

Fountain pens are my preferred COLOR DELIVERY SYSTEM (in part because crayons melt in Las Vegas).

Create a Ghostly Avatar and I'll send you a letter. Check out some Ink comparisons: The Great PPS Comparison 

Don't know where to start?  Look at the Inky Topics O'day.  Then, see inks sorted by color: Blue Purple Brown Red Green Dark Green Orange Black Pinks Yellows Blue-Blacks Grey/Gray UVInks Turquoise/Teal MURKY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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