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Hello! It's been a long time since I've posted here, but I thought that the deal I found last week might intrigue some folks (with pictures).

 

Apparently the Dollar Tree (US-based store where all items are priced at $1) is now in the business of selling glass pens + coordinating ink!

Quite surprisingly, it's not too scratchy and does a great job retaining ink between dips, both with the provided ink and other FP inks (I have not yet tested it with shellac-based inks.)

The provided ink bottle is 6.8ml (0.23 fl oz) in a dark, mossy green which matches the pen shaft. Very slight shading.

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Cool--I'll have to see if that's available near me.

 

I've had very good success smoothing cheap glass pens with lapping film like I use for nib smoothing.

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Was in there on Wednesday and bought small glass containers for ink samples. Never look any further. Guess I will have to go back.

 

The pen looks good enough and worth the $1.00 price.

 

Thanks for the heads ups. I was thinking about testing some of their notebooks BUT I have way too much paper anyway.

“Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today, because if you do it today and like it, you can do again tomorrow!”

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Well for a dollar, well within my realm of affordability. I'll look into

it at my local dollar store. Thanks for the tip, Dorothynotgale. Cheers.

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