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lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
i ❤ demo
forked from pens.

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here's my market evaluation. (noodler's ink is excluded--too many.) i'll upload my test sheets.

water resistant

black

sailor pigmented nano -- $24 on goulet -- review 1 2 3 4 5
platinum carbon -- $20 on goulet -- review 1 2 3 4
private reserve invincible -- $10 on goulet -- review 1
parker quink permanent (poor water resistance) -- $10 on goulet -- review 1 2 3

blue-black

sailor pigmented nano
rohrer & klingner (salix, iron gall) -- review 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
diamine registrar's
lamy
parker quink permanent (virtually no water resistance) -- $10 on goulet -- review 1 2 3

blue

pilot namiki
platinum pigmented

other

rohrer & klingner (scabiosa, iron gall, dark purple) -- review 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
platinum pigmented (sepia) -- review 1 2
platinum pigmented (rose red) -- review 1 2 3
nestor's avatar
8 years ago
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nestor
nestor
i only use noodler's these days, although i've been thinking about adding pilot iroshizuku tsuki-yo (blue-black) to my rotation. ridiculous shading.
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
i ❤ demo
today i did all of my writing (class notes, problem sets, scratch work) in platinum carbon black and platinum pigmented rose red. the black was writing wet from a TWSBI EF nib, and it took forever to dry. i kept smudging it. the red was writing well from a TWSBI F nib, and it dried fairly quickly. accordingly, i used more red than black on my notes and assignments to avoid smudges.

i'm going to work with that ef nib. i'm also going to jb flush that pen. i cleaned it thoroughly with water.