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EDC writing instrument picture thread...

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by Mumbojumboo, May 3, 2012.

  1. Heywood Floyd

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    I’m a long time fountain pen user with enough instruments for too many lifetimes. For edc use my preference type is a safety FP. Main characteristic of interest is their nib fully retract and cap seals so shaking the proverbial out of it has no messy outcome. Also they’re nicely wet to start every time. Cons are they are a bit slower too initially write as besides removing cap one has to turn the rear nob to move nib into place. Also there are very few modern manufacturers. That’s not a problem for mine. There are a few examples sprinkled throughout my personal edc thread if interested.

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  2. Tesla

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    Gave up Fountain pens after my Junior High years (early 60's). Of course, cheap notebook paper was the vehicle for them at that point. As I recall, everyone was using the transparent cartridge type pens at that time or 19 cent BIC ballpoints. These days, I prefer rollerballs or good hybrid ink refills like the Schmidt EasyFlow ones. Fountain pens are too labor intensive for my lazy retired :censored:..:rofl:
     
  3. RogerStenning

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    Fountain pens using cartridges? There are many types/makers and colours available ;)
     
  4. Tesla

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    Yes, but I moved on after 7th grade as I said.
     
  5. RogerStenning

    RogerStenning EDC Junkie

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    And yet, many tens of thousands of adults use fountain pens with cartridges, in many different colours. They wouldn't make them if people didn't buy and use them, after all.
     
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  6. Tesla

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    Oh, that explains the Chevy Vega and the Yugo... :cool: They also still sell buggy whips..;) But if I want to throw away my money, it's gonna be on another guitar or amp. Re fountain pens, I've been there, got the T-shirt & outgrew it. I realize they have their fans like any other niche product, they're just not my cup of tea.
     
  7. oke

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    Variations on a theme, both of which arrived at the same time:
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    This Kaweco Sport came today it is my forth.


    The man with the hairy tartan
     
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    I can only upload one photo a time with tapatalk.[​IMG]

    I prefer thicker pens.


    The man with the hairy tartan
     
  10. FlaRider

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    Mac just wondering where that top spiral notebook cover is from. I like that leather look.
     
  11. MacBollocks

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    Het Fla, I got it from AliExpress and the shop is called DMleather store. You can choose between 3*5 inch and 4*6 inch. The notebook is a JASS all weather lined notebook a rite in the rain nock-off.


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  12. RMinNJ

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    ooh what is the second pen? Automog?
     
  13. RogerStenning

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    A matching set of Kawecos, and some lead and inks :)

    Kaweco Sport, Medium nib (replaced with a Fine nib I had in the spares box once I got it home), in Fox
    Kaweco 3.2mm Clutch pencil, in Fox
    A 6-pack of spare 3.2mm 5B leads for the pencil,
    1 x tin of 6 x Herbin "Orange Indien" International (Short) sized ink cartridges, and
    1 x tin of 6 x Herbin "Vert Empire" International (Short) sized ink cartridges.

    All bought from "Choosing Keeping", here in London, UK :)
     
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    My collection of Bolt Action pens:

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  15. RMinNJ

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    Which is your favorite?
     
  16. usk15

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    Karas Bolt Titanium, nice weight, great feeling, lovely dark silver color.
     
  17. usk15

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    These are my sketching pencils:

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  18. oke

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    Wow, my apologies for the late reply! Nope, that one's the TIJPen S(mall), which has a unique internal adjustment system to fit a few different ink cartridges, and the only one available at the site when I found out about 'em and wanted to check it out. The M and L variants were available later, and their lengths help accommodate not only the short capless rollerball refills from Schmidt (the 812x?, I think, w/ the 3.875" length) and Parker-compatible International G2 ink cartridges, they also can use the Pilot G2 refills. And maybe the Energels as well? Don't recall...

    Well, related to the query, though, here are some Autmogs which Brian Howey's created, fwiw:
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    The 1st I saw was the Autmog 42 Click in Ti, & the top 1 happened to have a clip which curved inward toward the barrel; Brian offered to replace it, yet, to have it clip onto pocket materials better, that curve was actually functional. He said that, sometimes when machining, it relieves internal stresses in a material and bends happen. Well, didn't mind the look of it much, however, when the opp came to get another on the secondary market, w/ a straight clip, I grabbed it. Kinda funny how I prefer both - one for its function, and the other for its form, lol.
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