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Fountain pen users: what are your EDC inks?

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by A144, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. foxmo

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    Folks looking for J. Herbin Stormy Grey, Jetpens just added it. Look in New Arrivals.
     
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  2. Zatx

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    Okay I've been carrying Noodler's Red/Black for about a month now and I love the color. My problem is that it just takes too dang long to dry!

    Anyone have any suggestions for an alternative?
     
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    Just took delivery of Montblanc Midnight Blue. Nice color. I like how it goes on dark and then lightens up a bit after it dries a bit. I needed an ink for formal documents at work. Since I already have a shoe of their Lavender Purple on my desk and I really like the performance of that ink, I thought I stay with MB ink for now.

    From Left to Right - MB Midnight Blue, MB Lavender Purple, J. Herbin Stormy Grey, Pilot Prera, Pilot Metro x2

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  4. Justinicus

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    It would appear that the converter of my Karas Kustoms Ink has run dry, guess I've been using it a fair amount in the week or so it's been in my pocket. Now to decide which ink will replace Yama-Dori for my long weekend...
     
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  6. Zatx

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    Still looking for an alternative to Noodler's Red Black. It is taking way to long to dry and smudging/smearing too much. The Noodler's Bombproof black I have does not do that, but I really prefer the red/black color.
     
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  7. Inner Prop

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    The fun never ends, does it?
     
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  8. CitizenSnips

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    Inked up my Pilot Capless with Pilot Iroshizuku Shin Kae, taking it to Rome next week :)
     
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  9. Zatx

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    How does the Burgundy Red do with drying times/smearing?
     
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  10. Justinicus

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    Well, I'm a righty, and using primarily Rhodia dotpad paper so YMMV, but I find it dries pretty quickly. Lemme test...[​IMG]

    Not too bad, for a "relief broad stub" nib. (Esterbrook 9314-B)

    I'm afraid I don't have any fine nibs at work with me to test with.
     
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  11. Zatx

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    Thank you for taking the time to do that test!
     
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  12. Sachsen

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    Just a PSA - is everyone aware that all ink samples at Goulet are 20% off for the month of November?
     
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    Just what I needed to hear!
     
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    Flushed this today, thinking Caran d'Ache Caribbean Blue instead, it was my holiday ink in Australia last year and I might make it a tradition...
     
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    Saturday work EDC


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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  16. Sachsen

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    Just ordered 5 Rohrer & Klingner, and 4 Diamine samples. Christmas is coming early this year!
     
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  17. Bowman1911

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    I hate to admit this, but I must be the anti fountain pen geek. I own 3 fountain pens, but a mere single bottle of ink! LOL Hopsickle work dictates you can write in any color you like, as long as it's black, so good ol' Noodler's Bulletproof Black is all I have.
     
  18. Inner Prop

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    No off-duty, let your hair down, something more comfortable alternative? Maybe something in a slinky blue black, or (gasp) blue?
     
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  19. Bowman1911

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    I'll eventually invest in some apache sunset, I think it looks nice, but as a whole, I have to write in black, so I just stick with what I know.

    He's got style, a groovy smile, and a bod that just don't stop...
     
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  20. nikao

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    Just got my first 8 in today going to get more with next paycheck.
     
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