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Fountain Pens! Love em' or hate em'?

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by KAMM, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Myth90045

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    I always picture my self with those roll up gear bags full of pens. But if I have that where would I put the rest of my gear!!!

    Sent from inside my bag
     
  2. Minibear453
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    But it's so fun! And I got a Noodler's Konrad, and I can play with line thicknesses now. I use so little pressure to write that it feels much better than pushing with a pen. And refilling for me is just sucking ink up with the Konrad. They're not as scary as I first thought they would be.
     
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  3. mooshi
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    :oops: I carry a 12 pen roll out case... hahaha It's made of leather and I got it from Todd from isellpens. :D Gave it to me years ago when I made a big order. :)
     
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  4. Myth90045

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    Is this all the time?? When you have time may I see a pic of it???

    Sent from inside my bag
     
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  5. revs
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    I carry a Kaweco Ice Sport every day. Usually use it in the evenings to do my paperwork for work. The Dragon Napalm ink stands out from everyone else. Have a Preppy Platinum on my desk, also. And a custom fountain pen I made.
     
  6. mooshi
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    [​IMG]

    It's ordered from left to right from the most used to the least used. It gets rolled up and tossed into my backpack. All of them are fountain pens except for 3 - the Fisher bullet, Zebra F-301, and Parker Jotter ballpoints.

    On my person I'll take the Fisher and Pilot VP and clip those to my collar. :)
     
  7. Gambit88
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    Where did you pick up thi case? Is this the one on JetPens?
     
  8. mooshi
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    Nope. Todd from isellpens tossed it in as a freebie when I made a big-ish order. :D
     
  9. Gambit88
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    cool! Do you find that it provides enough protection for the pens? They don't get scratched together or anything?
     
  10. mooshi
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    Nope - I've had it for years and none of my pens have gotten scratched. When you roll it up, the clips nestle in between one another and then the backside comes around to sandwich between to form a "protective layer"... I can't quit explain it. But it's like a jelly roll. haha :)
     
  11. Gambit88
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    I know what you mean. Good to know they're effective. I may have to pick one up.
     
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  12. Sarky

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    I'm not bothered about pen protection, but I've started carrying a LOTR's pencil case in my bag to keep them together. :rolleyes:
     
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  13. SeattleSparky

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    A moment of Silence please.............. I purchased a NIB Parker 21 (REALLY, in it's original box, never used!!) for the princely sum of $9 about one year ago. Today, realized that it has the dreaded "crack" and leaks ink all over my hand :(. May it rest in piece, not worth fixing, but will keep cap and pieces just in case.
     
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    I love using fountain pens, but what has been putting me off a bit lately is getting the correct ink. Ideally, I want something thicker than the normal kind, but not so thick it does not work in a pen etc.
     
  15. mooshi
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    :confused: Why would you want a viscous ink? It won't dry in a timely manner and clog your feed. The "only" one would be India ink, but that's for dip pens.
     
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  16. Syclone

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    Well today for the second time my Lamy uncapped itself and proceeded to leak in my pocket. :( No more Lamy while working in the body shop. Back to the screw cap FPs I own.
     
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    I'm not sure why I keep coming back to this thread. I don't even own fountain pens.
     
  18. mooshi
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    'Cause you subconsciously want one. :)
     
  19. thaeffman

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    A sign from the universe perhaps ;). Maybe a late night deduction from the credit card is required.
     
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  20. mooshi
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    Maxie, when we go to Plaza, we can even visit Paradise Pens. :)
     
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