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Show us What Fountain Pens You're EDCing!

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by A144, May 18, 2014.

  1. A144
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    I know we've got a thread for general writing instruments, but let's see some pictures of your EDC fountain pens.

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  2. whoppo

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    What is that?

    sent from a device without a real keyboard, sorry for things that don't make sense.
     
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  4. foxmo

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    Three Pilot Kakunos. Two fine point, one medium. A Pilot Metropolitan M nib, and a Waterman Expert II F nib. I use all of them everyday.
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  5. Firemission

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    Pilot Vanishing Point in FP. Gun metal grey and black. Just received it yesterday. Very smooth writing. No skips or anything. No issues. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  6. A144
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    @whoppo That's a BIG pen! Pretty cool, I'm also interested to know what it is.

    @foxmo How do you like those Kakunos? Are they all plastic or is the body metal? I might like them if they have a bit of heft to them. The section looks wider than the Metro's (which is just a bit on the small side for me; I still use and love the Metro though).

    @firemission Very cool! I love the VP and I'll have one eventually. Have you tried Bad Belted Kingfisher? I like the color of it better than BBH.
     
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  7. foxmo

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    The Kakunos are all plastic and quite light. I love the grip of them. They're sort of triangular, but way easier to hold than the Lamy Safari. It's by far my favorite pen. I find the Metropolitan hard to grip too, even though I have small hands.
     
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  8. Firemission

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    A144 I've got a sample of that ink fro Goulet pens. Looking forward to using it in this pen. Thanks.
     
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  9. flatline

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    That's the exact same pen that I carry. My wife got it for me from Richard Binder.

    The F nib is perfect.

    I also occasionally carry a Lamy Logo with EF nib or a Lamy Safari with with a 1.1mm stub.

    --flatline
     
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  10. A144
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    If they're really light, I probably won't be a big fan. That's the primary reason I don't care for my set of 78G's. I have small hands as well, but prefer larger diameter pens.
     
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  11. Firemission

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    Flatline; I have a Lamy Safari in Charcoal with a fine point. You know I've been considering the flat black Vanishing Point in Fine point. It seems I can write better with fine points.
     
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  12. Firepoint

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    I have a Pelikan m205, several TWSBI's, too many safari's and I'm thinking about buying a MB 149 to match my MB rollerball.
     
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  13. Ted Andkilde

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    I rotate between a Lamy 2000 (B), Rotring 600 (B), a Pelikan 400nn (OB) and a Parker 51 Vac (OB). Prior to EDCF, I had a pen problem, I seem to have it under control now but every once the new a while I come close to enquiring about a custom Ti Chris Thompson Duofold.

    Cheers, Ted
     
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  14. A144
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    My TWSBI Micarta came in today! I'm really liking it so far. I got the clipped version since I carry my pens in a pants pocket when I'm not wearing a dress shirt or my white coat for school/interning. I really like micarta as a material already, so this pen went on my wishlist the first time I saw it. Anyways, it has a bit of an odor to it, but people say it dissipates after a little while. It doesn't bother me at all; although I did work in a paint shop for a while one summer so I'm used to chemical smells, lol.

    Anyways, here's the pictures in comparison to a TWSBI 580 and a Lamy Safari.

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  15. Firemission

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    Nice looking FP'S there.
     
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  16. flatline

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    If you like the fine nib in your existing VP, you could simply order a flat black body and transfer your nib unit.

    I've been considering getting a .9mm cursive italic nib from Richard Binder for my existing VP. The F nib writes great, but my hand writing looks better with a bit of line variation.

    --flatline
     
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    [​IMG]

    Been carrying the shirt pocket friendly Pelikan m205 for the last couple weeks.


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    This sweet Indian eye dropper. :) [​IMG]

    Sent from my Casio calculator watch. ;p
     
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  19. citoman305

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    Schrade Tactical fountain pen. Really like it. Also has the roller ball pen option included when you purchase [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  20. A144
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    Nice! I thought about an M205 or M200 demonstrator before I decided to get the Micarta.
     
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