In the fountain pen community we often ask each other things like the desert island pen or the save one pen from a fire, one ink for life and so on. For personal reasons, I was recently made to chose ONE pen from my collection to hold on to and ONE ink ONE pack of…… Continue reading If I was trapped with one Pen.. or HELP SEND PENS AND INKS!
Hi guys.. I usually sell on etsy but I owe them more than I have at the moment and I seem to reach more people here anyway! All the prices include shipping to the lower 48 states, if you live elsewhere, ask, and I’ll find out shipping to you. Just email me at FountainPensInk@gmail.com with…… Continue reading Fountain Pen goodies for sale (since Etsy is holding my shop hostage) update 11-5-16
how to not screw up the first vintage buy
Apparently, I’m late to the party on this fountain pen… but I’m late to every party.. I’m still pretty new so I’m excused for not realizing this was an old pen til I did a little research on the Pilot 78; bug that was all my research yielded.. the rest of the information online was…… Continue reading Pilot 78G BB Stub: Review
Unless you’re lucky enough to live near a real brick and mortar store, you are buying your fountain pens online. There’s a good chance that as a newbie you are relying on the internet for your information and instructions, particularly from the sites you get your equipment from. Each online vendor I’ve used has positive…… Continue reading Online Pen and Ink Stores, Reviews (ongoing)
Now, this is going to be a review of the ink I swear but first let me commend the Safari’s for how well they have held up to this abuse!
Then I started to notice new discussions and comments here and there in the fountain pen world online about Tomoe River, this very thin paper that does unexpectedly well with fountain pen ink… I read more about it and this is what I learned