Sunday Notes and Links

Platinum 3776 Black Ribbed with UEF nibWhile I’ve had nibs worked on at pen shows I just sent some pens out for nib work for the first time. Five pens are off to Mike Masuyama who was due back from Japan last week. My new Lamy 2000 went to tune a scratchy nib, the Sheaffer Balance Aspen went to try and address the skipping problem. Another three went to have some nib grinds done. I’ll miss them. I’m going through withdrawal already.

Links

Ink Nouveau (Goulet Pens) has a video intro to the TWSBI Classic

The Well-Appointed Desk has some advice for unclogging fountain pens

Write to Me Often has a Pelikan 140 Fountain Pen Review

Platinum UEF nib closeupThe Pen Addict reviewed the Platinum 3776 Century UEF nib. The nib has been on my radar and wish list for a while, but in a different pen. I broke down and ordered the pen when this review appeared. It’s arrived and it’s pictured above.

My Pen Needs Ink has a pen wrap giveaway ending soon. While there you can check out the Write Notepads & Co – Notebook Review

Did you know that there’s a South Korean company that licensed the Pilot name for pens they make and are Pilot (the Japanese company) in name only? I didn’t, until I read about it at Crónicas Estilográficas.

That One Pen reviews the Lamy 2000.

FPGeeks announces InCoWriMo will begin February 1st

Ink Reviews

Kaweco Turquoise/Paradise Blue at Gourmet Pens

J. Herbin Bleu Pervenche at Pens! Paper! Pencils!

1670 Rouge Hematite ink at A Fool With A Pen

Pilot Iroshizuku Kiri-Same at Informal Scribble

Private Reserve Blue Suede at The Five Cat PENagerie

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