Sunday Notes and Links

Pilot Vanishing Point Maple Wood 2013 Limited EditionThis week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combination was hard to choose, so I didn’t. The pictured Vanishing Point was used the most times because I took a lot of notes where the click mechanism was perfectly suited. It has a Pilot black ink cartridge. My problem is that I’m equally content with the currently inked pens. One did write dry and a couple others are close so it won’t be too long before new ink enters the mix. I avoided inking up any new pens since they would probably get used more than the others and I want to write them dry.

Some links of interest…

Review: Super5 0.5mm Italic Stub Fountain Pen – The Well-Appointed Desk // I noticed these pens, along with their ink, at Goulet Pens and they intrigued me. Glad to see a review.
SHEAFFER – canetas e coisas // Just because it’s a Sheaffer
Noodler’s Blue Ghost – A Fun Fountain Pen Ink! – On Fountain Pens // Interesting
Review: Karas Kustoms Ink — Alt. Haven
Budgeting for Fountain Pens and Other Fun — Modern Stationer
Newton Orville in Tibaldi Celluloid – mycoffeepot.org – // A beautiful custom pen
Sentimental Pens – My Pen Needs InkMy Pen Needs Ink
Epic ink test, round 3 – a double feature! – Fountain Pen Physicist // I don’t know of anyone doing these sort of ink tests. Be sure to check out the round 2 summaries from earlier in the week.
An Interview with J. Robert Lennon – Pens! Paper! Pencils!
Franklin-Christoph Model 27 Collegia ~ Inkdependence! // A relatively inexpensive Franklin-Christoph fountain pen.
Pride or Prejudice: A review of the Pilot Vpen (Varsity) pen – A fool with a pen
Inks – My Recipe — Reverenced Writing
Matt’s Musings: Resolutions – The Pen Habit
Delfonics Rollbahn Spiral Bound Notebook – Pete Denison

Check out all of this week’s links at Fountain Pen Links. If you’re looking for information about a specific pen or ink be sure to visit Pennquod.

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