Sunday Notes and Links

Parker Vacumatic Maxima with Montblanc Bordeaux ink

This week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combination was my vintage Parker Vacumatic Maxima (c.1942) with Montblanc Bordeaux ink. The pen will get mentioned in another post later in the week.

Some links of interest…

Will Write for Fude – Peaceable Writer // Not the first time I’ve read about these pens, but this time I checked Amazon and at less than $10 I clicked the buy button.

Inks That Cause Problems Including Negative Opinions – An Inkophile’s Blog // That recent tweet, assuming I’m thinking of the same one, through me for a loop to since I was surprised a whole brand was damned. It’s the type of statement I tend to ignore, no matter who makes them. Good guidelines in the article.

Cross Aventura Fountain Pen – M Nib — The Clicky Post // Any fountain pen shat shows up on a shelf in Staples gets my attention.

Field Notes Color Comparison: Yellow — Three Staples // A lot of yellow.

nanami paper seven seas standard – ink between the teeth // I have a couple of these although they changed slightly since I got mine. After the original I picked up a couple “seconds” at a discounted price.

Pen Review: Think Pens Gatsby – The Pen Habit // I like the look of this pen.

Platinum Preppy (Old Version) Fountain Pen Review – Pens! Paper! Pencils!

Pilot Custom 823 Soft Medium Fountain Pen Review (video) – Hey there! SBREBrown // While it’s a different nib, I really like my Pilot Custom 823

75th Anniversary – Crónicas Estilográficas // Speaking of Pilot, a little history.

Pen Talk #1 – Etsy shop, what’s in my bag, and buying a second pen — The Purl Bug // Andi, aka FP Physicist, has a new site. She’s double posting fountain pen related posts for awhile but be sure to check out the new site. Good advice if you’re looking for your second fountain pen. Not that I followed it.

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.