Sunday Notes and Links

Esterbrook Dip-less in an empty #407 inkwell

This week’s favorite fountain pen and ink combination was my Esterbrook Dip-less with Montblanc Corn Poppy ink. I have to admit it won by default. Most of my writing this week was done direct to keyboard. The convenience of this pen meant I used it whenever I was at my desk and not banging on the keyboard.

Some links of interest…

VISCONTI HOMO SAPIENS STEEL REVIEW – The Pencilcase Blog // I’ve always liked the look of these pens but could never justify the price in my mind, and that was before the price increase.

Review: Pilot Penmanship With Ergo Grip EF nib — Johnny Anypen // At the other end of the price spectrum from the Visconti Home Sapien

The finer (and extra finer) things in life. – Leigh Reyes. My Life As a Verb. // Why I love fine (and extra fine) nibs.

New Coffee Journal with Hütte Paper Works Notebook — Three Staples

Fountain Pen Review: Edison Collier, TWSBI 580AL, Sailor Pro Gear – Rants of The Archer // Three orange (or nearly orange) pens.

How Much Must We Spend For A Great Nib – – My Pen Needs Ink // Good article and explains why I now typically buy pens from someone who will tune the nib before sending it to me, at least for pens over $100.

Pilot Kakuno – Fine Nib – Black Body / Light Green Cap – No Pen Intended

The TWSBI 580 AL Orange, With A Twist — The Pen Addict // Orange pens seemed to be a theme this week.

Parker 75 Cisele – Goodwriterspens’s Blog

Parker 100 Cobalt Black GT –

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.

2 thoughts on “Sunday Notes and Links

  1. Thanks Ray for the should out. Glad to see I’m not the only one puzzled by this. I just recently picked up a TWSBI 580-AL from Pendleton Brown with his tuning. WOW was it nice.

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