Sunday Notes and Links

Franklin-Christoph Model 25 with a bottle of Sailor Storia Ballon GreenSailor Pro Gear Regency Stripe extra fine with R&K Blau-Schwarz LEPilot Vanishing Point Cherry Bamboo with medium left oblique nib and Pilot Blue ink (cartridge, not the bottle shown)

I didn’t play favorites this past week and I ended up writing three pens dry, although one was a bit of a cheat since it just had a partial fill. I’m down to six inked fountain pens and that includes the dip pen sitting in the inkwell on my desk. I haven’t actually checked, but this has got to be the lowest number of inked pens in a long, long time. I haven’t been anxious to ink up new pens because I really enjoy what I still have inked.

Some links of interest…

Putting Together a Correspondence Kit – Letter Writing Supplies – Wonder Pens

How Franklin-Christoph Made Me a Loyal Customer · Penucopia – // I’m also a fan for many of the same reasons.

A few lines a day – 5 Year Diaries – these beautiful pens

How to Manage Your Fountain Pen Collection #PenGeekProblems – Goldspot Pens

Review: Pilot Murex — Alt. Haven // These pens have gotten a lot of buzz lately. They’re nice but I won’t be competing for the limited supply.

I Found Your Pen — Paper Mate InkJoy – The Cramped // A cool concept although I doubt we’ll see any fountain pens reviewed.

Ripping off the Band-Aid – Anderson Pens // Congratulations to Brian (or should it be good luck), in any event it will be good for the pen community.

The Best Notebook Ever – A Rollbahn Notebook Review

Lamy Pur Fountain Pen – 14k Nib – Pete Denison

Paper Republic Grand Voyageur Notebook Review – Pens! Paper! Pencils!

I like seeing what other people actually use:

Today’s Tools – 8/8/15 — Reverenced Writing

Monthly Load Out: August 2015 — Gorgeous.Ink

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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