Fountain Pens

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Re: Fountain Pens

Post by 7formy1911 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:25 pm

JohnnyMcPiperson wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:49 am
I am a fanboy of TWSBI pens and Robert Oster inks particularly, I like fiddling with things and TWSBI’s are fiddlie pens, but they also write wonderfully. The Ahab is ok in my book, but I don’t care for noodler’s nibs, so I would immediately switch it out for a Goulet nib. They just don’t flex that well for a “flex” nib and they always seem to leak for me...

I also have a Monteverde Intima that I love!


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The Goulet Pen Company nibs are very nice! Very smooth, no scratching and ink flows quite well. I definitely recommend them.
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Re: Fountain Pens

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:10 pm

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Re: Fountain Pens

Post by Cleon » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:18 am

Cleon wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:58 am
I've got the old Esterbrook up and running with an extra fine nib, just to test it out. Wow. I didn't know I could like an XF nib this much.
I can't recommend vintage Esterbrook enough. They just work. I just switched from and XF nib to F and it took all of 20 seconds. Smooth as silk. The screw in nib\feed assembly makes cleaning and changing nibs a breeze. They sure knew what they were doing in the old days when everyone used fountain pens. I highly recommend picking one up of ebay if you get a chance. They can be had for around $20 and sometimes much less. Nib choices galore too.
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Re: Fountain Pens

Post by sweetandsour » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:01 pm

Cleon wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:18 am
Cleon wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:58 am
I've got the old Esterbrook up and running with an extra fine nib, just to test it out. Wow. I didn't know I could like an XF nib this much.
I can't recommend vintage Esterbrook enough. They just work. I just switched from and XF nib to F and it took all of 20 seconds. Smooth as silk. The screw in nib\feed assembly makes cleaning and changing nibs a breeze. They sure knew what they were doing in the old days when everyone used fountain pens. I highly recommend picking one up of ebay if you get a chance. They can be had for around $20 and sometimes much less. Nib choices galore too.
Thanks!
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