Month: November 2015

Pen Goulet: Filling Mechanisms

Pen Goulet There are several filling mechanisms used in fountain pens today. Here I show you how to fill each of 4 types, as well as the pros/cons of each one This is a great starting point if you are confused by the different fountain pen filling mechanism. I think it was here I started…

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How to figure out what you need

The first step into pen & paper geekiness can be daunting. And it isn’t easy to find out what kind of stuff you are going to use. Some people like fine pens, while other people like broad pens, and the first step should therefore be to find out what kind of writing experience you prefer.…

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The paper triad.

I’m not an paper expert in any way or form, this is just some thoughts and experiences I have collected during the last 2-3 years. There are three different things that you need to take into consideration when you are looking for a new notebook, and more specifically the paper in it. I usually look…

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Nanami Paper Seven Seas Writer Review

Jeff Abbott, over at The Pen Addict: Tomoe River paper took the world (well, a very small portion of the world) by storm a couple years ago for its phenomenal paper. Basically, the paper that Tomoe River produces is super thin, but handles fountain pen nibs and inks like nothing else. You’re hard pressed to…

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Review of Leuchtturm A4+ notebook

Paper Pens Ink: Then comes the table of contents. It’s got 30 lines per page and 3 pages, so 90 spaces to list the contents of 233 sheets (or more than 2.5 pages per index line). Maybe that will work out for me, but given the enormous size of each page, I’m not sure it…

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