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Travis Smith
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Sailor Storia Inks
Adding to Sailor's already colossal ink selection is this new Storia line. The inks come in bottles a bit smaller than the usual Sailor inks at just 30mL and are now available for preorder from Engeika for $13 each . ( about 43.3 cents per mL) [Aside: I rea...

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Further Reading February 28, 2015
Reviews Inkdependence reviewed Toucan Viole t, a light purple with low saturation. FpQuest reviewed Montblanc Corn Poppy Red and received the Nexus pen from Kickstarter . I'm beginning to regret that I passed that one up. Pentulant reviewed Noodler's Hunter...

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Further Reading February 6, 2015
I apologize for not posting an actual review this week, and since I'll be away all weekend, the earliest I could post one is the middle of next week. Tina at Fueled By Clouds and Coffee is currently doing a weekly series of posts on nibs that provide altern...

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Diamine 150th Anniversary Inks Overview
To help you decide whether these inks are worth your time, I put together a quick overview of each. 1. 1864 Blue Black This ink is by far my least-liked in this set because the color isn't anything special: it's just another blue -black. It also has issues ...

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Resources
I plan to add to this list as I discover new retailers, so it never will be quite finished. Online Retailers US: Amazon (not an affiliate link) Anderson Pens   Classic Fountain Pens  (Nibs.com) Goulet Pens  Hyatt's  JetPens Paradise Pen Passion4Pens Peyton ...

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Noodler's Neponset Quick Look
My Noodler's Neponset arrived yesterday, so here are a few quick pictures. The three-tine music nib A writing sample The Vishnu Victory nib is very flexible, but extreme force is required to show any variation, and railroading is all too common. One trick t...

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Currently Inked Pens - October 28, 2014
From left to right: Pelikan M200 - J. Herbin Ambre de Birmanie Montblanc Carrera - Noodler's Black Parker Vacumatic - J. Herbin Ambre de Birmanie ST Dupont D Line - Pelikan Edelstein Topaz Visconti Rembrandt - Levenger Blue Bahama Parker Vacumatic - Pelikan...

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Levenger Blazing Sunset Review
Specifications The top of the cap Manufacturer: Levenger Color : Orange MSRP : $12 Actual   Price : $12, but often on sale for $10 Amount   of   Ink : 50mL Cost   per   mL : 24 ¢ Bottle:  Glass with an included inkwell for easier filling Where   to Buy : On...

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J. Herbin Rouge Opera Review
Specifications Manufacturer : J. Herbin Alternate Name(s) : Opera Red Color : Pink MSRP : $5 Actual   Price : $4-$5 Price   I   paid : 3 Euros Amount   of   Ink : 10mL Cost   per   ml : 50 ¢ Bottle:  Small glass bottle; difficult to fill from Where   to Buy...

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Sailor Converter Disassembly
Recently, I was cleaning Noodler's Black out of my Sailor 1911S to fill it with Levenger Cobalt Blue. After flushing the pen several times, the water coming out was still black, so I decided to disassemble the pen completely to hasten the cleaning. Hopefull...
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