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  • Waterman Carène | Fountain Pen Review

    Waterman Carène | Fountain Pen Review

    In the world of fountain pens, there is perhaps no name more venerable than Waterman. Founded in 1884, the company was, in many ways, at the forefront of the evolution of the fount ...

  • Classic Pens LB3 Jupiter | Fountain Pen Review

    Classic Pens LB3 Jupiter | Fountain Pen Review

    I have, in the course of my fountain pen reviewing career, often reviewed pens that most would consider to be in the price range most people would consider “insane.” (For many, eve ...

  • Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

    Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

    I put off cleaning out my pens for about two months straight. I finally had to break down and clean them out before heading to the Chicago pen show! SOURCE:http://penhabit.com/2017 ...

  • Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

    Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

    I’ve been reviewing/talking about Aurora Pens a lot lately. It’s no secret I’m a big fan of a lot of their pens. This pen, however, may be my favorite of all the Aurora pens I’ve t ...

Waterman Carène | Fountain Pen Review

Waterman Carène | Fountain Pen Review

In the world of fountain pens, there is perhaps no name more venerable than Waterman. Founded in 1884, the company was, in many ways, at the forefront of the evolution of the foun ...

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Classic Pens LB3 Jupiter | Fountain Pen Review

Classic Pens LB3 Jupiter | Fountain Pen Review

I have, in the course of my fountain pen reviewing career, often reviewed pens that most would consider to be in the price range most people would consider “insane.” (For many, ev ...

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Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

Time for a Bath | Cleaning my pens

I put off cleaning out my pens for about two months straight. I finally had to break down and clean them out before heading to the Chicago pen show! SOURCE:http://penhabit.com/201 ...

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Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

Aurora 88 Nebulosa | Pen Précis

I’ve been reviewing/talking about Aurora Pens a lot lately. It’s no secret I’m a big fan of a lot of their pens. This pen, however, may be my favorite of all the Aurora pens I’ve ...

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Top 5 Pens under $100 for Season 4

Top 5 Pens under $100 for Season 4

The fountain pen hobby can be disastrously expensive for those who us who lack self-control (or any semblance of common sense.)  Not everyone will jump from a $60 to a $600 pen in ...

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Top 5 Workhorse Pens for Season 4

Top 5 Workhorse Pens for Season 4

Sometimes, people just want a pen–one pen–that is high quality, writes like a champ, and will last a lifetime. They’re willing to pay a good sum of money for that pen, and they wa ...

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Sunday Notes and Links – February 5,2017

Sunday Notes and Links – February 5,2017

My fountain pen usage was up a bit this week. I journaled at least one page each night and returned to a normal level of work related note taking. InCoWriMo has been a complete fa ...

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Ink  Pen Notes: Sheaffer PFM I with Montblanc LuckyOrange

Ink Pen Notes: Sheaffer PFM I with Montblanc LuckyOrange

It’s been awhile since I flushed a fountain pen of ink before I’ve written it dry. I’ve been writing them dry unless they become annoying to use. My vintage Sheaffer PFM I with it ...

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Sunday Notes and Links – February 26,2017

Sunday Notes and Links – February 26,2017

All the same fountain pens and ink as last Sunday A lot of fountain pen usage this week when compared to my normal week. I mixed up the usage among my 11 inked pens so none were w ...

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Field Notes ForSale

Field Notes ForSale

I’ve been working to reduce the clutter around the apartment. I finally got to my box (well, one of them) of pocket notebooks. I decided to put a few that were still in the shrink ...

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