Currently Inked #17 | 13 October 2016


This episode of Currently Inked is sponsored by Vanness Pens, featuring the newly-priced Aurora Optima.  For the month of October, you can get an extra 10% off the price of an Aurora Optima when you use the coupon code PENHABIT at checkout.

  • 3:25 – My nib is scratchy on the upstrokes
  • 7:20 – Do you prefer the Ogiva Alba or Ogiva Paragon? Brown Arco or Green Arco?
  • 8:50 – Currently Inked #1 – Xezo Architect
  • 10:20 – What are some dos and don’ts for vintage pens?
  • 17:15 – Sponsor: Vanness Pens
  • 18:40 – Why does my ink/pen/paper behave differently from day to day?
  • 20:20 – Currently Inked #2 – Edison Menlo
  • 24:10 – Ballpoint or fountain pen for a hot island
  • 24:40 – What is your favorite ink / least favorite of all time.
  • 25:20 – What inks are must-buy for new fountain pen users.
  • 27:40 – With all the pens, how much time do you get to spend with the times you love.
  • 30:10 – Currently Inked #3 – Carolina Pen Company Urushi pen
  • 33:10 – Is there a waterproof blue inks that you like.
  • 34:20 –  Have you spent much time using Romillo fountain pens
  • 35:22 – My Montblanc 149 runs dry really quickly, and the piston doesn’t operate smoothly.
  • 37:05 –  How do you minimize your loss when selling your used pens?