Currently Inked #22 | 17 November 2016

This episode of Currently Inked in sponsored by Vanness Pens at Vanness Pens is currently featuring the lovely Montegrappa Fortuna Mosaico at their store. This lovely writing instrument comes in vibrant colors (the Turquoise-colored Barcelona, the light blue Marrakesh, and the black and white Roma) in the distinctive Montegrappa Fortuna style.

The microphone I used for this week’s episode of Currently Inked was experiencing some interference, and the audio drops out in a few places during this episode. Sorry!

  • 0:55 – Who do you think makes the best factory, out of the box nibs in various sizes?
  • 4:20 – How many pens from your core collection would exchange for plane tickets and tickets to Hamilton?
  • 5:00 – How do you pick the best pen for formalwear
  • 7:30 – Currently Inked #1 – Pilot Custom Heritage 823 w/ Iroshizuku Yama-guri
  • 10:17 – The pen store I visited didn’t clean out the pen I dip-tested. Should I be worried about that?
  • 12:20 – What do you recommend for a really wet, really smooth pen out of the box inexpensively
  • 15:00 – Sponsor: Vanness Pens
  • 17:45 – Do you have Lamy Dark Lilac Ink?
  • 19:20 – Currently Inked #2 – Tibaldi Impero w/ Sailor Bungbox Sapphire
  • 21:45 – What’s the deal with Reverse Writing?
  • 24:45 – Currently Inked #3 – Delta The Journal w/ Bril Turquoise
  • 26:30 – Are there other manufacturers or pens with soft fine nibs?
  • 28:45 – Did you write the music for The Pen Habit and where do you get the sound effects?