Currently Inked #29 | 15 January 2017


This episode of Currently Inked is brought to you by Vanness Pens at http://vanness1938.com.

  • 00:45 – Mailbag
  • 4:35 – Why are plastic pens generally more expensive than metal pens?
  • 11:10 – Currently Inked #1 – Waterman Carene Gunmetal with Montblanc Leo Tolstoy Sky Blue
  • 13:55 – How helpful would it be to have a standarized scale for nib gauges?
  • 17:20 – Why do people talk about posting the pen to improve its balance?
  • 22:25 – Currently Inked #2 – Visconti Divina Metropolitan – Robert Oster Jade
  • 24:40 – What A5-sized, dot grid notebooks do you recommend?
  • 27:00 – How do you get a full fill in a vac-filled pen when the bottle starts to get empty.
  • 29:05 – How did you modify the feel or your Aurora Optima by re-inserting the nib differently?
  • 31:05 – Currently Inked #3 – Xezo Eternal Flame – with Monteverde California Teal
  • 32:40 – How come so many pens have metal sections?
  • 34:00 – How comfortable would you be having your favorite expensive round nibs ground to cursive italics?

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