Currently Inked #37 – All About Ink #1

In this episode, I answer (or pretend to answer) several of your questions about inks.

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  • 00:33 – What is the worst that can happen if I use an “unsafe” ink in my recently restored vintage pens. (For more about ink pH, see this article:
  • 03:15 – How vital is it that I use bulletproof inks?
    • Platinum Classic¬†Inks
    • KWZ Iron Gall
    • De Atramentis Document Inks
    • Scribe’s Inks
    • Rohrer & Klingner Inks (Scabiosa, Salix)
  • 6:50 – Diamine Autumn Oak vs. Noodler’s Apache Sunset
  • 11:10 – Are the Diamine 150th Anniversary Inks going to stick around?
  • 14:30 – Is Cross Violet the same as Pelikan 4001 Violet?