Currently Inked 38 – Troubleshooting

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In this episode, we dive into a bit of troubleshooting on specific pens.

  • 00:45 – Visconti Van Gogh with Ink Starvation
  • 04:15 – Faber Castel Loom that leaks between the grip and the barrel
  • 07:05 – Aligning Pelikan Nib Unit
  • 9:45 – Converter leaking behind the piston
  • Pilgrim

    Potential FAQ: The jump in price from steel-nibbed pens to gold-nibbed pens seems a bit steep. Why are gold-nibbed pens worth so much more than steel-nibbed pens?
    Keep up the great work, Matt!