So, I’ve generally made no secret of the fact that I don’t care for pens that are not of the fountain variety. In fact, I’ve generally said, “If I can’t use a fountain pen, I won’t use a pen at …

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Fountain pens have been around for a long time, and in many ways, have moved through the product development cycle into what we in the software industry call “steady state.”  There’s generally not a ton of innovation, either in terms …

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We fountain pen people can be a particular people. (Which is different than being a peculiar people, but not always.)  We tend to be very particular about the things we like, the way we like them, and how we believe …

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00:25 – What loupe magnification do you use for nib work? 40x Jeweller’s Loupe 2:35 – Currently Inked #1 – Aurora 88 Nebulosa w/ Lamy Dark Lilac 4:00 – Why is it so hard to find the right nib size? …

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Hello, wonderful pen friends! Our December giveaway is another doozey (in the good way, of course!). A Karas Kustoms Decograph in Black with a Medium Steel Nib, courtesy of Karas Kustoms A Dee Charles Leather Two-pen Sleeve, courtesy of Pen …

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Show Notes 00:30 – Mailbag from Goldspot Pens: Sailor Kobe #4 Ijinkan Red 03:00 – Currently Inked #1: Cross Townsend Starwars “Chewbacca” pen loaned by Goldspot Pens Graf von Faber Castell Hazelnut Brown Goldspot: https://goldspot.com/products/faber-castell-hazelnut-brown-75ml-bottled-ink Vanness: https://vanness1938.com/products/faber-castell-hazelnut-brown 04:25 – Is Kenro hitting it …

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Considered by many to be a relic of days gone by, the idea of sealing your letters with wax and a stamp comes with a whole host of difficulties in our modern era of computer-sorted mail. In this video, I …

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As I approach my fifth year of doing fountain pen video reviews on YouTube and written reviews here on the Pen Habit blog, I’ve been reflecting a bit on how my personal preferences for fountain pens have changed over that …

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