Tag: Flex

(18 Feb 2018) Correction: In both the video and written review, I mentioned that the Himalaya takes standard international cartridges and converters. It does not. It uses a different style converter, and I was not able to identify the type. …

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“What is the best flex nib out there?” It’s a question I get all. the. time…in various flavors (best flex under $100, best modern flex, best vintage flex, etc…) It’s an impossible question to answer, but one that I suspect …

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A great deal of the information in this review came from Richard Binder’s Article, “Profile: The Eversharp Skyline Family”  and Jim Mamoulides Pentrace article, “The Eversharp Skyline Nib: The Flex, the Stiff, and the Manifold.”  Please click through to read …

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Early in 2017, word of a new flexible nib from the Italian manufacturer Aurora started bouncing around our little community of fountain pen freaks with the virality of an Ebola outbreak. Fountain pen lovers are rabid over flex, as can …

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As a fountain pen community, we are cray-cray for nibs that flex. Any time a manufacturer talks about offering a new flexible nib, we descend like a horde of locusts to devour. And, usually, within a few weeks, we start …

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Material: Ebonite Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Gold Filling System: Pneumatic Filler Length (Capped): 149.6mm Length (Uncapped): 142.8mm Length (Posted): 193.8mm Section Diameter: 13.3mm Barrel Max Diameter: 15mm Cap Max Diameter: 18mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 44g Weight, Capped …

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Material: Cotton Resin Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Rhodium-plated Filling System: Piston Filler Length (Capped): 141mm Length (Uncapped): 129mm Length (Posted): 172mm Section Diameter: 12mm Barrel Max Diameter: 13.4mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.1mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 14g Weight, Capped (with …

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Material: Resin Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Rhodium-plated Filling System: Pilot Proprietary Cartridges/Converters Length (Capped): 139mm Length (Uncapped): 124mm Length (Posted): 158mm Section Diameter: 11.1mm Barrel Max Diameter: 12.5mm Cap Max Diameter: 16mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 14g Weight, Capped (with …

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