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Ink Trivia - Bottles vs. cartridges/Instructions for use

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Ink Trivia Ink Bottles: Bottles vs. cartridges/Instructions for use Although it is a personal preference, there is a cost benefit factor in choosing ink bottles over ink cartridges for your fountain pen. According to research done by Noodler’s a 4.5 oz bottle of their ink has the amount of ink equal to $72.94 worth of the least costly retail ink cartridges in the world. In addition, Noodler’s Ink has a reputation for being good quality, is safe for all fountain pens and comes in a wide range of colors. Using bottled ink when you can makes sense – it is...

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Ink Trivia

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Ink Trivia The ink cartridge for fountain pens was introduced around 1950. It was a disposable, pre-filled plastic or glass cartridge designed for clean & easy insertion. They were an immediate success. The introduction of ballpoints, however, overshadowed the invention of the cartridge. Fountain pens today sell as a classic writing instrument and the original pens have become a very hot collectible. International Standard cartridges are a common pattern in use by most European and Japanese fountain pen manufacturers. Fountain pens designs will adopt one of two approaches for cartridges: proprietary designs that force you to buy that brand of...

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Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen

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Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen The newest Platinum Preppy Fountain Pen is here and ready for shipment. The latest choice is now an Ultra Fine, 0.2mm. It is available in Red, Black and Blue/Black. This is the perfect pen for sketches and taking notes. There was minimal scratchiness when writing with this pen. The price point is very reasonable for a re-fillable fountain pen. The variety of colors makes them great for drawing and the see-through barrels lets you know the exact ink level.The Preppy is still available in the Fine, 0.3mm, and Medium, 0.5mm. There is also the highlighter and...

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