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Fountain Pen Ink Trivia

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Fountain pen ink is a water-based ink intended for use with fountain pens.Because fountain pens operate on the principle of capillary action, ink for them is almost exclusively dye-based. Pigment inks (which contain solid pigment particles in a liquid suspension) tend to clog the narrow passages of the pens. Some pigmented inks do exist for fountain pens, but these are uncommon. The ideal fountain pen ink is free-flowing, free of sediment, and non-corrosive. These qualities may be compromised in the interests of permanence, manufacturability, and in order to use some widely available dyes.Most fountain pen manufacturers also provide a brand...

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Lamy Safari

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A travel companion who is fun, strong, vibrant and flexible; meet the durable and affordable Lamy Safari. Available in wide choice of nibs and colors, Lamy Safari easily fits in whichever category you want it to; Be it Everyday Pens - Luxury Pens - Fine Writing Instruments – Gift Pens – Ink Pens; simply because it’s one of the best pens from LAMY.Overall Rating: 7.25/10Price Range: $21.60 - $37.00Where to buy it: http://penboutique.com/m-158-lamy-safari.aspxComfortable to hold, efficient to write with, a sense of balance, easy cleaning, and hassle free refilling, the Lamy Safari is the pen that can compete well with...

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Lamy Fountain Pen Price Changes.

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Looks like Lamy is going to raise their prices for the fountain pens by $2.50. They have already increased the price of the lamy ballpoint, rollerball and pencils. It is a tough walk in this economy. We do sell a lot of Lamy pens since it is one of the best bargain for the money and one of the best starter pens you can find around.

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Let the season begin….

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If there is one thing Americans are relatively modest about, it’s our sports teams. The Olympics, for example, are always a popular, but never fanatical, success. We go, we cheer passionately, we make sure we come home with the most medals (or at the very least more than China), we produce a few athletic starlets, and then we come home, safe and secure in our international athletic dominance. This of course isn’t to say that we aren’t fiercely proud of our athletes and the years of hard work and dedication they put toward their sports. The Fab Five are certified...

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