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Fountain Pen Cartridge Compatibility Chart

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​Are you looking to diversify your fountain pen collection, but want to continue using your favorite ink cartridges? Acquiring a new fountain pen is an exciting and rewarding experience. There’s no better feeling than immediately charging a fresh, pristine pen with a preferred ink brand or color. ​Refer to our fountain pen cartridge compatibility chart […]

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Pen Refill Guide

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​Ballpoin​t Pen RefillFountain Pen RefillRollerball Pen Refill ​Ballpoint Pen Refill​Ballpoint pens are the most common writing instrument used today. For ink to flow, pressure is put on the metal tip (or ballpoint). The tip rotates, coating the ball, and transfers ink to paper. Ballpoints use oil-based ink, which is thick, dries faster, and smears less. […]

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Why Use a Fountain Pen

Why Use a Fountain Pen?

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​Why use a fountain pen when you have every digital and technological instrument available to you? ​In this modern day and age, using a fountain pen might seem like a giant leap backwards ​in time.After all, who uses fountain pens these days? People are barely writing, let alone, writing with a fountain pen. ​It might come […]

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Flying With Fountain Pens: 9 Things You Should Know Before Take Off

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Favorite book. Packed.Favorite journal. Packed in the carry-on.  Favorite fountain pen to go with it? Wait! Can we bring fountain pens on airplanes? Good question. After all, fountain pens are known to leak on airplanes. And what about traveling with ​bottled ink or ink cartridges? Flying with fountain pens can be a confusing affair. Below we’ve cleared up […]

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Fountain Pens in Movies and TV

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18 Examples of Fountain Pens in Movies and TV Fountain pens can be more than just fine writing instruments; they are emblems of status, education, and wealth. Film and television producers (more specifically their creative staff) put a lot of time, thought, and effort into major decisions like whether or not to outfit a character […]

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How to Write With a Foutain Pen Left-handed

How to Write With a Fountain Pen Left-Handed

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​How to Write With a Fountain Pen Left-Handed Are you a left-handed writer living in a right-hander’s world?  Lefties have been conforming to righties throughout their lives – elementary school scissors, beginners baseball gloves, college desks, and bumping elbows with righties at the dinner table. But fortunately, this isn’t true in every instance. Lefties – […]

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How to Remove Fountain Pen Ink from Hands

How to Remove Fountain Pen Ink from Hands

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​When writing with a fountain pen, getting ink on your hands is an unexpected mishap. Although fountain pens do not significantly leak unless there is internal damage, even the most experienced connoisseurs can spill bottled ink during a refill or smudge a freshly written sentence. Removing fountain pen ink from your hands doesn’t have to […]

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How to Clean a Fountain Pen

​How to Clean a Fountain PenA fountain pen is a wonderful tool, but it must be cared for in order to work properly. Cleaning a fountain pen regularly will ensure the pen’s longevity and a lifetime of use and enjoyment.​While there are several types of fountain pens, the cleaning process is essentially the same across […]

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How To Store a Fountain Pen

How to Store a Fountain Pen

How to Store a Fountain Pen​Storing a fountain pen correctly is an essential part of maintenance and care. Improper storage can cause leakage, or damage to the tube, feeder, and/or nib. Throughout this article we provide several solutions as to how to store a fountain pen, whether it be for home, office, or during travel. […]

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