"Your right. The pen manufacturer is going to tell you to use THEIR ink, but it's not necessary. Try Goulet Pen Company or Jetpen.com for all sorts of types of ink. Goulet Pen is good because you can actually get ink samples…"
I'm a Leftie and am just now getting seriously involved with fountain pens. When it comes to the mythical "left-handed fountain pen", I've read posts from both sides of the fence about whether or not such a thing actually exists. I seem to be doing just fine with a "regular" (aka RIGHTIE) fountain pen. Anyone else in this group a Leftie and if so, what do you use? A Leftie or a Rightie FP?See More
"I have a Schrade "Tactical Pen" that came with a fountain point. Using it quite a lot and it writes surprisingly well. Waiting for my first Jinhao to come in the mail. Anyone here a leftie and use a fountain pen, besides…"
“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More
I'm trying to build my first slingshots out of "natural forks". I've got three cedar forks, taken from a tree that fell in my yard several months ago. Hope they turn out nice. Will post pics as the work progresses on them.See More
"Why does it need to expand further into society? Why is it your responsibility to take care of me, and mine yo take care of you? How about we all take care of our own damn selves and leave everyone else alone so long as they are not hurting anyone…"
"I too made some financial mistakes in my past...
Without knowing the details (nor do I want them) of your finances it's hard to point you in a specific, calculated direction. I would start with just paying the basics first and…"
"He's a simple, hard-working, poorly educated man who doesn't want to lose his ranch and way of life to a government he sees intent on doing just that, as proven by the disappearance of the once dozens of ranches around him in the not so…"
"I don't have a problem with occasional use, hey, carbon monoxide is bad for us too, but buying in bulk hints at frequent downing of the stuff.
Yea, sugar I hear is better, just like margarine is actually worse for you than butter."
"I find it unconscionably arrogant to be so enamored with your own ideology to believe it should literally be imposed on everybody else, against their will, for their own good.
Garden-variety statism. Luckily, we have a…"
"Tim, amen to that.
A few years ago, after becoming aware that I was starving for male company, I sent an email to someone who was an acquaintance over a decade ago. He had asked me on a canoe trip together, and I have never forgot his kindness in…"