"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
"And the real irony is that my employer, myself, and every taxpaying entity in the US already is subsidizing medical care for "uninsured" persons in this country. An often overlooked situation is that the regulators have apparently…"
" Quite possible, as long as you aren't hormonal, lust-filled, or desperate. I generally prefer hanging out with men (there's a lot I wouldn't do in mixed company) but I get along with some women fine without trying to…"
"I'd want specifics on "homophobia" (I assume this means not a phobia, but oppression or wish to oppress or devalue).
...but I can comment on the Isms & Issues ("I&I") dividing men by this or that identity group.…"