Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Pilot Custom 742 repaired yet again!


  1. Dear Monboddo,

    Great blog!

    I come here from FPN's http://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/topic/305492-purple-ink-comparison/

    Sorry about the goings on there.

    I was born with left as the primary hand but a relative forcibly changed it to right, at the age of 7-8 years. Before that, I am told, my handwriting was really good and cursive was my favourite activity.

    Right now, I cannot, at times, my own handwriting!

    However, I try. I have this rOtring Initial Fine nib. (https://rahuldoes.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/rotring/)

    They have sent me another pen, thankfully.

    I have recently ordered from CultPens.com, a (https://www.cultpens.com/i/q/FC24876/faber-castell-basic-fountain-pen-black-leather)in Medium nib. I was going for Broad but a friend suggested otherwise, citing the blotting, considering that this is going to be my primary pen. It shall run on Diamine's Imperial Purple.

    Thanks for the blog.

    Keep the good work up.



    P.S. Could you please post a video of you writing? I am so curious to know that how you make those variations.

    1. Thanks for your kind words. The video idea sounds intriguing...


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