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How To Clean A Fountain Pen

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One of the most important aspects of using fountain pens is cleaning them. With regular and proper cleaning, your fountain pens should last for a very long time without any issues. Without regular and proper cleaning, you will likely experience skipping, ink flow issues and possibly even mold. If you’re new to the world of fountain pens, in this article …

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Graphilo Notebook Review

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Whenever I would read lists of paper and notebooks that people recommend, Graphilo notebooks always seemed to show up. Unfortunately, I was never able to find one when I was out shopping for paper. Although they are available on Amazon, I didn’t want to spend that kind of money just to try out a notebook. Fortunately, when I was at …

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Elia Note Notebook Review

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For those of you who like to write, the Elia Note notebook might just be a dream come true. It comes filled with an astounding 496 pages of 52gsm Tomoe River paper, so you’ll have lots of room to write (and lots of great paper to write on) before it’s time for a new notebook. I’ve already done a full review …

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Itoya Romeo Spiral Notebook Review

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There are times when you want to write your experiences, and then there are times when you want to have a writing experience. For the latter, only the finest pen, ink and paper will do. For your paper choice, I would highly recommend you consider an Itoya Romeo notebook. While they are not easy to find and certainly aren’t cheap, …

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Gift Ideas For Fountain Pen Users

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If you have a special someone in your life who is a fan of fountain pens, choosing the perfect gift for them might seem impossible. Pen users and collectors can be quite opinionated about what they like and prefer to use. I know that my wife has a really hard time buying gifts for me, either because I’m very picky …

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Minimalism Art Notebook Review

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The Minimalism Art notebook is a faux-leather clad notebook with a feel that is more luxurious than its cost. It is filled with heavy paper, has a good number of options and comes in many different colors. Is this notebook all looks or is it great for use with fountain pens as well? First Impressions The first thing I noticed …

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Kokuyo Campus Notebook Review

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The Kokuyo Campus notebook is a no-frills, fountain pen friendly notebook. Many people also consider it to be a great notebook for anyone who doesn’t want to spend a lot on nice paper. I found some for sale the last time I was in San Francisco’s Japantown and picked one up to try it out myself. Read on to hear …