1. wholewheattoast said: I’ve had two of those pens and never gotten them to flow correctly. What’s your trick?

This pen is a harsh mistress. I was pretty sure I’d end up throwing it out the window before I eventually got it to somewhat work for me. I always store it top-down to keep the ink towards the tip, which helps with the flow. I’ve found the only paper this pen really likes is smooth bristol, and even then I need to wipe off the tip every now and then because it clogs up with dust/paper/who knows what. But that said, it gets a really nice thin line and a tiny bit of variation, is refillable and totally portable. The only alternative I have to this pen are tiny microns (I draw kind of small) and the tips on those tend to get destroyed too fast for me.

Posted on Friday, December 28th at 09:34PM with 7 notes
  1. sharkskinsuit said: I have refilled the cartridges of one of these pens with Platinum Carbon Ink, seems to be a bit better flowing. Not sure about the long run but seems a bit better than the ink in the cartridges.
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