The Nib Section
68 - Esterbroook 3.0

68 - Esterbroook 3.0

November 27, 2020

We take a close look at the second attempt to revive a historic US pen brand, Esterbrook Pens, and review three pens from its current lineup. Tav and Di also chat to Ryan from Kenro Industries, the company which currently owns the venerable Esterbrook brand. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT 

 

 

01:23—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: Esterbrook Estie Oversized Sparkle Tanzanite EF w/ Waterman Serenity Blue 

Tav: TWSBI Vac-700R Iris w/ Taccia Ao 

Diana: Esterbrook Camden Composition Black to School Black F w/ Caran d’Ache Blue Night 

 

05:06—Esterbrook Pens 

 

For the next company that wants to revive a beloved pen brand. - Leigh Reyes 

Esterbrook Pens - Pen Economics 

 

10:18—Interview: Ryan Sirignano 

 

Esterbrook Estie OS Sparkle 

Kenro Industries 

Fountain Pen Day 

Fountain Pen Hospital 

Fahrney’s Pens 

Dromgoole’s 

Bittner 

Custom Nib Studio 

McKenzie Penworks 

Esterbrook Estie - Esterbrook Pens 

Acutron Watches 

The Herbert Pen Company 

Pulp Addiction 

Peters of Kensington 

Podstar reusable coffee pods 

The Sunday Read: ‘David’s Ankles’ 

 

1:18:52—Esterbrook Revival 

 

Esterbrook Fountain Pens - Pulp Addiction 

Tav reviews the JR Pocket Pen Capri Blue B 

Sharyn reviews the Estie OS Sparkle Tanzanite EF 

Diana reviews the Camden Composition Black to School Black F 

Episode 50 - Tuned to Order 

Episode 7 - QC Controversies: Nakaya, Visconti, TWSBI 

 

2:08:32—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Sharyn Zha, Taveet Sinanian and Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Ryan Sirignano.
Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

67 - Pencil-like Feedback

67 - Pencil-like Feedback

November 13, 2020

Sharyn and Diana review the new Faber-Castell Hexo, and discuss Faber-Castell pens in general. We also interview Michael Karakatsanis of Faber-Castell Australia. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT 

  

 

00:48—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: Faber-Castell Hexo Rose M 

Diana: Faber-Castell Hexo Black F 

 

04:35—Interview: Michael Karakatsanis 

 

Faber-Castell Australia 

IG: @fabercastellaustralia 

Facebook:  Faber-Castell 

Connector Pens - Faber-Castell 

Pen of the Years - Graf von Faber-Castell 

POTY 2020 Sparta - Graf von Faber-Castell 

Nature’s Luxury POTY - Graf von Faber-Castell 

Limited Edition Snakewood - Graf von Faber-Castell 

 

26:16—Review: Faber-Castell Hexo Fountain Pen 

 

Graf von Faber-Castell Guilloche - LarryPOST 

Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Ebony - Peters of Kensington 

Faber-Castell Ondoro - LarryPOST 

Faber-Castell Loom Metallic Gray - Officeworks 

Graf von Faber-Castell Tamitio Black - Appelboom 

Graf von Faber-Castell Intuition Platino Ebony - UK Fountain Pens 

Graf von Faber-Castell Intuition Cannelé (Fluted) Ivory - Graf von Faber-Castell 

Faber-Castell Ambition - LarryPOST 

Faber-Castell e-Motion - LarryPOST 

Faber-Castell Essentio - Faber-Castell 

Faber-Castell Hexo Rose Fountain Pen - Pen City 

Faber-Castell 9000 3B - Officeworks 

Graf von Faber-Castell Limited Edition Elemento Olive Wood - Graf von Faber-Castell 

 

1:09:57—Recommendations 

 

The Long Night 

Street Food Icons - Munchies 

The Thai Food Queen of Texas - Munchies 

Life in Quarantine - Munchies 

DEE DEE - Northeastern Thai Street Food 

 

1:17:15—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Sharyn Zha and Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Michael Karakatsanis.
Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

66 - Mountain of Ink

66 - Mountain of Ink

October 30, 2020

Invoke her name three times and she will appear! Our favourite ink reviewer/blogger, Kelli from Mountain of Ink, is our guest this episode. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Kelli (@mountainofink).

 

 

FORMAT 

 

00:52—Introduction: Kelli (Mountain of Ink) 

 

Mountain of Ink 

Noodler’s Ahab - The Goulet Pen Co 

Diamine Marine - The Goulet Pen Co 

 

03:29—WWAWW 

 

Kelli: Lamy Safari w/ Kobe 23 Nagata Blue 

Sharyn: Sailor ProGear Realo Tenku Mugen 

 

05:03—Kelli (cont.)

 

Taroko Enigma A5 Dotted - TarokoShop 

Taroko Breeze A5 Notebook - TarokoShop 

Review: Nanami Crossfield - Mountain of Ink 

Some words on Tomoe River. - Musubi 

MD Notebook Cotton - Midori JP 

Overjoyed 

Musubi A5 Folio Notebooks - Musubi 

Bank Paper - Musubi 

Mabie Todd Swan S2 - Flex & Other Follies 

Sailor x Wancher ProGear Shamrock Green - Thomas Bates 

Sailor ProGear Kure Azur - Bookbinders Design 

KWZ Butterscotch - Mountain of Ink 

Pelikan M620 City Series - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M605 White Transparent - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M405 White Transparent - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M600 Violet - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M600 Turquoise - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M600 Pink - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M600 Vibrant Orange - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan M600 Vibrant Green - Pelikan Collectibles 

Pelikan M600 White Tortoise - Pelikan Collectibles 

Aurora Optima - The Pen Addict 

Conklin Duragraph - The Gentleman Stationer 

Kelli’s top 5: Sailor, Pilot Iroshizuku, Diamine, Robert Oster, Monteverde 

Shigure Inks 

Vanness Pen Shop 

Montblanc Blue Palette - @thenibsection 

Ferris Wheel Press Inks - Ferris Wheel Press 

Ink Palettes - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Manyo Haha - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Manyo Nekoyanagi - Mountain of Ink 

Papier Plume Lake Michigan Summer - Mountain of Ink 

Dual Shaders - Mountain of Ink 

Waterman Ink - Mountain of Ink 

Lamy Dark Lilac - Mountain of Ink 

Parker Penman Sapphire - Mountain of Ink 

Noodler’s Black - Mountain of Ink 

Favourites - Mountain of Ink 

Platinum Carbon Black - Mountain of Ink 

 

1:00:50—Recommendations 

 

Half Baked Harvest Cookbook 

Esterbrook Estie 

Midori MD A5 Codex 1-Day-1-Page 

 

1:03:22—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Sharyn Zha. 

Recording and editing: Sharyn Zha and Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Kelli.

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

65 - The Colour of C-sharp Minor

65 - The Colour of C-sharp Minor

October 16, 2020

The special guest this episode is harpist, goldsmith, nib expert, and all round Renaissance woman, Anabelle Hiller. She talks to Diana about the journey to creating her masterpiece fountain pen, The Symphony. 

 

This episode features Diana (@thegrynne) and Anabelle (@stringsandpedals and Opus Cineris). 

 

 

FORMAT 

 

04:21—“The Symphony” Fountain Pen 

 

Anabelle’s previous appearances on TNS: Episode 30, Episode 50 

Fountain Pen Companion Podcast 

Appelboom
The Symphony - @stringsandpedals 

SBREBrown 

Jack Row 

Monteverde Passion Burgundy - Mountain of Ink 

Gustav Mahler 

Alfred Roller 

Arts and Crafts movement 

Art Nouveau 

How Wassily Kandinsky’s synaesthesia changed art - The Telegraph 

Peter Bock AG 

 

1:05:01—WWAWW 

 

Anabelle: Parker Premier 

Diana: Namiki Yukari Cormorant M w/ Troublemaker Foxglove 

 

1:08:49—Listener questions 

 

Montblanc James Purdey LE 81 - The Firearm Blog 

1:31:09—Recommendations 

Jane the Virgin 

Saying Goodbye to Elizabeth Suzann - NYT 

The True Cost of Brands Not Paying for Orders During the COVID-19 Crisis - Forbes 

 

1:43:31—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Anabelle Hiller. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

64 - A Preppy Went to Uni

64 - A Preppy Went to Uni

October 2, 2020

After an unplanned hiatus, the Nib Section is back, baby! We review some new acquisitions, including the Platinum Curidas, and discuss recent developments in the fountain pen world, including the shake-up at Sailor. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Diana (@thegrynne) and Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi). 

 

 

FORMAT 

 

7:47—WWAWW 

 

Tav: Ancora Casein LE for Fahrney's w/ De Atramentis Hyacinth 

Sharyn: Lamy CP1 Platinum w/ Lamy Blue 

Diana: Platinum Curidas Clear 

Image on FB 

New Lamy Dialog Cc 

 

31:00—Feedback 

 

Rohrer & Klingner SketchINK - Parkablogs 

Rohrer & Klingner Alt-Goldgrun - Mountain of Ink 

@violetinverness 

39:15—How we’ve been using pens during the pandemic 

 

Noodler’s Baystate Cape Cod Cranberry - Pulp Addiction 

Pilot Petit 2 (felt-tip) - Bunbougu 

Sailor Manyo Haha - Bookbinders Design 

Sailor Manyo Nekoyanagi - Bookbinders Design 

Sailor Ink Studio 123 - Bookbinders Design 

YaChing Style Bellflower 

Sailor Jentle Fuji-musume - Mountain of Ink 

 

58:49—Shake-up at Sailor 

 

Tokyo Inklings - Emergency 1: Sailor Plus 

Tokyo Inklings - Emergency 2: Sailor Minus 

Sailor new Ink Studio releases - @nagasawa_umeda 

Troublemaker Kelp Tea - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Discontinues 6 Jentle Inks - Anderson Pens Blog 

Sailor Pro Gear Slim Mini - Goulet Pens 

Sailor 1911 Profit Junior - PenSachi 

Sailor ProColor 500 - Oh Fountain Pens 

Cross Peerless 125 - Peters of Kensington 

1:11:53—How customers and manufacturers are responding to covid 

 

1:20:58—Recommendations 

 

Indian Matchmaking 

Selling Sunset 

How To Make Everything 

Machine Dynasty - Madeline Ashby 

 

1:31:53—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Sharyn Zha, Tav Sinanian, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

63 - Quarantine Diaries

63 - Quarantine Diaries

March 20, 2020

First week of self isolation for us in Sydney! Already there is domestic strife brewing in the Sharyn and Sebbie household. Is this our new normal for the foreseeable future? How are two Australians and a Hongkonger keeping themselves happy and occupied during these crazy times. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Diana (@thegrynne) and Leo (@inquisitivequill). 

 

 

FORMAT 

 

02:38—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: ST Dupont Olympio L Palladium Diamondhead w/ GvFC Moss Green 

Leo: Parker 75 Laque XF w/ Sailor Oku-yama 

Diana: Pilot Custom 845 Vermilion M w/ PenBBS 372 

 

09:03—Feedback 

 

10:25—Staying Connected, Staying Invested 

 

Nakaya 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Aka-tamenuri with Kuro-tamenuri strings rolled Fountain Pen - Aesthetic Bay 

Nakaya 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Kuro-roiro with Silver strings rolled Fountain Pen - Aesthetic Bay 

Pilot Custom Urushi Blue Maruzen Special - reddit 

Platinum Curidas - The Clicky Post 

Stalogy Editor's Series 365Days Notebook - JetPens 

40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimania Edition) 

41 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (A Happy Cut of the Tine Edition) 

Sailor Manyo Inks - Bookbinders Design 

Pilot “Vest Type” - @inquisitivequill 

KWZ Standard Green #2 - Vanness 

Pineider Leather 12 Pen Case - Pen & Ink 

 

58:54—Recommendations 

 

Joe Hisashi - Dream Songs: The Essential Joe Hisashi 

Logic Grid Puzzles 

Coronacast 

Baumgartner Restoration 

 

1:06:46—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

62 - Draw It Your Way

62 - Draw It Your Way

March 6, 2020

More and more people are using fountain pens not just to write with, but to draw and make art! Diana speaks to Teoh (Parkablogs) and Jaspreet (Jazzorilla) about what makes fountain pens such a flexible and personalisable tool for art-making. 

 

This episode features Diana (@thegrynne) with special guests Teoh Yi Chie (@parkablogs) and Jaspreet Singh (@jazzorilla). 

 

 

FORMAT 

 

01:09—Interview: Teoh Yi Chie 

 

Parkablogs 

Parkablogs on Youtube 

@parkablogs 

Artist Review: Pelikan M200 (Fine Nib) Fountain Pen - Parkablogs 

Review: SketchINK by Rohrer & Klingner - Parkablogs 

Episode 16: Paint With All the Colours of the Wind 

Review: Platinum Carbon Ink - Parkablogs 

Comparison of Fude nib fountain pens for drawing - Parkablogs 

Indigraph - The fountain pen that uses India ink - Parkablogs 

Review: Duke 209 Calligraphy Fountain Pen with Fude Nib - Parkablogs 

Review: Sailor Cross Emperor Nib Fountain Pen  - Parkablogs 

Limited Palette - Parkablogs 

Urban Sketchers Singapore Facebook Group 

Episode 61 - Ocean of Ink 

 

30:56—Interview: Jaspreet Singh 

 

@jazzorilla 

@thenibstudio 

Galen Leather 

Elia Note 

Urban Sketchers Delhi Facebook Group (@urbansketchersdelhi

Ode to the Franklin-Christoph Needlepoint Nib - The Pentastic 

The 100 Heads Challenge - Confessions of an Art Addict 

@leighreyes 

@potterandpens 

Opus 88 - The Desk Bandit 

Regalia Writing Labs (@reachingralph

Fountain Pen Association of India 

The India Pen Show 

Airmail Pen Co. 

Ranga Pens 

ASA Pens 

Lotus Pens 

Kanwrite 

Urushi Studio India 

Fosfor Pens (@fosforpens

 

1:39:01—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guests: Teoh Yi Chie, Jaspreet Singh. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

61 - Ocean of Ink

61 - Ocean of Ink

February 21, 2020

In a revisit of the topic of fountain pen ink, we discuss trends and innovations that we’ve seen in the last couple of years, and speculate on what the future could hold for the industry. Ana Csiky returns to fill Diana in on the new and exciting ink makers from Asia. 

 

This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne). Special guest is Ana Csiky (@inkantadora).

 

 

FORMAT 

 

00:40—WWAWW 

 

Diana: Sailor Profit KOP Ebonite King Eagle w/ Kyo-no-oto Hisoku 

Chuck: Pilot x Maruzen “Lemon” 

Sharyn: Graf von Faber-Castell Classic Snakewood w/ GvFC Cobalt Blue 

 

07:44—News 

 

Platinum Curidas - Platinum 

Life Kappan - Dymocks 

Hobonichi Plain Notebook - Hobonichi 

 

13:10—Ink Redux 

 

Episode 6 - Fountain Pen Inks 101 

J Herbin Kyanite du Nepal - Mountain of Ink 

J Herbin Amethyste De L'Oural - Mountain of Ink 

Organics Studio Nitrogen Royal Blue - Mountain of Ink 

Diamine Skull & Roses - Mountain of Ink 

Diamine Jalur Gemilang - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Ink Studio 123 - The Well-Appointed Desk 

Troublemaker Abalone - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Manyo Fountain Pen Inks - Bookbinders Design 

Tono and Lims Phosphophyllite - @inkykatwrites 

3Oysters DIY My Color Kit - Mountain of Ink 

Platinum Mixable Ink - Platinum 

Sailor Storia - LarryPOST 

Mixing my 500 HOLO Nail Polishes Together! What Will Happen?! - Simply Nailogical 

State of the Union 2019: Fountain Pen Ink - Macchiato Man 

Ink House Collection by KWZ - @inkhousehongkong 

Aurora 100th Anniversary Ink Set - Nibsmith 

Montblanc Elixir Parfumeur Vetiver Green - Montblanc 

Standard Bindery Ink - Standard Bindery 

 

1:01:18—Listeners’ Ink Questions 

 

Sailor Jentle Yama-dori - Mountain of Ink 

Sailor Jentle Tokiwa-matsu - Mountain of Ink 

Bungubox Sweet Potato Purple - Mountain of Ink 

Lamy Pacific Blue (Turquoise) - Mountain of Ink 

Bungubox Hatsukoi “First Love” Sapphire - The Gentleman Stationer 

Sailor Ink Studio 740 - Desk Bandit 

Toucan Gold - Mountain of Ink 

Private Reserve American Blue -  Penrarian 

 

1:18:26—Interview: Ana Csiky (Inkantadora) 

 

@inkantadora 

Sailor Ink Studio 162 - The Well-Appointed Desk 

Vinta Inks 

Troublemaker Inks 

Vinta Pastel Blue Julio 1991 - Mountain of Ink 

Vinta Mermaid Green Serena 1952 - Mountain of Ink 

Tono & Lims First Contact SE - Mountain of Ink 

KWZ Sheen Machine - Mountain of Ink 

Van Dieman’s Morning Frost - Van Diemen's Ink 

Pennonia Inks - Pennonia 

Kala - JetPens 

Kala Ink Island - Tylee Pen Shop 

Kala Ink Tribute to Neon - Tylee Pen Shop 

Kala Ink Gemstone - Tylee Pen Shop 

Juspirit 

@tonoandlims 

Noodler’s Invisible Inks - JetPens 

Monteverde Sweet Life Inks (Key Lime Pie) - Mountain of Ink 

KWZ Iron Gall Inks - Vanness 

De Atramentis Document Inks - LarryPOST 

3Oysters DIY Ink Kit (Four Seasons of Korea) - Desk Bandit 

Pelikan Edelstein Moonstone - The Pelikan’s Perch 

Pelikan Edelstein Star Ruby - Mountain of Ink 

Montblanc Elixir Parfumeur Collection - Gourmet Pens 

Jacques Herbin Scented Inks - Jacques Herbin 

Montblanc Ladies Edition Pearl - Squishy Ink 

PenBBS #111 Shanghai - FPN 

 

2:28:00—Recommendations 

 

@shuhei_nishiguchi 

Joy of Life 庆余年 

@estherquek 

Little Women (2019) 

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) 

 

2:26:15—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

60 - Pen Friends

60 - Pen Friends

February 7, 2020

To kick off 2020, we shout out some of our favourite online content creators in the pen community, and share our wishlist of guests and collaborators. We also read some listener suggestions for topics to feature this year. 

 

This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

01:28—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: Pilot Vanishing Point Tropical Turquoise 

Diana: Franklin-Christoph 19 Black & Creme F SIG w/ Caran d’Ache Magnetic Blue 

Chuck: Aurora Optima Resin Yellow CEF 

 

05:24—Reviews 

 

06:59—Pen Friends 

 

The Pen Addict Pen Friends 

Mountain of Ink (IG: @mountainofink

Leigh Reyes (IG: @leighpod

@nagasawapenstyleden 

@nagasawa_umeda 

The Gentleman Stationer (IG: @gentlemanstationer

Parkablogs (IG: @parkablogs, Youtube: Teoh Yi Chie

@inkywanderings 

@nibsandflourishes 

Fude Fan (IG: @fudefan

@yellowpress 

@oliveleafcalli 

@inquisitivequill 

Appelboom Pennen 

Top 3 Pens of Chuck (The Nib Section Podcast) - Appelboom Pennen 

@ink_numa 

Macchiato Man (IG: @macchiatoman.official

State of the Union 2019: Fountain Pen Ink - Macchiato Man 

@yellowpenman 

@bokumondoh 

Bushimen (IG: @bushimen_

@attilasultis 

Jose Naranja (IG: @jose_naranja

 

35:47—The Guest Wishlist 

 

Fountain Pen Companion Podcast 

@stringsandpedals 

@inkantadora 

@urbanhafner 

@danimad 

@penaddict 

@wonderpens 

Indy Pen Dance 

 

49:58—Listeners’ Suggestions 

 

Lamy Pico Lx Rosegold 

Graf von Faber-Castell POTY 2020 Sparta 

Frank Underwater 

Episode 36 - Hopes and Predictions for 2019 

Index of TNS topics up to December 2019 

Stationery Wiki 

 

1:09:41—Recommendations 

 

@incorrectcqlsub 

'Succession' Composer Breaks Down His Scoring Process in 'Moonlight,' 'The King' & More - Vanity Fair 

'Succession' Composer Breaks Down the Theme Song - Vanity Fair 

@spendwiththem 

The Nanny 

 

1:22:28—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

59 - End of Year Q&A (2019 Edition)

59 - End of Year Q&A (2019 Edition)

December 20, 2019

The hosts discuss their fountain pen highlights of the year, what they’re looking forward to in 2020, and answer some listener questions. 

 

This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Brian (@briansaputro) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

01:11—WWAWW 

 

Diana: Nakaya Decapod Twist in Heki-tamenuri SM w/ Diamine Bach  

Sharyn: Franklin-Christoph 65 Diamondcast Blue F SIG w/ Robert Oster Flaming Blue 

Brian: Pilot Kakuno Clear with maki-e converter 

Chuck: Aurora Optima Sole BB w/ Akkerman Gele Oker Van Frans 

 

05:15—News 

 

09:00—Fountain Pen Highlight of the Year 

 

Episode 51 - The Ones That Got Away (Sydney Pen Show Edition) 

Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimania Edition) 

Episode 41 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (A Happy Cut of the Tine Edition) 

Episode 52 - Audrey Matteson, Nib Doctor 

Episode 42 - Ink Stories with Inkantadora 

Episode 45 - Write Therapy 

Lamy Dark Lilac - Mountain of Ink 

 

19:44—Q&A 

 

Montblanc Rudyard Kipling 1895 LE 

ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo I XL - Peyton Street Pens 

Nakaya 20th Anniversary Pen 

Jacques Herbin Terre d’Ombre - Mountain of Ink 

Montblanc Red Fox - Gourmet Pens 

Sailor Kobe #17 Shioya Blue - FPN 

Sailor Kobe #37 Harbour Island Blue - FPN 

Sailor Kobe #58 Hyogo Canal Blue - FPN 

Sailor Kobe #38 Kitanozaka Night Blue - Milligram 

Sailor Kobe #2 Hatoba Pier Blue - FPN 

Sailor Kobe #14 Maya Lapis - FPN 

Troublemaker Inks 

Yaching-style Bellflower - @thenibsection 

Sailor Ink Studio 123 - The Pen Addict 

Graf von Faber-Castell Violet Blue - Gourmet Pens 

Sailor Jentle Yuki-akari - Alt.Haven 

Montblanc Unicef Blue - Mountain of Ink 

Montblanc Blue Palette 

ASC Bologna Extra Mandarin Yellow - Bittner 

Conklin Crescent Filler 

Episode 46 - Recent Acquisitions (June 2019 Edition) 

Roterfaden Configurator 

“New coral red 21x28cm @_Roterfaden #Taschenbegleiter arrived today” - @diana_liwen 

Lamy Safari “Bauhaus!” LE - @nagasawa_umeda 

The state of Chuck’s current “minimal” collection - @thenibsection 

Visconti Pentagon Fountain Pen - Appelboom 

Life Kappan Note - Anderson Pens 

Since this episode was recorded, the Edelstein 2020 ink has been announced (kudos to Sharyn for predicting Moonstone) 

Aurora 100th Anniversary Special Edition Inks - Casa della Stilografica 

Nagasawa single pen case - Rakuten 

CORBO leather pen case - Rakuten 

Lemon - @entree3000_ 

Sebby and Lance - @sebby.lion 

Sebby vs Decimos - @sebby.lion 

 

1:28:34—Recommendations 

 

Grow geraniums 

Repot your container plants regularly 

The Trip (2011) 

The Banner Saga 

Grey’s Anatomy 

Soumaintrain 

 

1:36:15—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

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