The Nib Section

2 - Journeys in Japan, Sydney Pen Show

August 15, 2017

Chux and Chrissy chat with special guest hosts Mark and Sophia about their recent pen-related adventures in Japan, and their plans to hold a pen and stationery show in Sydney.

 

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The hosts were Chux, Chrissy, Sophia and Mark.

 

FORMAT

 

00:32—Panel intro

  

01:04—What We Are Writing With

 

Mark, Lamy AL-Star with custom 14kt gold nib 

Sophia, Pilot Fermo Green with medium nib 

Chrissy, TWSBI Eco White with 1.1mm stub 

Chux, Pilot 823 Amber with broad architect nib 

 

02:02—Mailbag

  

Resources on nib tipping sizes: 

Goulet Nib Comparison Tool

Nibs.com Nib Tipping Sizes Chart

 

05:44—Mark and Sophia’s pen adventures in Japan

 

Shibuya, Tokyo - Bungubox. 

Kobe - Nagasawa Stationery and Pen and Message. 

Nagoya - Sankodo. 

Shout out to Daisuke from Pilot, who showed Mark and Sophia around Itoya and Maruzen. 

Pilot and Namiki factory tour. 

 

Top Sailor Store Exclusive Inks: 

Sankodo Forest Green 

Bungubox Imperial Purple 

Bungubox Sweet Potato Yellow 

Kobe 41 Suma Rikyu Rose 

Pen and Message Cigar 

 

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18:40—Quick tip

 

20:30—Sydney Pen Show

 

https://www.facebook.com/SydneyPenShow/

Get in touch with the organisers: admin@sydneypenshow.com.au

 

25:17—News

 

Organics Studio Elements Nitrogen Royal Blue 

Pensive Pens

Classic Pens NZ

The next Sydney FPO Meet-up will be at Dove & Olive, 1pm on 19 August 2017

 

34:38—Recommendations

 

Food Wars 

Beelzebub 

Fargo the TV Series 

Beastmaster 

A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole 

 

39:17—Poll

 

"Should cursive go the way of the dinosaurs?"

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41:44—Credits

 

Producers: Diana Dai, Chux Montano, Patrick Antolovich, Denise Tang.

Recording and editing: Patrick Antolovich, Denise Tang. 

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.