The Nib Section

36 - Hopes and Predictions for 2019

February 1, 2019

The Nib Section is back and kicking off the year with our hopes, anticipations and predictions for the fountain pen world in 2019! We also discuss the KonMari craze and how we plan to declutter our collections. (Please note: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.) 


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The hosts were Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne).




01:11—What We Are Writing With


Tav: Noodlers’ Neponset with music nib modified by Les Sheeley (Stylosuite) w/ Pelikan Blue-Black

Sharyn: Montblanc Rouge et Noir Black EF w/ Montblanc Unicef Turquoise

Chuck: Aurora 88 Minerali Amber BB w/ Akkerman Gele Oker van Frans

Diana: Parker 75 Sterling Cisele w/ Sailor Jentle Blue


11:33—Decluttering our collections


Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

Kaweco Student 70’s - Appelboom

Sailor Pro Gear Tequila Sunrise


25:33—What we’re looking forward to


Platinum Platinum 100th Anniversary Pen

Platinum Slip & Seal Cap

Pelikan M1005 Stresemann - The Pelikan’s Perch

New Platinum 3776 Century colours - FPN

New Sailor 1911 KOP colours - The Nib Smith

Lamy 2019 special/limited editions - FrankUnderwater

The Esterbrook Estie review - The Gentleman Stationer


42:17—Predictions for the fountain pen market


PenBBS 355 “Bulkfiller”

Organics Studio Nitrogen Royal Blue - Macchiato Man

Diamine Skull and Roses - FPN

Organics Studio Waldens Pond Blue - Mountain of Ink

J Herbin Rouge Hematite - Mountain of Ink

Diamine Jalur Gemilang - FPN

James Finniss @pensivepens

Lamy T53 Crystal Ink - Appelboom

Sailor x Kingdom Note Kyoyasai Pro Gear Slim

The Turners Workshop





Deadwood’s Favourite Word


Ashes of Love

Vox Canvas


1:11:52—Thanks and Credits


Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha and Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

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