Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from the Fountain Pen Sith Lord.
Have you voted for the 2013 Pen of the Year? Head on over to Goldspot and make your voice known. . I guess the image gives away who I voted for. 🙂
This is my “I’m out of town so forgive me for the delay in posting” edition. 🙂 The weather is great out here in Phoenix, Arizona. I’m posting this from the hotel courtyard.
I want to congratulate Duane Jennings for being the winner of the JetPens Iroshizuku ink giveaway! I hope you enjoy it. Thank you to JetPens for providing the prize.
I saw this BCHR (Black Chased Hard Rubber) ringtop pen and could not resist the price. It arrived yesterday. It is a smallish pen. The red cap finial is a transparent plastic or celluloid? The only thing is that it wreaks of cigarette smoke. I went through and wiped it down with water and cotton swabs, trying to keep the water to a minimum. I went through 4 swabs before they started to come clean. There is still a lot of smoke residue on the back side of the lever that I need to work on. I took it apart. No sac in it. There are some remains of the old ossified sac still stuck to the section nipple that I will have to scrape off. The lever assembly and sac press bar (is that what it’s called?) are in good shape. Continue reading “An eBay Fountain Pen Find”
Iroshizuku Syo-ro and a JetPens giveaway! Happy Fountain Pen Day!
I want to thank JetPens for providing me with a bottle of Iroshizuku Syo-ro for this review and also sponsoring the giveaway for a new bottle of the same ink. Details are at the end of the review. Continue reading “Iroshizuku Syo-ro Review and Fountain Pen Day/JetPens Giveaway!”