Posted in Fountain Pen Review

Happy Thanksgiving


Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from the Fountain Pen Sith Lord.

Posted in Inks, News

Congratulations Duane Jennings!

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.


Posted in fountain pen repair

An eBay Fountain Pen Find

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”

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Iroshizuku Syo-ro Review and Fountain Pen Day/JetPens Giveaway!

Iroshizuku Syo-ro

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!”