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5 Things To Do When Shipping A Fountain Pen

5 Things To Do Before Shipping A Fountain Pen
5 Things To Do When Shipping A Fountain Pen. Drawing by reka24_ on Instagram. Photo by joka29_ Used with permission.

 

So, you have come to the point in your fountain pen journey where it is time to start selling or giving away some of your pens. Maybe the nib was not the right softness or it was too broad. Maybe the color was not what you expected. Maybe it just turned out the section is too thin for your hand. Maybe you are not selling or giving away a pen but sending it off to be worked on by a nib meister. You can try selling or giving away your unused pens on the internet. Whether it be on eBay, Etsy, a fountain pen forum or social media, there are a few things you need to do to become a trusted seller/giver and shipper. Continue reading “5 Things To Do When Shipping A Fountain Pen”

Posted in Paraphernalia, Stationery/Notebook Reviews

Baron Fig Confidant Planner 2017

Baron Fig 2016 on the left, 2017 on the right.
Baron Fig 2016 on the left, 2017 on the right.

Last year I purchased a Baron Fig planner. It was the first ever Baron Fig product I had ever purchased and I found my planner peace. I have used it the whole year and have been very happy with it. You can read my 2016 review here.  So far, from what I can tell, the 2017 planner is pretty much the same except for one detail. Continue reading “Baron Fig Confidant Planner 2017”

Posted in Leather Goods, Misc, Paraphernalia

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55 Review

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55

I would like to thank Zeynep at Galen Leather for providing this cover for review. This is one of two covers I was given for review and while I did not pay for this cover, I was not payed for this review and my opinions are my own. You can read the review of the No 44 cover here. That review goes into further detail about the packaging and applies to this model also. Continue reading “Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No 55 Review”

Posted in Leather Goods, Paraphernalia

Review: Galen Leather No. 44 Pocket Notebook Cover

Galen Leather Field Notes Cover / Wallet

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Galen Leather Field Notes Cover No. 44

A special thanks goes out to Zeynep from Galen Leather who contacted me and provided this leather pocket notebook cover for this review along with another that will be reviewed soon. Although this was provided to me at no charge, I was not paid to endorse this product. My opinions are my own. Continue reading “Review: Galen Leather No. 44 Pocket Notebook Cover”

Posted in Bags/Storage, Paraphernalia

Field Coates by RichWorks Gear

RichWorks Gear Field Coates
The Field Coates loaded Up

RichWorks Gear Field Coates This has been a review that was long overdue. I enjoy using pocket-sized notebooks for my everyday note taking and for work. These notebooks are small enough to fit just about anywhere without being obtrusive and provide enough writing space until you can get your thoughts into a more permanent form.

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Getting My Groove On – No Dancing Involved

Is it bad that I carry enough pens while traveling to fill a @mrmikedudek Groove?

Shortly after this post, Mr. Dudek posted a contest on Instagram for a Display. It closes on December 8 so go check it out! http://instagram.com/p/hfCpLXqsai/

Every once in a while the gears that control the universe mesh in such a fashion that they hum sweetly in the background complimenting your life’s soundtrack. Such an event happened recently. I was able to meet Mike Dudek of clickypost.com with help from Dan Bishop, KarasKustoms pen designer. Well, not just pen designer, but that is material for another post soon! Continue reading “Getting My Groove On – No Dancing Involved”