78 - Ink-Filling Systems
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by The Nib Section
2y ago
If you’ve ever wanted a comprehensive history of fountain pen filling systems...this is not that. However, Sharyn and Di are joined by Tom May to discuss overall trends in ink-filling systems from the early 20th century to today, the potential for innovation or refinement in those mechanisms going into the future, and what our personal favourites are.    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tom (@harry_longbaugh) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT    00:11—Intro   Episode 55: Care and Maintenance of Your Lamy 2000  03:35—WWAWW    To ..read more
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77 - Our Stationery Startup
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
This episode, we pose a hypothetical: if we could design and make our own stationery product, what would it be?    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      00:10—Intro   Episode 76 - Brad Dowdy, Professional Pen Addict  Exploring the world of socially responsible stationery with Daryl of Musubi - Stationery Orbit   04:58—WWAWW    Sharyn: Pilot Decimo Alumite Gray w/ Sailor Jentle Chu-shu  Diana: Faber-Castell Hexo Rose F w/ Caran d’Ache Infra-Red    09:47—Our Stationery Sta ..read more
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76 - Brad Dowdy, Professional Pen Addict
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
The guest this episode is the OG pen addict himself, Brad Dowdy. He chats with Diana about his blog, his podcast, and the joys and travails and responsibilities of being able to make a livelihood out of what you love.    This episode features Diana (@thegrynne) with special guest Brad Dowdy (@penaddict).      FORMAT      00:09—Interview: Brad Dowdy    Tinterías Podcast  Welcome to The Pen Addict! - The Pen Addict  The Enough Podcast  The Pen Addict Podcast - Relay FM    24:16—WWAWW    Brad: Sailor x Bungubox P ..read more
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75 - Recent Acquisitions (April 2021 Edition)
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
Our semi-regular report on recent acquisitions, including Pilot Decimos, Folio Notebooks from Musubi, the Montblanc Happy Holidays Special Edition, and playful stacked nibs.    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      01:36—WWAWW    Sharyn: ST Dupont Large Palladium Diamond Head w/ Montblanc Unicef Blue  Diana: Montblanc Le Petit Prince Happy Holidays Fountain Pen EF w/ Aurora Black    09:20—Feedback    10:55—Recent Acquisitions   Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimani ..read more
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74 - Collections Series Part 8: Max Penabler
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
A tireless penabler, Max is a fixture of the Melbourne “fountain pen posse” and owner of Fountain Pen Supplies. Diana interviews Max for the Collectors Series.    This episode features Diana (@thegrynne), with guest Max (@crabbocrew) of Fountain Pen Supplies.      FORMAT      00:44—Interview: Max aka Crabbocrew    Milligram  Pen City  Savers Australia    11:19—WWAWW    Max: Pilot for Yotsuba Shizuoka's 70th Anniversary "Koki" w/ Lamy Dark Lilac  Diana: Nakaya Piccolo Cigar “Shakei-Sonsetsu” w/ Kyo-iro Cherry B ..read more
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73 - Your Pelikan Opinions Are Valid
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
To share their thoughts on Pelikan as a fountain pen brand, we have on this episode 3 loyal fans and 1 naysayer. Because all opinions are valid!    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Leo (@inquisitivequill), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      02:24—WWAWW    Leo: Pilot Justus 95 FA  Tav: ASA Nauka Flora Green EF w/ Noodlers Navy  Diana: Pelikan Souveran M605 White Stripe F w/ GvFC Violet Blue  Sharyn: Pelikan M600 Red Tortoiseshell w/ Pelikan Edelstein Garnet, M600 Turquoise EF w/ Lamy Turqu ..read more
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72 - Journaling for Productivity
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
Fountain pens and journals go together like bangers and mash. In this episode, Sharyn and Di go through their most used journaling systems, from their non-artistic bullet journals to their ink journals.    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      01:03—WWAWW    Sharyn: TWSBI Diamond Mini White Rose-Gold V2 Medium w/ J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor  Diana: ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo L Medium w/ Caran d’Ache Idyllic Blue    07:38—Montblanc 2020 Calligraphy Nib    Episode 71 - Gem on a ..read more
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71 - Gem on a Nib
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by The Nib Section
3y ago
Di and Sharyn attend their first pen event of the year and bring the goss on the new Montblanc releases of 2021.    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      00:50—WWAWW    Diana: Nakaya Piccolo Cigar Toki-iro Fuji SF w/ Diamine Handel  Sharyn: Nakaya Piccolo Cigar Midori Tamenuri Yakou Maki-e Cat Paradise w/ Bungubox Norwegian Wood    10:18—Feedback    11:44—State of the Collection    Pilot Decimo Alumite Limited Editions - TNS on Facebook  Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen ..read more
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70 - End-of-year Q&A
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by Fountain Pens Oceania
3y ago
2020 is nearly over and not a moment too soon! We answer all your burning questions in this Q&A episode.    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi), Brian (@briansaputro) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      04:46—WWAWW    Sharyn: Sailor Fude de Mannen  Tav: Montblanc Meisterstuck 144 Burgundy OBB w/ Taccia Ao  Brian: Pilot Vanishing Point Raden Stripes M w/ Sailor Shigure  Diana: Nakaya Decapod Twist Heki-tamenuri SM w/ Sailor Tokiwa-matsu    15:14—Reviews    23:20—Q&A ..read more
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73 - Your Pelikan Opinions Are Valid
The Nib Section
by The Nib Section
3y ago
To share their thoughts on Pelikan as a fountain pen brand, we have on this episode 3 loyal fans and 1 naysayer. Because all opinions are valid!    This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Leo (@inquisitivequill), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne).      FORMAT      02:24—WWAWW    Leo: Pilot Justus 95 FA  Tav: ASA Nauka Flora Green EF w/ Noodlers Navy  Diana: Pelikan Souveran M605 White Stripe F w/ GvFC Violet Blue  Sharyn: Pelikan M600 Red Tortoiseshell w/ Pelikan Edelstein Garnet, M600 Turquoise EF w/ Lamy Turqu ..read more
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