Platinum Prefounte Fountain Pen Review

The pen was kindly sent to me by Ron of Pen Chalet – thank you!

Length (capped): 137.7 mm/5.42”
Length (uncapped): 122.2 mm/4.81”
Length (posted): 150.6/5.93”
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 10.8 mm/0.40” – 0.43”
Diameter (barrel): 10.2 – 12.2 mm/0.40” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 11.0 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 4.5 g

Consult the Doctor Episode 14

With today:

00:20 Do dry inks work better with cheaper paper?
02:30 Will using a dry ink on cheaper paper wear out nib tipping faster?
07:10 Best paper/ink combination for long-lasting notes?
10:45 Is it okay to have different kinds of handwriting for different kinds of pens?

Platinum Curidas Urban Green Retractable Nib Fountain Pen Review

Thank you to Appelboom for lending me this Platinum Curidas
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Nib retracted: 153.0 mm/6.02″
Nib extended: 139.0 mm/5.47″
Barrel max. diameter:
13.0 mm/0.51″
Weight: 25.5 g

Disassembly Line Narwhal Schuylkill Porpita Navy

As always, disassemble pens at your own risk!

Ensso Italia Titanium Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Ensso – thank you!

Length (capped): 139.5 mm/5.49”
Length (uncapped): 125.5 mm/4.94”
Length (posted): 157.7 mm/6.21”
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 12.7 mm/0.43 – .50”
Diameter (barrel): 11.2 – 14.5 mm/0.44 – 0.57”
Weight (all): 44.8 g
Weight (cap): 29.2 g
Weight (body): 15.6 g

Filippo Loreti Odyssey Watch Review

You can use the discount code SBREBROWN15 for a 15% discount here.  This watch was kindly sent to me by Filippo Loreti (#filippoloretipartner #filippoloreti) – thank you!

Narwhal Schuylkill Porpita Navy SE Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Narwhal Pens – thank you!

Length (capped): 145.0 mm/5.71”
Length (uncapped): 131.0 mm/5.16”
Length (posted): 177.0 mm/6.97”
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 11.0 mm/0.35 – .43”
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 13.0 mm/0.46 – 0.51”
Weight (all): 25.5 g
Weight (cap): 14.5 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g

Consult the Doctor Episode 13

With today:
00:13 Palladium nib experiences i.c. the Visconti Homo Sapiens
02:35 Where do problens with Italian nibs originate?
08:00 Will older Leonardo MomentoZero Grande models be fitted with the new piston-filler and smoother cap lip?
09:00 Should Chinese pens be equated with cheap pens?