Tag Archives: consult the doctor

Consult the Doctor Episode 45

With today:
00:54 What does heat setting an ebonite feed mean?
06:30 Which pen has the finest piston?
08:15 Why does ink in a cartridge evaporate after a week?
10:55 Lamy 2000 or Pilot Vanishing Point?
12:00 Pen to collect George Lucas’ autograph
13:00 Opinions on The Book of Boba Fett
16:25 Most important thing learned about myself

Consult the Doctor Episode 36

With today:
00:10 Why do ballpoints don’t come with caps but rollerballs and fountain pens do?
01:55 Should pen manufacturers make their own nibs?
08:30 Is it possible my nib has baby’s bottoms?
09:15 The intricacies of one-way shut-off valves (dry feeds, opening the valve)

Consult the Doctor Episode 33

With today:
00:25 Super dry pen: keep or tune?
03:00 How to dry with nibs that dry super quickly
07:45 How do you dilute inks?
12:55 The funniest thing in the fountain pen world