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Fountain Pen Shootout: Modern Flex Nibs

With all the new flex nibs hitting the market recently, I thought I would compare the Aurora 88 with the brand’s new 14k “vintage flex” nib, the Franklin-Christoph Model 66 with the new 14k flex nib, and the good old classic Pilot Falcon (metal body) with 14k flex nib. Let’s see how these three nibs fare face-to-face.

Modern Flex Shootout


Fountain Pen Shootout #76: Sailor King of Pen vs. Classic Pens LB5

Time to compare the ebonite King of Pen and the Classic Pens LB5.  This comparison makes a lot of sense, because the LB5 is based on the King of Pen.
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Fountain Pen Shootout #74: Stubby Stuff

In this Shootout, let’s have a look at two affordable stub nibs, on the Conklin Duragraph and the Monteverde Intima. Both pens were donated by the Goulet Pen Co, but of course all opinions expressed are my own.

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