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Consult the Doctor, Episode 2

In this episode:

00:42 Are all ultra broad nibs stubs?
02:38 What is the broadest non-stub you’ve ever used?
03:13 Do M800 and M1000 3Bs provide the same line width?
04:25 Which piston-fillers have the most generous ink capacity?
06:33 Is there a better M or B for lefthanders?
07:48 You have lots of pens. Which two are your favourites?
09:50 How many bottles of ink do you have? What do you look for in an ink?
12:11 What do you use your pens for?
13:20 How should I orient an italic/stub to the paper?
15:30 How do you fill a piston-filler without staining the celluloid?
16:57 Do all CON-20 converters leak?
18:54 What is my (new) pen cleaning routine?
22:55 Are modern iron-gall inks safe for modern and vintage pens?
26:37 Can you recommend a sub $100 music nib pen to draw music notes?
30:42 Did Private Reserve Quick Drying ink destroy my pen?
34:26 Can you recommend some nice everyday inks and an alternative to Parker Penman Sapphire
38:11 How many pens have you broken and could you fix them?
40:22 Can you compare a Pilot Varsity and a Pelikan M1000 in M?
41:30 23k Palladium Visconti vs. 18k OMAS nibs fr everyday writing?
44:11 Can you recommend 10 fountain pen from $100-$400?
44:55 Why do my Parker Sonnets with snap caps get ink on the section?