A Year Later: Refilling Rollerballs with Fountain Pen Ink

A year ago, I decided to try three rollerball alternatives that I could refill with fountain pen ink. Although some of my fanatical fountain pen friends were horrified by my decision, having rollerballs around for titles and underlines simply fit my notetaking style much better than having multiple fountain pens filled at the same time. […]

Galen Leather Single Leather Fountain Pen Sleeve Review

Every day carry (EDC) of a fountain pen can be tricky business. Unlike the ever popular $3 USD Zebra F-301 or the $1.20 Pilot G2, fountain pen tend to be a little more valuable. So owners are going to be understandably more protective of their Pilot Vanishing Points and Metropolitans.  After all, pens are not all […]

Galen Leatherworks No. 55 Leather Field Notes Cover Review

Galen Leather is run by a brother and sister team out of Istanbul, Turkey. They specialize in handmade leather goods and have a growing line of products for stationery nerds like me. The No. 55 Leather Field Notes Cover is a beefy cover made out of 2-4mm vegetable tanned cow leather with room for a […]

The Kaweco Sport Flex Mod Failure Report

I was browsing the internet when I stumbled upon this lovely post on Fountain Pen Network by andymcc who modified a Fountain Pen Revolution flex nib to fit in a Kaweco Sport. Renderboy was able to do it to five other Kaweco Sports, so I figured I had a pretty good chance. Unfortunately for me, […]

Noodler’s Park Red Review

  Noodler’s Park Red Paper: Clairefontaine 90g Pen: Lamy Safari EF Flow: Excellent Shading: Barely Bleedthrough: None Feathering: None Dry Times: Average Notes An incredibly well behaved red ink my experience. It’s a nice communist red in a shade I have been looking for. It is just dark enough for casual note taking, but vibrant […]

Noodler’s Park Red Cheap Paper Review

It’s exam season, so it’s only fitting I start with a review on my cheap filler paper from Hilroy as I’ve been going through stacks of them. I was quite impressed with Noodler’s Park Red’s performance. The feathering was extremely minimal, even with thicker nibs like my broad (posing as a fine) nib on my […]