Episode 40

Consistently Inconsistent Pen Parts


April 4th, 2022

2 hrs 1 min 53 secs

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About this Episode

Brian and Drew picked some tough questions this week! This episode is all about compatibility, manufacturing consistency and the lack thereof within the world of fountain pens! Plus, put the Sailor Pro Gear Mini into the Pen Spotlight!

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Pineider Avatar Matte Military Green: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pineider-avatar-ur-fountain-pen-matte-military-green?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
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Tibaldi Bononia Seilan Purple: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/tibaldi-bononia-fountain-pen-seilan-purple?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
Midori Paper: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/midori?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
Lamy nibs: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/lamy-nibs?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
Goulet nibs: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/goulet-nibs?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
Pelikan Edelstein Cartridges: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/pelikan-ink?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA
Sailor Pro Gear Mini: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/sailor-pro-gear-slim-mini-fountain-pens?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=XKZ_L4x46QA

0:00:00 Intro
0:00:36 Show Start

0:03:03 Feedback

0:13:17 New Stuff

0:22:36 How is the pen industry susceptible to trends?

0:33:10 How can a nibs made by the same company perform so differently?

0:42:06 Why are Lamy steel nibs so inconsistent?

0:52:28 Why are so few manufacturers making long cartridges?
1:05:11 If you had to narrow down your collection to a single pen...

1:26:42 Tip of the Week

1:30:09 Pen Spotlight

1:40:01 What's Happening?

1:57:33 Comp-nay Updates

1:59:21 Wrap Up

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