Episode 8

Blindfolded Ambitions


July 9th, 2021

1 hr 43 mins 56 secs

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About this Episode

Welcome to episode 8 of The Goulet Pencast! In this episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions and play a game of blindfolded pen identification!

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Diplomat Aero Stripes: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/diplomat-aero-fountain-pen-stripes
Platinum Kinshu: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/platinum-3776-century-fountain-pen-kinshu-limited-edition
Retro 51 Douglass: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/retro-51-tornado-rollerball-pen-douglass
Pelikan Golden Beryl: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pelikan-edelstein-golden-beryl-50ml-bottled-ink-special-edition
LAMY 2000 Brown SE: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/lamy-2000-fountain-pen-brown-special-edition-gift-set
Retro 51 Fountain Pens: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/retro-51-tornado-fountain-pens
Pilot Ishime: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pilot-ishime-fountain-pen-hunter-green
Pilot Custom Heritage 92: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pilot-custom-heritage-92-fountain-pen-clear
Pilot Metropolitan: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/pilot-metropolitan-fountain-pens
Noodler's Konrad: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/noodlers-konrad-fountain-pens
TWSBI Precision: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/twsbi-precision-fountain-pen

00:00 Introduction
08:15 New Stuff
15:32 Question 1: Does the size of the nib itself impact the writing experience?
19:08 Question 2: What inks should you NEVER use in your fountain pen?
25:56 Question 3: What the origin story of Goulet Pens?
32:27 Question 4: What are the best pens for shimmer ink?
41:48 Question 5: In Europe, do Pilot pens take Standard International Converters?
44:23 Question 6: My Organics Studio Ink isn't writing! PLS HALP
47:49 Question 7: What are your fountain pen pet peeves?
54:26 Question 8: Dots nonsense
56:09 Hypothetical question!
1:00:41 Blindfolded Pen Quiz
1:19:20 What's Happening?
1:30:03 Compnay Updates