What do you think of the format of the reviews? I suppose some might find it boring, but I used blue ink in my fountain pens when I was in high school, so I guess it is the comfort of something familiar that I enjoyed I find attractive, now. When I went back to the pen, it started writing straight away. If you like this format, I have a bunch of other reviews I've done, and I'll have a lot more coming down the pike. I assumed that would be smudged, but no it wasn't. If you have any questions please do contact us. We are thinkers of 100% satisfaction.
Brand New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Overall the flow was adequate and kept pace with my fast writing. This makes Diamine Steel Blue ink viable as an everyday all purpose ink. I used the ink with a Nemonsine Fission with a fine nib. Regardless, it is still a very nice ink. I suspect the grey does shade a bit but I cant make out for sure with the fine nib I'm using right now.
On that point, this is not an experience that only I have had, others I know have also reported this issue. Conclusion about the Diamine Steel Blue Ink Diamine Steel Blue ink is a nice unique blue color. Pumpkin on the other hand is just plain brilliant!! Water will not only make the ink disappear as you can see on my grid test , it will also kill the shimmer. Orders over 2Kg in weight may be subject to additional cost. However, the pigments used to create the shimmer in this ink can create build up inside of the feed and cause issues. Once again you can purchase the Diamine Oxford Blue ink in both the smaller or the. Brian's Bottom Line: This is actually one of my favorite colors, and I've used it extensively in a variety of pens all performing well.
A year or so ago I ordered a few bottles and was pleased with the three colours that I selected. Additionally, the 1 swab, 2 swab and 3 swab lines did not bleed through at all on the Rhodia bloc paper. It takes a time, even when the pen is only dipped in the ink, to flush, wash and dry out of the pen before testing another colour. In Vancouver, Perks now stocks the line of ink. Diamine has manufactured in England since 1864.
Thank you very much in advance! Was looking to mix it with a waterproof Noodler's blue. The bottle itself is very attractive. Are they are the same paper? It is super wet flowing, and a thin watery ink. Maybe the contents of my old bottle of the 80-ml sort has been revamped within the last 10 years. Bleed Through There was minimal to almost no bleed through on the back of the Rhodia Block N. Then I did the same with a cotton pad. Feathering can relate to the ink, but overall, it is a response of the ink to the paper.
Still a great colour that I'll be adding the next time I order a batch of ink! It didn't smear or smudge. The ink tends to bleed on absorbent paper. The Diamine company has been making fountain pen ink since 1864 producing the finest quality inks. Bleedthrough on Rhodia and Clairefontaine. Diamine Royal Blue was used by presidents Obama and Medvedev to sign the nuclear arms treaty in April 2010. This ink takes a little more care and maintenance, but is one that's worth it if you like the color I do!! If an Item is returned to us without an prior authorization number,there would be a 15% straight restocking fee Based on the condition of the product,if the product is damaged,there would be no refund.
The opening is wide enough for most pens, and the usability of the bottle is overall pretty good. Orders over 2Kg in weight may be subject to additional cost. When you purchase a fountain pen, it is recommended that you test drive it with dipping the nib in the ink. It didn't skip once, nor did it blob anywhere. I haven't experienced a lot of the clogging issues and drying out issues like others have, but I can see how that could be a potential problem as it is with every highly saturated ink. I am using it in a variety of pens and I have noticed that it flows a little quicker, leaving a little more ink on the paper and takes a bit longer to dry. The flow of a pen, for example, is a direct result of the feed mechanism.
Diamine inks are produced in the United Kingdom and company offers drawing, calligraphy and writing inks. Herbin on Rhodia dot pad paper. Although I was nervous to try this ink originally, I have completely fallen in love with this vivacious ink. Keep up the good work. Orders placed before 3pm Monday to Friday will normally be sent out the same day. The price is reasonable compared to other brands.
The bottles are small, and a Pelikan M1000 pen just barely makes it into the bottle. Some of the colours, like Majestic Blue, a new colour released in 2009 and one of my tends to take just a bit longer to dry on the paper. Havasu Turquoise stains celluloid bodies so use with appropriate pens. Diamine Steel Blue Ink Review During our review we found the following traits when testing Diamine Steel Blue ink that you may find useful: Testing Factors For this review of Diamine Steel Blue ink we used a glass dip pen manufactured by French Company, J. But, within 5 seconds it is dry and not subject to smearing. I hope that this review can curb any of your fears about this ink and the rest of the. Besides, instead of writing full pages, I usually use these vibrant and light colored inks to underline the books, taking notes to margins and as a highlighter in the office documents printed in white photocopy paper.