Five Steps To A Full Kaweco Squeeze Converter

Kaweco Fountain Pen

There is nothing like using bottled ink with your fountain pen! Cartridges are easy and convenient but at the end of the day you should still clean and maintain your pen to give you a great writing experience. Using cartridges won’t guarantee ink free hands so don’t be afraid to try bottles. It doesn’t have to … Read more

Ink Cartridges Vs Converters

Fountain Pen Converters And Cartridges

When it comes to choosing a preferred method of ink delivery for your fountain pen, the question of whether to use a cartridge or converter is a tricky one to answer. Some fountain pen manufacturers such as Noodler’s Ink don’t give you a choice. You are stuck with a piston or plunger converter that is integral to … Read more

Seven Problems With Ink Flow And How To Solve Them!

Fountain Pen Ink Flow

Having a leaky pen is one of the most frustrating problems that a fountain pen enthusiast can have! But equally as annoying is bad ink flow. It’s happened to me, a few customers and it’s bound to happen to you at one time or another. Your perfect pen ceases to write the way it used … Read more

Converters For Beginners: The Piston Converter

The one thing that ball point pens, roller balls and even pencils have in common is that they come conveniently pre-loaded with ink (or lead). Fountain pens usually do not. You open the box and take the gleaming barrel out. Then wonder how to fill and use your beautiful new pen. You might receive a starter cartridge, pre-filled with … Read more

How To Choose Your First Fountain Pen

A common question I receive from friends, family, and prospective customers is how to choose their first fountain pen. Those not familiar with fountain pens aren’t conversant with the intricacies of converters, nib sizes, line widths and inks. The length of the barrel, the cap, the manufacturing material, the size of your hand and whether you are … Read more