How to (cleanly) fill a fountain pen

How to fill a fountain pen cleanly

One thing that really bugs me about filling my pens is an inky nib section. This is especially true when a pen is an expensive one. After purchasing a gorgeous new fountain pen, you rip open the packaging, carefully open the box and behold the amazing craftsmanship that went into making your new pen.  … and then … Read more

How To Fill A Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen Converters And Cartridges

This one is for Lyn! After receiving a gorgeous fountain pen as a gift, Lyn came to us with several questions. One question that she asked was how to get ink into her brand new pen! She had a piston converter and no cartridges. I hope this article helps, Lyn! Fountain pens that use ink … Read more

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 be … 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