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11 Best-Behaved Fountain Pen Inks (for Each Color)

In the search for the best behaving fountain pen inks, I've found that some of the classic brands don't hold up as well as I've thought. Luckily, there are

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Ink Basics

Fountain Pen Ink Definitive Guide: Types & Properties Explained

If you're new to fountain pen inks and don't have a good overview of the types of inks and their properties, and the endless possibilities, this guide is for

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Ink Alchemy

Fountain Pen Ink pH test: Acidity of 36 inks

When choosing ink for your eyedropper conversion or vintage fountain pen, the acidity of the ink matters. However, most manufacturers don't show the pH value

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