Articles I’ve read
Flex Nibs And Ink Characteristics (Inkophile) ✑ Interesting overview of soft nibs (though I’d not describe any as flex, personally).
Mini Review: Nakaya Decapod Twist vs PenBBS 380 (Hand Over That Pen) ✑I’ve been really impressed with the quality of PenBBS pens. There’s no question who wins in the looks category between these though.
Kingdom Note inks (exPENsive Photography) ✑ Great photos of a few Sailor Kingdom Note inks
The Great Grey Fountain Pen Ink Comparison (Fountain Pen Love) ✑ Excellent resource for grey inks! So many!
Pen Classics ✒︎ Sailor Ink Studio 100 inks are available! These are 100 unique inks based on the ink mixing studio Sailor put on in Japan. Lots of great colours to choose from. I’m a huge fan of Opus 88 pens, and a great place to grab Krishna’s increasingly sheeny inks and Stationery TAG’s Kyo-no-oto and Kyo-iro!
Desk Bandit ✒︎ The only place I know that stocks Carpink! Full range of the beautiful Nagasawa Kobe inks as well as Nagasawa’s Sailor Pro Gears! Full Range of Colorverse. So many great things! My favourite Kobe inks are #38, #41, #19, and #69! Desk Bandit are also selling Sailor’s Ink Studio!
La Couronne do Comte (10% off with MACCHIATOMAN10) ✒︎ Grab the new Pastel Lamy Safaris! They look great (and I don’t really like Safaris nor Pastel colours but I love these!)
Pen Savings (12% off with MACCHIATOMAN) ✒︎ My go to place for US inks such as Organics Studio, Noodler’s, Monteverde, and Private Reserve. My favourites are Noodler’s Black Swan in Australian Roses, Golden Brown, Navy and Turquoise as well as Private Reserve Avocado!