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Fountain Pen Parts 101: Flexible Nibs

When drawing or writing script, a fountain pen can come in handy. As we detailed in a past post, there are are advantages of using a fountain pen over other writing tools. In this post, we’d like to start a series that explores the individual parts of the fountain pen and the way that they contribute to the overall pleasant experience. We’ll start by spotlighting the fountain pen nib, and learn how to employ a flexible nib properly for the most enjoyable use of your fountain pen. Getting the most out of your flexible nib Hold the nib properly: Unlike a fountain pen with a firm nib or a ball point pen, flexible nibs require a much lighter touch. Each additional...

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