... and this man knows his pens ...
Originally Posted by brianw
At least it's not an Ahab ...
Originally Posted by nemo
Well, as much as we enjoy being enablers, sometimes discretion is the better part of valour. IF you spend $50 you don't have on a twisbi, you won't be as pleased with it as you are in your daydreaming, and then you'll be eyeing up the next "greatest pen ever" that costs $100 ... and so on and so on.
Originally Posted by Chadtheguru
If you need another pen or two, stay within your comfort zone. I have a $10 78g and a Sailor that costs almost 20x as much ... and while I prefer the sailor, I can't say it's anywhere near twenty times as good a writer. You already have 90% of the total enjoyment of fountain pen writing with one inexpensive pen ... you can spend hundreds or thousands trying to get the last 10% ... lots of us do and enjoy it ... but that may not be cost effective for you.
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