Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

  1. #1
    Senior Member Voiren's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    221
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 467 Times in 114 Posts
    Rep Power
    1

    Default Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    Lunchtime ink reviews! I'm taking one ink to work each day and doing one of these during my lunch. (This was from Friday).

    Diamine Grey, dip test with TWSBI Eco 1.1mm stub, on Rhodia dotpad.

    IMG_20181207_134332_edit.jpgIMG_20181207_134359_edit.jpg

    Quite a true grey, to my eye. I got more variation of shades in the sketch than I expected. I definitely prefer it with a larger nib - in a fine it is a bit too light and pencil-like for me.

  2. The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to Voiren For This Useful Post:

    Jeph (March 8th, 2019), junglejim (December 11th, 2018), KKay (March 15th, 2019), Lady Onogaro (December 11th, 2018), Marsilius (December 11th, 2018), Pterodactylus (December 11th, 2018), Sailor Kenshin (December 12th, 2018)

  3. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Central Coast, California
    Posts
    131
    Thanks
    206
    Thanked 170 Times in 79 Posts
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    Looks a bit lighter than the GvFC Stone Grey that I use.

  4. #3
    Senior Member azkid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    1,005
    Thanks
    1,745
    Thanked 882 Times in 401 Posts
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    Nice! Thanks for the review. I shall have to get a sample.

  5. #4
    Member Misfit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Missouri
    Posts
    53
    Thanks
    14
    Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
    Rep Power
    6

    Default Re: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    You nailed it when mentioning too pencil like in fine (or in my case M) nibs. I need to give it another chance in at a pen with 1.1mm nib, maybe wider. I bought the big bottle of it.

  6. #5
    FPG Donor ♕ Chrissy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    Berkshire UK
    Posts
    5,068
    Thanks
    2,299
    Thanked 4,257 Times in 1,620 Posts
    Rep Power
    12

    Default Re: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    This was a nice grey ink until Diamine released Earl Grey. That one really nails grey inks.
    Regards, Chrissy | My Blog: inkyfountainpens

  7. #6
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2019
    Posts
    14
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 21 Times in 7 Posts
    Rep Power
    0

    Default Re: Lunchtime ink review: Diamine Grey

    It's a great time for grey inks. This one was my favourite until Silver Fox was launched. Earl Grey and Graphite are nice, too, but a bit too dark for my taste. But to my surprise, I've recently found a grey that appeals to me but is not produced by Diamine: Lamy Agate. In my experience, it's the lightest grey, hence my new favourite.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •