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    Just got my first Pelikan - an M1000 in green...

    Lovely pen that's beautifully made but how big is that nib! It's huge...

    Think I may yet be availing Pelikan of a nib swap - I have a broad and it's a real gusher and super broad. No great surprise but I think, while I like a broad nib, i could get away with a medium or even a fine.

    None the less it's a stunning pen and a beautiful writer - I very happy to have joined the Pelikan fold!

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    Welcome to FPG and the Pelikan club! I also found the M1000 nib to be impressive and much too wet for me (I had a medium nib)

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    I got to try the M1000 recently. That nib is massive! In general, whatever size you like normally, you should order a size lower from Pelikan. I use mediums and got my recent pen with a fine because the medium was very broad. I don't think I could write legibly with a broad.

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    Thanks for the welcome Carlos - pretty sure a fine will do me and thanks AzJon, the legibility is a issue with my broad for my writing so I'd be of the same mind as you and go for the fine. I've dropped a line to the UK distributor for a nib swap to a fine so we'll see what happens...

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    For the M1000, whatever Pelikan nib size you like, go down one!

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by Voiren View Post
    For the M1000, whatever Pelikan nib size you like, go down one!
    Do they come in XXF?

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by BayesianPrior View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Voiren View Post
    For the M1000, whatever Pelikan nib size you like, go down one!
    Do they come in XXF?
    I mean...with the right nibmeister they can!

    Actually, I wonder if they would do that for the "S" nib in Hamburg.

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    Quote Originally Posted by AzJon View Post
    Actually, I wonder if they would do that for the "S" nib in Hamburg.
    Well, I think they prefer to deal with their bespoke nibs in Peine/Vöhrum... ;-)

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    Default Re: M1000 in the house

    ... congrats on the new "big Pelikan". even my green M400 in F needed a nib regrind - now it's a "medium cursive italic". mind you, without changing the width of the downstroke, and it's still a tad wider than a Masuyama medium cursive italic! but they are gorgeous pens...

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