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    Default Just A Little Ink On My Fingers

    Itís exciting to be reading your posts and I hope to contribute to the conversations.

    Not only am I knew to FPGeeks but Iím new to fountain pens as well.

    Iím a lefty and bought a fountain pen a few years ago and didnít have much success so I sold it to a friend.

    Recently as I began to bullet journal I started to use a Platinum Preppy as I heard the ink dries reasonably quick.

    Sure enough, with care, Iím finding success with fountain pens as a lefty.

    Partially because Iím being mindful and intent in my writing. I see this whole process as meditative and a way to connect deeper with my thoughts and ideas.

    Recently I upgraded from the Preppy to a Platinum 3776 and I can tell the Fountain Pen obsession has taken hold of me. 🤣
    Last edited by Mark Dillon; June 23rd, 2019 at 09:36 AM.

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    Welcome!
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    Welcome to FPG.
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    Welcome!
    I use a fountain pen and a paper planner - paperinkplan.wordpress.com

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    Default Re: Just A Little Ink On My Fingers

    Welcome to the addiction There is definitely something special about writing out thoughts by hand with a fountain pen.

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    Welcome

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    Hello and welcome.
    I am a Penpaller and Correspondent. I have a blog. I have a snail mail forum for discussion and postal challenges....
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    Hello and welcome to FPGeeks.
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    Howdy! Glad to have you with us.

    Lots of very knowledgeable people here, including more than a few southpaws. You'll learn about the quickest drying inks and nibs made for lefties and all sorts of valuable things.
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    Default Re: Just A Little Ink On My Fingers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Dillon View Post
    Just A Little Ink On My Fingers
    This works rather well: https://www.organicdye.com/dyes/reduran/

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    Hi Mark

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    Welcome Mark!
    I use a fountain pen and a paper planner - paperinkplan.wordpress.com

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    Welcome from Missouri!

    Glad you are with us!


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