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    Default What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    How long did it take?

    Drained it to the last drop. You were pouring from the bottle, extracting the last drop with a syringe.

    Bonus: List the imaginative ways you got that last drop out.
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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    I have yet to empty one .

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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    Quote Originally Posted by caleath View Post
    I have yet to empty one .
    Ditto

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    Yeah me too. Who has?
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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    Not counting an entire bottle of Iroshizuku that expelled itself into the double plastic bags it was packed in (suitcase, flying to Oregon), not me either.

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    Noodlers Black, which I use exclusively at work, probably on my 5th?. Home inks--I have just opened my third bottle of Parker Quink Red and I am almost done with J.Herbin Sapphir. I just married a few pens to their respective inks because they are just too painful to clean out frequently, so now I am expecting those bottles to go faster.
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    Private Reserve Black. My first bottle of fountain pen ink.
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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    The last one I finished was Waterman Florida Blue. I get the last remains out by pouring them into a new bottle of the same ink. Although if I finish a bottle I am not replacing, I'll just rinse the last bit down the drain.

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    I recently finished a bottle of Herbin Bleu Nuit. At the beginning of the year, I finished bottles of Sheaffer Skrip Red and MB Racing Green. My bottle of Iroshizuku Kon-peki is starting to get pretty low (less than half-way now), but it will still take me several more months to actually empty it.

    I always have a great sense of accomplishment when I finish bottles of ink. Because I have so many to choose from, it doesn't happen very often and it usually takes a long time.

    I still remember when I finished my first bottle of ink (Noodler's Walnut). It was the only ink I owned at the time. I only had two pens (a Pelikan M215 and a Sheaffer school pen). When I reordered Walnut from Fountain Pen Hospital, I added Pelikan Blue-black and Montblanc Violet to the order, as well as a blue Pilot Vanishing Point; that was the moment I fell down the rabbit hole.

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    I really should just pick one bottle and dedicate myself to using it up. My lowest bottle is probably my Sheaffer Skrip purple (one of the first inks I ever bought, 6 years ago)... but I have yet to actually empty a bottle. I feel like I'm in good company on that one though

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    I poured a mostly full bottle of Levenger Cardinal Red out into my wife's garden yesterday. I figured I was biodegradable. That was the first bottle I emptied and it was my oldest bottle of ink, about eight years old. It had some "funny stuff" in the neck. I didn't know if it was the Infamous SITB or just heavily crystallized ink but I wasn't taking any chances. I already had a fairly new bottle of Private Reserve Dakota Red on hand, so I'm not short on red ink.

    I have a bottle of Levenger Smokey (gray) and Blue Bahama that are within a year of the Cardinal Red in age, but they aren't showing any signs of what ailed the Cardinal Red. The Smokey and Blue Bahama are also almost gone - thru natural causes.

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    Pelikan 4001 Blue-Black. Probably because it's the one ink I've been using the most since I started all this carrying-on with pens - again - in 2010!
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    I'm getting close. Almost out of Waterman Florida Blue. Yes, the old Florida Blue not the new name, whatever it's called now.
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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    Noodler's Black: I write a lot and this is my favorite.

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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    I just emptied all 10 first fun bottles of OrganINKS by dumping them down the drain. You should have seen the amount of sludge left in the bottom of some of those bottles. Don't know why I didn't take pictures!

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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    I've not emptied a bottle yet. There is a bottle of Noodler's Golden Brown I've had for a couple of years that is almost gone. Love that color. Thinking I should perhaps give it a look for sludge and make sure it is still okay for use.

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    I have emptied just one bottle! Waterman Red, And I have well over 100 bottles, and another 100 in samples!! So I have quite a ways to go......


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    Quote Originally Posted by dannzeman View Post
    I just emptied all 10 first fun bottles of OrganINKS by dumping them down the drain. You should have seen the amount of sludge left in the bottom of some of those bottles. Don't know why I didn't take pictures!
    I've got some sludgy ones still. Dare I taste them...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thagbert View Post
    Yeah me too. Who has?
    I think it was a blue from Parker. Either Royal, or Blue-Black. This was my oldest ink...I had given out samples and used it up, but kept the bottle, and am glad I did.
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    Default Re: What Was The Last Bottle Of Ink You Emptied?

    Quote Originally Posted by dannzeman View Post
    I just emptied all 10 first fun bottles of OrganINKS by dumping them down the drain. You should have seen the amount of sludge left in the bottom of some of those bottles. Don't know why I didn't take pictures!
    OMG, this same thing happened to me with inks from Organics Studio. (Is that the same company?) I had two of the initial "Elements" colors. I, too, dumped them once I discovered the problem.

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