Economical Links for 2017.12.15

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Nib Newbs! Review the Sheaffer Pop Star Wars Collection
Apparently the Force is strong with these pens.
Faber-Castell Loom Fountain Pen Review (via Pen Addict)
I really want to try this magical nib, but that section doesn’t look like it’ll work for me. Anyone want to let me borrow your Loom?
8 DIY Leather Gifts That Don’t Take Forever to Make (via Make Magazine)
Instructions for crafting your own leather Midori-style notebook covers and pen sleeves.
Pens for Crappy Paper (via Comfortable Shoes Studio)
We’ve all been trapped in Crappy Paper Hell, so keep one of these pens handy just in case.
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Economical Links for 2017.12.01

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Here are some links to the like-minded:

Pen Review – TWSBI ECO (via Pens, Ink & Paper)
Review: Lamy AL-star Black Purple with EF Nib (via pen, actually)
A couple of reviews of some stalwart pens.
A Different Kind of SABLE (via Comfortable Shoes Studio)
How to feed a stationery addiction while on a student budget.
Quattro // Global Art Materials Notepad (via Weirdoforest Pens)
A nice notebook at a reasonable price, reviewed with some cool drawings.
Diamine Shimmertastics: Cobalt Jazz (via 7heDaniel)
It’s rare for an ink to put me into a frenzy, but I need this ink now!

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Economical Links for 2017.11.17

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Here are some links to the like-minded:

In an interesting lateral move by TWSBI, they’re releasing a version of the ECO with an even more triangular shape to its section. Fans of shaped sections rejoice!

Wing Sung | 698 (via Her Nibs)
A Review of the Wing Sung 698 clear piston filling fountain pen (via Write eXperience)
Two reviews of the Wing Sung 698. I have one sitting on my desk, uninked, because I have too many pens. But I’m looking forward to trying it.
A quick look at the Parker Reflex fountain pen (via rupertarzeian.com)
five months with the stalogy 365 a6 notebook (via Winter Sharks)
A less-expensive alternative to the Hobonichi Techo.
Wancher Penfolium 13 Pen Portfolio: A Review (via The Pen Addict)
Apparently Wancher outright stole the design for this case from Franklin-Christoph, after having been contracted to produce F-C’s original Penvelope. I’ll be crossing Wancher off my list of companies to support.