Economical Links for 2017.08.18

A quiet week on the economical stationery front, but here are a few interesting links:

Fountain Pen Review: Muji Fountain Pen (via The Well-Appointed Desk)
Another nice, inexpensive Japanese store brand pen.
Prospective Look at the 2017 San Francisco International Pen Show (via Hand Over That Pen)
If you’re going to the SF Pen Show, I’m Diamine Kelly Green with envy.
DNA of long-dead cows read from pages of Medieval books (via The Cramped)
The researchers obtained the DNA from waste eraser rubbings. What could scientists learn from your eraser rubbings?

Economical Links for 2017.08.11

Some links to the like-minded:

Fountain Pen Review: Sheaffer VFM (via The Well-Appointed Desk)
Alas, modern Sheaffer.
Review: Pelikan Twist Fountain Pen (via Gourmet Pens)
This might be the only Pelikan I’d spend money on.
Dryden Design Classic Fountain Pen (via Best Fountain Pen)
Never heard of this brand — until now.
Kaweco Ice Sport Fountain Pen Review (via The Pen Addict)
Will this be the year I finally buy a Kaweco?
Elysee Fountain Pen (via 7hedaniel)
Vintage value pens. I wonder if these ever made it across the pond.
Zycc Navy Blue (via Wondernaut)
An ink that performs decently and costs $1.50 for 15ml, shipped? Now you have my attention.

Economical Links for 2017.08.04

So I guess Herbin has a new ink coming out? Perhaps you’ve heard of it.

Anyway. Here are some links to the like-minded:

Kaweco Perkeo Fountain Pen Review (via The Pencilcase Blog)
Fountain Pen Review: Kaweco Perkeos (via The Well-Appointed Desk)
A couple reviews of Kaweco’s new entry-level pen. I might have to pick one of these up for science.
Pen Review: Faber-Castell Loom fountain pen (via Nibspotter)
That new gunmetal grey colorway is tempting me.
If You’ve Ever Wanted To Try A Pilot Kaküno (via Inkophile)
Ten bucks will get you a Pilot Kaküno and a smiley-face nib.
At The Beginning, Is It Better To Have A Variety of Inks or Pens? (via Goulet Pens)
I don’t always agree with the advice offered on the Goulet Blog but I do agree with this post.
The extraction of lever-filler pressure bars (via David Nishimura)
I’ve been fixing up a few lever filler pens and this post on extracting pressure bars appeared at just the right time.