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Braxfield
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Mar 7, 2019
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I don’t understand the problem. Why not fill the pen in the normal way and not make a mess? Do you live on a trawler?
Mar 7, 2019
MrSharkbait
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Mar 9, 2019
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There are many factors that affect smooth filling the “normal” way:
  • Easy to stain your fingers
  • It is difficult to maximize the ink capacity
  • Shape of ink bottle makes it difficult at low levels
  • Length of nib and section
  • Some pens do not have any way to see ink level
  • Our hands develop tremors as we age
In addition you know exactly how much you are filling:
  • You may have OCD, in that case I suggest a pipette. 
  • Some day there will be ink expensive enough for you to worry about controlling the amount. 
  • You may want to dilute an ink, and control it accurately

Mar 9, 2019
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