What's Your Favorite Nib Size?
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My preference for most daily writing is for fine and extra-fine nibs. My handwriting is smallish, I prefer B5 or A5 page sizes and I often have to write down long equations with lots of mathematical symbols. Most of my bolder nibs are cursive or italic and I have set my mind on an architect's point.
What's your favorite, and why?
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Rlievano
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Mar 27, 2019
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Oblique medium to broad. Montblanc vintage 220 series is one of the best. Kaweco vintage flex nib OB!!!
Mar 27, 2019
lilymanson
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Mar 19, 2019
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The bigger, the better! Like most people, I use a fine or medium for general writing...but I love calligraphy and drawing. Big nibs are great for that! Flex nibs, double broad and italics of any sort are my favorite things!
Mar 19, 2019
Jacocks123
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Mar 19, 2019
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As a long term pen user I use all line weights but medium is a good compromise nib to have on hand. There is actually a lot of variation in M nibs, there are many M nibs.
Mar 19, 2019
DSpaceNine
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Mar 12, 2019
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I have two faves: EF and 1.1mm Stub
Mar 12, 2019
Paul-in-SF
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Mar 12, 2019
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It depends on where the pen is made. I prefer Medium on Japanese pens, and Fine on western pens. Most of my writing is just regular cursive, and a lot of lined paper comes with 6mm between the lines, which requires fairly fine writing, but Japanese Fine is usually a little too fine and scratchy and dry for me.
Mar 12, 2019
TheSchrat
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Mar 12, 2019
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My everyday pen is a Pelikan M805 with a broad nib which has a reverse oblique cut. It's a wonderful pen and makes inks which are usually too faint really pop. I also keep a Pilot Metal Falcon with an italic medium nib at my desk. When I'm in casual clothes I usually have a Kaweco with a medium nib. Give me something with loads of character.
Mar 12, 2019
Knomad
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Mar 5, 2019
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I write on the compact side. A Fine to Extra Fine work best for me.
Mar 5, 2019
pummkin
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Mar 5, 2019
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Medium, the flow of ink makes it a better experience to write with. Fine, for writing in Chinese.
Mar 5, 2019
Dermott
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Mar 5, 2019
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Love small stub nibs. My daily writer's a 0.7mm Nemosine Meteor stub, on a 1st gen copper TT Gist. It's about the equivalent of a Lamy Fine, but the line variation makes it look a little fancier.
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Mar 5, 2019
ArkadyN
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Mar 5, 2019
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Broad is beautiful to me.
Mar 5, 2019
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