Saturday, January 26, 2013

Pilot Iroshizuku Take-Sumi

It has been long-anticipated, a black Pilot Iroshizuku ink! So how is it? It's pretty great...not everything I would have hoped in my wildest dreams, but taking reality into account, it exceeded my expectations.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pilot Iroshizuku Shin-Kai

Shin-Kai (Deep Sea) is one of the three final Pilot Iroshizuku inks to complete the line. In this video, I compare it to Tsuki-yo and talk about all of its properties as I use it in my Lamy Al-Star.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Pilot Iroshizuku Ama-Iro

Pilot Iroshizuku Ama-Iro is one of the three inks to have come out recently to complete the Pilot Iroshizuku line of 24 inks. The inks, aside from looking great in the bottle, have typically been known for smooth flow, not drying on the nib, pleasant colors, ease of cleaning, and fast dry-time. Watch the video for the full review.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Pilot Iroshizuku, Completing the Line

With the release of the Ama-IroTake-Sumi, and Shin-Kai, Pilot has now completed the line of their 24 Iroshizuku inks. This is a broad overview of the brand as a whole, showing how the three new inks fit in to the palate.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Pilot Prera Cap Cleaning

If you own a newer (demonstrator) Pilot Prera, then you know the affliction of ink behind the cap insert. I used to think it was just a fact of life, but with some experimentation, I discovered the cap does in fact disassemble entirely! With a few simple steps, you can completely clean out your Prera cap to look like new.