Friday, February 28, 2014

Goulet Q&A Episode 23, Monteverde

This week is all about Monteverde, and it's a bit shorter video than I normally do. I get questions about the Nighthawk going away, MV nibs, the new Impressa, and other random pens.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Monteverde Impressa Fountain Pen

The Monteverde Impressa was recently release (Feb. 2014) and is exciting with it's low price point and neat colors. I take you through the whole experience here.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Monteverde Regatta Sport Fountain Pen

Monteverde has redesigned their Regatta, now called the Regatta Sport, with an alternating black carbon fiber and resin pattern with the same super cool magnetic cap and swappable nibs. I review the whole pen in this video.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Sneek Peek: Lamy Al-Star 2014 Special Edition Bluegreen

Hey, you wanna see the 2014 Lamy Al-Star? Here you go! It's going to be available sometime in March 2014, and here's a first look at the color.

Goulet Q&A Episode 22, Open Forum

This week I answer random fountain pen questions about flex pens, ballpoints and rollerballs, eyedropper conversions, transporting pens, buying pens as an investment, and ink mixing.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Introducing Caran d'Ache Chromatics Inkredible Colors

I found out Caran d'Ache was discontinuing their "Colors of the Earth" fountain pen ink line in early 2013, and knew little about the mysterious new line of inks that were to replace them. It took a year to come out, but here they are, 12 new colors in the Chromatics Inkredible Colors line.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Pelikan Souverän Special Orders at

At, we've set up the most popular Pelikan Souverän fountain pen series up on our website as special order items, including the M600, M800, and M1000. In this video we explain why we're doing this and how to place your order.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Teaser: Caran d'Ache Chromatics Inkredible Colors

Just a teaser of the new Caran d'Ache Chromatics Inkredible Colors collection of fountain pen inks coming soon. Featuring a premium glass bottle with a slanted bottom.

Monday, February 10, 2014

How to Fill a Pilot Con-70 Converter

The Pilot Con-70 converter is pretty cool. It's kind of this hybrid button/vacuum filling cartridge/converter and because so few pens use it and it is so different than most other types of converters, it can be confusing to fill if you don't quite know what to do. So that's exactly why I made this video!

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Cool Trick for Greasing a Lamy 2000 Piston

If you have a Lamy 2000 or any other piston-filling fountain pen that doesn't easily disassemble, then you will benefit greatly from learning this handy little tip for greasing up your piston seal. It doesn't take long, and can make your pen feel brand new.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Goulet Q&A Episode 21, Lamy

It's time for a new Goulet Q&A, and this week I'm covering a ton of different Lamy questions. A lot of them ended up being pretty straightforward, so I was able to answer a 24 of them in a pretty compressed timeframe. And I even showed off some pens up close that I haven't shown before!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Filling the TWSBI Classic Fountain Pen with the TWSBI Diamond 50 Inkwell

I've had a number of people ask if the TWSBI Classic Fountain Pen fits in the TWSBI Diamond 50 and Diamond 50P inkwells, and indeed it does. Here's a video showing how.