Do you have a FP ink colour preference?

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Mack C.

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My preference of ink colour is RED! I have PR Fiesta Red as well as Dakota Red. Neither fully turn my crank, in so many words.

I also have PR Velvet Black, PR American Blue, and J. Herbins Black Pearl, none of which satisfy my inner feelings.

I would like to try a Green and Brown inks.

Do you have a favourite colour of the bunch I mention above? Or a favourite colour that I haven't mentioned?

(Jeff or whomever admins: If this should be in the FP forum, feel free to move it there at your discretion)
 
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I like the Chesterfield "Antique" series of inks -- currently having fun with Antique Orchid and Antique Walnut, when I empty these I'll switch back to Antique Mariner and Antique Crimson.

(Chesterfield is generally reckoned to be a "second label" for Diamine inks, in the US sold by xFountainPens.com at a very fair price.)
 

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Since you expressed an interest in green or brown ink, I will recommend my very favorite ink! Stipula Calmo Verde Muschiato. Hard to find, and expensive when you find it, it is a luscious brownish moss green. I have never seen another ink the comes close to this color. I just looked, and found some on Amazon that they called "green", but in the answers below it indicates that it is indeed the Verde Muschiato.

Scott.
 

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Hi Mack, One of my favorite colors is chocolate brown and one of the best I've found is the "Private Reserve Chocolate". I do admit that I love the entire line of Pilot Iroshizuku inks. I also have a forest green from Noodlers and also Noodlers Red which are both nice colors. Hope this helps and that you find what you are looking for.

Wayne
 
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Thanks for your suggestions! Sounds exactly like what I'm looking for.

Now to find a CDN source if possible, in cartridge form, if possible!
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In those color families I use:

Noodler's Rattler Red Eel
Diamine Sherwood Green
Private Reserve Chocolate
 

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Under the "red" category I really like:
Sailor Jentle - Oku-yama (More of a burgundy)
Diamine - Oxblood (Also leans toward burgundy)

Under the "green" category I really like:
Sailor Jentle - Miruai (A dark seaweed green)

Under the "brown" category I really like:
J. Herbin - Lie de The (A tea brown)

I am a big fan of how the Sailor, Diamine, and J. Herbin inks write, so I tend to gravitate toward using those inks in my pens. The above are 4 of my 5 favorite inks. My other favorite ink is Organics Studio - Manganate V (a dark gray/blue). Organics Studio hasn't been made in about two years, but I recently saw that work is being done to reintroduce it. The Manganate V is the only ink of theirs I was ever able to obtain, so I am looking forward to eventually trying some of their other colors.
 
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Thanks Jeff!
Have never heard of the Sailor Jentile line of inks. Love those colours for choice!
Thanks everybody, your suggestions are exactly what I was looking for?
 

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I don't want to say I am obsessive, :eek: but I have 42 FP in my room. Each has a different color ink, so my favorite is what ever I have in my hand.
Ron
Well Ron, if you don't want to say it I will: "You are obsessive!"

I have 2 FP's and wondered what I would do with all of the coloured inks suggested. I see myself spending an immense amount of time cleaning nibs etc.

Anyway I don't feel so bad now looking for another FP.

I do like your colour of RED!
 
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I don't want to say I am obsessive, :eek: but I have 42 FP in my room. Each has a different color ink, so my favorite is what ever I have in my hand.
Ron
Well Ron, if you don't want to say it I will: "You are obsessive!"

I have 2 FP's and wondered what I would do with all of the coloured inks suggested. I see myself spending an immense amount of time cleaning nibs etc.

Anyway I don't feel so bad now looking for another FP.

I do like your colour of RED!
Which one? Arabian Red, Fiesta Red, Dakota Red, Black Cherry or plain old red?
 

Mack C.

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I don't want to say I am obsessive, :eek: but I have 42 FP in my room. Each has a different color ink, so my favorite is what ever I have in my hand.
Ron
Well Ron, if you don't want to say it I will: "You are obsessive!"

I have 2 FP's and wondered what I would do with all of the coloured inks suggested. I see myself spending an immense amount of time cleaning nibs etc.

Anyway I don't feel so bad now looking for another FP.

I do like your colour of RED!
Which one? Arabian Red, Fiesta Red, Dakota Red, Black Cherry or plain old red?
None of those! The one of your original post!
 
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