Beginner's Guide


 What Pen to Buy
What Ink to Buy
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A Beginner's Guide to Fountain Pens

This section is intended for folks who've always been intrigued by fountain pens, but don't know where to begin in terms of actually buying their first nice one and really don't want to get burned by buying the wrong thing. The guide consists of four parts. First, a buyer's guide to getting your first fountain pen. Next, now that you have a fountain pen, what ink should you buy. Third is a short list of good places to buy pens on the web. Finally, there is a list of essential archives and lists to learn more about fountain pens.

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