The Nib Section 2

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The Nib Section (Podcast)
Episode: 2
Title: Journeys in Japan, Sydney Pen Show
Release Date: August 15, 2017
Hosts: Charles Montano

Christina Kowalin

Guests: Sophia Le


Mark Hopson

Additional Information
Official page: Episode 2
Audio File: Audio Episode 2
Length: 42
42 min
0.7 h
minutes
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Description[edit]

Chux and Chrissy chat with special guest hosts Mark and Sophia about their recent pen-related adventures in Japan, and their plans to hold a pen and stationery show in Sydney. [1]

Show Notes & Links[edit]

00:32—Panel intro


01:04—What We Are Writing With

  • Mark, Lamy AL-Star with custom 14kt gold nib
  • Sophia, Pilot Fermo Green with medium nib
  • Chrissy, TWSBI Eco White with 1.1mm stub
  • Chux, Pilot 823 Amber with broad architect nib


02:02—Mailbag

Resources on nib tipping sizes:

  • Goulet Nib Comparison Tool
  • Nibs.com Nib Tipping Sizes Chart


05:44—Mark and Sophia’s pen adventures in Japan

  • Shibuya, Tokyo - Bungubox.
  • Kobe - Nagasawa Stationery and Pen and Message.
  • Nagoya - Sankodo.
  • Shout out to Daisuke from Pilot, who showed Mark and Sophia around Itoya and Maruzen.
  • Pilot and Namiki factory tour.

Top Sailor Store Exclusive Inks:

  • Sankodo Forest Green
  • Bungubox Imperial Purple
  • Bungubox Sweet Potato Yellow
  • Kobe 41 Suma Rikyu Rose
  • Pen and Message Cigar

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18:40—Quick tip


20:30—Sydney Pen Show

https://www.facebook.com/SydneyPenShow/

Get in touch with the organisers: admin@sydneypenshow.com.au


25:17—News

  • Organics Studio Elements Nitrogen Royal Blue
  • Pensive Pens
  • Classic Pens NZ
  • The next Sydney FPO Meet-up will be at Dove & Olive, 1pm on 19 August 2017


34:38—Recommendations

  • Food Wars
  • Beelzebub
  • Fargo the TV Series
  • Beastmaster
  • A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole


39:17—Poll

"Should cursive go the way of the dinosaurs?"

Visit our Facebook to weigh in on the new poll:

https://www.facebook.com/TheNibSection/


41:44—Credits

References and Notes[edit]

  1. Description taken from the official Nib Section Podcast page https://thenibsection.podbean.com/e/2-mark-and-sophias-japan-adventures-sydney-pen-show/