Platinum Century with SF and UEF nibs

I have always wondered how similar are the Pilot Falcon and Platinum Century soft fine (SF) nibs. This curiosity was left on the back burner for several years because many fountain pen enthusiasts commented on how Platinum's SF nib does not flex as much compared to Falcon. Curiosity kills a cat. More than a year…

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Platinum Carbon Black and Sailor Nano Ultra Black

One might notice that I rarely mention black fountain pen ink (or other colors that are suitable for work environment for that matter).  This omission is entirely intentional when I realize that I have an abnormal high standard for an ideal black.  You might recall from the past posts that I used to practice Chinese…