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 3.6 (7 customer reviews)
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October 19, 2012
To start off this "black"...
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To start off this "black" ink is a medium gray. It comes out a dark grey and then slowly fades to a lighter and lighter grey; and i assume it'd completely fade away some day. I've got documents that are only half a year old that have faded significantly (although legible). Also, the ink is very sensitive to water and moisture. Overall, a horrible choice for a pen that costs 26.00. Stick with the G2.

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August 18, 2012
I was apprehensive about...
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I was apprehensive about buying this after reading the other reviews of it being "light grey" but i really wanted black ink, so i went for it. I am very happy with it, it blends in well with my other dark ink pens, i see no problem with it.

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elleinadart
 
February 29, 2012
If you order black ink...
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If you order black ink you expect black ink. This dries to a medium gray, not even a dark gray. Very disappointed! Update description of product.

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September 9, 2011
Probably one of my favorite...
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Probably one of my favorite basic black inks to put into my fountain pen. consisent good quality and excellent color

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nelsonkatherine220
 
July 20, 2013
I do not understand why...
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I do not understand why people are complaining that it looks dark grey. I admit the first time I used it, the ink DID look grey. However, I realized that my pen wasn't fully dry yet. When your pen is dry after cleaning, it is a very nice black. Of course, my standard nib is a medium nib. I also use it in my Lamy Joy 1.1. It really makes my handwriting stand out and gives even my cursive a calligraphic look.

It is MUCH darker than the ink in my Pilot B2P ballpoint or gel pen. It's why I switched to fountain pens in the first place.

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lourdesgirl101
 
October 20, 2014
It works much better...
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It works much better than the converter with substandard ink.

 
October 17, 2011
I wish it was darker....
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I wish it was darker.

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