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I LOVE this notebook!...
January 1, 2012
I LOVE this notebook! The paper is very smooth, very clean. The line spacing is perfect. I don't often use the headers at the top, but they're great when you need them. I'm a fountain pen user, and we are always searching for the perfect notebook and paper for our pens. This paper is fantastic - showed no bleedthrough, no feathering, and the ink drying time is great. The pen I've used so far with this paper is a gusher, and bleeds through just about every paper I've used it with - except this. I've already recommended Maruman to several other people, and I doubt I'll go back to those 'other' brands any time soon.
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Superb - one of the very...
January 26, 2015
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Superb - one of the very few papers that allow me to use a fountain pen on both sides of the page. Highly recommended!
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Maurman Mnemosyne is...
December 23, 2014
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Maurman Mnemosyne is by far my favorite notebooks. Love the paper quality.
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The paper in these notepads...
June 11, 2015
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The paper in these notepads is amazing....
This is my new go-to...
May 29, 2015
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This is my new go-to note book. The paper is great and holds up to all the various fountain pen inks I have used with it so far (~5).
Fantastic notebooks....
February 19, 2015
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Fantastic notebooks. I have several different Maruman notebooks and use this model for daily notes. I generally write in pencil and the paper is super smooth, great for the pencil. I've also used ballpoint and felt tip to great success on this paper. I can't recommend another notebook more. Use it and you'll never go back to anything else.
Very impressed with the...
December 12, 2014
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Very impressed with the quality of the paper, the cover is a nice thick plastic that holds up well and the micro perforations only require one fold and the tear out is clean. Would recommend and purchase again.
This is the best quality...
November 24, 2014
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This is the best quality of paper I have ever encountered. Also, the overall look of the notebook is sophisticated and professional.
This notebook is just...
October 18, 2014
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This notebook is just the right size for toting around the town in either a purse or a backpack, and I love how you can customize the pages the way you want (with columns and such).
I was disappointed in...
September 2, 2014
I was disappointed in this notebook, given that it was advertised as "fountain pen friendly". The notebook design is nice, the paper texture is great, and it has good drying times and very little show through, but I found that with I got an unacceptably high spread and subdued colors with many inks and nibs.

The more expensive my pen and ink, the worse it looked in this notebook. I had the best results with cheap on both fronts: Pilot Metropolitan medium point using Noodler's Black ink. I had a random Preppy Platinum with the original ink cartridge in it, and it worked fine as well.

My Lamy Safari medium nib was the worst of the bunch on this paper: spread spread spread. I tried my Namiki with both fine and medium points and wasn't pleased with either result. Lamy's blue ink looked like ballpoint blue, just no saturation at all.

But worst of all is this: Iroshizuku Kon-Peki looks terrible in it.

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