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May 24, 2011
Where do I start on this...
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Where do I start on this ink? Well, it is just about as blue as blue gets, and I really like that (even though I am not much of a blue ink fan!). It behaves very well in my experience, with great flow, about medium wetness, and it isn\'t very hard on pens in my experience. Another great thing you will find about this ink, is its water resistance. I tried to wash it off a Rhodia page, but it held up right along with an Iron Gall ink and a \"Bulletproof\" ink, actually retaining more of its colour than the Noodler\'s \"Bulletproof\" ink! Then we get to the bottle.. It has a huge capacity (70ml), and the \"ink reservoir\" system is a wonderful innovation by Pilot to allow you to suck up every last drop of this ink. Even for the $ I believe this ink is a great value!

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October 28, 2010
I e-mailed JetPens and...
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I e-mailed JetPens and requested that they suggest a true blue ink. I did not want any green, red or black shading. They suggested this ink from Pilot. I bought the blue and the black. They are indeed true colors and work well in any pen I use them in.
I like the design of the bottles so well, that I keep them on my desk.
My only complaint is that the plastic well inside catches on some of my pens and starts to come out of the bottle when I remove the pen.

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November 15, 2014
Old reliable. Your basic...
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Old reliable. Your basic ballpoint pen blue. Use it everyday for notes and more. Free flowing, cleans up with just water. Works in almost every pen. Semi-permanent. A real easy going, Good looking blue ink in a big old bottle, that will last you a long time. I always have a pen filled with this stuff on my desk.

 
February 28, 2013
Pilot blue ink Is good-flowing...
Pilot blue ink Is good-flowing blue with excellent water resistant qualities. It can be a little on the light side of blue in extra-fine nibs, but it is a true blue colour. The ink bottle is brilliantly designed, and the cost is pretty low—I think Diamine has a lower per-volume cost, but I generally like the Pilot ink better. This Pilot ink has a slight tendency to feather, but less than Diamine in my experience (at least Diamine Kensington Blue). I also found Pilot to be more free-flowing than Diamine, and also Sailor.

 
June 30, 2011
This bottle is bigger...
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This bottle is bigger than it looks in the pictures, and is a pretty good value. The color is a good strong blue, not too dark, not too light, quite likable. It is smooth and good flowing, with minimal to no feathering. I highly recommend it, especially for Pilot pens such as the Namiki Vanishing Point.

 
April 7, 2011
Bottle works great, ink...
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Bottle works great, ink is smooth, free flowing, a little lighter than I expected. Works great with the Lamy Fountain Z 24 converter . . .

 
February 22, 2010
I love this ink and the...
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I love this ink and the new, deep 70ml bottle. This is a lovely, Royal Blue that is smooth and rich and it always looks good. Not as bright, certainly, as Noodler's Baystate Blue, it is a more stately and reserved blue that, I think, is great for correspondence or journaling.

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