Originally posted by Huygens
I'm curious. Are you using India ink in the Ackeman pens? Has Mr. Ackerman made any comments about this?
Yes, I'm using India ink some. I've also experimented with some different fountain pen inks. I've had the problem of ink seeping around the sac (even when I press gently to pump) with both kinds of ink. I've had more of the problem of the random ink blobs with the fountain pen inks -- perhaps understandable, since I believe the Pelikan India ink is of thicker consistency.
But one of the advertising points of the pens was that they could use anything that flowed
. That would even include acrylics or whatever.
I'm not wanting to imply so strongly that I'm dissatisfied with the pens, just a little disappointed with the minor problems that each of the three had. But as I said, I've been very impressed with Mr. Ackerman's desire to do whatever it takes to make me happy. I hope he gets these little minor issues worked out over time.