What is an extra fine nib?

Extra fine nibs are the nib of choice for those of you with small handwriting, allowing for small lettering without your counter shapes (the white spaces inside your letters) joining up. They are also ideal for writers looking to fit a lot of words into a small space, such as a week-to-view diary.

Are Lamy pens on Amazon fake?

This is the Amazon’s choice listing for ‘Lamy’ and the order was fulfilled by Amazon (seller on order listed as ‘Amazon.com Services, Inc. ‘) This Lamy Safari is COUNTERFEIT.

Why is Lamy so expensive?

One reason for this is that they simply have more material, so they cost more to manufacturer. Larger pens need larger nibs to keep the overall look balanced, but some people do say that larger nibs feel nicer to write with.

Is Lamy Safari fine nib scratchy?

The nib feels as scratchy as a cheap pencil. On almost every paper I tried it, it just feels very bad. I had a Parker IM before the Lamy and that thing was much smoother on the same paper.

Is fine or medium nib better?

Fine (F) has a thin writing line. This size of the width is approximately 0.2mm finer than the medium nib width of the same brand. Fine is especially suitable for people with small handwriting. Medium (M) is the most popular nib width.

Which nib size is best?

As a rule of thumb, most are usually between a 0.5mm and a 0.7mm line, with the Eastern (Japanese) nibs being on the finer end and the Western (Italian, & German) nibs being on the thicker end. Going with a fine point is still better suited for smaller, more deliberate handwriting styles.

How much does a Lamy Safari cost?

Lamy Safari Fountain Pen – Charcoal – Fine

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Is the Lamy 2000 worth it?

Absolutely. The Lamy 2000 is a great value for a solid, dependable workhorse fountain pen. It never gets pushed aside, and for me, it’s almost always in use. Several years later, I’m still just as excited to write with it as when I opened up the package for the first time.

Do fountain pen nibs get smoother with use?

Fountain pen nibs will get smoother over time through regular use. Depending on the nib material, it could take anywhere from two weeks up to multiple months before noticing the difference. You can use micromesh or smoothing sticks to speed up the smoothing process.