Say, CJ, didn't we have a fountain pen thread?

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  1. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    fullsizeoutput_acb.jpeg fullsizeoutput_acf.jpeg Look what was delivered today!!
     
  2. Carl V

    Carl V Well-Known Member Donor War Zone Member Top Poster

    oh my. Are you gonna have the nibs modified?
     
  3. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    No. I have an M400 medium stub nib and an M600 broad stub nib. Both nibs are interchangeable with M 200, 400 and 600 Pelikan pens. For the most part my nibs are medium with a couple of fines including a Pelikan 1956 400 NN that I purchased today.
     
  4. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    Is the MB a Le Grand or regular size?
     
  5. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    Le Grand is the large rollerball not fountain pen. I recently bought my wife the standard size rollerball. It has many more choices in refill colors than the LeGrande which is the size of my 149. The smaller fountain pen is 146.
     
  6. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    I could be wrong but I thought they used the LeGrand distinction for the FP as well. You are correct about the model numbers but they do the same thing with the Rollerballs. The Regular is the the Meisterstück 163 and the Le Grand is the Meisterstück 162, e.g. a Montblanc 162P is a Platinum Trim Meisterstück Rollerball LeGrand.
     
  7. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    Reading posts in Fountain Pen Network MB forums, several say that there are other pens similar to a 146, but none like a 149. Have not inked mine yet. I can not imagine how its going to be better than my Mottishaw tuned M805 Stressman.
     
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  8. claud

    claud Well-Known Member Donor

    New M805 Ocean Swirl flew in yesterday. DSC_1901.JPG
     

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