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Apple Bags & Flamethrowers | Goulet Pencast Ep. 7

Welcome to episode 7 of The Goulet Pencast! In yet another lengthy episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions, cover some fun new products and Drew quizzes Brian on Noodler’s ink labels – and you can play along!

TIMESTAMPS:

00:00 Introduction
0:04:38 Feedback
0:08:33 New Stuffffff
0:18:53 Q&A
0:19:02 The fate of Tomoe River paper
0:32:42 Why doesn’t the Custom Heritage 92 get any love?
0:36:44 Did Retro51 find a buyer?
0:44:56 Do you write with your fingers or your wrist?
0:53:07 What are your favorite reds?
0:57:29 Where can I learn more about custom nib grinds?
1:00:07 Hypo-thetical
1:10:44 Noodler’s Trivia Game
1:31:08 What’s Happening?
1:50:19 Compnay Updates
1:50:55 What’s On Your Desk?

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:

Sailor Pro Gear Slim Stealth Green
LAMY Studio Black Forest
Monteverde Jungle Ink Set
Sailor Sunset Over the Ocean Pro Gear Slim
Tibaldi Pens
Pilot Custom Heritage 92
The Art of Cursive Penmanship by Michael Sull
Diamine Red Dragon
Diamine Oxblood
Diamine Syrah
Noodler’s Black Swan in Australian Roses
Noodler’s Red Black
Diamine Matador

Write on,
Brian & Drew

June 28th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments

Pretty Much Just Flailing Around | Goulet Pencast Ep. 6

Welcome to episode 6 of The Goulet Pencast! In this economy-sized episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions, cover some fun new products and share some hilarious details from when they knew each other in elementary school!

TIMESTAMPS:

0:00 Opening

0:55 Feedback

0:09:07 NEW STUFFFFFFF

0:15:36 Q&A

0:16:56 How do you meet other fountain pen-inclined people?

0:24:53 How do you motivate yourself to clean your pens?

0:32:13 How was fountain pen-friendly paper made without modern processes?

0:55:08 Is there one version of a candy/pen you hate but another version you love?

0:59:36 How long have you guys known each other and why do you have great chemistry?

1:07:59 How has your perception of fountain pens changed over the years?

1:15:47 What are the best ways for getting ink out of caps?

1:17:25 What is your favorite fountain pen accessory?

1:18:43 Hypo-theti-CALLLLL

1:26:29 HOT TAKE

1:30:36 What’s Happening?

1:40:58 Compnay Updates

1:47:07 OUTRO

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:

Pilot Custom 74 Grenadine

Edison Ascent – Seaglass

Sailor 1911S – Trinity

Retro 51 Gnome Sweet Gnome

Bulb Syringe

Write on,
Brian & Drew

June 28th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments

Boujee Thunderfluff | Goulet Pencast Ep. 5

Welcome to episode 5 of The Goulet Pencast! In this episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions, cover some fun new products and play a funky game of “Never Have I Ever” about fountain pens – with weird candy! ***The YouTube version includes a hilarious (unless you’re Drew) BONUS CLIP not included in the podcast!**

TIMESTAMPS:

00:00 Opening

01:45 Listener Feedback

07:03 New Stuff

16:34 Q&A

16:47 Question 1

22:12 Question 2

24:35 Question 3

28:16 Question 4

33:59 Question 5

36:26 Question 6

39:16 Hypothetical

46:09 A very loose game

01:06:42 What’s Happening?

01:23:00 Compnay Updates

01:24:40 What’s On Your Desk?

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:

Kaweco AL Sport Vibrant Violet

Sailor Compass

Visconti Opera Demo

Diplomat Ink

Private Reserve Ink

Write on,
Brian & Drew

June 28th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments

The FrankenPencast | Goulet Pencast Ep. 4

Welcome to episode 4 of The Goulet Pencast! In this episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions, cover some fun new products and create their ideal FRANKEN-PENS!

TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 Introduction
1:05 Listener Feedback
14:07 New Stuff
27:04 Question 1 – Are elastic pen loops harmful for pens?
32:45 Question 2 – How to fountain pens work on rag paper?
37:55 Question 3 – Why are brown pens and ink not popular?
44:12 Question 4 – What’s the next big thing for Goulet Pens?
46:34 Question 5 – Should Drew grow a mustache, or should John Lane shave?
49:27 Question 6 – Are there fountain pens made from sustainable material?
51:50 Question 7 – Why are gold stub nibs rare?
55:35 Question 8 – How do you clean a fountain pen and keep ink in the converter?
59:15 Question 9 – How do you clean shimmer fallout without removing the feed?
1:01:30 Hypothetical with Drew
1:07:15 Franken-pen!
1:17:48 What’s Happening?
1:21:31 Compnay Updates
1:23:42 Closing comments

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:
Noodler’s Boston Safety Pen
Visconti Rembrandt Eco-Logic
TWSBI Eco Lilac
Diplomat Aero Stripes Black
Monteverde Regatta Sport Full Abalone
Edison Premiere Ecto Purple
Rickshaw Pen Cases
BENU Talisman Pens
Pineider Alchemist
Girologio Pen Cases
Original Crown Mill Pure Cotton Paper

Write on,
Brian & Drew

May 14th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments

Be Careful What You Ask For | Goulet Pencast Ep. 3

Welcome to episode 3 of The Goulet Pencast! In this way-too-long episode, Brian and Drew share some of your feedback, answer your questions, cover some fun new products and take a weird quiz. If you’d like to play along, you can take the quiz here: https://play.howstuffworks.com/quiz/t…

TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 Introduction
1:05 Feedback
13:18 What’s Happpening?
26:40 What’s on Your Desk?
32:44 New Stuff!
52:30 Q&A Question 1
57:08 Q&A Question 2
1:02:55 – Q&A Question 3
1:06:00 Q&A Question 4
1:07:00 Q&A Question 5
1:11:08 Q&A Question 6
1:15:03 Q&A Question 7
1:18:28 Q&A Question 8
1:20:19 Hypothetical Question
1:26:45 That Smarts – Weird Quiz (Linked above)
1:40:53 Wrap Up

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:
Namiki Yukari Tanuki​
Benu Euphoria Spring LE​
LAMY AL-Star 2021 LE​
Diplomat Ink​
Noodler’s Whiteness of the Whale​
De Atramentis Document Ink White

Write on,
Brian & Drew

April 30th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments

Basically a Hot Mess | Goulet Pencast Ep. 2

We have a name! Welcome to episode 2 of The Goulet Pencast! Our brand new show combines element of some of our older series like “Write Now” and “Goulet Q&A” while adding in new segments. We’ll be looking forward to your feedback so that we can continue to adapt the show to be as informative and entertaining as it can be for you.

TIMESTAMPS:
0:00 Intro
07:16 What’s Happening?
13:22 Compnay Updates
16:31 What’s On Your Desk?
27:20 New Stuff
40:00 Q&A – Large Pens under $200
42:59 Question 2 – What’s your workhorse pen?
44:21 Question 3 – What if you only bought one pen?
46:33 Question 4 – What do I do after I get a new pen?
49:05 Question 5 – What to do with a scratchy nib?
51:48 Lightning Round
54:26 Drew’s Hot Take
59:50 Brian’s Hot Take
01:06:48 Wrap Up
01:09:04 Random Fun Fact

LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED:
Pineider Metropolis​
Monteverde Ritma Olive​
Sailor 110th Anniversary pens​
Pelikan M205 Petrol Marbled​
LAMY 2000​
Robert Oster Peppermint​
Private Reserve Fast Dry Ink​
Tomoe River Notebook​
Colorverse series 7

Write on, 
Brian and Drew

April 16th, 2021|Goulet Pencast|0 Comments
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