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7 Fountain Pens Under $45

 Drew shares his TOP 7 favorite fountain pens under $45 in this video, and puts some very popular pens head-to-head which ends up with a few hot takes! TIMESTAMPS: 00:00 Introduction 00:20 Kaweco Sport vs Perkeo 01:25 TWSBI SWIPE 02:25 Platinum Preppy vs Plaisir 03:02 LAMY AL-Star vs Safari 04:01 Pilot Kakuno 04:40 Pilot Explorer vs Metro 05:25 TWSBI Eco 06:23 Request for debate Do you agree or disagree with Drew's choices? Write on, The Goulet Pen Company

The Best Fountain Pens Under $25

 Drew shares his list of the BEST fountain pens under the price of 25 dollars - in his opinion, anyway! You can see the pens listed below. TIMESTAMPS: 0:00 Introduction 0:16 Pilot Varsity 0:43 Platinum Preppy 1:22 Pilot Kakuno 2:09 Sailor HighAce Neo 2:48 Pilot Metropolitan 3:31 Diplomat Magnum 4:04 Pilot Explorer 5:04 Conclusions! Do you agree with Drew's list? Write on, The Goulet Pen Company

Why Should I Buy a Fountain Pen?

 Why should you buy a fountain pen? Great question - and Brian Goulet is here to help give you his Top 7 reasons why you should, and breaks down each one. TIMESTAMPS: 0:00 Introduction 1:00 Reason 1: The Writing Experience 1:58 Reason 2: Improved Handwriting 2:52 Reason 3: Aesthetics 3:30 Reason 4: Ink Choices 4:30 Reason 5: Environmental Impact 5:10 Reason 6: Analog Nature 5:50 Reason 7: Mental Health 8:00 Do you NEED a fountain pen? 8:45 Additional resources Resources Mentioned: Top Pens for Newbies (2021) Top Pens for Newbies (2014) Top Pens to Last a Lifetime Fountain Pen [...]

5 Steps for Getting Started with a New Fountain Pen

 Before you get started with a fountain pen, there are some things you should do first! In this video, Drew gives his suggestions for a new pen checklist! TIMESTAMPS: 0:00 Introduction 0:18 Step One: Know what a Fountain Pen is! 0:37 Step Two: Unbox your Pen! 1:02 Step Three: Inspect Your Pen! 3:01 Step Four: Clean Your Pen! 4:21 Step Five: Ink Your Pen! 5:34 Wrap Up LINKS TO PRODUCTS FEATURED: Bulb Syringe Are we forgetting any steps? Write on, The Goulet Pen Company Team

Are Fountain Pens Easy To Use?

 Are fountain pens easy to use? Drew's going to walk you through the most simple ways to start writing with a fountain pen in this video. OTHER HELPFUL CONTENT: Top 5 Fountain Pens for Newbies Getting Started with a New Fountain Pen Fountain Pen 101 Anatomy of a Fountain Pen TIMESTAMPS: 0:00 Introduction 0:40 What is a fountain pen? 1:01 How do you fill it? 1:25 What about maintenance? 1:54 How does it write? 2:28 Ramping things up with a converter! 3:13 Choosing a nib size! 3:42 More helpful resources! Write on, The Goulet Pen Company Team

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