There are several filling mechanisms used in fountain pens today. Here I show you how to fill each of 4 types, as well as the pros/cons of each one:
- Cartridge (:28)/Converter (1:20)
- Eyedropper (2:30)
- Piston (4:08)
- Vacuum (5:28)
See how to convert a pen to an eyedropper here.
See what uses you can have for an ink syringe here.
See how to get the most ink into your pen here.
Learn about the feed saturation filling method for your piston pen here.
See the other Fountain Pen 101 videos here.