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Goulet Q&A

Goulet Q&A Episode 276: Setting Up A New Fountain Pen and Defining Exactly What Makes Nibs Scratchy

In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about what he does with my fountain pens the most, step 1 when getting a new pen, and how we can objectively state which nibs are smooth or scratchy. Enjoy! This week: Thanksgiving Black Friday/Cyber Monday/Weekend, etc Write Nows this week with new product roundup on Monday, Goulet Grab Bag on wed, lots [...]

December 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 275: Grail Pen Goals, Discontinued Ink Swabs, and Tattooing with Pen Ink

 In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about grail pen goals, discontinued inks in the Swab Shop, and tattooing with fountain pen ink. This week: John Lane visit Montegrappa Miya 450 Stipula Tocco Ferro Deluxe Colorverse Season 6 Edison Ascent Santa Jaws Estie Lilac LE Pineider Arman Pelikan m800 Brown-Black Pelikan Maki-e Umbrella Herbert Libby Sunrise Pens/Writing 1) henry.slocombe- Instagram [...]

November 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 274: 10 Questions for Goulet Pens’ 10th Anniversary

In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian answers 10 questions for our 10th anniversary, which we count from the day we listed our first fountain pen related products on November 17th, 2009. Enjoy! 1) Allen T- Facebook (1:33) What is one hurdle that seemed overwhelmingly daunting, but in fact turned out to be very simple? hiring, for sure Rachel and I [...]

November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 272: Shimmering Ink Drying In Pens, and the Best Selling Pen of 2019

 In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about shimmering inks drying out pens, speculative products that turned out great, and his guess on the best selling pen of 2019. Enjoy! This week: Halloween! Kids are having a blast it's Fountain Pen Day! Go check our site, like now! Lots of great deals Retro51 Cioppino Yafa/JoWo nib change! Pens/Writing 1) [...]

November 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 271: Fountain Pen Day 2019, Breaking In Pens, Brian’s EDC items

 In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about Fountain Pen Day, break in periods for pens, and his every day carry items (beyond just pens). Enjoy! This week: Virginia Tech visit TWSBI ink Pinieder Forged Carbon Galen Leather Stipula Ventidue Gold Touch Namiki Emperor Shoki Diplomat Aero Orange/Black Field Notes National Park Series D- Arches, Grand Teton, Sequoia Coming [...]

October 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 270: Pen Materials, Inks for the Colorblind, and Enthusiast Gifts

 In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about interesting pen materials, inks for colorblind people, and what to gift an experienced pen enthusiast. Enjoy! This week: Cox Farms festival with kiddos ropes course with Goulet leadership Speaking at my alma mater this weekend, going to homecoming VT game for first time with kids Ink deal, not sure I ever [...]

October 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 269: Arco Pens, Stacked Nibs, and Myers-Briggs

 In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about Arco pens, stacked nibs, and Myers-Briggs. Enjoy! This week: Italy! Diamine Inkvent calendar, still have some! One-shot deal most likely TWSBI Eco Transparent Purple Diplomat Esteem closeouts Retro 51 Creepy Scrawlers LAMY Bronze gift sets Pelikan m600 custom grinds from Custom Nib Studio Field Notes Autumn Trilogy Montegrappa Ammiraglio Turtle Brown [...]

October 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 268: If Brian Started Over and His Bias Reviewing Products As A Retailer

In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about what he'd buy today if he was starting over in the pen hobby, our team's favorite stationery and accessories, and his bias in reviewing products as a retailer. Enjoy! This week: Cubing, still happening Yard sailing with the kids, Rachel's parents visited Finding more balance in our lives as we enter into [...]

September 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Goulet Q&A Episode 267: Nib Warranties, The Pen That Got Away, and Cool Inks In Demonstrator Pens

In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about nib warranties, the pen that got away, and coolest inks in a demonstrator pen. Enjoy! This week: boring Goulet family stuff, school and house maintenance routine Exciting new stuff! Conklin Duraflex Endless Summer Pilot Ishime Pilot Sterlings Lamy Studio Aquamarine SE, LX Marron SE, Scala Dark Violet SE Aurora Oceano Indiano LE, [...]

September 13th, 2019|0 Comments