Goulet Q&A Episodes
Goulet Q&A is Brian’s weekly video format where he answers your fountain pen, ink, and paper questions. Every week we take your questions on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our blog, and answer them in the video.
Goulet Q&A Episode 250: Best Broad Nibs, Testing Pens You Can’t Hold, and Best Gripped Pens Under $50
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about the best broad nibs, testing pens you can't hold, and best gripped pens under $50. Enjoy! The last couple of weeks: spring break with kids fridge issues Charleston trip Lamy Safari Pastels! BENU Hexagon Titan Kaweco Supra Brass Montegrappa Mini Mule Conklin Duraflex Turquoise Aurora Edo Cento Diplomat Excellence Oxyd Coming [...]
Goulet Q&A Episode 249: Pen Enthusiast Demographics, Most Popular Pen Color, and Which Pen Brian Would Revive From History!
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about demographics of the average pen enthusiast, the most popular color of pen we sell, and which pen he'd resurrect from the past! This week: great family weekend taking two weeks off Q&A, family time and work conference Pilot 100th anniversary ink, 7 Gods pens Ebisu (Light Blue) Daikoku-ten (Yellow) Bishamon-ten (Red) [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about 3D printed pens, what makes pens "heirloom quality", and clipless pens. This week: Been doing more woodworking in my spare time LAMY Crystal inks Montegrappa Game of Thrones revival Kaweco Frosted Sports and Perkeo All Black Spring Premiere- Trunk Bay Soon: Namiki 100th anniversary pens and ink Pilot Custom 74 Teal [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about his Japan trip, if nib tines should touch or not, and how he collects and uses pens. Enjoy! This week: Japan! Rachel held down the fort, then she got sick! team held down everything really well, I am very fortunate Launched Pineider Avatars $126.40 Abalone Green Neptune Blue Riace Bronze Angel [...]
Goulet Q&A Episode 246: Hottest Release in 2019, Advice to Entrepreneurs, Selling Brian and Rachel’s Pens
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about the hottest new release of 2019, advice to new entrepreneurs, and would he ever sell one of his pens? Enjoy! This week: kids under the weather, Ellie has flu heading to Japan next week! follow me on IG @brian.goulet Dante Avatar video (it's hammer time!) New Lamy's in WN Sarah on [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about 'sparking joy', double broad nibs, and total pen and ink deal breakers. Enjoy! This week: Great Wolf Lodge Dante's visit, new Avatar soon! FC Cosmic Dust, came and went Lamy Scala Rose, Imporium LE, Studios Olive and Terracotta, Aion Red/Blue Monteverde Coral Montegrappa Elmo in Black, at $156 Pens/Writing 1) [...]
Goulet Q&A Episode 244: If Rollerballs Matter, Making A Nib Drier, and Why Fountain Pen Prices Change
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about expanding rollerball selection, making a nib less wet, and pricing trends in fountain pens. Enjoy! This week: We're staying pretty busy around here LA pen show is this weekend, we're not going Monteverde Coral is being announced at the show, we'll carry it soon staying somewhat quiet with new products Retro [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about when to use limited edition ink, the Goulet pen cleaning station, and how pen retailers feel about each other. Enjoy! This week: Family visit last weekend staying very busy here at GPC, some illnesses going around Some Lines a Day colors Opus 88 colored demos new Retro 51 rollerballs new Colorverse [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about budget eyedropper pens, using 20 pens at a time, and fixing pens that dry up. This week: Got back safely from New Orleans Goulet Handwritten Note Survey Diplomat Esteem Conklin Crescent Vintage Green Monteverde Prima New Conklin Empires Monteverde Essenza Monteverde Rodeo Drive Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year Samurai [...]
In this Goulet Q&A episode, Brian talks about "detailing" your pens, aligning nib tines, and promoting the art of fountain pen use. This week: Out of town on business but still wanted to record! Nock Sinclairs new colors out now Monteverde Essenza, Prima available now New Conklin Empire colors with lower price, now available Conklin Crescent in Vintage Green, [...]