Often regarded as the best fountain pen for beginners, the Metropolitan combines affordability, aesthetic, and quality into one spectacular pen. Read our updated Guide to the Pilot Metropolitan to learn more and see the full range of color and nib options.
How To Clean A Fountain Pen | Best Fountain Pen ----- Note; Even if you run the same exact ink through a pen, I’d flush out the nib every other refill unless your converter or cartridge is extra small. Reason: the water in water-based ink evaporates leaving solids behind in the converter and cartridge. Those solids need to be flushed out of your pen or they will find their way into your feed and clog your pen.
Like any well-tuned machine, fountain pens need periodic cleaning to keep them performing their best. This article will cover the basics of fountain pen cleaning, as well as some advanced techniques for experienced users.