Ecclesiastical Stationery Supplies Registrars Ink

Essri doesn’t offer huge variety of products. Basically you can get two inks: blue-black and black that contain iron-gall and are fully waterproof. There’s long conversation about this ink under Sandy1’s excellent and in-depth review of this ink and you should definitely read it.

To my big surprise it seems that ESSRI has a huge following, mainly because of the unpredictability of the resultant color when it dries. Depending on the pen – paper – nib combination you use writing can have nice shade of blue or look nearly black.

It’s fully wateroproof and shouldn’t fade with time even if you post it in the window.

Personally I can’t understand all the hype about this ink. I’ve received 8 ml of Essri and tried it in few pens. The ink is dry and writing with it is unpleasant. It doesn’t offere reasonable lubrication. The color is dull. My biggest criticism isn’t the dryness though (although for me it’s deal breaker) but the fact Essri tends to clog pens. I’ve tried it in four pens and with time it’s clogged every one of them (between 2 – 7 days of not using the pen).

I say no to Essri. I believe at the moment you can easily buy well behaved inks with similar properties.

fpn_1473093360__essri_is.jpg

Drops of ink on kitchen towel

fpn_1473094064__essri_rk.jpg

Software ID

fpn_1473094161__essri_l_3.jpg

Tomoe River, FPR Dilhi, M

fpn_1473094177__essri_t_1.jpg

fpn_1473094201__essri_t_2.jpg

fpn_1473094227__essri_t_3.jpg

Leuchtturm 1917, Waterman Phileas, M

fpn_1473094244__essri_l_1.jpg

fpn_1473094271__essri_l_2.jpg

fpn_1473094306__essri_l_4.jpg

Kokuyo Campus, Kaweco Skyline, M

fpn_1473094333__essri_kokuyo_1.jpg

fpn_1473094352__essri_kokuyo_2.jpg

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Ecclesiastical Stationery Supplies Registrars Ink

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s