How do you know how much ink a pen holds? The easiest quick-and-dirty way for me is to fill the pen completely with water, then empty the water into an empty ink vial.
This is how much ink an Aurora Optima holds.
musing about fountain pens, inks and the like
3 thoughts on “How Much Ink Does That Pen Hold?”
oooh, I’ve always wondered how some FP people could confidently say how much ink their pen fits! Thanks for dispelling the mystery 🙂
That is hilarious. Luckily, I have a beaker that will take half a liter.
Try that with a giant Indian ebonite eyedropper! You’ll need a bigger boat, erm I mean vial.