If you want to learn about fountain pen stuff, here’s where you need to hang out.
The Fountain Pen Network – The best forum on the internet by orders of magnitude dealing with fountain pens.
The Pen Practice – More stuff that makes my life easier. Dr. Laurence Oldfield is a true gentleman and a great inspiration to me. These guys wrote the book, literally, on fountain pen repair.
Surrenden Pens – David Shepherd has helped me more than he will ever know. These guys wrote the books (plural), literally, on the history of the iconic Parker brand.
PenTooling – Dale Beebe. A lot of things that make my life easier.
VintagePens – David Nishimura – Great resource for repair supplies and other stuff.
Parker51 – Ernesto Soler – The best Paker 51 guru bar none.
ParkerCollector – Everything Parker.
FountainPenSacs – Great people, great stuff.
The Goulet Pen Company – If you’re in to new fountain pens (and you should be) in addition to vintage, you could do a lot worse than paying Brian Goulet a visit. Honest, trust-worthy and customer service beyond compare.
I Sell Pens – Todd Nussbaum – Great to do business with.
Nibs.com – John Mottishaw – custom ground nibs from one of the greatest nibmeisters on the planet. My Pelikan M800 Tortoise Shell Brown with a .7mm stub is fantastic.
MainStreetPens – Ron Zorn. If you need one of your own pens repaired, send it to Ron.
The Write Pen – Danny Fudge. Or you can send it to Danny, humble guy, great reputation.