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KSLV-II, by Colorverse


Part of Colorverse's space and time series, KSLV-II is a special edition in honor of South Korea's space program. Named after a Korean rocket it comes with a smaller (15ml) bottle, 75t Rocket Engine.

The color is a deep blue, with a very clear purple sheen. This sheen is so present that - when writing with a very broad nib like a poster 4mm, the ink almost flips over completely: purple with blue sheen. Note the huge difference between the poster nib, a normal broad nib and a stub nib. 
An excellent blue for work or personal notes, or personal correspondence. Because of the purple sheen I wouldn't use it for business correspondence. 

This ink is the first Colorverse ink I have tried and I must say the ink is very well behaved. No feathering, beautiful shading (with some sheen), good lubrication and negligible show-through. The ink is wet, drying time with a normal nib is above average (50 sec), with a really broad nib the ink is still wet after a day. 
It was hard to find a similar color. I thought KSLV-II would be like Kon-Peki, but this ink is much more blue. Ku-jaku is too light and too green. And neither Asa-gao nor Homer blue (Montblanc) comes close. 


All in all this ink is a nice addition to my collection. Definitely an ink to use frequently!


Written on Clairefontaine Triomph paper (white).

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