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Any chance on reviving this drop? Looks like a great bundle package.
My package arrived today.
First time getting Noodler's since I'm in Europe and I must say the bottle is looking better than I thought.
Too bad the cap cracked on the threading in transport, it makes me a little wary of the ink drying up or spilling when I move the bottle between my desk and drawer.

Also, can anyone recommend a tutorial on how to tweak an Ahab into a well-writing pen? Out of the box mine skips when starting the line and is a bit too dry for my liking.
Dekay
Try the following:
Great news group! The vendor has let us know that the group's order was picked up and is on its way to our warehouse now. Based on the tracking provided these are scheduled to come in 11/5. Our warehouse team has been forwarded tracking info and will be standing by, ready to get these packed up and turned around as soon as they come in.

Sometimes shipments get delayed en route, not to worry as we will keep the group posted throughout the process and notify you all if anything causes delay.

Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 11/6 or sooner if something comes up.
Thanks again for joining this drop! With your help we were able to make it successful for the community. We've just submitted the group's order with the vendor for the Noodler’s Ink & Pen Bundle and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.

As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them directly to you! The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 11/6.

Rest assured that we we will provide you all with updated information regarding the status of your order throughout the process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 10/26.
Now that Noodler has changed their bottle design, are we getting the new plastic one or the old glass one?
A few quick points while this drop is still active ...

The products are solid.

However, due to a number of factors, the descriptions don't do these products the justice they deserve. I thought I'd add a little more:

Noodler's started as a boutique ink company but now offers a very nice variety of pens. Nathan, the founder, is particularly fond of designing pens that far exceed most competing products (at least at the time of conception, they did). Therefore, you will find good pens at reasonable prices that take well to his inks.

Many of his pens require a bit of tinkering. If you're looking for writing instrument that's just grab-and-go, straight out of the box, you might be disappointed. If you're looking for pens that are conducive to fiddling, tweaking, adjusting, etc. you will likely be quite happy with these. You will be hard-pressed to find other flex pens at this price from other companies that use quality parts and can be consumer adjusted to fit your needs.

For the first 2 months of owning an Ahab, I was convinced it was defective. It wasn't - I just had to make some adjustments. Now, it's one of my favorite writers.

In general, the online prices I found for the Ahab ranged from $20 - $25 both with and without shipping included. For this drop, remember that there is a surcharge if you are getting the Ahab instead of the other pen offering(s).

But the pens are just a means to using the inks. One of the great things about Noodler's is the TREMENDOUS variety of inks - both colors and properties. One of my current favorites is the 54th Mass. Also, almost every ink has a story - a raison d'etre, if you will. If you check on the forums or go to Noodler's site you can get more information. The only things the inks are guaranteed to have in common with each other is the bottle design. And they are all ink. Used for writing.

When I have the chance, I will make another post with some pictures reflecting the Ahab and some of the inks "in action".

As for the value of the drop, well ...

If these are precisely the droids you're looking for, then have at it. You'll probably save a few bucks over most other online offers. Otherwise, you might be happier going elsewhere for your purchase.

I've attached a link (end of this post) to a pdf on the Goulet website that explains the properties of some of these inks. Noodler's and GPC have a very strong partnership, so you will find a vast selection there.

Hopefully, this was helpful for anyone considering this drop.

Cheers.

Fine print: periodically edited - significant changes to content are noted, affiliations - if any - are clearly indicated, opinions are mine.

https://www.gouletpens.com/files/s8588/1/noodlers-ink-properties.pdf
GonzoTGreat
I'm not 100% happy with either of my Ahabs, but I have tried heat-setting the feeds and I think I'm getting closer. Have you converted yours to an eyedropper, or are you still using the piston convertor?
Xyverz
Careful going to an eyedropper if you've opened (carved out) many of the feed vents or the main center channel on the feed as the heat from your hand will slowly pressurize the ink and cause it to leak out.
Limited choice, not attractive, sadly. :(
Well well Massdrop. You have tempted me so many times. But this time I will resist!! And the fact that the ink I want is sold out already!! Next time Massdrop. Next time.
(Unless suddenly there is MORE English rose!!!)
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Wyliekyote
They have it at Goulet as well, but not at $10. (http://www.gouletpens.com/noodlers-black-swan-english-roses-3oz-bottled-fountain-pen-ink/p/N19037)
Wyliekyote
I got the Only bottle, but...... What I actually ended up with was Australian Roses! Which is confusing considering it wasn't even on offer. But as luck would have it, I think I prefer this one anyway.
I have to say I'm feeling a bit misled by some of the photos since they show the Noodler's Konrad. I was excited for a very short period of time until I saw the pen options. (I already have two Ahabs and a Creeper.) I would join for the ink alone, but the options I'm interested in are also sold out. >.< My timing is fabulous today, LoL.
Too bad with the limited ink selection now...was very tempted :)
Wish there were more selections or- dare I say it - actual availability of existing choices. That said, I do appreciate Massdrop offering these items.
Got home this evening to find that the only colors left are the ones I already own! Too bad, I was looking for an excuse to pick up Midway Blue.
So an ahab is $20 and a bottle is $12.50 so that's $32.50(plus shipping, isellpens is $3 so if you get from them it's $35.50), this is $35.28 so for the deal of 25 cents less you can get a limited range of pens and inks that will get to you in a month or two. On the other hand if you get this somewhere else you can get a wider option of pen colors and inks and you get your order before this drop stops being joinable for the low low price of 25 cents.
Massdrop yudodis2me
OK, so at the checkout you only get to choose 1 bottle of ink! Isn't this a two pack combination? I am the first person to purchase, and the English roses ink I chose is sold out? Was there only one bottle available?
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How about in the last line of the first paragraph.
Amafan
Good catch, Amafan! This has been corrected.

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