[Zosslist] Paper, Paper, Paper!

D.J.J. Ring, Jr. n1ea at arrl.net
Fri Oct 30 07:45:28 EET 2020

Thanks, Gary. I'm posting this to the list for the rest of us!
HAMMERMILL Premium Laser Print - 24LB., 98 brightness sounds good!

Best wishes,


On Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 18:40 Gary Rechtin <garyrobert7 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've used Xerox paper sold by Costco for many years. On my last visit,
> they didn't have any. I bought what they had and got the feathering and
> ghosting. Both were 24 pound paper. I gave that paper to my daughter and
> bought some HAMMERMILL Premium Laser Print - 24LB., 98 brightness and I am
> quite happy with it. I bought it on Amazon. 500 sheets per pack.
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 5:07 PM D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
>> Years ago, I tried all sorts of paper and found that HP Premium Laser
>> paper was excellent for fountain pens.
>> Now I see that HP Paper division no longer sells such paper, it's now
>> multi-use - that is for ink jet and laser jet, while years ago you couldn't
>> interchange the two without horrible results and most importantly, fountain
>> pen ink didn't work well on ink jet printer, it feathered and showed
>> through to the other side (ghosting.)
>> If I was happy with HP Premium Laser Paper, what do people recommend?
>> I have tried Staples Nature's Choice - supposedly a bamboo  fiber paper -
>> but I'm guessing it's not so good for broad and italic pens, not bad but
>> doesn't leave sharp hairlines with flex nibs.
>> So back to HP Premium LASER paper which doesn't exist.
>> Anything as good as that was?
>> Regards,
>> David Ring
>> Green Harbor, MA
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