opinions on very long term storage and references from Google

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon May 10 17:09:00 2004

> I'd agree if the ink used is "india ink" (carbon black based ink --
> the classic stuff used in Chinese/Japanese calligraphy). At one
> point, pen plotters could accept drafting pens, such as the famous
> Rotring/Rapidograph. Fill one with india ink and plot on vellum, keep

FWIW, the thread on the pen carriage of the Tektronix 4662 plotter (and I
assume the 4661, which seems to be mechanically very similar) is
identical to that on Rotring pens. Handy....

You can get metal-tip drafting pens for HP plotters too, but I have no
idea what sort of ink they contain. Most of them come pre-filled...

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