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#121 heyva

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 06:57

This looks nicer and nicer. Please add me to the list so I know when it's ready.

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 15:01

Diamond piston pen is getting closer to the completion. Are we really going to have the special FPN edition of this pen? if yes, then we need to discuss it. please visit ... to give your comment.
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Posted 14 December 2009 - 16:03

Diamond piston pen is getting closer to the completion. Are we really going to have the special FPN edition of this pen? if yes, then we need to discuss it. please visit ... to give your comment.
http://www.bbs.twsbi...?tid=156&extra=


Speedy,

Sorry, I can't read the linked page but none the less, I want one maybe 3. I don't have a preference for actual design but laser engraving sounds good to me.

Can't wait,

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 16:10

Diamond piston pen is getting closer to the completion. Are we really going to have the special FPN edition of this pen? if yes, then we need to discuss it. please visit ... to give your comment.
http://www.bbs.twsbi...?tid=156&extra=


From what I understand, FPN is not going to sponsor or endorse a FPN edition pen but you could release a FPN special edition pen if you want to.
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Posted 14 December 2009 - 16:55

Looking forward to getting a chance to buy. Its also nice to feel a little bit involved in the process.
Not bothered about Special FPN edition though.

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 17:06

Sorry, I'm late coming to this party. This looks like it's going to be fantastic. Where do I get in line for one of these?
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Posted 14 December 2009 - 18:39

Anyone else here think that Speedy designed his pen to match his computer? I have the same computer. I can't wait to try one of his pens. With Skyppere now interested in one I do believe that the Diamond 530 is on its way to becoming the Almost Official Fountain Pen of the Northern New Mexico Chapter of the Fountain Pen Network's Collectors Collective. If we load our pens with green ink maybe we'll call our pens the Chilé Verde, and if we load them with red ink we'll probably call them the Chilé Rojo. There's even a chance that we'll petition the Governor to adopt the Diamond 530 as our official state pen. Hey, you never know, if our state can have an official cookie, the biscochito, and a motto, "Carpé Manana," then we could have a state pen.

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 03:15


Diamond piston pen is getting closer to the completion. Are we really going to have the special FPN edition of this pen? if yes, then we need to discuss it. please visit ... to give your comment.
http://www.bbs.twsbi...?tid=156&extra=


Speedy,

Sorry, I can't read the linked page but none the less, I want one maybe 3. I don't have a preference for actual design but laser engraving sounds good to me.

Can't wait,

Larry


Hi Larry,

I clicked the link, it is ok for me to link in. please try again.
thanks for the support. I think the laser engraving is the best way too.



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Posted 15 December 2009 - 03:23


Diamond piston pen is getting closer to the completion. Are we really going to have the special FPN edition of this pen? if yes, then we need to discuss it. please visit ... to give your comment.
http://www.bbs.twsbi...?tid=156&extra=


From what I understand, FPN is not going to sponsor or endorse a FPN edition pen but you could release a FPN special edition pen if you want to.

I don't mean to have FPN sponsor or endorse the pen, after all I am the one responsible for the final quality of the product, just that some people mentioned this option maybe the a good as a memory... So I have to double check if we really want to do this.
Understand that I can by my own wish to release a FPN special edition. But due to my poor English, I would appreciate someone can give me a suggestion what to write.
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Posted 15 December 2009 - 03:25

Sorry, I'm late coming to this party. This looks like it's going to be fantastic. Where do I get in line for one of these?
cheers
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when it is ready, we will setup an ebay account to take the order.




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Posted 15 December 2009 - 03:29

Anyone else here think that Speedy designed his pen to match his computer? I have the same computer. I can't wait to try one of his pens. With Skyppere now interested in one I do believe that the Diamond 530 is on its way to becoming the Almost Official Fountain Pen of the Northern New Mexico Chapter of the Fountain Pen Network's Collectors Collective. If we load our pens with green ink maybe we'll call our pens the Chilé Verde, and if we load them with red ink we'll probably call them the Chilé Rojo. There's even a chance that we'll petition the Governor to adopt the Diamond 530 as our official state pen. Hey, you never know, if our state can have an official cookie, the biscochito, and a motto, "Carpé Manana," then we could have a state pen.

"Anyone else here think that Speedy designed his pen to match his computer?"
I wish I have this capability, everyone is trying to catch up the apple trend.
Anyhow, I always admire apple's courage on innovation, and value adding design.


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#132 speedy

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 08:13

Diamond pen progress update 2009/12/17
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Posted 17 December 2009 - 09:01

Looking better and better.
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Posted 18 December 2009 - 00:35

Looks great! Can it be used as an eyedropper pen? :)

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 16:53

You got to see this. new film I just made to show how to assemble and disassemble the piston system...

http://www.bbs.twsbi...1&extra=#pid961

can also be viewed from here

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 18:57

You got to see this. new film I just made to show how to assemble and disassemble the piston system...

http://www.bbs.twsbi...1&extra=#pid961

can also be viewed from here


That's great - well done.
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Posted 20 December 2009 - 09:56

The Aluminium piston looks great!

For engraving, I wouldn't have anything other than either FPN or in full "Fountain Pen Network". Maybe add "Special Edition" or "Limited Edition" (if it is actually limited in number).
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#138 speedy

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Posted 13 January 2010 - 06:33

Haven't report to you guys for some times, pls refer follow update, thanks.

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Posted 13 January 2010 - 16:59

Thanks for the update. I can hardly wait for the finished product.
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Posted 14 January 2010 - 02:50

Before this I had only a vague idea of how a pen was made. Still don't know alot but know a lot more than I did. Thanks for all the updates and keep'em coming. Tom

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Posted 14 January 2010 - 13:39

Below link shows Diamond barrel rub test

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 04:49

If there is a FPN edition I will buy one or two as well. I like the idea of engraving of Fountain Pen Network, Special Edition. :)

P.S. I'll also get 筆閣 edition as well. :roflmho:

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 14:38

Proposal of new packaging design

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Posted 15 January 2010 - 14:50

Drool...
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Posted 16 January 2010 - 18:26

Looks cool! Is the white text on black background that says "Twsbi" a slip of paper or part of the cap/section? Do you have a close up view of that?

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 09:26

Looks cool! Is the white text on black background that says "Twsbi" a slip of paper or part of the cap/section? Do you have a close up view of that?

That's part of the cap. For more detail about this pen please visit
http://www.bbs.twsbi...88&extra=page=1
http://www.bbs.twsbi...68&extra=page=1
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Posted 01 February 2010 - 19:31

Your 1/20 update has some new molds. It sounds like your are fixing all of the problems you have found. Do you have any more re-tooled items you are waiting for?

The new packaging looks cool. I like how you are storing items underneath the logo area.

How close are you to going into production? I want to get one and am getting excited!

http://www.bbs.twsbi...68&extra=page=1

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Posted 03 February 2010 - 10:05

Your 1/20 update has some new molds. It sounds like your are fixing all of the problems you have found. Do you have any more re-tooled items you are waiting for?

The new packaging looks cool. I like how you are storing items underneath the logo area.

How close are you to going into production? I want to get one and am getting excited!

http://www.bbs.twsbi.....&extra=page=1


The last parts that need tooling modification is just done; I just saw the parts yesterday, tomorrow I will check with RD for the testing result.
Basically we are done on pen parts modification, now is waiting for tooling of new packaging box.
This week we will run a small batch of around 300 pen to confirm everything is ok, then the pen can be into mass production.
But I still need to finish the instruction book...., then packaging then ship to each internet store location; Taiwan, China, USA, Eurpue?
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Posted 03 February 2010 - 15:50

Hi,

Glad to hear that the pen is almost finished. Please let us know when we can place an order.

Regards,

RD

The last parts that need tooling modification is just done; I just saw the parts yesterday, tomorrow I will check with RD for the testing result.
Basically we are done on pen parts modification, now is waiting for tooling of new packaging box.
This week we will run a small batch of around 300 pen to confirm everything is ok, then the pen can be into mass production.
But I still need to finish the instruction book...., then packaging then ship to each internet store location; Taiwan, China, USA, Eurpue?


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Posted 03 February 2010 - 16:22

I will be more than happy to take one of those small batch runs of your hands, with or with out retail packing.....
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