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Asa Spear Review

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#1 mehandiratta

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 18:49

HI FOLLOWING IS MY REVIEW OF ASA SPEAR....
 
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THE NIB IS A VERY SMOOTH WRITER , INK FLOW IS WET.

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#2 anup

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 22:45

Very good review. & particularly very nice pics. Captures the shade of green the ebonite is made of.

Edited by a_m, 13 December 2014 - 23:24.

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#3 Mr.Rene

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 23:33

The nib looks like some old Stypen fountain pens made ca. 1980-90..Interesting!!

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 00:45

The nib looks like some old Stypen fountain pens made ca. 1980-90..Interesting!!

:thumbup:

I was just this minute thinking the same thing.

See, for example--

http://www.fountainp...ypen-up-review/



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Posted 14 December 2014 - 01:33

I agree rockydoggy,this one also..

 

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 02:15

What material is it made of, or did I miss that in the review?

 

how much is it - state- side?


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 03:38

Its here

http://asapens.in/es...German-JoWo-Nib

Its now also available in shiny black. Previously it was in four finishes only, now its in five.

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 03:43

I agree rockydoggy,this one also..
 
StychameSilver3.jpg
 
;)


Looks nice !

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 07:51

Hi Vaibhav,

 

nice review. The feeder however is plastic, also the holes are there for cosmetic reasons only. it is easy to confuse them for breather holes which they are not.

 

Hope this helps.

 

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 08:06

The nib looks like some old Stypen fountain pens made ca. 1980-90..Interesting!!

:thumbup:

 

 

I was just this minute thinking the same thing.

See, for example--

http://www.fountainp...ypen-up-review/

 

I agree rockydoggy,this one also..

 

 

 

;)

 

Very interesting!


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 09:42

The feeders of JoWo i am not sure if that can be called plastic. Its more like soft rubber. The nib & feed can be pulled out from housing just like friction fit nibs (just remember to disengaged the converter before pulling out)

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#12 mehandiratta

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 10:28

What material is it made of, or did I miss that in the review?

 

how much is it - state- side?

ebonite....


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 10:28

Very good review. & particularly very nice pics. Captures the shade of green the ebonite is made of.

thank you ....


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 10:30

Hi Vaibhav,

 

nice review. The feeder however is plastic, also the holes are there for cosmetic reasons only. it is easy to confuse them for breather holes which they are not.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Hari

noted sir....thank you.... 


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Posted 14 December 2014 - 11:07

noted sir....thank you.... 

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 11:56

Nice review! Can anybody tell if these are standard #5 nibs and interchangeable with, say kaweco or other german #5 nibs?

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 11:59

Very good review and very good writing. I finally understood the purpose of those holes and I also learnt that the nib and feed have to be pulled out. Thanks to Harry sir and Anup sir. But where is the breather hole?

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 11:59

Very good review and very good writing. I finally understood the purpose of those holes and I also learnt that the nib and feed have to be pulled out. Thanks to Harry sir and Anup sir. But where is the breather hole?

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 12:13

But where is the breather hole?


Breather hole not necessary. If u see Camlin Trinity - the nib has no holes. Similar with some Waterman nibs.

Many things are old concepts like breather hole on nib & on cap.

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 12:16

the nib and feed have to be pulled out.

The rotation threads are in the housing. The nib feed & housing are all separable.

You can dismantle it in any way you wish.

If u r pulling out nib & feed then just pull it out. There is no scope of wiggling

Edited by a_m, 14 December 2014 - 12:20.

I put my savings to test

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No more I even think of the rest

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Pen is meant for writing - not for looking :-)






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