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#1 matt0sta

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 22:17

Hey there! Does anyone know of a converter that will fit a kaweco sport? I am aware that they are prime for the ED mod, but I feel like a converter in more of a solid system.

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 22:38

Any international brand will fit, like Waterman, Pelikan or Mont Blanc. Don't by a Pilot, Parker, Aurora, Platinum or a Sailor because they will not fit.
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Posted 30 December 2009 - 22:57

Any international brand will fit, like Waterman, Pelikan or Mont Blanc. Don't by a Pilot, Parker, Aurora, Platinum or a Sailor because they will not fit.


International cartridges fit, but I've not found an international converter that will work, due to the very short length of the body of the pen.

If anyone does know of an international converter that will definitely fit this pen, I'd love to hear of it - I've tried a few and they're all too long to screw the pen closed.

However, an eyedropper...

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Hmmm... I hadn't realized you could make an ED our of this pen. I didn't think there were enough threads, but I may have to try that.

#4 Nikhil

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 23:38

Try a mini converter. There was a review on 2 types and it should be in Writing Instruments somewhere.
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Posted 30 December 2009 - 23:56

I got my converter from Swisher Pens - But haven't tired it yet.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 00:17

Hey there! Does anyone know of a converter that will fit a kaweco sport? I am aware that they are prime for the ED mod, but I feel like a converter in more of a solid system.

As someone else has pointed out, Swisher Pens sells a small converter for them. Also, some folks pull the metal weight out of the end of the barrel on Kaweco Sports to make more room for a converter. I haven't tried that myself, I just refill cartridges for mine.
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#7 matt0sta

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 04:44

Thanks so much for all of the help! Could anyone link me to any of these mini converters?

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 07:01

Short international converter from Swisher Pens here.

Short international converter on eBay here.

Small aerometric squeeze converter on eBay here.

They will all work with the Kaweco Sport.

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 09:22

Thanks!! I was looking for a converter for this pen too. I just bought a Kaweco fp in the new carbon fiber and I am excited about it. I tried my friend's out and it is really nice. I wil get a Mont Blanc converter to see if that fits. Thanks a lot! :).

Any international brand will fit, like Waterman, Pelikan or Mont Blanc. Don't by a Pilot, Parker, Aurora, Platinum or a Sailor because they will not fit.



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Posted 06 May 2011 - 09:42

Okay... I just visited their website.. if you could please let me know if it works and which exact model you got I would greatly appreciate it.. :). Thanks in advance. ..

I got my converter from Swisher Pens - But haven't tired it yet.



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Posted 06 May 2011 - 21:35

I just bought the Kaweko converter from Swisher - I think the brand is Monteverde, called the Monteverde mini or something - and it works. Have it loaded up with Navajo Turquoise at the moment.

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 22:11

As a note, the little gold squeeze convertors for international cartridges do not work with the modern Kaweco Sport. I know because I have some of both. They don't fit properly.

Actually those "bantam" convertors are generally useless, though they are fun. Even in pens where they do fit, like the Pilot Pluminix, they're effectively impossible to fill - at best you can get a few drops in.

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 23:21

I believe one of the ones used for the kawecos is the Monteverde mini. was looking into one when I was looking at the kawecos... still tempted by them but I'm saving for others.
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Posted 04 February 2012 - 17:19

Guys,

Again resurrecting this thread after a long time. Again another Kaweco Classic Sport this time and before converting them to EDs, would like to see if any of the short converters work for this one. Anyone using this with a converter now?

Advance Thanks,

Edited by Chettiar, 04 February 2012 - 17:20.


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Posted 05 February 2012 - 20:56

Chettier, there are several threads on mini converters for the Kaweco. They can be summed up as

The Monteverde mini converter is small, may need to be modified to fit, sometimes it leaks

The Templar ink mini converter, See above.

Now, you may order one, it may fit perfectly and not leak. You may find that the small converter makes it easier to change inks.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 21:11

I used a Monteverde mini converter, with a bit of PTFE tape around it, to ensure a snug fit. But it was ugly, unreliable, and had a small capacity. So I bought a small pt of silicon grease, and made it into an eye-dropper. Much nicer to look at, and has a decent capacity.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 22:28

@UncleRed Thank you very much! Am just going to order a few from them..

@BedfordshireClanger Thank you very much too! I am going to change them into EDs but one of them is a black and I am thinking of putting in a converter as ink level will not be visible..

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 17:06

Templar Ink carries those mini converters that should fit the Kaweco Sport. Doesn't hold much ink, but it would be a practical option if you don't want to use cartridges and you aren't inclined to do the eyedropper conversion on your plastic-bodied Sport.
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 18:00

Syringe refilled international short carts have been working well for me.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 04:02

I got a Kaweco Sport as a gift, but don't want to deal with cartridges...

If the Monteverdi may generally leak, with my luck it will leak.

I'm such a klutz I'll probably stab myself with the syringe while trying to refill the cartridge - then I'll spill it all over myself.

Kaweco should really sell an official converter and be done with it.
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