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Replacement J Section?

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#1 Clifford


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Posted 27 October 2010 - 05:12

I can't post in the Wanted section yet, and I want something that can stay open for a while, so here goes. I got a black J on eBay very inexpensively, especially given the condition (only a chip to the cap jewel to count against it). However, when I went to put in a new sac, I found that the section was in terrible shape. The top sleeve that the sac fits over is half missing, and it looks like someone took a drill bit to the inside. You get what you pay for I guess.

My question is, does anyone know where I can find a black section for a J to replace it? Like I said, it's otherwise in good shape, and the nib still writes beautifully so I'd hate for it to sit uncompleted in a drawer forever.


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Posted 27 October 2010 - 13:12

You could try finding a beat up J that is only good for parts and scavenge a section from there.

There are others who know a lot more about acquiring Estie parts. I'm sure they will chime in with suggestions.
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Posted 27 October 2010 - 13:30

if you send me a pm (so i don't forget about you) i'll give you what i got. I've got a few sections I have no use for.

Hope it will help.

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#4 DanDeM


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Posted 27 October 2010 - 17:14

And then there are the Pro's, Brian Anderson (http://www.esterbrook.net/index.shtml) and Ron Zorn (http://www.mainstree...s.com/index.htm ). Both are members here.

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 04:50

Hello all, I am also in search for an Esterbrook model J section... any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 02:13


Hello all, I am also in search for an Esterbrook model J section... any help would be greatly appreciated. 


Where in Calif are you?


Problem:  Because the pen barrel sometimes shrinks, fitting a section is trial and error, to find one that will fit YOUR pen.

When I fix Esterbrooks, I have to keep the section with the barrel, so I can put the same section back into the barrel.

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