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Five Bad Things That Happen With New Pens


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#161 Hadders

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Posted 06 January 2015 - 03:35

I feel like most of my pens have misaligned tines... That or they all need a lot of smoothing

 



#162 Alexcat

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Posted 06 January 2015 - 06:18

I feel like most of my pens have misaligned tines... That or they all need a lot of smoothing


Making me smile...."misaligned tines" sounds like a very good name for a punk/goth/heavy metal band.....

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#163 mitto

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 11:20

Great . Interesting and usefull information for fountain pen luvers.
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#164 Bklyn

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Posted 27 April 2015 - 19:46

Great information.

 

By the way, losing the pen is not a good thing either.

 

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#165 Mr. Dante

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Posted 27 April 2015 - 20:40


 

Notes:
It is best to work out what your problem is, before trying to fix it. Many of the symptoms are similar, and fixing the wrong problem may damage your pen.

 

This is the sixth bad thing that happens with new pens. 



#166 Vegas863

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 05:42

As a complete newbie to the world of fountain pens, I've been trying to better understand the "nuts & bolts" of design and application.These informational posts are excellent in that regard!



#167 Vpen

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 01:36

I bought a 10x B&L loupe and can't see the tines of a Fine nib very well. Either my eyes are shot or they shorted me on the x :).


Edited by Vpen, 04 June 2015 - 01:39.


#168 Frank C

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 02:29

I'm glad to see this topic is still alive; it has lots of interesting information. 


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#169 TMK

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 14:58

Awesome, thanks. Will pay attention to these.



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Posted 10 June 2015 - 09:51

once my parker flew from desk and had broken barrell - I was very angry since it was a week old pen :/






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