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#21 Gobblecup

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Posted 29 April 2011 - 19:37

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Too bad you're in Sweden (for me), and all my Swedish friends have come here... Otherwise I would have to raid your place! :roflmho: :P
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#22 Robe

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 20:16

An amazing collection of tools! I have seen one on ebay that can be interesting for you (no affiliation ecc.)

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#23 777

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 00:03

Very nice tools! Making your fellow repairman drool... How cruel of you. You should think about others more. Maybe even give me some of those tools... :) (joke) Posted Image

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Need a pen repaired or a nib re-ground? I'd love to help you out.


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#24 algabatz

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 11:43

Thank you all for your kind words!

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 19:40

<Thud> (= sound of jaw hitting desk).

#26 algabatz

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 12:41

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Some people asked me about the measurements and what it all means. This is numbers from a Parker repair manual:


(When I converted the fractions into millimeters I was surprised to find that Parker evidently based the measurements on millimeters :-)

A=5/8" | 16 mm | Midget and Gold Lady pens
B=21/32" | 17 mm | Lady Duofold, Slender Vacumatic, Debutante Vacumatic, Imperial Debutante Vacumatic, Lady Duofold NS, Lady Duofold Vacumatic, Debutante Duofold Vacumatic, Lady Challenger, Lady Parkette
C=23/32" | 18 mm | Junior Duofold Vacumatic, Junior Challenger, Junior Parkette
D=3/4" | 19 mm | Junior Duofold, Major Vacumatic, Junior Vacumatic, Major Imperial Vacumatic, Junior Duofold NS, Major Duofold Vacumatic
E=27/32" | 21 mm | Senior Duofold, Senior Maxima
F=7/8" | 22 mm | Maxima Vacumatic, Senior Duofold NS
G=1/8" to 3/32" | 3,2 to 2,4 mm | the distance between the feed ant the tip of the nib on the "51" pen, and the distance between the tip and the section.



Sac lengths for Duofolds (necked):

Senior Duofold = 2,5" | 63 mm | 9 mm
Special Duofold = 2,5" | 63 mm | 8 mm
Long Junior = 2,5" | 63 mm | 7 mm
Intermediate Duofold = 2,25" | 57 mm | 8 mm
Short Junior = 2" | 51 mm | 8 mm
Lady Duofold = 2" | 51 mm | 7 mm
Pastel = 2" | 51 mm | 6 mm
Midget (vest pocket) = 1,5" | 37 mm | 7 mm

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 15:11

Holy :yikes:
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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:33

nice collection of tools..thnx for enlightening


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Posted 05 July 2020 - 16:45

Tony,
Amazing tools. Can you guide me on the screwdriver size that should be used to unscrew the clip screw on a Vacumatic Oversize or Maxima? The screw commonly is corroded or sealed into the cap, and the soft brass doesn’t help in removing the screw. I have tried taking the screws to my local hardware shop to find a screwdriver without any luck. Thank you.

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 18:46

algabatz: Lovely sets of tools. I am tempted to buy a set of collets that you have: perfect for swaging a loose hula hoop cap ring or two  :D



#31 Newton Pens

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 20:18

wow old thread.

and it's called swaging when you squish rings on a cap with collets.

Omas used triangular collets on their 360 pens.  Pretty cool stuff.



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Posted 06 July 2020 - 09:56

wow old thread.

and it's called swaging when you squish rings on a cap with collets.

Omas used triangular collets on their 360 pens.  Pretty cool stuff.

 

Nice. Wonder if the 'bionic wrench' (seen in the first photo) could be used (with collets) as a swaging tool?

 

Yes - very old thread. But, that's part of the joy of FPN, we have such a valuable archive, which we can dip into.

 

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Posted 06 July 2020 - 11:33

I wondered about that too. Maybe swaging with a bionic wrench will turn a round cap ring into a 6-sided faceted ring? :-))))) Seems that the pressure is not evenly applied and only on 6 sides.

Nice. Wonder if the 'bionic wrench' (seen in the first photo) could be used (with collets) as a swaging tool.



#34 Ron Z

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Posted 06 July 2020 - 12:21

No.  You can't generate enough pressure for that to work.  Try to use it as a swaging tool and the band will bulge out in the gap between the pressure points.


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Posted 06 July 2020 - 13:44

No.  You can't generate enough pressure for that to work.  Try to use it as a swaging tool and the band will bulge out in the gap between the pressure points.

 

Ah. Thanks.



#36 eckiethump

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Posted 06 August 2020 - 06:07

Very nice! It's exactly like mine. Interesting to see that the inner lid clamps are original. My box also had them, but I thought they were a later addition and removed them (still have them).
I would very much like to see the tools in close-up. What's that glass-looking thingy in the middle, fi?

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An extremely late reply :-( the glass-looking thingy, is to show the amount of ink a capillary P61 can take up.
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Posted 06 August 2020 - 06:07

Very nice! It's exactly like mine. Interesting to see that the inner lid clamps are original. My box also had them, but I thought they were a later addition and removed them (still have them).
I would very much like to see the tools in close-up. What's that glass-looking thingy in the middle, fi?

/Tony

An extremely late reply :-( the glass-looking thingy, is to show the amount of ink a capillary P61 can take up.
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#38 algabatz

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Posted 06 August 2020 - 11:54

An extremely late reply :-( the glass-looking thingy, is to show the amount of ink a capillary P61 can take up.

Oh, I see! Cool.

Thanks.

/Tony



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 11:54

wow old thread.

and it's called swaging when you squish rings on a cap with collets.

Omas used triangular collets on their 360 pens.  Pretty cool stuff.

 

Yes, swaging!

Thanks!

/Tony



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 11:56

Tony,
Amazing tools. Can you guide me on the screwdriver size that should be used to unscrew the clip screw on a Vacumatic Oversize or Maxima? The screw commonly is corroded or sealed into the cap, and the soft brass doesn’t help in removing the screw. I have tried taking the screws to my local hardware shop to find a screwdriver without any luck. Thank you.

Oh, I don't really know. I'll have to check.

/Tony








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