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Modified Converter For Use In Kaweco Sport

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#41 robofkent



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Posted 14 March 2013 - 19:15

Yep I've ordered the new Kaweco Converter for the Sport

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 19:26

It looks like the Tryphon converters, also seen on ebay.
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Posted 14 March 2013 - 19:57

I made one of these myself in about 10 minutes using a silicon ink sac and didn't need to sand the converter down at all, it's also a little longer but I might change that to increase the ink capacity (only holds as much ink as you can squeeze air out of the sac). So far it works great, looks good too in the pen because I can see how much ink is in the sac. I like this much better than an eyedropper conversion and filling the cartridges manually because I find it much easier than using an eyedropper or syringe, but that's me personally.

This in theory could be done for any pen really. Just take any proprietary ink cartridge, cut it off close to the end, and shellac an ink sac. This would make for much larger capacity converters than most piston converters. I might try with Lamy at some point see if that works (might not due to tight space in the barrel, but we'll see)

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