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Namiki Falcon Nib... Should It Look Like This?

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#1 cooldaddysquid

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 14:45

I just bought a Namiki Falcon pen from a retailer on Amazon. I think the nib should be touching the feed, but I could be wrong.

 

Can anyone tell me if it is normal for this nib to be this far from the feed? (see the attached picture)

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Edited by cooldaddysquid, 22 July 2014 - 14:46.


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#2 Oranges and Apples

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 15:10

That is a sprung nib.  And to answer your question, no.


Edited by Oranges and Apples, 22 July 2014 - 15:10.


#3 cooldaddysquid

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 15:26

That's what I thought from my research. I guess I'll return this one.

 

Thank you, Oranges and Apples!


Edited by cooldaddysquid, 22 July 2014 - 15:27.


#4 RMN

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 15:27

Don't know if it is sprung, but it is not properly seated.

 

I have never had the need to remove the nib on mine, so I don't know if this is a simple friction fit.

 

 

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#5 Oranges and Apples

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 17:45

The nib appears to be in the correct place in relation to the feed and the pen itself but it just appears that the nib is just sprung.



#6 Lemur

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 18:19

To remove the feed and nib is easy - it´s friction fit.

 

Of course you should use a knock out block and a proper "driver" for the removal.

But only do this if you know how to manage the operation.

 

Mounting is also easy - just push in nib and feed.



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Posted 23 July 2014 - 10:38

The nib and feed are friction fit, I've managed to remove them from both of my Falcons with just a rubber band and my fingers. Reseating them is very easy and they can only go in one way, so you should get it right away.

 

 

However, the nib look sprung to me, not unseated.


Edited by discopig, 23 July 2014 - 10:39.






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