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#21 agentdaffy007

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 13:22

Do yourself a favor and go to the grocery store and ask for a grocery paper bag (the free one they give to carry your grocery out of the store) and draw some 0's and some 8's on it. Don't draw too many numbers because the nib will smooth out very fast. Also, DRAW LIGHTLY!!

I have done this to many of my MB and it works flawlessly.

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#22 Blade Runner

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 15:45

Second hand pens often need tweaking. I recommend John Mottishaw at nibs.com
If u donot have the experience i would not diy.

#23 de_pen_dent

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Posted 10 October 2014 - 17:58

Well, IME, most MBs I have used - out of my collection of around 20+, vintage and new - have some feedback.   They are not toothy or scratchy, but you definitely feel the paper under your pen - ala a pencil on smooth paper or skating on freshly-zambonied ice.  

 

To me, that's a good thing - i find glassy nibs with no feedback to be not very nice for writing, as one loses the tactile sensation of the nib gliding along on paper.


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