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#1 Cyclopentadiene

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Posted 23 September 2014 - 17:17

Hi all,

 

Got a parker victory a couple weeks ago. Pen looked in fantastic condition but section just will not come off. 

 

Took the filler button and bar out of the back. Soaked the section. Ultrasonically cleaned it in water, soaked it in 1% ammonia, then 10%, then ultrasonic cleaned it in full strength as it just wouldn't budge... the above all over four days with drying out in between. 

 

I've tried heating the section too with a hair drier but still nothing - am I missing something here? 

 

Thanks,

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Posted 23 September 2014 - 17:42

I'm not sure if the Victory has a push fit or screw in section, so I would suggest you persevere with the heat but twisting it anti-clockwise just in case it's a screw fit. Also try gripping the section with a rubber band twisted round it for grip.

Try shielding the section from the heat so you're only heating the barrel and keep on trying with heat, but as soon as you feel tempted to give a really hard twist, put it down for a while and come back later.
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Posted 23 September 2014 - 21:28

At a certain point, you will have to give up and send it to a pro.

But even then, if the section is REALLY STUCK, or glued, the pro may not be able to separate them without damage.


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Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:46

At a certain point, you will have to give up and send it to a pro.

But even then, if the section is REALLY STUCK, or glued, the pro may not be able to separate them without damage.

+! on the glue. I've had several like this (Duofolds). Patience, soak, heat, patience, repeat...again and again.


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Posted 24 September 2014 - 03:18

I've tried heating the section too with a hair drier but still nothing - am I missing something here?

You don't really want to heat the section, but rather the part of the barrel the section is in. Hope this helps.

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Posted 25 September 2014 - 20:39

I'm not sure if the Victory has a push fit or screw in section, so I would suggest you persevere with the heat but twisting it anti-clockwise just in case it's a screw fit. Also try gripping the section with a rubber band twisted round it for grip.

Try shielding the section from the heat so you're only heating the barrel and keep on trying with heat, but as soon as you feel tempted to give a really hard twist, put it down for a while and come back later.

 

I've put it down for a couple days. Fairly sure It's a screw in section. Will try the rubber band tomorrow!

 

At a certain point, you will have to give up and send it to a pro.

But even then, if the section is REALLY STUCK, or glued, the pro may not be able to separate them without damage.

 

I'm trying my hardest to not send it away. It's a stunner - looks hardly used though so it may end up in Pro hands eventually...

 

+! on the glue. I've had several like this (Duofolds). Patience, soak, heat, patience, repeat...again and again.

 

I'll be soaking it again tonight sounds like patience is the key thing.

 

I've tried heating the section too with a hair drier but still nothing - am I missing something here?

You don't really want to heat the section, but rather the part of the barrel the section is in. Hope this helps.

 

Ah... will try that area of the barrel. 



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Posted 25 September 2014 - 21:38

I've had a pretty tough time with a few.  Took a few days.  I think the repeated heating and cooling cycles eventually did the trick, because I don't recall trying all that much harder when they finally gave in.  Note that I use grippy rubber pads, not section pliers because I'm not sure I can be trusted with the section pliers.  A man's got to know his limitations.  :)  I don't soak things for anything longer than hours, so I wouldn't know if that would help.  


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