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Lamy 2000 Drop

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#1 _Stormin_

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Posted 16 April 2015 - 00:49

Can't get the pictures to post for some reason, but during a ill advised moment allowing someone to use my Lamy 2000, it was dropped.

 

I pretty much never let anyone use my pens, but for some odd reason I said sure and let them write with it. Nib down onto tile from standing height, and the nib that was an "A" now looks a lot like an upside down "L" bent right over the feed.

 

 

So, now I ask for a suggestion of whom I should ship it off to so that it can be repaired? I had been debating getting it ground to a cursive italic, so I will probably have that done at the same time. If it matters, I live in Virginia, but I am not really worried about distance if I can be confident that it will come back writing "better than new." Turn around time isn't critical either. Done right the first time is more important than a speedy return for a pen that will be round tripped because of a need for a rework.

 

 

Thanks in advance for any help. I will get pictures of the travesty up when I can.

 

 

 



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#2 Randal6393

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Posted 16 April 2015 - 03:52

Oh, dear, my sympathies, I did that once myself. Am fortunate that I repaired the pen myself. Took it apart, rebent the nib, and honed up the nib. The pen was already a cursive italic.

Think Tim Girdler would be an excellent choice for the job. Pendemonium also has excellent repair reputation and good turn-around time.

Best of luck,

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Randal

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#3 Randal6393

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Posted 16 April 2015 - 03:55

See you are in Virginia, Tim often does repair work on Saturdays at Bertram's Ink well in Rockville, MD.

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Randal

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