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Lamy Safari - Clips

lamy safari clip switch

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#41 atc729

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 17:35

Has anyone had any attempts or successes with this in the USA? I would be VERY intrigued by a Stormtrooper Safari, white with black nib + clip, or a purple-black AL-Star. I may even black out my Vista...

If no one has contacted Lamy USA O'd be willing to be the canary, but if there's a path with footprints on it it would be easier...

I am wanting to do the same thing! White and black just looks good! But along the same lines, I was wanting to put an Al-Star section on it. Does anyone know if the Safari and Al-Star sections are the same? (I might go the route of buying the White Safari and Black Al-Star and switch clips, nibs, and sections)



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#42 THRobinson

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 19:07

I bought 2 black clips, just to save myself the trouble going forward... I like the Black-Purple Al Star, would look great with an ink like J.Herbin's "Poussiere de Lune".

 

That was the plan, but then decided, since I have 2 Safari's and 1 Al-Star... I may want to try other pens. Grabbed a Visconti at a steal of a price (1/3 of retail) which was a nice pen until 2 months later the barrel cracked. I just got a Monteverde at Xmas which I am liking a lot.

 

I'll probably keep the extra clip as a spare... seen a lot of images online of the black clips and the paint coming off. Kinda bummed that the black isn't a chrome plating. My Al-Star though sits on my desk at home, not in a backpack or briefcase bouncing around though.

 

If no one in the USA sells it, maybe you guys can do a group buy direct from Lamy or from here in Canada?


LAMY Al Star (Limited Ed. Copper Orange) w/ Noodler's Apache Sunset

LAMY Safari (Black) w/ Noodler's Black (Bulletproof)

LAMY Safari (Red) w/ Noodler's Eel Rattler Red

Noodler's Ahab (Clear Demonstrator) Used for Testing Inks

Parker Urban (London Cab Black) w/ Diamine Red Dragon

Parker Reflex (Green Pearl) w/ J.Herbin's Poussiere de Lune


#43 Miz Black Crow

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 17:19

I sent an email to the Goulets, telling them I'd be interested in buying a BATCH of black clips, on the order of 10-50. (That way I can do pen upgrades for people, resell them here, etc.) We'll have to see what they say, but hopefully getting a large enough order will make them consider placing a special order.


Pens: TWSBI Diamond 580-AL (M), TWSBI Eco (M)

Lamy Safari { Vista (M); Charcoal (M); Charcoal (1.1mm SI)},

Noodler's Ahab (Cardinal Darkness, Blue Poseidon Pearl, Clear Demo, King Philip Purple Demo)

Retro 51 Tornado EXT in Lincoln (copper) (M)

Inks: Noodler's: 54th Massachusetts, Apache Sunset, Red Black, BSiARIcelandic Minty Bathwater, Lexington Grey, Liberty's Elysium, Old Manhattan Blackest Black

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#44 jkingrph

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 23:32

I had contacted the Goulet's a couple of months back and the reply was that they could not get parts.

 

I like their product line and service, but get the impression they are a full line stationer, possibly online only and offer no repair or specialized services as some of the other vendors out there.  


Regards

Jeff





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