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Nib Tines Bent To The Right

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#1 Jobesmirage

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Posted 16 October 2016 - 20:42

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Does anyone know if there is someone I cant send this pen to for repairs?  Both tines are slanted to the left and I don't even know where to start on this or which nibmeister can handle this kind of damage on the nib



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Posted 16 October 2016 - 22:17

Brad Torelli up your way could handle it.  Also drop Danny Fudge a line and see if he will straighten it.


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#3 gregamckinney

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Posted 17 October 2016 - 17:32

You could also check with

 

Daniel Smith: https://nibsmith.com/

Mark Bacas: http://www.nibgrinder.com/

 

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Posted 18 October 2016 - 03:12

How does it write?  If it has a nice sweet spot, perhaps it was modified for a strongly left or right handed person or to form special script.  If you can use it as is, why not do so?  If you can't, then do send it to a nib specialist or take it to one at your next pen show.  The bends all look smooth.


Edited by Octo, 18 October 2016 - 03:13.


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 16:54

Have you written with it yet?

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Posted 26 October 2016 - 10:08

I have a 51 whose nib was just like yours. I very carefully straightened both the tines one by one and the nib is now one of my best BROAD nibs. It was a long and slow process but at last I was one happy man. One thing, because mine was an English broad nib there was enough room for adjusting the tines and smooting the nib after straighening it.
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Posted 26 October 2016 - 22:15

Straightening gold nibs is very labor intensive and has to be done with a lot of care.


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