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Pelikan M400 (1982-1997) Disassembly

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#1 Drop


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Posted 08 December 2016 - 09:56

Hello there,


I got a little problem with a Pelikan M400 (1980s model). The piston seal has detached from the piston rod and is not sticking in the barrel. Thus, I have to disassemble the M400.


Question now: How can I disassemble the piston unit from the barrel? Is that friction fit with the M400 just as it is with the vintage 400?


Greetings and Thanx


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#2 Drop


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 15:25

Nobody with experience?

#3 KarloT


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 19:09

You could try emailing Rick Propas. He might have an answer.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 19:00

As has been mentioned before, the M200/M400/M600 piston mechanism is not designed to be removed.  One can force the mechanism out but chances are that it will have to a tendency to pop out again when the piston is extended.

Edited by MarkTrain, 12 December 2016 - 19:03.

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Posted 13 December 2016 - 07:00

It's a friction fit with a barb. Not made to be taken apart. Very difficult to do without ruining the pen.
You can save the nib and cap for use on other Pelikans, or seek out some of the repair guys on here to make you a new body. Depends on what the pen means to you and how much you want to spend.

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