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Replacing A Very Tight Nib In A Vacumatic

parker vacumatic nib replacement

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#21 ADEMiller

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 01:58

I never understood why sealing the Vacumatic sections is recommended... I just put some silicon grease on it... makes it easier to unscrew, and infinitely easier to clean

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 02:26

 

I never understood why sealing the Vacumatic sections is recommended... I just put some silicon grease on it... makes it easier to unscrew, and infinitely easier to clean

 

Cuz you don't want it to leak.

And you don't want someone to accidentally unscrew the section.  Same problem as an eyedropper.

 

I use section sealant that I bought from Ron.

It does not harden up like shellac, so later removal is much easier than with shellac.  You don't need as much heat.


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Posted 29 June 2017 - 02:39

I never understood why sealing the Vacumatic sections is recommended... I just put some silicon grease on it... makes it easier to unscrew, and infinitely easier to clean

 

 Not at all easier.........I use section/thread sealant ...which secures the section air tight and 

is extremely easy to remove if needed.........

 

From Google Custom FPN.........

http://www.fountainp...ajor/?p=2819617

 

There are a lot of threads here to read re grease v sealant................

 

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