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Is There A Flow Problem With This Pen?

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#21 GAtkins

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 03:07

Floss the nib.

 

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 03:09

Or, take the pen apart and reassemble.

 

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 21:59

To my eye, the tines are pushed too tightly together.  If you look around FPN and/ or the internet, you will find instructions on how to (gently, just very, very slightly) spread the tines apart.

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Posted 28 October 2017 - 12:42

My TWSBI 580 stub had the same problems until I spread the tines - to reveal very scratchy and sharp inner tines. Micromeshed them and created worse problems. This is not a well made pen in my opinion. Ink flow has problems too. I had to always prime the feed to saturate it to make it write consistenly but only for a few lines. I have stopped using the pen for a long time.

TWSBI: kindly spend your resources to take a look at the ink flow problems of your pens and Stub nibs. Do not come up with new appearances/designs until then.

If no changes are made to the engineering of Twsbi pens, I wouldnt buy another.

Edited by minddance, 28 October 2017 - 12:47.






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