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Bexley And Iron-Gall Inks

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#1 wilcohead

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 15:58

I'm considering buying a piston-filling Bexley Poseidon. I am interested in using iron-galll inks in it.

 

Does anyone know if it has metal parts inside that will corrode over time?


Edited by wilcohead, 16 October 2017 - 20:40.


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#2 fabian3194

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 08:08

Hi, 

 

I have four Bexley piston fillers. The piston rod is brass, it does not come into contact with the ink because the rubber plug at the end of the brass piston rod isolates the ink reservoir (and hence the ink) from that metal component. See picture of my disassembled Bexley 20th anniversary fountain pen.

 

Regards,

Fabian

 

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Edited by fabian3194, 20 October 2017 - 08:09.






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