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Cross Spire Nib Size


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#1 rudy44

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Posted 18 October 2017 - 17:26

I can't seem to find anywhere with the dimensions of the cross spire nib. Would anyone know if it's close to a JOWO size 5 or 6? 



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Posted 18 October 2017 - 19:59

Probably smaller than a #5.

That is a very THIN pen.


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Posted 24 October 2017 - 18:10

I have a Cross Stratford with a medium nib. I find the nib a little wetter and therefore wider than I prefer.
Can anyone tell me what options I have for finding a replacement nib in fine ?
I am not sure of the nib size to replace just the nib or if a grip section complete with nib from another Cross pen will fit the Stratford.
Ideas or suggestions please.

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Posted 25 October 2017 - 05:13

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Try switching to Pelikan ink, a dry ink.  That is easier than finding and swapping nibs.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 05:39

Here is what I measured using calipers at the heel/base/tail of each nib:

Spire = 4.90mm

Century 2 = 4.90mm

Pinnacle = 5.00mm

 

 

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