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Year Of The Rooster - Question

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#1 laverst1

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 13:26

Hi All. 

 

I wonder if anyone can help me with what a quick question?  I phoned Cross but the guy I spoke to didn't know the answer.

 

I bought my wife the Cross, Year of the Rooster pen for her 40th birthday.  She loves it but feels that it writes a bit broad for her taste.  I would like to replace the nib and I wondered what nib is compatible.  I have checked through the forum and from doing so I believe that the pen is essentially a Townsend.  Is that correct?  If so then I assume any Townsend nib would fit?  I have checked prices and if that is the case then it looks like for what would be about an extra £30, I would be as well buying a whole new Townsend pen with a fine nib then swapping the nibs over with my wife.

 

Can anyone confirm my assumptions please?  I would be very grateful. 



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#2 SpecTP

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 21:15

yes. it's a Townsend. Any Townsend nib will fit it. You can purchase alternate nibs for it from Cross too https://www.cross.co...products/86094s



#3 laverst1

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 21:48

Thank you.

#4 Sasha Royale

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 21:55

Yes.  It can be done.  However, I always suggest "no cost" options, whenever possible.  Can she first try writing with lighter pressure ?  The result will be finer ink line.  It costs nothing.  Nib replacement remain an option.  


Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn. 
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 


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Posted 06 November 2017 - 08:17

yes. it's a Townsend. Any Townsend nib will fit it. You can purchase alternate nibs for it from Cross too https://www.cross.co...products/86094s

You have got to be JOKING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sure there is a Nib from another source which will replace the
one you have. Trust Me Oneill





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