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Problem Seating Converter New Aion?

lamy aion fake converter ink

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#21 ErrantSmudge


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Posted 28 November 2017 - 16:13

My standard procedure with any new Lamy pen is to flush the pen first, then use the provided blue cartridge. If no problems arise, THEN I use the converter.

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#22 Audog


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 23:52

Just got my Aion yesterday, from Goulet, converter fits perfectly.

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Posted 24 December 2017 - 22:41

Same here. I got mine from the small independent store Warwick's in San Diego. Convertor was included. I think there may be options for retailers when ordering from Lamy. I know (I think) that Pelikan for example charges retailers for boxes ... so when ordering online, the pen may come with a different or no box.
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#24 samsone


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Posted 31 August 2018 - 03:57

You're not crazy. I have the exact same problem with my new Aion. Did you find a solution?

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 04:56

I found that my Z26 (compatible with the CP1) did not seat in my Aion. It was loose. I couldn't insert a Z24 (for Safar/Al-Star) because the little nubs were in the way. I modified the Z24 by stripping off the nubs with a knife. The resulting stripped Z24 fits the Aion very well.

Edited by mannschott, 31 August 2018 - 05:02.

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