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Do All Carene's Leak?


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#41 Force

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 07:09

Mine leaked from the right side of the nib first then from the breather hole on the bottom of the pen. It was a mess. Don't use it anymore. First pen I bought strictly for the aesthetics. Bad idea! 

I suggest a converter or cartridge seating problem. 

 

 

If the section isn't full, and it is a slow or non starter, will just a filling fix it?

Ensuring the section is full, then yes.

 

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 16:40

 
If the section isn't full, and it is a slow or non starter, will just a filling fix it?


I think so, at least it should, if you put your nib and beather hole in the ink bottle to fill your converter and don't just fill the converter and then install it. The first way should make sure there is ink in the feed.

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 17:11

That feed holds the same amount of ink as a cartridge or converter. Once primed, it will flow beautifully for ages. But you need to fill it to prime it for action.

Remember, these aren’t designed for changing ink colors every few minutes. They’re made to write all day, every day.

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 14:26

Both me and my wife have one ... (both F nibs)

 

no leaks from the nib, My wife carries her in her purse, so sometimes there are some drops of ink in the barrel on the convertor. But nothing problematic. (probably from dropping her purse)

 

Mine had a lot of airborne time lately, and no leaks in the plane either (I did store it nib side up). Even did a lot of writing on the plane, and it just felt a bit wetter than normal.

 

I do notice much smoother performance with waterman ink than with diamine ink, but apart from that, no complaints.

 

 



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Posted 12 February 2018 - 17:30

Both me and my wife have one ... (both F nibs)

 

no leaks from the nib, My wife carries her in her purse, so sometimes there are some drops of ink in the barrel on the convertor. But nothing problematic. (probably from dropping her purse)

 

Mine had a lot of airborne time lately, and no leaks in the plane either (I did store it nib side up). Even did a lot of writing on the plane, and it just felt a bit wetter than normal.

 

I do notice much smoother performance with waterman ink than with diamine ink, but apart from that, no complaints.

 

 

There should be no ink inside the barrel, even from a purse drop :(  Check out the converter and ensure it's pushed hard home.

 

Waterman ink is good...especially in Waterman pens  :D



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Posted 12 February 2018 - 20:26

All mine leak ink from that pointy bit at the end of the nib...every time I write  :lticaptd:



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Posted 13 February 2018 - 08:03

All mine leak ink from that pointy bit at the end of the nib...every time I write  :lticaptd:

seems very annoying!



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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:08

Chuckle.  :) 


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Posted 14 February 2018 - 23:49

Heh heh heh...... :lol:

 

 

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 00:38

I think my budget has leaked funds on these pens.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:47

If Tommy had owned a Carene he would no doubt have said,

 

Pen, Leek, Leek, Pen hhaahahahha.

 



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Posted 07 March 2018 - 14:56

My second Carene amber arrived today. Has broad nib which sadly is barely any broader than my medium.
Fill pen, go to important appointment, pull cap off to take notes, have hands covered in tsuyu-kusa.
Ca was full of ink. So in my limited experience 50% dump ink into the cap.

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Posted 07 March 2018 - 17:05

So in my limited experience 50% dump ink into the cap.

 

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Posted 07 March 2018 - 17:26

Was the Broad nibbed pen new or s/h.

 

Did you use the converter that came with it. If so or no what version converter have you used.

 

Have you checked the converter for leaks. 

 

Was the converter installed fully.

 

Do you use t-k in the medium.

 

I have found Carene Broads (L) vary quite a bit. I have had them with very little tipping and some with shed loads.

 

I always like showing this one.

 

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Posted 07 March 2018 - 18:51

I always like seeing it

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 07:01

There's a Carene listed on the bay and the seller is rumourmongering. He/she would not make a good salesperson.



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Posted 08 March 2018 - 07:25

I have but one Carene, a Deluxe in blue with a B nib (as Force's). Never an issue with leaks, very reliable writer even if only used occasionally. I really only 'need' one of these but I'm pleased I have it.


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 08:30

I have but one Carene, a Deluxe in blue with a B nib (as Force's). Never an issue with leaks, very reliable writer even if only used occasionally. I really only 'need' one of these but I'm pleased I have it.

A 100% non leaker  :yikes: are you sure, not even just a drizzle  :puddle:



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Posted 08 March 2018 - 09:24

A 100% non leaker  :yikes: are you sure, not even just a drizzle  :puddle:

 

I've had the pen 4-5 years and I can't recall an instance of ink where it wasn't supposed to be.


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 07:40

Same for me: one Carène Deluxe (Prussian Blue), zero leaks.


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