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Kaweco Liliput Fireblue Double Broad

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#21 tinta

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Posted 02 February 2018 - 21:18

are these nibs bock?

The 060 nib units for the Liliput pens are of the "screw-in" kind.  They are made by Bock in stainless steel or gold.

My avatar image is of a 14K BB stub.


Edited by tinta, 02 February 2018 - 21:20.

Sailor 1911 Standards (14c nibs): *Black/gold, 0.8 mm. stub *Burgundy/gold, 0.6 mm. "round-nosed" CI & 1.1 mm. CI, *Sailor Profit Standards: Brown & Red Marbled Mozaiques,(machined acrylic/rhodium),1.0 mm.CI & 0.8 mm. stub *Kaweco SPECIAL fp 14c."M" "B",(0.5- mm & 0.8 mm BLS) *Kaweco Stainless Steel Lilliput 14c 0.6- stub (BLS) *Montblanc 254, 14c "BB" flügelfeder factory stub

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Posted 03 February 2018 - 07:44

I received my Bock titanium #5 nib today. I ended up putting it on a Montegrappa Espressione for now. Honestly I wouldnt waste my money on a #5 Titanium nib. The #6 yes, all day long. The #5 though is basically as stiff as a steel nib. Ok maybe a tad softer but not even close to $40 more softer. I would skip it. The BB steel #5 Bock nib is many times more interesting. Im no longer planning to swap the BB steel Bock for the medium titanium. Really its kind of a let down. Oh well.
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Posted 03 February 2018 - 12:49

That's unfotunate.

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 10:02

Ok so Ive had a day to think about it. I might have been a little too hasty in my evaluation of the #5 Ti nib. Heres a sample of a #5 Bock Ti medium vs a #6 Bock Ti fine. The #5 is pretty good but you have to beat on it a little. Probably not a sustainable philosophy anyway. Theres no real spring at all vs a #6 but I suppose thats due to its smaller size. Maybe I was expecting a titanium #5 miracle. No such luck. Overall I would say youre not going to get a nice springy feeling out of a #5 so best get your line variation by tipping material grind. Im sure this is common knowledge that I thought titanium could overcome. No such luck. Im still sticking with the BB on the Liliput but the #5 is not so bad. Still would price it less than a #6 based on performance. I think pricing a #5 and a #6 the same is a little cheeky.
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Posted 05 February 2018 - 07:32

There's other flex #5 options. I posted in the nibs forum asking about one I just came across the other day (and received no replies): https://www.classicn.../heritance-nibs

 

I haven't tried them myself but I'm thinking about it.



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Posted 06 February 2018 - 09:28

I really do like the look of the copper one. But cant see the value for money in it at £75. I think it should be closer to £40 max







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