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Alternative To The Pilot Con-70?

pilot namiki bamboo converter con-70

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#1 rdugar

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 15:27

I have a con-70 that came with my Namiki Bamboo. It's nice that it has a larger capacity (0.7ml) than most converters. However I'm not a fan of the pump mechanism that blows some ink back into the bottle, and also can sometimes spray / create bubbles.

 

It works fine, but can anyone suggest an alternative converter, that has a conventional screw mechanism that will fit the Bamboo? I beleive the CON-70 fits the Pilot Custom. I don't need the 0.7 ml capacity, given the little writing I do at work.

 

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#2 rutherfordr

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 15:31

Any Pilot converter will fit, including the CON-40, which has the conventional screw mechanism:

 

https://www.gouletpe...iston-converter


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Posted 17 July 2019 - 15:46

Thanks!



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Posted 17 July 2019 - 17:56

CON-50 and CON-20 can be found on aliexpress.

 

Blowing ink back into the bottle indicates, to me, incorrect technique. CON-70 filling tutorial from Mr Goulet.


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