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Aa Waterman Twist Fill


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#1 sanesan

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Posted 22 May 2020 - 22:01

I'm almost finished with restoring this AA waterman twist fill. I'm scraping the ossified sac remains, butt here is some strange metal wiring around the thimble and sac nipple. Anyone know what it's there for, and can I just keep sanding it down?

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#2 drumley

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Posted 26 May 2020 - 16:25

I suspect it was to hold the sac in place while the shellac dried or perhaps to reinforce the sac attachment point if the sac was twisted more than needed to fill the pen.


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#3 eachan

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Posted 26 May 2020 - 17:49

I see this on Swans occasionally too.  Unwind it.


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