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#81 brabus

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 16:09

I just got my 601 knock off the Flighter yesterday.  I purchased upgraded nibs so I can get a wider line.  Writes really well. For $21 you not only get a good value, but I'm not afraid to throw this one in my pocket and go.  Plus, vacumatic.

 

Where can you get the upgraded nibs for a wider line width?



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#82 eharriett

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 16:33

 

Where can you get the upgraded nibs for a wider line width?

Here's where I got mine:

https://www.etsy.com..._search_7&frs=1



#83 corgicoupe

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Posted 25 August 2020 - 17:00

How does the Wing Sung 601 differ from the Hero 616?


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#84 pajaro

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Posted 26 August 2020 - 00:13

Are the nibs on the WS601 interchangeable with the P51?

 

The Wing Sung 601 nib is smaller in diameter than a Parker 51 nib.  I tried to put a Parker 51 nib into my 601, and it will not fit.


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