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I recently managed to get my hands on a Sailor Pro Gear Slim Limited Edition Purple Cosmos with B nib. This being my first Sailor I was mega excited to receive it and try it out and the look and feel did not disappoint, however the nib has. Its is inconsistent and scratchy at times and so I think it may be slightly damaged. Its a real disappointment. With this in mind I am wanting to get the opinion of a nib specialist. Can anyone suggest a UK based nibsmith that may be able to help? Thanks FP community.
I'm hoping someone might be able to help me out here before I finally give up on this pen. About a year and half, possibly two years ago, I purchased a Sheaffer Balance II. I liked the faux vintage look and the nib was very pretty and the length and shape of the pen appealed to me. Before using it I flushed it out thoroughly, but when inked it would write only a few lines and stop after prolonged skipping. If I pushed very slightly on the nib the ink flow would start again. I took a look at the nib and noticed the tines were very tight. I used a very thin shim to try and broaden them. This int
Hi folks, I recently bought a Sheaffer Imperial III TD that has serious nib problems. I could tell the nib was scratchy, but on close examination, the tines are quite spread. It's an up-turned Triumph nib, so no easy to manipulate. Any suggestions please?