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I frequently drop my mechanical pencils and my rotring 600 just died a few days ago from a severly bent sleeve. Is the rotring rapid pro with the retractable sleeve safe against drops? If not, could anyone please suggest a mechanical pencil that is heavy enough but safe against drops?
Hello, today I stumble upon this picture, a Parker "51" that seems to have some sort of serial number on the metal sleeve. Check it out: http://img07.olx.ro/images_mercadorro/35367415_4_1000x700_stilou-parker-sport-timp-liber-arta.jpg It looks something like 2064/4 towards the end of the sleeve. I haven't seen such markings before on a P51. And what about this certificate of authenticity? Has anyone seen any like it? http://img07.olx.ro/images_mercadorro/35367415_5_1000x700_stilou-parker-timis.jpg Thanks!
Hello All, I was hoping for a little advice on how to tackle my current pen repair problem. I have a very nice vintage celluloid Waterman's, but the nib section is too loose (~0.6-0.8 mm in diameter difference). The barrel is not cracked and the threads tighten onto the cap perfectly. Since the gap is a bit too large to accommodate for with shellac, I was hoping to get some advice on how to best machine and insert a sleeve of hard rubber or brass. My questions are: Is hard rubber the preferred material? Or is a thing ring of brass equally viable? how thin can a sleeve of either materia