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Hi,

 

There is a long hairline crack in one of my eyedropper pen. How to repair it? Though I do not use this pen very often is it possible to have a silicon grease coating at the inner surface before filling, or need to have some glue?

 

With Regards

Tapan

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If the repair is not a permanent bond, it can work loose over time. I don't think the pen can be

trusted, anymore. On the other hand, it's not MY shirt pocket.

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Hi Sasha,

 

It does not inked my pocket, but while writing, small amount of ink mark my hand. Since the crack as it seems is not too wide so thought of some repairing.

 

Regards

Tapan

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What a splendid pen! I'm afraid I have no repair advice though.

How can you tell when you're out of invisible ink?

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There are some threads about sealing (fusing) celluloid in the Repair forum. I would either post over there or PM Ron Zorn, who is an expert in such matters.

 

It's a beautiful pen. Good luck!

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I would pout small amount of MEK in the crack, then wrap the pen very tightly in electric tape and et it cure for at least one week. Once you remove the tape, you might have to file and clean the external surface with micromesh or some mild abrasive.

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I can't really see the crack in the photos...where abouts is it? Is it in the cap or the barrel? You might also like to keep an eye out for old parts pens that you can salvage a replacement part from.

Currently searching for these parts:

 

- MB 242 cap- MB 254 cap- MB 252 cap

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Have a Pelikan M200 that suffered from the same problem. Showed it to Tim Girdler, he said it looked as if it could be repaired, if the repair was done CAREFULLY. I used fresh epoxy, the old kind that is loaded with silicon. Just a drop, then cleaned off the extras. Cured for 24 hours, smoothed the surface a bit. It shows but the pen writes as well as it ever did.

 

Best of luck to you,

Yours,
Randal

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