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Sula Jane and Earl currently have their leather mini pen sleeves at a significantly reduced price.

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I got this from ebay for my mini. It's nice and everything. But be careful with the mini and leather sleeve. The o-ring for stopping the cap when posting can slip off when pulling the pen out of the leather pouch. Now I have to figure out the o-ring size and where to get a replacement.

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My local Ace Hardware has a set of plastic trays full of various sized of small o rings. I 'd suggest you take the pen in and find one that fits. The Ace people are very helpful with this and the prices are very reasonable. Choice 2 is Contact Twisbi, they are a very Customer Service oriented company. Other Hardware store probably have small rubber goomies (what we called them when we rebuilt VW Bug engines), I'd ask. Jim

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When I lost my o-ring last night, I emailed Phillip Wang at TWSBI (USA) right the way. Being an impatient engineer, I took out my caliper to measured it myself. ID = 10mm, OD = 12mm, thickness = 1mm. I just ordered 100 of these suckers from the www.theoringstore.com for $11 total, including shipping. If anybody needs one, contact me. Just pay me for whatever the post office charges me.

 

by the way, the 2 o-rings (1 by the grip section, the other by the filler knob) are identical.

ps: i am a noob on this forum. if i don't respond to your pm, that's because i haven't figured out how to check it, yet. :P

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