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Seems like I spoke too soone in my previous topic. My TWSBI Eco is just the same-dripping ink. I cleaned it out again and filled it with water to see what exactly was happening.

-When the pen is in writing position, air bubbles from the nipple of the feed rise towards the top of the ink reservoir one by one.

-This is followed by water rushing into the section and filling it completely.

-And after that, it drips ink or water.


Anyone had this? I love the pen but it has given me problems unlike many of my pens.


Thanks and regards,


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Adit, I think you should contact TWSBI support. From what I've heard, they don't require you to return the pen. You may not even need to provide pics / video of the air exchange you describe (though if you can, it'll probably be appreciated). I'm sure it's just a case of the tolerances being off in exactly the wrong ways.

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Just make sure that nib and feed are sitting perfectly by pushing both inside the section. A gap between feed and inner end of the section causes dripping. Pull out nib and feed and re-insert both if possible.

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Sounds like you've got an air leak. Possibly the nib and feed aren't seated in the section securely, or there could be a crack in the section. Contact TWSBI. They should get this sorted out for you.

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Sounds like you've got an air leak. Possibly the nib and feed aren't seated in the section securely, or there could be a crack in the section. Contact TWSBI. They should get this sorted out for you.

This. TWSBI has always been brutally efficient in helping customers, I had a similar issue with mine. The interior O-ring was defective or something of the sort and they fixed it for me.

"If brute force has failed to yield the desired result, it simply means you've failed to yield enough force."

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