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Montegrappa Nib Tuning?


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I have a much loved Montegrappa Extra fountain pen given to me as a leaving present about 15 yrs ago but it's seldom used as the ink flow is a bit heavy, its a medium nib , I wondered if there was anything to do to slow the ink flow or maybe try a 3rd party fine nib to suit my writing style better? I'd like to be able to use the pen a lot more rather than leave it in a desk drawer for another 10 yrs. Any advice would be much appreciated - where to get a replacement fine nib (not sure I could afford a montegrappa replacement at the moment) or tune the nib to slow the ink flow?

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Perhaps working with a nibsmith to narrow the tipping and reduce flow would be a worthwhile investment, especially if you are not comfortable tuning nibs.

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Cost of a narrowing and a tune should be less than a gold nib generic replacement and you also know it will write as you desire.

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John Sorowka aka Oxonian on FPN (pen repair, nib work)

 

You can google to find his address. In the past he has requested it not be posted.

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