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Pif: Black Ranga 3 Uk Only

Dip n Scratch

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I admit I do not use this pen the way it deserves to be and so I am moving it on to an appreciative FPN user IN THE UK ONLY. Sorry to raise my voice. Transatlantic postage is stupid expensive.


The pen is from a Group Buy. It is entirely of polished black ebonite. It should have a Schmidt K5 converter, but the red rubber seal washer inside the converter failed. It has a Jinhao converter in there now.

The pen has a 3 in 1 ink feed but i'd suggest you had a specific nib unit for that role as a Bock 250 nib unit writes very wet with 2.5ml of ink in the barrel. The pen has a Fine & Extra-Fine Bock 250 nib unit included.


I am passing the pen on because my preference is towards Eyedropper pens with basic ebonite feeds for easy cleaning.

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I'd love to receive it!

Don't have an Ebonite pen and this would be a great one to have.

Please let me know :)

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Warms the cockles of my heart to see yet another PiF.


Thank you Dip n Scratch for offering this pen to the community.

(Not an entry, just an acknowledgement :) )

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This is a lovely offer, please count me in, I'd love to try it, though to be fair, I have just given in and ordered one on the grop buy yesterday. many thanks.

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Thank you for this PIF,

I am not a contender, just saying thanks.

Ranga pens are lovely writers, the new owner will be pleased.

Although the pen is a CC filler you can try it in ED by just leaving out the converter and filling the barrel with ink,

Ranga pens usually come already with a dab of silicone grease on the barrel threads, just fill with ink and go.

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Member Sidd has a Private Message.

I will reply to the thread regarding what happens.

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This pen has been posted to Forum member Sidd.

I passed on the Ranga 3 because while the section was fine for my grip it was too wet when used as a Eyedropper.

I have a Olive Green Ranga 4S Eyedropper now. It takes #6 nibs. As of this moment there's a Kanwrite Flex nib in it & Hero 202 ink.


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I think this thread can be closed now.



If you do decide to part with the pen it would be an excellent idea to give a beginner a chance to own it.

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