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Hey all, I thought you would all be the best at knowing how/if this can be put back together - I tried doing a similar post on reddit but did not get much of a response. It feel apart as I was uncapping it (the plastic section is very fragile and seems to have been damaged); is there any possibility or means by which this can be made whole again or is it a lost cause?

 

I have managed to put it back together; I super glued the section (I am assuming some of you are cringing) which worked, but, when the pen is put together and screwed together, the pressure was too much and the plastic section ruptured again. The fault is purely this small little plastic section (as I understand it), is there anywhere/way this can be repaired or be bought/replaced?

 

I reached to Montblanc, repair costs begin from $125 according to them so I am assuming there must be a more efficient/economical way of replacing/repairing this part?

 

thanks in advance for all your help!

 

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I tried to glue a pen back together with superglue and I was able to successfully glue it and it still works for me. But you can try this at your own risk and YMMV. You need to clean off the glue and then use an abrasive like sandpaper to lightly rough up the two parts that need to be glued together. That should be enough to keep the two pieces together.

 

To add strength to the glue I added mica powder and that is a very strong bond. You can add any powder like baking soda. You can search YouTube for "super glue baking soda trick." 

 

I added a link to a post I put up a while ago but the "repair" that I did which is in a similar point of stress with your pen is for the Jinhao 992. 

 

 

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