Category Archives: Nib photos

Recent Nib Work for a Client

Hi all! Just thought I would share the recent nib retip work done, and crack repair, for one of my clients who exclusively deals only with Mont Blanc pens. I receive his nibs and retip them to factory specs, and … Continue reading

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Profiles in Contours!

Had to share this with you all! Recently I received three pens in for smoothing/shaping, as the nibs had been “smoothed” with micro mesh sandpaper. Least to say the results of the “smoothing” was not ideal, and created a “foot”on … Continue reading

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Another Droopy Nib Repaired!

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Some Fun With a “Before” and “After” Mont Blanc Nib Repair!

This sorry Mont Blanc came in for repair this weekend with a damaged nib, yikes! After a few hours of careful work, it is back to new again! Enjoy the slide show! And a comment from a good client of … Continue reading

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Tail Crack Repair!

I receive quite a number of request for crack repairs, and this example below is one of my recent handiworks. Multiple cracks radiating from different directions, and it was important to keep all the separate pieces intact in order to … Continue reading

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What a Repair! Twisted Pelikan M800!

Pictures tell the story, and I saved it from being scrapped!

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Bad News Bears!

Been leaving your ink in your pen a while? Not flushing out your pen if you do not use it over a week? This is what will happen; see slide show below; a nasty job to clean up by hand, … Continue reading

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Clogged Feed!

Your pen does not write, yet, the pen is full of ink? Your feed maybe clogged! See below a feed clogged with possibly non-factory ink, and maybe some very caustic gall ink. In my opinion, this is dangerous, for even … Continue reading

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Tricky Nib Multiple Crack Repairs!

Just wanted to share this multiple crack repairs I did, and hand finishing, of a hard to obtain “Security” nib. Enjoy the photos!

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Specialized Hebrew/Arabic/Architect Nib Retip!

ANOTHER UPDATE: Here is a guy who just can’t wait to have this nib! In fact, I have emailed the owner of this pen to see if I can buy the nib from him, to use as a template for … Continue reading

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