Category Archives: Nib photos
I receive about 7-10 Waterman’s #10 nibs for repair in a calendar year, and some of these nibs are really in bad shape! This nib had massive body cracks (luckily not in the imprint!) and needed a retip as well. … Continue reading
Quite the challenge and I am up to it! This poor Onoto #7 nib came in rather in poor condition, shortened and missing its tipping. But after careful work to re-tip the nib to original shape/size/proportions as the factory would … Continue reading
Do you have a favorite nib that needs a re-tip? Check out the transformation of this vintage Pelikan nib above. The original tipping was pretty much gone. After re-tipping the nib is now back to its former glory ready for … Continue reading
Do you have a Pilot Namiki with that famous FA 912 Nib? Want to “Turbo Charge” its performance so it can write like this? Let me know and I can modify your nib/pen for thinner lines, more flex, and more … Continue reading
And this Mont Blanc #12 nib required a re-tip, and it came out really nice!
Check out this Montegrappa nib! Sandpaper was not a good friend to this nib, and such a “Big Foot” it has, scratchy as heck! But Careful shaping and contouring makes this nib now much more rounded and provides smoother writing!
About once every 2 weeks I receive a nib that is, well, ground down by some “expert” often with dire results. Such is the case of this modern Delta nib, see the before photos and judge for yourself. But not … Continue reading
Dealer nibs come in often for re-tips, and this lot of nice nibs came in for original re-tips. Check out the slide show below and enjoy! Let me know if I can assist you with your nibs today!
Yeap, Santa would like this nib, but for writing, its not very nice. After careful manipulation on my part and a retip this rare nib is back in business! Enjoy the before and after photos below.
Sometimes damage on nibs defies explanation, check out this Mont Blanc 149 nib severely cut down. What to do? Well, I did my best and the owner was so happy he wrote this; “Greg: Do you know the turn-around-time of … Continue reading