Category Archives: Nib photos

Re-tips for Some Mont Blanc and Parker Vac Nibs

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!

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Is Your Nib “Curled” Like The End of an Elf’s Shoe?

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.

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The Best Way to Save This Extremely Damaged Mont Blanc Nib!

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

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Is Your Feed Channel Clogged?

Check out this Mont Blanc 146 that the client complained about how his pen could not even write a half of a page. Well, taking it apart you can see what the story is! Clogged! After through cleaning of the … Continue reading

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Smoothing of a Nib Tip Done Right!

Quite a number of pens come into my shop with the original tipping in good shape, but just needs careful, special contouring of the tipping to restore the smoothness of the nib. This early Onoto pen came all the way … Continue reading

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A Tough Repair to A #7 Onoto Nib!

Looks as if this nib got into a bar fight! What a mess! After many hours of careful work, hand straightening, retip, and proper re-plating, this highly desirable #7 Onoto nib is back in shape and ready for action! Enjoy … Continue reading

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Yes! I can modify Pilot Falcon Pens to do This!

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Recent Repair To an Extra Large Early Conklin Endura Crescent Nib!

Quite the challenge on this repair, two micro cracks on the crescent vent hole and of course a retip, now the owner can assemble the pen and enjoy!

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Delicate Weld Repair for a Waterman’s Keyhole repair and Retip to a Custom .20mm Tip!

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Tough Repair on a Very Mangled Nib!

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