Category Archives: Nib photos

(UPDATE!) Saving An Onoto #7 Nib!

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

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Restore Your Nib Tip To Its Former Glory!

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

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Look What I Can Do For Your Pilot Namiki with a FA 912 Nib!

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

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One Does Not See a Mont Blanc #12 Nib That Often

And this Mont Blanc #12 nib required a re-tip, and it came out really nice!

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When Good Nibs Are Not Ground Properly!

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!

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When Good Nibs are Ground Badly! :-(

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

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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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