Category Archives: Nib photos
Had to share, and with the permission of the owner, see this tricky “sew up” of a large Onoto #7 nib I did, even with some hand engraving!
So, you know how those jokes go; “A guy walks into a bar……” Well, this Parker Vacumatic arrived/walked in today, and it was suffering from the effects of the dreaded Abrasive Beast! This pen has come to the right “Bar” … Continue reading
Don’t you just love it when someone uses sandpaper on your nib, in their “skilled” attempt to smooth it for you? Nothing good comes from this, all you get is a flat “foot” that is scratchy, and does not write … Continue reading
Parker 51 nib, really filed down!
I have a special repair to do, tail reconstruction of this large Goldfink nib. Going to use a donor nib to “graft” a new tail and part of the body on. Here are the Before photos of the planning stage. … Continue reading
Wow, talk about smoothing to a flat foot! Check out this victim of the “Abrasive Beast”
Sometimes I can’t save the damage to a nib, it is that bad! Cursed the Abrasive Beast! So, a retip is in order. Per the clients request, I have retipped this Sailor 21c nib to a .50mm size. Back in … Continue reading
A very good client of mine requested a custom ball retip to his oversized Parker English Vacumatic. Of course I rose to the challenge! Perfect symmetry and smooth operation, my high end client will enjoy this signature ball pen for … Continue reading