[Zosslist] Zosslist Digest, Vol 31, Issue 1

Jeff Krasner Jeff at krasnerhealth.com
Mon Feb 19 14:34:18 EET 2018

Re: David Ring & his Conklin:

If you live in Massachusetts, the best repairmen are Jim Baer on the Cape,
617-290-7770 or Andy Beliveau in Milton, 617-461-3596. Greg at Bromfield
is also very good.

If you need Conklin parts, I have many for sale.

Jeff Krasner in Watertown

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>   1. Short Conklin Crescent FP Sac Advice (David J. J. Ring, Jr.)
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>Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:05:08 -0500
>From: "David J. J. Ring, Jr." <n1ea at arrl.net>
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>Subject: [Zosslist] Short Conklin Crescent FP Sac Advice
>Message-ID: <20180217020508.GA19266 at gmail.com>
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>Hello Zoss Pen Friends,
>I have a delightful small Conklin chased black hard rubber fountain pen
>with what is probably a #2 nib that is wonderfully
>The pen is about 4-1/2 inches long, and the barrel 3/8 inches wide.
>It's a crescent filler and it seems I have repaired this pen more times
>than any other pen I own, but I love this little pen and
>it flexes so beautifuly going from F to BBBB and making beautiful buldges
>when I draw a line downward and put a small pressure on
>the nib.
>I have been thinking that the person who did the repairs might be using a
>normal sac, but the crescent looks like it needs
>something more substantial, or maybe the pen needs to be taken apart
>because there is a sharp edge that cuts the sac.
>If I remove the feed and blow into the barrel I hear air escape!
>Any suggestions?  I live in Massachusetts and usually have my pens
>repaired at Bromfield Pen who has a long time fellow who still
>repairs pens in the window, alas only one day a week now, but as a child
>I remember George and the repairer in the window so
>many years ago.
>David J. Ring, Jr.
>Green Harbor, MA 02041
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