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Old 12-28-2018, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I was looking to have an infusion of variety after selling a number of bolt actions during the Christmas shopping season. This is the first installment: canary wood, diagonal bocote and cocobolo. All were finished with four coats of thin and 8 coats of Instabond Pen finish. I do not add finish until everything is filled on most pens. Oddly, customers have remarked that they can tell it is wood and not plastic as a result. They really have to hunt to find them; IAP folks would find them immediately. The very, very few glossy but not perfectly flat grain areas have helped sell pens. Go figure!
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Those look great! Particularly fond of the Bocote and Cocobolo versions.
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Great job on that assortment of bolts!
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Looks nice on the front page, Mark!
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Very nice, congrats on the front page!
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Congratulations, Mark, on your Front Page appearance !!
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Congrats Mark! I think your choice of platings work very well with the woods.
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Congratulations Mark.
Firstly, on Superb Bolt Action Pens,
Secondly, on a Worthy and Well Earned Front Page.
Your Profiles, Fit and Finishes, are outstanding.
Love your Pen Stands, and Presentation.
Well Done my Friend,
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Thanks to all. I was truly shocked to see a pen of mine on the homepage. Shocked, very pleased.
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