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Old 09-10-2008, 11:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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wow! nice work!
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very cool
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Really nice work Bruce.
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Awesome pen Bruce, the amount of work involved in those barrels is amazing!
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Old 09-11-2008, 05:16 PM   #15 (permalink)
 
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No doubt a major amount of Labour. The home brew Kit and clip look great, but I'm off on a limb by myself in that I don't like the blank. Too busy, perhaps it's all the black so close together. sorry.
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To all who commented - many thanks. To Jeff, the blank actually came out a little more busy than I hoped, but maybe it will patina like the old ones and in 50 years it will look like this vintage inspiration.

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Nice Job Bruce, very retro looking pen, nice work on the hardware.
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Old 09-13-2008, 10:56 PM   #18 (permalink)
 
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Wow, that is some serious work! Did you use the translucent amber PR so the blank was see thru like the original?

BTW, I have the same pen and color as the above Parker, but with out the tassie jewel. They are even more stunning than that photo shows.
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VERY cool Bruce Excellent job!
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Wow, that is some serious work! Did you use the translucent amber PR so the blank was see thru like the original?

BTW, I have the same pen and color as the above Parker, but with out the tassie jewel. They are even more stunning than that photo shows.
Thanks - Mine is not translucent. Was just trying to get a similar effect. Also has a center core to keep it together so even if the amber was see thru the pen would not be. Perhaps in a different version, but I really need a better way to make these. This one fought me all the way.
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