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Old 01-22-2018, 11:00 AM   #11 (permalink)
 
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The concava is a not a bad pen. I sold many to ladies, but it is not just for ladies.
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Tony, does the Concava have a “pivoting” clip or a fixed clip? I turned a Princess kit last night in which the clip kind of pivots or flexes within the cap. Liked that feature and clip looks similar to what is on the Concava, which I have never held.


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I'll jump in here. Yes the clip pivots and the tension is controlled by a spring in the cap.

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The concava is a not a bad pen. I sold many to ladies, but it is not just for ladies.
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Tony, does the Concava have a “pivoting” clip or a fixed clip? I turned a Princess kit last night in which the clip kind of pivots or flexes within the cap. Liked that feature and clip looks similar to what is on the Concava, which I have never held.


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I'll jump in here. Yes the clip pivots and the tension is controlled by a spring in the cap.

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Thanks, Derek. May give it a try. I prefer pens using Parker refills but like the Concava as a possible alternative to some other slimlines I have turned.


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I think the slimline is a great pen. I use them all the time, years and they hold up well. Right now on my desk I have a one piece slim, been there for at least 10 years. Finish hardware is fine, the acrylic held up well to. However I never made a click slim, think I will try one of those. Carl
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Tony, does the Concava have a “pivoting” clip or a fixed clip? I turned a Princess kit last night in which the clip kind of pivots or flexes within the cap. Liked that feature and clip looks similar to what is on the Concava, which I have never held.

Sorry for the delay. The concava has a pivoting clip. In fact, if I ever find a decent cross refill, I would start making them again.I may check out the fisher space pen refill.
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Tony, does the Concava have a “pivoting” clip or a fixed clip? I turned a Princess kit last night in which the clip kind of pivots or flexes within the cap. Liked that feature and clip looks similar to what is on the Concava, which I have never held.

Sorry for the delay. The concava has a pivoting clip. In fact, if I ever find a decent cross refill, I would start making them again.I may check out the fisher space pen refill.
Have you tried the Beaufort ink refills?

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Not for Cross type. Did you? If so, so you like them?
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Cross, Monteverde, etc. I found them all to leak. I actually found the stock kit refills to leak less, but write less smoothly. When I used to sell, Cross type refill pens, I would equip it with a Cross brand refill, and give my customer the stock refill too. I never had any complaints, but I don't like making/selling something that I wouldn't like.
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Streamline - in the same family as the slimline, but more elegant..
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Not for Cross type. Did you? If so, so you like them?
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Cross, Monteverde, etc. I found them all to leak. I actually found the stock kit refills to leak less, but write less smoothly. When I used to sell, Cross type refill pens, I would equip it with a Cross brand refill, and give my customer the stock refill too. I never had any complaints, but I don't like making/selling something that I wouldn't like.
Hi, yes I do use the Beaufort ink and find them to be good, but then I haven't tried the others you mention. I'm sure it'd be worth giving them a go. I think there is a USA agent for Beaufort.
I never let my pens go out with the standard refills supplied with the kits.

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Streamline - in the same family as the slimline, but more elegant..
Agreed, it's a lot nicer.

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