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Old 08-26-2011, 09:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am interesting in doing a double closed end pen using tubes from kits. I know there are instructions and how to's here and what is needed. Can someone help direct me in the correct direction. I have a couple of cigar bands and would like to make some souvenir pens for my boys and my self. Thank you for your help.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Arizona Silhouette has closed end pen mandrels or you could try to make your own.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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...or use your standard mandrel. No special tools needed. Read the two closed end pen articles on my website at http//

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Arizona Silhouette has closed end pen mandrels or you could try to make your own.
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Old 08-29-2011, 08:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You are only about 2 to 2.5 hours from me if you want to come over some saturday, we can go through one or two or so
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I picked up one of AS's closed end mandrels. Man that thing makes making a closed end pen as easy as pie.
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