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Old 08-25-2007, 12:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Played around with a Mont Blanc the other day and noted how nice the transmission was on the pen. When you twisted it to bring out the point it would get to a point then basically pop into place. I have yet to find a twist kit with anything close to that nice of operation. Has anyone found anything close? I would really like to offer a pen that has that kind of quality feel to it.

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Let me know if you ever do... Sadly pretty much everything we have is rather cheap china made stuff. (IMHO)
I am not sure is there is one kit that is a "perfect pen" They all have some issue or another that could easily be fixed with some care. Take loose fitting slimline centerbands for example.
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Have you tried the perfect fit? It has a very smooth transmission.
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Mike,
The perfect fit comfort pen has that same type of movement in the mechanism. It is also double twist.
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<br /> It is also double twist.
I have never seen a double twist mechanism with the perfect fit. It is a black plastic mechanism that will function well with both a parker ballpoint refill or a schmidt mechanical pencil refill.
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