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Old 09-14-2017, 07:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sierra click pen

I made the Sierra click pen yesterday, and I don't understand something: the pen tip is to long and doesn't retract completly in the pen. I followed the instructions and watched some youtube videos to see what was my mistake, and I saw nothing wrong. I stretched the spring and it's a bit better, but is there another way to correct that?

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Old 09-14-2017, 08:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds to me like maybe the tube was too short. Is it possible it was shortened when squaring the ends?

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Old 09-14-2017, 08:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The sierra click (7502 series) tube is longer than the sierra twist (0502). AND the length is important with the click. So, squaring the click tube requires some precision. DO NOT remove any brass.

The twist is not at all length dependant, so you CAN make a twist from the too short click pen tube.

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