Kaleidoscope Black Red & White

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This is a Kaleidoscope pen in chrome, from Woodcraft. The blank is an Alumilite called, oddly enough, Black Red & White. I can't remember where I got the blank. The pen is gimmicky, but still cool. It is an odd shape, the body is .600" at the wide end, and .355" at the nib end. Kind of a neat pen.
 

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The viewing "port" isn't very big, and the view isn't that clear, but it's still an interesting pen. These are the best photos I could take through the viewing port.
 

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I forgot to mention, that Woodcraft was out of the bushings when I bought the kit. So I decided to try using a caliper to turn it to the correct diameters. I used a set of Editor/Tiny Giant bushings initially, which were fine for the larger diameter. But the smaller diameter is smaller than the bushings, and I couldn't find one small enough. So I used a homemade Delrin bushing I had on that end. Worked out pretty good. At first I thought I had over-turned it, but as it turns out, I very slightly under-turned both ends. But not enough to matter.
 

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