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How to Increase the Ink Flow on a Parker Super 21

How to Increase the Ink Flow on a Parker Super 21

By Teri Morris | How To, Uncategorized

Though we’ve recently come to the end of our supply of new old stock Parker Super 21 fountain pens, we want to reach out and assist anyone suffering from the dreaded dryness that afflicts some of these pens. Basically, the nib tines are just too darn tightly clenched and ink can’t make it to the page. They need to be gently eased apart a tiny fraction of a fraction. We suspect this may have been a problem for Parker from the get-go on some of the production runs of the Super 21. Okay, here’s what we do: [&hellip

Blow-Fillers are Back

Blow-Fillers are Back

By Teri Morris | How To, What's New

Well, at least here at Peyton Street Pens they are! Reviving the venerable blow filling system We’re finding the Ranga indian ebonite pens to be a welcoming playground for experimentation. First we tried them out with exotic hyper-flexy dip pen nibs and we can’t keep them in stock, they are so popular. Next up is reviving the blow-filling system made popular in the early part of the 20th century by clever companies such as Mooney’s. In case you aren’t familiar with blow-filler pen, it’s a fairly simple concept that relies on a tight barrel seal, and that is something that Ranga [&hellip