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The Pen Refill Compatibility Thread

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by edcfstaff, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. ox71

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    Yes, I did try it out the flight refill sits within my F-701 at this very moment.
    The ink is very smooth and I tried it out on wet paper to great success, no smudges.
    I am curious as to what the "low viscosity" ink is made of.

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  2. ox71

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    The flight comes in 1mm and 1.2mm sizes that I know of so I don't think it will last overly long but the pen cost a little over a dollar so getting refills isn't a great expense.

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  3. Tesla

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    Without firsthand knowledge on that particular pen refill, I would bet that it is the same or similar to the hybrid ink (ala Jetstream/Zmulsion, etc) that many pens use now. What point size refill are you using?
     
  4. ox71

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    To be honest I do not know, it isn't marked on the pen or on the refill, my son gave me the pen so I didn't see the package.


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    Thanks for sharing this info. I may give the F-701 one more go. I take it the refill being thin, it must extend up inside the clicker mechanism, thus the reason for cutting it 1/4" longer than the stock refill? Did you have to remove the plastic insert in the tip of the F-701 before installing or did you leave it intact?
     
  6. ox71

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    yes it does go up inside the clicker mechanism that's why it has to be longer than stock refills and the plastic spacer in the tip is intact, there is no wobble at the tip as is and it fits like a glove.
    give it a shot, you may be pleasantly surprised with the writing experience.

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    I've had more than a few G2 refills leak.
    Never in a pen with a cap.
    But I had one that had never leaked in my bolt action pen and this morning I noticed a dark spot on my chest and that pen has a leak.

    Going to try Pentel Energel because we have them at the store. Next time at Wal-Mart I'll get some other refills.

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