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TRY OUR NEW PEN KIT
Introducing our brand new HEADWIND ballpoint pen kit.
• Single tube • 11/32 drill • Finial mounted, super smooth twist action • Parker style refill • Four plating options

Check out our HEADWIND pen kits now - Headwind Pen Kits

Beaufort pen kits rank amongst the highest quality pen kits available worlwide
Worldwide agents for Bock fountain pen nibs. Fountain pen nibs to fit a wide range of pen kits and commercially made fountain pens
Check our boutique range of sumptuous fountain pen inks
Pen blanks, pen blanks, pen blanks. We have a huge range of pen blanks in wood and acrylic, from talented artisan makers and renowned international producers

Beaufort Mistral Fountain Pen Kit - Notes


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PARTS
 

Section
   
     
Nib
connector
   
     

Nib barrel tube
   
     
Finial connector
   
     
Nib barrel finial
   
                

Nib assembly
   
     

Ink converter
   
     

Ink Cartridge
   
     
Accent
cabochon
   
     

Cap finial
   
     

Clip
   
     

Cap tube
   
     

Cap thread
   
     
 Loose  
ring
   
     
 Accent  
ring
   
     
Centre band fixed ring
   
     

 

 

BLANK PREPARATION
  • Cap tube length = 46mm. Recommended drill size = 15/32
  • Nib barrel tube length = 65mm. Recommended drill size = 25/64

MOUNTING ON THE LATHE
  • The cap finial and cap centre band have the same diameter. If using bushes, the two largest ones are identical and can be used in either cap position. The two remaining bushes have different diameters -  the larger of the two is for the nib connector and the smaller one is for the nib barrel finial.

ASSEMBLY
  • Press the accent cabochon into the cap finial as the first job. Please also see the notes we’ve produced regarding the cabochon, which are on a separate sheet.
  • The nib is supplied separately to the kit. In the interests of grain alignment, gently screw the nib assembly into the section as the second assembly job. Doing so after pressing the kit together could result in the nib lined up in a place you didn’t intend.
  • Also in the interests of grain alignment, note that the cap thread starts in either of two opposite positions.
  • When assembling the 3 metal components on the centre band, note that the supplied accent ring has a small chamfer to one side on its inside surface. The accent ring should be fitted with the chamfer nearest to the fixed ring, which will maintain the contour of the assembled centre band and ensure that its two grooves are of equal width. The other loose small ring should be fitted so that its groove is adjacent to the accent ring, not the cap barrel.
  • By design, the clip gasket is a snug fit on the cap finial, to ensure it does not spin on the assembled cap. Push it on to the finial tenon by hand a short way, and once you are happy with the their alignment  on your cap barrel, the two can be pressed home in one operation.
     

Beaufort pen kits rank amongst the highest quality pen kits available worlwide
Worldwide agents for Bock fountain pen nibs. Fountain pen nibs to fit a wide range of pen kits and commercially made fountain pens
Check our boutique range of sumptuous fountain pen inks
Pen blanks, pen blanks, pen blanks. We have a huge range of pen blanks in wood and acrylic, from talented artisan makers and renowned international producers
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