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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Taps have different
names depending on
where you live

UK Starter = US Taper
UK Intermediate = US Plug
UK Plug = US Bottoming








 
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

Thread taps for Bock ready made sections

Bock ready-made fountain pen sections are available to take Bock nibs in sizes 5, 6 and 8,  and are pre-threaded internally for the purpose. However, to connect the section to your pen's body, you will need to cut a female thread in the body. All three sizes of section require the same thread size.

We have a thread tap here for the task, specially made for us from M2 HSS steel by TapCo, the globally acclaimed precision thread cutting specialists.

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Taps have different
names depending on
where you live

UK Starter = US Taper
UK Intermediate = US Plug
UK Plug = US Bottoming








 
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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