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Modified Slimline pen
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This centerband-less chrome slimline is the result of thinking about Scott’s slimline experiment, seen here:
The start

I wanted to make a slimline with a little shape, keep it comfortable, do away with the CB, and make it flow. This is what I came up with.

The barrels are cut sharp to the hardware, then coved between ends.
The upper barrel is cut long, then countersunk so it slips over the end of the lower barrel.
Turned with a skew, wet-sanded with MM, then buffed out with Novus 2 & 1!
Wow, Novus is great stuff—I’m sold on it. Thanks Mike & Linda for stocking it.

Comments and criticisms welcome.

Gary

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/





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Grumpy

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#1 posted 2469 days ago

Very original Gary.Great job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Karson

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#2 posted 2469 days ago

Very classy pen Gary.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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darryl

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#3 posted 2469 days ago

That’s a heck of a picture, makes that pen looks like it glows!

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 2469 days ago

cool pen !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2469 days ago

Great pen – I like the creativity.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2469 days ago

Gadzooks, that’s wonderful.

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Gary

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#7 posted 2469 days ago

Thanks. LOML kept this one.
Darryl, the Novus polish makes it glow—that’s a pretty realistic photo. ;-)

G

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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