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Forum topic by Andybb posted 03-03-2018 06:43 PM 307 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Andybb

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03-03-2018 06:43 PM

Looking for a resource to be able to get colored ink refills for pens. My pens seem to be in demand at work (unless they’re just sucking up to the boss) but my sales staff uses silver ink on black paper. Does anyone know where I can find a resource that will show me what refills are available and what pen kits they will fit?

-- Andy - Seattle USA


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Handtooler

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#1 posted 03-03-2018 08:12 PM

Have you tried Staples?

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#2 posted 03-03-2018 08:38 PM

If take the pen apart can tell what kind of refill you need here are some examples.

https://www.pennstateind.com/store/pen-refills.html

This list little more detailed:
https://refillfinder.com/pages/ballpoint-pen-refills-glossary

Have no idea where will find refills with silver ink. You might try this link and ask your question there. Sounds like be easier to buy same pens that came with silver ink refills but good luck anyway.

http://www.penturners.org/forum/

-- Bill

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Andybb

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#3 posted 03-03-2018 08:40 PM

No because I need to be able to cross-reference what pen style will accomodate what cartridge. That way I can tell people what pen styles I can put a silver ink cartridge in.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#4 posted 03-04-2018 10:22 AM

Sen where you posted your question over at IAP, and no one sure where will find silver ink refills.

Now you want a list of what refills go with each pen? Well if making pens each kit refill required is listed in the kit instructions. Every pen kit vendor list the refills they sell so can buy extra refills. In store or online carry great selection of pen refills. IAP had a compatiblity chart many years ago that did list refills but if still there is so outdated probably no longer there or useful.

If buying completed pens whether in store or on line simply ask before purchase or dissassemble when receive them when you get them and check.

This place carries most extensive line of refills besides house brand not sure if will help you but do take a look.

http://www.coloradopen.com/pen-refills/refills-a-to-l/colorado-pen-refills

JMHO, might be easier to change the color of paper you use than finding silver ink. Good luck with your search!

-- Bill

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#5 posted 03-04-2018 12:23 PM

Attempted to find silver ink refills for company awarded Cross pens for similar purpose awhile back. Had zero luck filling cross pen.
Only silver ink cartridge I found was a gel cartridge from Fisher Space pens?
Also found Zebra brand from Japan with silver ink refills.
I do not make pens, not sure if/which pen kits can use these two silver refills?
Best Luck

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Andybb

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#6 posted 03-04-2018 05:05 PM


Only silver ink cartridge I found was a gel cartridge from Fisher Space pens?
Also found Zebra brand from Japan with silver ink refills.
Best Luck
- CaptainKlutz

Thanks. Think that’s my best option. Reverse engineering. Get a Fisher refill and see if it is the same as an.y of the pen cartridges that fit available pens. Seems like Parker and Cross are the ones used in most.

Also, Pentel makes a silver pen like the one in the picture that I can disassemble and see what’s inside. I have cases of them.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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