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Vacumatic Filling instructions:
Immerse the nib in ink and depress the filler plunger
  1. about 7-10 times, making the up and down strokes quickly,
  2. pause a second at the top of each stroke to give ink time to flow in.
  3. Wipe the nib and feed before replacing cap.
  4. Try to use inks from waterman/diamine/pelikan/parker as they are tested and proven to be safe for the diaphragm, do not use noodlers baystate line.
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Do not do the following for vacumatics
  • Twist the filler plunger
  • Overscrew the blind cap (turn a little just so the blind cap do not unscrew itself)
  • Press hard on the plunger
 
Lockdown Filler:
To unlock, press the button down and turn anti-clockwise(1-2mm) .
To lock, press the button down and turn clockwise(1-2mm).
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Filling instructions:
Immerse the nib in ink and depress the filler plunger
about 7-10 times, making the up and down strokes quickly,
pause a second at the top of each stroke to give ink time to flow in.
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when the pen is full, depress the filler plunger and re-engage it by
turning it clockwise before removing the pen from the ink bottle.
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Wipe the nib and feed before replacing cap.
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