Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Would this do for heating...........

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Darkest Surrey, England.
    Posts
    80
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 18 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    9

    Default Would this do for heating...........

    Would this do for heating up a Fountain Pen to free it up for disassembly, cleaning and suchlike breaking down the Shellac etc. Or will it irreparably damage a pen whilst attempting this endeavour?
    I don't own a Hairdryer and I think they'd be too large for the job anyway.
    Thoughts and advice most welcome.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/JUSONEY-Por...xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==
    A working class hero is something to be. (John Lennon)

  2. #2
    Senior Member mizgeorge's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2020
    Posts
    1,932
    Thanks
    609
    Thanked 1,128 Times in 591 Posts
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: Would this do for heating...........

    That would work just fine - keep to the coolest heat setting (which is actually lower than many hairdryers) and lowest fan speed. Remember, if it's too hot for your fingers, it's too hot for your pen.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to mizgeorge For This Useful Post:

    DavidDecorator (March 7th, 2021)

  4. #3
    Senior Member carlos.q's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    On a hill in Puerto Rico
    Posts
    1,494
    Thanks
    1,705
    Thanked 1,363 Times in 629 Posts
    Rep Power
    10

    Default Re: Would this do for heating...........

    I have a similar one and it works just fine. Just be very, very patient and please don't ask how I know this.

  5. #4
    Senior Member FredRydr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Carlisle, Pennsylvania USA
    Posts
    4,059
    Thanks
    1,048
    Thanked 4,758 Times in 2,021 Posts
    Rep Power
    15

    Default Re: Would this do for heating...........

    Yep. Be careful, but that's what you want.

  6. #5
    FPG Donor ♕ Chrissy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    8,115
    Thanks
    4,279
    Thanked 7,339 Times in 2,909 Posts
    Rep Power
    18

    Default Re: Would this do for heating...........

    I always keep at least one of my fingers between the heater and the pen and never stop moving the pen.
    If it's too hot and the pen is too close to it then that's the time it could become irreparably damaged.
    Regards, Chrissy | My Blog: inkyfountainpens

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •