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Author Topic: My recent Ysart/Monart  (Read 941 times)

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Offline Gary

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Re: My recent Ysart/Monart
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2015, 12:08:17 PM »
Extra care is need for stuck Monart / Vasart bottle stoppers ... because of the well known problem of easy cracking of the glass when under stress. With inkwells, because of the solidity of the stopper and shank, a break is more likely to occur in the neck of the bottle.

I suggest trying a variety of normal releasing agents, like WD40 and equivalents, followed by GENTLY tapping the neck area with a wooden spoon handle.
Many thanks Kevin, after following your instructions I am the owner of a working ink bottle. After a couple of hours tapping the neck with a wooden the stopper came free.  :) :) :)

Gary

 

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