Replacing Ink Refills
All of our pens have replaceable ink refills or cartridges. Refer to the instructions below on replacing them.
Fountain pen refills all work the same way. Remove the cap end of the pen. Unscrew the front portion of the nib end by twisting. The FP may be fitted with either a disposable ink cartridge or a reusable ink pump. If using an ink cartridge, pull it off and replace it with a new one. Screw it back on to the barrel and you are ready to go. Ink pumps can be used multiple times. Remove the ink pump, dip it into the ink well, and rotate the pump to draw the ink into the cartridge. Replace it onto the pen in the same manner as you removed it.
Rollerball pens typically use a German style refill, such as a Hauser or Schneider. These type refills have a flat end on the back that rests against a spring in the barrel of the pen. This spring pushes the pen tip out of the barrel, so it is always ready to write. You will notice that if you press the tip of the pen down on a piece of paper that there will be a little give to it. Unscrew the nib end of the barrel, remove the old refill, and insert a new one. Watch out that you do not lose the spring that is inside the barrel.
Ballpoint pens have a variety of