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Carbara Ballpoint Pen Kit


A very interesting one-tube pen kit. Modeled after the 1940’s ballpoints Reynolds Rocket and Eversharp Bullet Pen. Another great pen for showing off a hand-picked blank. Very comfortable nib for easy writing. The plating on this gives it a very expensive look and provides the pen maker with confidence that their pen contains the best quality platings for a lifetime of wear. The platings are made from the most robust materials and applied with state of the art processes. It uses premium Parker Type refill, including gel refills.


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Product Image Product Name Qty
Carbara Replacement Brass Tubes 5-pair SKU: 220186
(Recommended for Pen Kit #220001 and 220002)

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Carbara Ballpoint Pen Kit – Upgrade Gold SKU: 220002
Out of stock

Special Price $3.70 Regular Price $9.24
Carbara Ballpoint Pen Kit – Chrome SKU: 220001
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Special Price $3.17 Regular Price $7.93
Carbara Pen Turners Bushings SKU: 220231
(Recommended for Pen Kit #220001 and 220002)

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Special Price $2.99 Regular Price $4.99

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Upgrade Gold
All gold plating used on these pen kits is 24K "upgrade gold". Upgrade means that the parts are plated using the rack method and that small amounts of cobalt or palladium are added to the plating chemicals. This enhances the durability of the gold plating. The tumbled method, which is not used on the kits we sell, produces an inferior gold plating and is less costly.

This is an extremely durable plating. Under normal use this plating should hold up for many years.

Titanium Gold
This method produces the most durable plating. This process is called PVD (particle vapor deposition). Titanium nitride matched to the color of the gold is molecularly bonded to the part and then 24K gold is bonded (sputtered) on the part to achieve a color match other gold parts on the kits. The parts are again re-plated after this. The final result is that the parts will virtually never wear. The manufacturer we use pioneered this process for writing instruments and are not aware of another company currently using this exact process.

This is a very durable hard plating. The manufacturer uses real platinum rather then rhodium and it should be expected to hold up under normal use for many years.

Black Titanium
Titanium oxide is molecularly bonded (PVD) to the parts. This plating is unbelievably hard and durable. It will last for many, many years.


More Information
Country of Manufacture Taiwan, Province of China
Product Manual Ultra-Shear_Carbara-Ballpoint-Pen _Instructions_REV032620.pdf

Carbara Ballpoint Pen Kit

  • Drill Bit Size - Letter V
  • Bushings - 220231
  • Repl Tubes (5-pack) - 220186
  • Instructions - See Additional Information Tab