The Kaweco Sport is one of the most portable, compact, and reliable fountain
pens available. This pen is made even more versatile by the range of replacement nibs it can use. Follow the steps in this video to change out the nib of your Sport with any replacement Kaweco Standard or Calligraphy nib. We’ll show you how to install standard nibs into metal-bodied pens, standard nibs into plastic body pens, calligraphy nibs into black or white pens, and calligraphy nibs into all other pens. First, check the nib you want to install. If it’s a standard nib size like extra fine, fine, medium, broad, or double broad, the nib will look like this. A nib and feed inside a skinny black collar. If you’re installing a calligraphy nib such as an italic or double nib, it will also have a wide black or white grip section in addition to the nib, feed, and collar. To install a standard Kaweco nib, determine what pen body you’ll be using. Metal-bodied pens like the AL Sport, AC Sport, Brass, and Steel are the easiest to install these nibs into. Just grip the nib unit by the top of the nib and the bottom of the feed and start unscrewing. Then screw the replacement in. The nibs of plastic-bodied pens like the Skyline, Ice, and Classic Sports however, cannot be unscrewed. For these pens, you’ll need to pull out the nib and feed directly out of the grip section. Grip the nib and feed on the top and bottom to avoid damaging the nib. Pull them out, twisting slightly if you need to. If you’re having trouble, try using a pot holder to cushion your fingers and get a good grip. Really stuck nibs can also be loosened by installing an ink cartridge, which allows ink to lubricate the nib and feed. But be careful. This technique is messy. Once you’ve successfully removed the nib and feed from your pen, pull the replacement nib and feed out of their collar. If they’re stuck, use the same techniques we suggested for removing the nib from the pen, twisting, using a pot holder, or installing an ink cartridge. Push the new nib and feed into your pen’s grip section and voila! Your pen is revitalized with a new nib. Now that we’ve covered standard nibs, let’s talk about installing calligraphy nibs. If you’re using a Black or White Plastic Sport, you can just swap the entire grip section. Pick out a replacement grip that matches
the body color of your pen, unscrew the old section, and screw the new one in, and you’re done! You can directly install a calligraphy nib into a colored plastic Sport, but the grip section won’t match the pen body. If you want them to match, follow the next steps on how to install a calligraphy nib into a metal-bodied Sport. You’ll need to remove the nib and feed from the grip section to install a calligraphy nib in a metal-bodied Sport. Remove the replacement nib and feed from the calligraphy grip section, and install the replacements into your pen. Perfect. The Kaweco Standard and Calligraphy replacement nibs also work with many of Kaweco’s other fountain pens, including the Liliput, Special, Elegance, Dia2, Student, and Fantasie. The steps are the same as for the Sport, so you can still follow along if you want to change the nib of one of those pens. Now you can replace damaged nibs and customize your Kaweco Sport Fountain Pens with ease. Which nib is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! You can find Kaweco Sports and all of these replacement nibs at JetPens.com. Thanks for watching!

How to Swap Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen Nibs
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14 thoughts on “How to Swap Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen Nibs

  • May 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm
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    Like it ❤️

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  • May 17, 2018 at 5:17 pm
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    3rd comment…

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  • May 17, 2018 at 6:29 pm
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    Could you please do a Kaweco sport comparison.

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  • May 17, 2018 at 6:42 pm
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    I love this! I love your channel 💖 hugs fron japan 😉

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  • May 17, 2018 at 10:16 pm
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    Who else is a stationary addict?

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  • May 18, 2018 at 10:27 am
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    Ohh, does your narrator (narratress??) have a cold or something? Hope she gets better soon! Love how aesthetic fountain pens are but I’ve only ever used my friend’s platinum preppy 🙁

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  • May 20, 2018 at 7:49 am
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    Hey Jetpens ! The video was great, just wanted to ask that are the regular nibs interchangeable with a Kaweco Perkeo?

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  • June 25, 2018 at 8:21 am
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    1.9 girl here.

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  • September 10, 2018 at 8:57 pm
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    Thanks, that works perfectly for my Sport pens. I just wish they were as easy to change as the Liliput.

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  • October 25, 2018 at 12:45 am
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    I was excited to buy a more modern fountain pen from your website. I received it, and quickly got to work on replacing my Kaweco plastic fountain pen with a stainless steel black extra fine that I purchase separately on the same order. I then did something really neat, I destroyed the black collar inside my plastic Kaweco. I didnt even get to try writing with it. I hope in the future you go into detail that the collar DOES NOT COME OUT.

    I looked through some reviews on your website for replacement nibs, and it appears that this happens often.. Maybe you should mention in this video clearly that the collar is not ever supposed to be removed from the plastic kaweco.

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  • November 27, 2018 at 7:09 am
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    amazing know-how video. thank You .

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  • February 11, 2019 at 1:16 am
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    I’ve tried all these suggestions and cannot get the feed and nib out of the replacement to save my life. What can I do?

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  • May 22, 2019 at 6:38 pm
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    Fountain pen experts, which is better the Kaweco sport or Lamy safari? I'm trying to decide which one I should buy for my birthday

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  • July 4, 2019 at 12:41 pm
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    Perfect! Solved my issue with lovely mint coloured Kaweco Sport but too-fine nib. Thanks!

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