Shanghai Kaigelu Stationary Company:
eBay vendor "jewelrymathematics" for the pen:
The Peep Show Review Blog, for reminding me of "Project Zeus":
VintagePens.com, great source of old Onoto filling instructions:
and historical background:
and even a clear explanation of plunger filler design and back pressure issues!
And even a hint to grind seals to size on the supplies page!
The TWSBI Vac700 product page:
Gorgeous new plunger fillers to covet at Onoto:
Francis Goossens' excellent shifting o-ring plunger stem design:
Richard Binder's potted history of plunger fillers and the various solutions employed to ameliorate back pressure issues:
Fountain Pen Network member Paul Barreto's mention of Diamine ink Ph neutrality:
Iamblichus' On The Mysteries of the Egyptians, Chaldeans and Assyrians. Syria today could do with a few more Neoplatonists. Reopen the schools!
Marlow's The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus:
The Sheaffer PFM reference page at PenHero.com:
Fountain Pen Network member ashbridg's thread showing the original felt packing in a vintage Sheaffer:
Comasarchive's YouTube clip of a hilariously un-pc Sheaffer PFM television advert:
Fountain Pen Network member(s) RichardandTracy's review of the Kagielu 316, which convinced me to buy one, and explanation of its manufacture:
Onoto's remarkable story of a vintage plunger filler recovered from the seabed, for the ink shut off valve description. And the interesting read!
The Goulet Pen Company's Plunger Filler volume maximising technique
FPN member Arandur, who runs the Built From Ink and Tea blog, for checking the photo gallery was working after Photobucket Beta wierded up all the thumbnails.
Photobucket Beta, for the tremendous headaches and delays. Do the right thing chaps - a quick mea culpa announcement, then scrap it. Bring back the old (working!) site, you'll be hailed as heroes within a week.