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Ballpoint Resurrection

30 Nov 2014

Although it visibly has an almost full ink cartridge, the nib of this pen had dried out. It is our duty to bring it back to life!

A ballpoint pen
Creative solution: the pen is taped to the spoke of the rear wheel of an upsidedown bicycle. Turn the pedals to commence centrifuging.

A ballpoint pen taped to a bicycle wheel
Some rotations later... written with the working ballpoint pen
Faster / easier than the usual scribble-and-shake technique? No, not really. More fun though.