General Modification Questions (Ask Questions Here)

Discussion in 'Pen Modifications' started by Froggy, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. Senpaii

    Senpaii New Member

    fo sho man xD i think i have something similar size ty
  2. CJCC48

    CJCC48 Member

    For a vgg, can u replace the super tip barrels with comssa barrels?
  3. Green Caffeine

    Green Caffeine Old-Timer

    You can if you want to. don't know whether it would spin worse or better (which is dependent on the spinner's preferences too). It would feel like there is more momentum because more of mod's total mass will be focused at the ends, unlike a normal VGG Mod.

    Comssa barrels will be slightly more tapered I believe, so you probably would want the thinner ends in the middle so you don't have noticeably bulging middle (unless the bulging middle is what you want). Also since Comssa barrels have an overall smaller diameter than Super Tips, you will need a thinner central connecting piece. Anything that fits inside stiffly will probably do. I think the inner tube of a Bic Round Stic Grip pen with the tip cut off might fit (see this image), not sure though. Also, the RSVP cap cylinders at each end will probably fit more loosely on the Comssa barrels, so you would either need more tape, remove the cap cylinders from the mod entirely, or use thinner caps (can't think of an example of a thinner cap of the of my head).

    In the end, a Comssa VGG might seem more janky because of the steps required to make everything fit together at the ends. You can certainly try to make it if you want to though if you're willing to try it!
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  4. Security

    Security Irresponsible Security Guard

    pilot neogel would probably work for a smaller cap
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  5. Crow72

    Crow72 New Member

    Is there any way to hollow out a supertip cap?

    I don't think its been done.
  6. mango

    mango rasengan Staff Member Beta-Moderator

    ive done it just use a dremel
  7. Basileus_Ita

    Basileus_Ita Member

    In G3 modding is often suggested to file down the bumps on the back part of the body before wrapping tape around it and put on the cap. Why?
  8. Warped

    Warped Old-Timer

    1. If you put thin grips without filing , the grip will be torn.
    2. It affects wiper tricks.
    3. It affects the spinnability of the pen overall.

    So please, file down the bumps before continuing.
  9. Basileus_Ita

    Basileus_Ita Member

    Im a bit confused now. How is that possible?

    Just to be sure, here is an example of what im talking about:

    Step 2 of CYY G3 tutorial:

    EDIT: My bad: the tutorial refers to the front of the pen (the bump that holds the cap when the pen is "closed") and not the back as i was thinking (like when you use the pen). I figured it out. Thanks anyway!
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2018
  10. Warped

    Warped Old-Timer

  11. PucusV2

    PucusV2 New Member

    I need help.
    Is there any way to widen (increase the diameter) a grip. I have been trying since forever to get the grips to go over the caps but eventually, they just tear :(
  12. Vôre-Tèx

    Vôre-Tèx Penmods creator

    Which grip do you want to widen ?
  13. Warped

    Warped Old-Timer

  14. _Iccee_

    _Iccee_ New Member

    Any ways to fix cracked st barrels?
  15. timeless

    timeless Member

    um i dont think so
    u can glue or tape it, but it wont look good if that part u cracked was the spinning area
  16. _Iccee_

    _Iccee_ New Member

    Ok thanks

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