[modeleng] Re: Re 3" Burrell

Biros??  Never heard of any Biros in the USA.  Is it something I need to
know about or am I best kept in the dark?  Right now I am in the dark until
I can find which flue(s) is(are) leaking in my locomotive.  Anyone want to
help me lay the lokie on its side so we can roll the offending flue(s)???

First ball pen was the "Reynolds Rocket" which came with a stamped alumimium
desk cradle with wings on it.  Entire alumimium tube of the pen was filled
with ink and supposed to last two or three years.  Ball socket wore out
after a year and the ball was lost so I used the ink as "Hi-Spot" blue for
many years.  Worked very good for hand scraping valve seats on steam engine
models.

Jesse, in Tennessee

> It is a brand name for a type of modelling clay and has now become
generic,
> like biros and ballpens, Al.
>

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