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Fixing a Ballpoint Pen

What unsticks the ball in a ballpoint pen?

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December 2, 20100 found this helpful

You usually can make the ink flow again in a ballpoint pen by carefully applying heat to the metal tip.

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Try holding it briefly over an open flame and then writing with it.

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Hold under a very hot water tap. This will also work if the ink has congealed. Pour the hot water over the entire cartridge.

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I use my lighter...

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December 3, 20100 found this helpful

Spary some hairspray on a piece of paper then doodle in the spray and then roll the ball around the paper, it should come unstuck.

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