Re:NTLK Photo of dirty stylus tip..? Replacement tip?

From: Mike King (
Date: Fri Apr 28 2000 - 09:12:13 CDT

The emery board must be one of the most useful tools known to mankind :+)


At 01:32 AM 4/28/2000 +0800, you wrote:
>On Wed, 26 Apr 2000 Peter Cross wrote:
>>I have tried very very fine sanding paper (2400 grit) and it is not
>>smooth enough. I believe that the surface has to be burnished, this give
>>is a hard glossy finish. If someone has an idea let me know because I
>>have toasted two now. BTW any replacement tips for the origonal stylus
>>around ?
>Here is a really useful tip I discovered by chance. I dropped my stylus and
>no Sandpaper could do the job, especially the cross tip. Any sandpaper no
>matter how fine caused if to shred to a frayed tip. I then tried my
>secretary's emery board which happened to be on her table and eureka, I
>found the solution.
> I have restored and even shaped stylus tip (plastic, cross or pda panache)
>using a nail buffer/polisher. They come in a strip with 4 grades of emery
>board. Start with the coarse board to shape and work your way to the finest
>grade to polish off. Really easy.
>Kenny Song
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