Stabilo pens point 88: Fineliner STABILO point 88 –

Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners | Water-based Fineliner Pens

Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner Pens, the versatile fineliner with water-based ink that can be used for graphic design, illustration, sketching, typography, Manga, comic art, cartooning and more! The 0.4mm fine nib is partly enclosed with metal which makes the Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner suitable for stenciling and templates and for using with rulers.

Well known for its hexagonal yellow and white stripped design, the Stabilo Point 88 Pen is popular with artists, students and children (caps are ventilated and can be left off for 24 hours without drying out).

What colours are available in the Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner range?

Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners come in 55 assorted colours and a variety of sets. They can be purchased individually from Pullingers so that you can top up on your favourite colours without having to buy a whole set. They are also available in wallets of 10 or 20 colours or a desktop organiser, which makes a great gift for any pen enthusiast.

Pullingers review on Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners.

These Fineliner Pens are incredibly smooth to use and not only lovely to write with but also to colour and draw with. They are not scratchy and the ink dries quickly (perfect for left handers). The ink does not smear making them suitable for use with Marker Pens. Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners work perfectly when drawing over pencil drawings and are great for inking artwork. They have very fine tips so lines can be quickly and professionally rendered. Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners are a great all rounder for sketching, drawing and writing and are excellent value for money.

If you need a slightly thicker nib then why not try Stabilo Pen 68 Fibre Tipped Pens, they are ideal for using with the Stabilo Point 88 Fineliners and available in the same great colour range.

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Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner Pen

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Whether you wish to structure your texts, underline, take notes or write full texts, you can rely on and enjoy this fineliner every day.

The instantly recognizable Stabilo point 88 fineliner is a timeless classic and is loved by so many all over the world.

Whether you wish to structure your texts, underline, take notes or write full texts, you can rely on and enjoy this fineliner every day. The Stabilo point 88 is the perfect companion for schoolchildren, students and professionals. For drawing you can create intricate details; for writing you can go really small with your font size. It is also perfect for use with rulers and stencils, making it ideal for precise work, structuring texts and taking notes. Thanks to the long cap-off time you won’t have to worry if you accidentally leave it off.

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Stabilo Pen 88 Fineliner 30/Set – Little Craft Place


Stabilo Pen 88 Fineliner, 0. 4mm – 30-Color Wallet Set

With their sturdy bullet tips and brilliant, intense colors, these fiber tip pens are perfect for layout detail and sketching. The odorless water-based ink will not bleed. It also will not dissolve toner or ink of permanent markers. Pens can be left without their cap for 24 hours without drying out. These sets include a variety of vibrant colors in convenient plastic wallets.

Classic, cult, cool

The STABILO point 88 is the perfect companion for schoolchildren, students and professionals. First released in 1977, this product is appreciated around the globe for its quality and usability. In Europe it’s the most popular fineliner available. The famous hexagonal body shape of the STABILO point 88 makes it very comfortable to grip. A choice of 47 colors means there will always be the ideal shade for your needs. If you wish to create a bigger impact, 6 neon colors available. Thanks to the long cap-off time you won’t have to worry if you accidentally leave it off.

STABILO point 88 Wallet & Rollerset Individual. Just like you

Everyone has their own personal style. Don’t just show it on paper, show it with your pens! The new Individual. Just like you edition is taking design to a whole new level. The combination of design and algorithm guarantees that every wallet and rollerset is unique.

It’s not only varied on the outside, but also on the inside: the wallet comes with 30 premium fineliners in different colors, including five brilliant neon shades each – to add a splash of color to your day!

The rollerset is the perfect solution for bringing more organisation and individuality to the premium STABILO point 88 fineliner.

The wallet and rollerset is not only perfect for school, college, office and on the go – it’s also an ideal gift.

HIGH-QUALITY FELT-TIP PEN – If you are looking for countless drawing options and high efficiency, STABILO Pen 88 is going to be your new best coloring friend. It was this fibre-tip pen that gained STABILO its reputation for unbeatable German premium quality since 1966.

COLOR-INTENSIVE, ODOURLESS, WATER-BASED – This premium felt-tip pen is color-intensive for strong lines and large areas. It has water-based odourless ink, with high brilliance and luminosity.

EVEN INK APPLICATION – The pen offers a robust M-tip (line width approx. 1mm) for even ink application that can be perfectly used for bold lines and large areas. You can also create aquarelle masterpieces by blending colors using just a brush and some water.

24-HOUR CAP-OFF TIME – This product will really surprise you with its high performance – 24-hour cap off time. You can leave the cap off for up to 24 hours without compromising the integrity of the ink and tip.

SET OF 30 COLORS IN A WALLET CASE – Start coloring now in a whopping 25 colors and 3 fluorescent colors – Felt-tip Marker Pen, in a plastic wallet.

EAN 4006381333894 – Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner Marker Pen 0.4mm 88/51 Turquoise 5 Pieces

EAN 4006381333894

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  1. Point 88 Pens turquoise no. 51
  2. Stabilo Point 88 Fineliner Marker Pen 0.4mm 88/51 Turquoise 5 Pieces
  3. STABILO point 88 box of 10 pencil all colors and SETS selectable
  4. Stationery – Stabilo Pen Fineliner Point 88 Turquoise
  5. Stabilo Point 88 Pens turquoise no. 51
  6. Stabilo 718702 0.4 Mm Point 88 Felt-tip Pen – Turquoise

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PLUMONES STABILO 8825 POINT 88 CON 25 | Stabilo | Escolar | Marcadores y plumines

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90,000 HXR-MC88 Handheld Camcorder – Sony Pro


Approx. 935 g (with lens hood)
Approx. 2 lb 1.0 oz (with lens hood)
Approx. 1260 g (with lens hood, grip and NP-FV50A battery)
Approx. 2 lb 12.4 oz (with lens hood, grip and NP-FV50A battery)

Dimensions (W x H x D) * 1

121.0 x 104.0 x 223.5 mm (includes protrusions and accessories (lens hood) but no grip strap)
4 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches (with protruding parts and accessories (lens hood) but no grip strap)
130.0 x 181.5 x 236.5 mm (with protrusions and accessories (lens hood and XLR grip), but without grip belt)
5 1/8 x 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches (with protrusions and accessories (lens hood and XLR handle), but no grip belt)

Power requirements

DC IN (DC input)voltage): 8.4 V
Battery: 7.4 V

Power consumption

Approx. 4.9 W (while recording with viewfinder and AVCHD 1080 / 60i FX)
Approx. 5.3 W (when recording with LCD and AVCHD 1080 / 60i FX)

Operating temperature

0 ° C to 40 ° C 32 ° F to 104 ° F

Storage temperature

-20 ° C to + 60 ° C -4 ° F to + 140 ° F

Battery runtime

Approx. 80 min with NP-FV50A battery (while recording with LCD and AVCHD 1080 / 60i FX)
Approx.135 min with NP-FV50A battery (recording mode with LCD and AVCHD 1080 / 60i FX)

Recording format (video)

AVCHD: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 compatible AVCHD 2.0

Recording format (audio)

AVCHD: Linear PCM 2ch 16bit 48kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch 16bit 48kHz

Recording Frame Rate

AVCHD (1920 x 1080) 59.94p, 50p, PS mode (28 Mbps)
AVCHD (1920×1080): 59.94i / 50i, dir. FX (24Mbps), FH mode (17Mbps)
AVCHD (1920×1080): 29.97p / 25p / 23.98p, dir. FX (24 Mbps)
AVCHD (1440 x 1080) 59.94i LP mode (5 Mbps)
AVCHD (1280 × 720): 59.94p, 50p, mode HQ (9 Mbps)

Recording / Playback Time

AVCHD: LPCM 2ch PS Mode Approx. 305 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD: LPCM 2ch FX Mode Approx. 360 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD: LPCM 2ch FH Mode Approx. 495 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD: LPCM 2ch HQ Mode Approx. 880 min with 64 GB memory card
AVCHD: LPCM 2ch, LP mode, approx. 1540 min with 64 GB memory card


The eight-speed automatic works very smoothly, but rather quickly. Acceleration is moderately fast, but emotions are not enough, except from the sight of a long hood lined with black stripes in a narrow slot of the windshield. Nevertheless, you immediately realize that the chassis here is excellent, more than the capabilities of the motor.

Excellent balance and stability.Smooth entry into the turn, without breaking the rear axle, screwing in under the turn, light nod at the exit under full throttle. No ambiguity, no reservations or imitations – everything is fair, as in a duel with a zombie on a moonless night. The speed limit on the race track is the grip limit of standard tires, engine power and standard brakes, which turn into cotton wool already on the third lap (for racing, you need carbon ceramics, which is already there). In other words, on public roads, the Camaro will be enough for you anytime, anywhere (although on the track, I think it will yield to the same TT). He will pick up his 250 on the speedometer on the unlimited autobahn, and at this speed it will be controlled predictably and clearly.

If I drove Camaro only in Moscow, New Riga, M4 and Moscow Raceway, I would call the chassis setup almost flawless. But this is not the case. On the gouged and chipped secondary roads of the Moscow region, the suspension showed its reverse side – the lack of energy consumption when the shock absorber rod is exhausted. Pits and joints of concrete slabs must be passed in a whisper. A Subaru-style (or Hazzard-style assholes) runaway is not even worth thinking about.But as soon as you leave the lane on a normal, even undulating asphalt, and everything falls into place – the Camaro once again becomes the king of the road, attracting the attention of everyone and everything.

But my doubts about the coolness of the new Camaro with a juice pack were finally dispelled by another case. Once on the road, the Camaro ZL1 in the previous body caught up with me. Real, with a crazy
6.2-liter compressor eight. Making sure that I noticed him, the bearded man at the wheel pressed the accelerator pedal.

The pipes of the exhaust system, covered with a thick layer of soot, into which a puffy pop diva, pulled into a translucent overalls, would have crawled, spewed out jets of black smoke. The Moscow Ring Road resounded with the roar of a compressor beast. Even with the optional release, my Camaro didn’t sound as loud and ferocious at all. Far from it. And he rode too. The red Camaro caught up with me again, the glass dropped. Blushing with shame, I also lowered the glass. “Yes, there’s only two liters, I yelled apologetically…” but in response I saw only a wide smile and a raised thumb.Turning after me on the M4, the man on the ZL1 drove alongside for several tens of kilometers – and just admired my car.

All in all, guys, the Camaro is still legendary even with the juice pack. It’s just a slightly different legend now. Our world now is products with GMOs, healthy lifestyles, TV screens, on which there is not a single drop of truth. The concept of “social status” competes with the number of likes on social networks. Most of what is happening around us is virtual reality, animation, computer graphics, a Pelevin carpet with a long pile impregnated with an unusual powder.The sound of the engine is broadcast from the speakers, and the cars will soon be driving without our participation. Illusions are everywhere winning the battle against reality. So a juice pack under the hood is the lesser evil that could happen to a Camaro.

As the Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gasset wrote in his 1929 imperishable “The Rebellion of the Masses”, “Life is only genuine when everything in it is caused by an urgent and immutable need.” From this point of view, this Camaro is closer to reality than ever, in every sense.The famous proverb about the crane and the titmouse demonstrates its metaphorical meaning here – it’s better to own a two-liter Camaro than to dream of a V8 …

What do you think about this?

Manfrotto MK290XTA3-3W Tripod

The new 290 Xtra tripod is the ideal stability solution for hobby photographers.

The 290 Xtra is a 3-section tripod, the largest in the 290 range, with aluminum legs and an upper base for improved rigidity, durability and performance.Tension adjustable aluminum leg locking levers help mitigate any effects of tripod use over time. A key feature of the tripod is the 4 leg tilt adjustments, which give you the freedom to be creative. The center column adds flexibility when shooting, allowing you to increase the range of minimum and maximum shooting heights. New rubber foot pads add grip and ergonomics.
The 290 Xtra comes with the new and improved 804 3-axis photohead with quick release plate.This head provides precise framing and reliable support for medium heavy cameras. A key feature of this head is its retractable arms, which fold down when not in use, making it even more compact and transportable. Its handles are made of special rubber and the head itself is made of lightweight Adapto polymer, which combines light weight with high strength.
The tripod is supplied with a shoulder bag.

Weight – 2.52 kg
Collection / Series – 290
Material – Aluminum, Technopolymer
Safe payload weight – 4 kg
Minimum height – 42 cm
The maximum height is 171.5 cm
Head type – 3-axis head
Leg sections – 3
Base diameter – 60 mm
leg angle – 25 °, 46 °, 66 °, 88 °
Top mount – 1/4 “screw
Ball Joint Retainer – No
Bubble level (qty) – 1
Color – Black
Easy Link Mount – No
Friction Control – No
Forward tilt – -30 ° / + 90 °
Independent Horizontal Pan Knob – yes
Independent tilt handle – yes
Cross tilt – -30 ° / + 90 °
Leg type – Single
Leg lock type – Flip Lock
Maximum operating temperature – 60 C
Minimum operating temperature – -30 C
Panning System – NONE
Panoramic rotation – 360
Site type – 200LT-PL
Quick Release System – Yes
Tilting System – NONE
Top disc diameter – 60 mm


After several scientific and technological revolutions, many high-tech devices entered our daily life and are firmly established in it. Thus, there is no longer any need to do something with your own hands, because everything can be entrusted to machines. Indeed, a lot, but not all! There are things that have always been and will remain irreplaceable – these are items – indicators of prestige. And the Montegrappa pens are the best example of this.

In 1912, in Italy, among the picturesque banks of the Brenta River, in a very calm and quiet town of Bassano del Grappa, a company was founded with a rather interesting name – ELMO-MONTE-GRAPPA.The prerequisites for the appearance of such a name were the geographical circumstances – the area of ​​the production location: ELMO – this is how the name of one of the founders of the company, Heinrich Helm, sounds in German, and MONTE-GRA-PA (translated from German – “grape mountain”) is the name of a very famous Italian mountain, towering over Bassano, its height is 1775 meters.

Two pillars of the industry

The emergence of the company was the result of the meeting of two completely different people both in culture and origin, and in the ways of achieving the desired goals of people – a native of the aristocratic family Alessandro Marzotto and the usual Austrian Heinrich Helm. The only thing they had in common was that they were both engineers, looked to the future with tireless enthusiasm and firmly believed that it would be uniquely happy for them. In fact, it happened …

This is how the starting point in the development of Montegrappa was set (hereinafter we will call it that way). The production of fountain pens, which opened in Italy, was located in an old building, which was well adapted to implement even the most incredible ideas. By the way, to this day, part of the company’s production facilities is located in this more than a century-old building.

It should be noted that the production of pens from the very beginning was conceived as something unusual and exclusive. That is why, almost immediately after the opening of production, the enterprise began to focus on the production of gold nibs with ebonite and iridium, as well as piston pens with the use of precious stones. Later, the production of writing instruments was established, in the manufacture of which celluloid (a special type of plastic) was used, which allowed the company to significantly strengthen its position in the market. A trading house was founded to distribute the prestigious Montegrappa fountain pens, which were sold under the name The ELMO Pen. Despite the rather high cost, the pens sold quickly, the demand for them increased, as a result of which the production capacity of the enterprise increased every day, which provided the company with a large and stable income for a relatively long time.

Crisis for the good

In 1914, the First World War began, which ended only four years later.Oddly enough, but at this time the demand for Montegrappa writing instruments increased several times. They were especially popular with the military, an ink fountain pen became an indispensable friend to every soldier, because it was mobile (it was not necessary to dip it into an inkwell all the time) and only letters could keep in touch with relatives. The Montegrappa handle has even become an integral part of the soldier’s equipment. To meet the increased demand for the enterprise, new workers were hired, thus, the total number of personnel at the enterprise amounted to about three hundred people.

At that time, just a few steps from the Montegrappa factory, in Villa Azzalin, was a military hospital. In this institution, two still unknown writers served as workers of the Red Cross: Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos. According to their contemporaries, these people often visited the production lines of Montegrappa and used them exclusively in their creative activities.

In 1921, the Marzotto family took full control of the company and began to control all production.The final transfer of power to this clan was officially formalized in 1928, due to the impossibility of joint production management due to the serious illness of Heinrich Helm. Around this time, the quality of the pens and the design of their execution reach a new, even more perfect level. Montegrappa has received worldwide recognition.

In view of the favorable developments, the company began to negotiate with foreign companies – government organizations, industrial enterprises, banks, various offices – to conclude contracts for the execution of orders for the production and supply of writing instruments. Also in the late 1930s, the company significantly expanded production: a subsidiary of Montegrappa opened in the south of Italy – in Naples. It was headed by Leopoldo Tullo Aquila, a worthy, intelligent and competent person. It was he who would later become the full owner of the entire Montegrappa empire.

An unexpected twist

During the Second World War, the demand for pens increased markedly again. The company made colossal profits. But war is an unpredictable thing, therefore, unexpectedly, a huge amount of precious metals was required to meet the country’s military needs, most of which were taken just from the Bassano Grappa area.As a result, the reserves of precious metals were almost exhausted, and given that these materials were the main materials in the production of Montegrappa pens, the company began to experience certain difficulties.

In addition, in 1946, there was a major fire that completely destroyed all the warehouse premises of the enterprise, where celluloid was mainly stored. Given the incident, the company’s management decided to reduce the celluloid content in Montegrappa pens, and instead use silver and gold.Soon, new unique models of pens entered the market, differing from all their competitors in the materials used in the manufacture, originality and incomparable quality. The embossed surface of the case and the platinum-plated gold nib with hand-engraved Greek ornament have become the trademark of Montegrappa pens.

Change of owners

At the end of 1981, the Aquila family became the legal owner of the company, a native of which for a long time headed the Naples office of the company.The decision to buy the full package of shares was made by the son of that very Leopoldo Aquila – Gianfranco. After some stagnation, production began to revive. New collections have appeared. 1983 saw the release of the Reminiscence model, a replica of the 1915 pen, which was a huge success. The company has new priorities: now the production of retro pens, that is, popular in the past, is considered an important direction. The company continues to use first-class classic designs, precious materials, and many technological innovations in its writing instruments that would take more than one book to fully describe.

In 1992 Montegrappa celebrated its 80th anniversary with a limited edition of 1912 pens, which immediately sold worldwide. Since that time, every year, in addition to the main production of first-class pens, the company also produces limited editions of pens designed specifically for the privileged public.

At the end of 2000, the Richemont Group became the owner of the company, which resulted in the expansion of the distribution network, improved production quality and increased turnover.Currently Montegrappa is the undisputed world leader in the field of exclusive and simply the best writing instruments, it is the best guarantee of quality even for the most fastidious consumer. Time-tested!

A little about the collections


This collection is a kind of analogue of the 1938 pen. It is considered to be one of the best Montegrappa models. This was facilitated by the use of exquisite design, original colors and modern technologies in the creation of the Extra series.The collection is made of celluloid and finished in sterling silver. When choosing a model, a wide range of colors is available: red, blue, yellow, ivory. The usual package consists of a fountain pen and rollerball.

Oriental Zodiac

Montegrappa designers are very creative people. Only this can explain such a large number of exclusive collections. And now we have another trend in front of us – the collection “Eastern signs of the zodiac”, offering a combination of the mystery of the eastern world, millennial culture, astrology with a writing instrument, which turns the latter into a masterpiece of art.All twelve types of figurines, denoting various animals of the eastern horoscope, are made of sterling silver or gold. The clip of each model has a traditional branded ball made of natural stone, which is an amulet of a particular zodiac sign. Each pen in the series has a unique identification number and an exquisite Chinese-style lacquered gift case.


The designers of the company decided to learn the millennial secrets of Egypt, a bygone civilization, as a result of which in 1996 a limited collection of pens “Luxor” was released.The series was named after the monumental complex, the greatest work of art, located in Egypt. For many centuries, this state remains unknown, despite the numerous efforts of researchers; it is customary to say that Egypt is a country of legends, symbols and allegories. All the roots of mankind go back to Egypt: the first writing, the faith of God and much more. The most important symbols of the great civilization of the Nile adorn the body and cap of the pen. Here is a humanoid creature with the head of an ibis, and the eyes of a cobra, the goddess – the protector of Egypt, and a sacred scarab, symbolizing eternal life.The eyes are natural sapphires. The body is made of blue mother-of-pearl celluloid, which resembles the color of the sacred source of life – the Blue Nile. The eagle placed on the case is engraved in gold and plated with platinum. There is a hand-made ebonite feeder. The collection is made in a circulation of 1,912 pieces of silver and 188 pieces of gold.


This collection is dedicated to the year 2000. The start of the new millennium coincided with the 88th anniversary of Montegrappa, to which the “88th Anniversary” limited edition was dedicated.Each item of the collection demonstrates the excellent work of designers, shows a balanced combination of decorative elements covered with special enamel, colors, embodies the original form in the Art Deco style (the accumulation of small details within larger ones with the use of bright colors). Each piece of the “88th Anniversary” series is made using an exclusive technique of bas-relief engraving. The unique clip is adorned with two large sapphires and a gem bead. The collection is released in a limited edition of 888 sterling silver fountain pens and 88 gold fountain pens. Each copy is engraved with the general circulation of the series and an individual number. Each pen is packaged in a gem-encrusted box.


Working closely with Ferrari, in 2003 the company dedicated its annual collection to this brand. The models in this collection bear the imprint of branded cars. The handle is available in two colors – red and yellow. The collection is finished in gold or sterling silver. The body of each model in the series is adorned with a rearing stallion, the symbol of Ferrari.The collection is limited, the total circulation is only four thousand copies, this is the number of cars that Ferrari produces a year. In addition to the fountain pen and rollerball, a ballpoint pen has been added to the standard set.

Meet the handle of the world!

Montegrappa recently introduced the Peace Pen, the world’s most expensive writing instrument, with a cost of around one million euros. The pen was made in two copies: one for the company’s own museum, the other for sale. Unfortunately, the buyer of this masterpiece is unknown, but the reason for its such high popularity is known for certain. Why is “Peace Handle” so remarkable?

The octagonal case is finished with Baccarat crystal inlays and is set with over eight hundred cut diamonds in the shape of a rose, totaling 17.25 carats. The crystal edges of the cap and body are made with a diamond engraving needle; the drawing “Dove of Peace” decorating the pen is made with the use of diamond chips.In the center of the end part of the cap is a 0.75-carat diamond, surrounded by 70 diamonds arranged in several rows.

The octagonal section of the feather is decorated with eight six-carat diamonds in the first row and eight 10-carat diamonds in the second. These two rows and 16 precious stones are surrounded by 128 smaller, but also precious stones. In total, 1259 diamonds of various sizes (from very large to relatively small) were used to make the “Peace Handle”.

An important attribute of the pen is the most accurate and beautifully executed engraving: two crossed olive branches and a flying dove. The Peace Pen case is made of high quality crystal and decorated with a crystal dove. The creator of this wonder of the world is the famous sculptor and engraver David Montalto di Fragnito.

Star owners

As already mentioned, Montegrappa is a global brand, the best guarantor of quality. Therefore, many of the pens of this luxury brand are owned by fairly well-known personalities. Among them are the following:

– President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin – a pen from the “Dragon” collection in a gold case;

– Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, King Hussein of Jordan – Silver pen “Reminiscence”;

– Former US President Bill Clinton, current Prime Minister of Italy, and formerly one of the highest-ranking officials of the European Union Romano Prodi – “Special Reserve” in a silver case;

– Prince Charles of Wales, Prince of Jordan Abdul II – “Special Eleganza” large fountain pen;

– Cuban leader Fidel Castro – as many as three pens from the “Dragon”, “Luxor” and “Sigara” collections;

– Queen of Thailand – pen from the “Luxor” series;

– actor Nicolas Cage, designer Giorgio Armani – “Dragon” in a silver case.

Artur Indzhiev

Adjusting the carburetor K-88 | Authority

Adjusting the throttle and choke drive of the carburetor

With a properly adjusted actuator, it is necessary that the throttles and the air damper open and close in accordance with the positions of the pedal and manual control buttons

Incomplete throttle opening leads to a decrease in engine power, and insufficient throttle coverage is the cause of increased engine crankshaft speed during idling and increased fuel consumption.

If the air damper does not open completely, then the fuel mixture is enriched, which causes excessive fuel consumption, and if it is incompletely closed, it becomes difficult to start a cold engine.

First, the foot and manual throttle drives are adjusted, and then the air damper drive.

The foot drive is adjusted using a threaded fork on the carburetor rod and the threaded rod of the throttle control pedal in such a way that when the throttle is fully opened, the pedal does not reach the floor by 3-5 mm.

The travel of the throttle pedal must be at least 160 mm.

At the end of the adjustment, the rods are secured with locknuts.

The manual drive of the chokes is adjusted with a clamp, which is installed at the end of the drive cable so that when the drive handle is fully retracted, there is a gap of 2.0-3.0 mm between the clamp and the bracket attached to the rod.

This gap is necessary so that when the manual throttle control knob is pushed in, the return spring ensures that the throttle bodies are covered.

Chokes in the closed position must tightly cover the channels of the mixing chamber; a gap of not more than 0.05 mm is allowed between the channel wall and the choke edge.

When adjusting the air damper drive, it is necessary to set the manual control knob so that it does not reach the stop of the cab shield by 2.0–3.0 mm.

In this position, with the air damper fully open, connect the drive cable to the damper lever and clamp it with a screw, then fix the cable sheath in another clamp.

In the closed position, i.e. when the handle is fully extended, the air damper must completely close the throat channel for the passage of air; a gap of not more than 0.15 mm is allowed between the channel wall and the flap edge.

Adjustment of low idle speed of the engine. The idle speed adjustment should ensure stable idling with the lowest fuel consumption.

The adjustment is carried out with the engine running, the coolant warmed up to normal temperature (80-95 ° C), with normal valve clearances and between spark plug electrodes and with the air damper fully open.

Fig. 1 shows a diagram by which you can trace the operation of the idling system of the K-88A carburetor and the process of adjusting the carburetor. The scheme of the K-88 carburetor is similar.

At low idle speed of the engine, the vacuum from the intake manifold is transmitted through hole 43 of the idle system and rectangular hole 42 into channel 44.

Under the action of a vacuum, the fuel from the carburetor float chamber, passing through the main jet 47, is directed to the idle jet 6.

To obtain the required mixture composition, air is added to the fuel through the cutout 7.

The resulting emulsion flows through holes 43 and 42 into the mixing chamber.

At the exit from the holes, the emulsion is mixed with the main air flow passing into the chamber through the slot formed by the edge of the choke 45 and the wall of the mixing chamber.

When adjusting, it should be borne in mind that the K-88A carburetor is two-chamber and that the qualitative composition of the combustible mixture in each chamber is regulated by its own adjusting screw 41 independently of the other chamber.It should be remembered that when the adjusting screws are screwed in, the mixture becomes leaner, and when they are unscrewed, it is enriched.

Fig. 2 shows a method for adjusting the K-88A carburetor on a ZIL-1Z0 car.

Before starting the engine and starting the adjustment, it is necessary to tighten the screws 1 of the high-quality idle speed adjustment to failure, but not too tight, and then unscrew each by three turns.

Then start the engine and carry out a quantitative adjustment, i.e.That is, set the stop screw 2 to the smallest opening of the throttles, at which the engine should work quite stably.

Then gradually tighten one of the screws 1 at each test by 1/4 turn until the engine starts to work with obvious interruptions due to a large depletion of the mixture in the cylinders. Then enrich the mixture by unscrewing screw 1 1/2 turn.

Proceed in the same way with the second adjusting screw 1.

Having adjusted the composition of the mixture, you should try to reduce the idle speed by unscrewing the stop screw 2 of the throttles little by little, and then again try to deplete the composition of the mixture with both screws 1 alternately, as indicated above.

Usually, after two attempts, it is possible to find the correct position for all three adjusting screws and thereby complete the qualitative and quantitative adjustment of the low idle speed of the engine.

To check the adjustment, press the throttle control pedal and immediately release it. If the engine stops, the idle speed must be increased.

With a properly adjusted carburetor, the engine should run stably at 400-500 rpm of the crankshaft.

The method of adjusting the carburetor on a ZIL-1Z1 car is the same as on a ZIL-130 car.

Control and adjustment of the K-88 and K-88A carburetors can be performed on the simplest installations and using templates that can be made in a motor transport company.

Checking the fuel level in the float chamber. The main reasons for an increased or decreased fuel level in the carburetor float chamber may be the following: float leakage, incorrect weight (normal weight 18.7-19.8 g), jamming or leakage of fuel supply valve 2 (

One of the reasons for the increased or decreased fuel level in the float chamber may also be the incorrect installation of the needle fuel supply valve when assembling it on the carburetor air neck housing.

Therefore, before proceeding with the adjustment of the fuel level, it is necessary to make sure that all units and parts of the float mechanism are in good working order.

The tightness of the assembled needle fuel supply valve is checked on a vacuum unit (Fig.3, a). The assembly 4 of the needle valve with the gasket 5 is installed in the body 6, the tube of which is screwed into the tee 7.

The work of the installation is as follows.

When the valve 8 is open and the piston 9 moves with the rod 10 in the direction indicated by the arrow, a vacuum is created in the cylinder, under the action of which the needle valve is pressed against its seat, and the water in the glass tube 2 rises up.

The level of the water column is equal to the vacuum in the cylinder.

The piston must be moved until the water in the glass tube reaches a height of 100 cm on the scale 3 from the water level in the tank 1, after which the tap 8 must be closed.

If the needle valve is tight, then the water in the glass tube will not go down, if there is no tightness, the water will go down.

The permissible value of the fall of the water column in 0.5 min can be no more than 10 mm on the scale 3.

To obtain tightness, lapping of the needle valve to the seat is allowed.If after this the tightness is not obtained, then the needle valve must be replaced with a new one.

When installing the needle valve assembly 12 (Fig. 3.6) on the air throat body 11, it is necessary to maintain the correct distance from the top point of the needle valve sphere to the plane of the throat body. This size is adjusted with shims 14, and it should be equal to 13.5-13.8 mm according to the template 13.

Fuel level in the carburetor float chamber at a pressure in front of the needle valve in the range of 125-170 mm Hg.Art. should be 18-19 mm from the upper split plane of the float chamber body.

There are two ways to check the fuel level

The first method is that when the engine is running at low idle speed, unscrew the control plug (Fig. 4, a) and through the control hole located at eye level (Fig. 4, b), observe the level fuel.

When the level is correctly adjusted, the fuel will be visible, but it should not flow out of the hole.

The second method of checking is that it is necessary to unscrew the plug that closes the channel of the valve of the mechanical economizer, and in its place screw in the adapter 1 (Fig. 5), ending in a glass tube 2 with marked risks on it indicating the limits of the fluctuation of the fuel level in float chamber. The fuel level in the float chamber must be up to the top or bottom mark, i.e. at a distance of 18-19 mm from the split plane of the float chamber.

To obtain the correct fuel level in the float chamber (with the correct installation of the needle valve), bending of the float bracket is allowed: at a high level, the float must be bent down, at a low level – up.

Checking the throughput of the carburetor dosing elements

Caring for carburetor jets includes not only flushing and blowing out their calibrated holes, but also checking their flow capacity.

The efficiency of the carburetor, and therefore the engine operation, depends on the normal throughput of the nozzles, which is checked once a year.

The throughput of the nozzles is checked on two types of devices: to check the nozzles for the outflow of water with an absolute determination of the flow rate and to check the nozzles with a relative measurement of the flow rate of water.

Instruments with absolute determination of the flow rate of the nozzles provide greater accuracy and stability of readings compared to instruments with relative determination. Therefore, it is better to use a device with absolute definition (Fig. 6).

The throughput of the nozzle is expressed in cubic centimeters of water flowing out through the tested nozzle in 1 min, at a water column height of 1000 ± 2 mm (counting from the support surface of the nozzle) at a temperature of 20 ± 1 ° C, which is determined by a thermometer 4.

When checking the throughput – the jets must be installed in the devices so that the liquid flows through them in the same direction as in the carburetor.

All nozzles must be free from burrs, dirt and oil, rinsed in clean gasoline and blown out with compressed air before checking for flow. When calibrating, the dimensions of the orifices of the nozzles are brought to the required size by gradually expanding them.

Embossing or soldering holes to reduce their throughput is not allowed.

If the diameter of the calibrated orifice of the jet is larger than the norm, then the jet must be replaced with a new one.

The dispensing elements are checked in the following order. Water from the upper tank 1 (see Fig. 6) through the tap 2 through the tube enters the float chamber 16, in which the float mechanism maintains a constant water level equal to 1000 mm from the supporting surface of the tested nozzle.

From the float chamber, water through the tap 15 and the tube 13 enters the body 12, rises along the glass tube 3 and at the same time flows out through the checked nozzle 5 screwed into the holder 11.

Water flowing out through the nozzle to be checked enters the measuring beaker 6 or tray 7, from where it flows through the tap 9 into the lower tank 10.

From the lower tank, water, as required, can be supplied by compressed air from a compressor or a hand pump to the upper tank 1 through pipe 14; taps 8 and 9 must be closed at the same time.

After filling the upper tank, first open the tap 8, and then the tap 9 to avoid overfilling the tray 7.

To determine the throughput of the nozzle, it is necessary to put a measuring beaker 6 under the flowing stream of water and determine the time of filling it with water using a stopwatch.

The flow rate of the nozzle is defined as the quotient of the amount of water in the beaker in cubic centimeters by the time it is filled in minutes.

If the flow of water is stopped after exactly 1 minute, then its volume in the beaker will indicate the throughput of the jets in cubic centimeters per minute.

For normal operation of the carburetor, it is also necessary to check the tightness of the valve 34 (see Fig. 1) of the economizer with a mechanical drive; the test can be carried out on a vacuum unit (see.rice. 3, a) in the same way as the fuel supply needle valve is checked.

It is also necessary to check by inspection the adherence to their seats of the ball 29 (see Fig. 1) and needle 40 valves of the accelerating pump, as well as their freedom of movement.

It is also necessary to check the correct operation of the movable mechanisms of the economizer valve with a mechanical and pneumatic drive, an accelerator pump, an air damper 15 and chokes 45, which are not allowed to hang or jam.

When checking the needle valve 40, it is necessary to unscrew the hollow screw 14 and remove the valve, remembering that the valve is not fixed in its seat, and therefore can spontaneously fall out and get lost.

Corrugated reinforced pipe

The Moscow plant FDplast sells corrugated reinforced pipes – a modern solution for the installation of storm water and sewer systems. These products are manufactured using an advanced coextrusion method with additional metal strip reinforcement.

Corrugated reinforced pipes are manufactured in accordance with TU 2248-001-38314882-2012. The profile of such a product is distinguished by the presence of a special steel insert, the task of which is to strengthen the polyethylene and make the structure more rigid.

Thanks to such reinforcement, it is possible to reduce the consumption of HDPE (low pressure polyethylene), and, therefore, to significantly reduce the cost of the finished product. With the help of a steel insert, the annular stiffness of the pipe is significantly increased without thickening it.

The reinforcing metal layer is completely enclosed in polyethylene, which means it does not corrode, does not interact with transported liquids, and does not reduce the durability of products.

Pipes of this type are characterized by high ring stiffness (up to SN16), a wide range of diameters (from 1000 to 2400 mm ID) and a relatively low weight, which facilitates the process of laying and transporting.

The following advantages of the FD series ARM pipeline products are as follows:

  • excellent mechanical strength and resistance to soil pressure
  • long period of operation – from 50 years
  • corrosion resistance
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  • low cost (prices are 40% lower compared to other manufacturers)
  • A well-thought-out design of a reinforced pipe, including an upper corrugated layer and a metal insert, which gives the product the necessary rigidity and shape stability

FD ARM pipe specifications:

  • inner diameters 1000 to 2400 mm
  • ring stiffness up to 16 kN / mm2
  • completely smooth inner surface of polyethylene
  • resistance to chemical and mechanical stress
  • light weight compared to other pipe materials
  • easy assembly using electrofusion sleeves

Corrugated reinforced pipes are used for drainage of industrial effluents of industrial enterprises, in the organization of free-flow underground systems of domestic sewage, drainage of rainwater and groundwater, drainage of rivers. The use of FD ARM pipes is justified in terms of economy and efficiency.

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90,000 ASTROX 88 is a new masterpiece from Yonex.

It’s no secret that the best Yonex engineers are constantly working to improve production technologies and improve the characteristics of badminton equipment.The goal is one – to present athletes with such a tool that will help them to fully reveal their potential on the court, to become the best!

In modern badminton, the speed of the game grows every year and largely determines the achievement of success. The rate of exchange in a pair is especially important. Ahead of its time, Yonex has created a product that will be indispensable for doubles play. After all, high-level doubles players require rackets that are optimal both for attack from the back zone, and for defense and speed play on the net.

Developing a racket that did both of these tasks was not easy until Yonex created a new material, Namd. When this material is used in the construction, the racket shaft at a low swing speed remains sufficiently rigid, which is necessary for “iron” protection. At the same time, when the swing speed is faster, the rod becomes more flexible. This allows you to transfer more energy to the shuttle, and to perform wonderful attack hits.

Yonex’s new invention is called ASTROX 88 .

ASTROX 88 has two modifications – ASTROX 88 S (Skill) and ASTROX 88 D (Dominate).

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In addition to the use of a new material in the racket shaft, the company’s engineers have developed an updated cone (the transition point from handle to shaft).It will help you perform more accurate shots as it dampens vibration and increases stability.

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