(4) Insert the selected pen into the socket of the scriber arm until
the shoulder of the pen rests on the scriber arm.
(5) Tighten the screw on the side of the scriber arm.
(6) Loosen the locknut on the adjusting screw in the scriber arm.
(7) Set the tailpin of the scriber in the straight guide groove of
(8) Set the tracer pin of the scriber in the groove of the character
you will letter.
(9) Lower the pen gently to the surface of the drawing paper.
(10) Raise or lower the scriber arm by turning the adjusting screw
until the tip of the cleaning pin within the pen just touches the drawing
surface. Tighten the locknut when the pen reaches the desired height.
To prevent blotting, make this adjustment before inking the pen.
(11) Remove the scriber from the template.
(12) Fill the reservoir of the pen with ink. Use the same procedure
to ink the Leroy pen as you use to ink speedball pens or other common
(13) Wipe the pen with a lint-free cloth to remove excess ink.
(14) Gently lower the pen to the drawing surface after
inserted the tail and tracer pins into the proper grooves.
(15) Letter the project by moving the tracer pin in the grooves of
the characters. Be sure to keep the tail pin in the straight groove.
e. Caring for the Leroy Set.
(1) If you must discontinue lettering for a short period, cover the
tip of the pen with moist cotton while it is still in the scriber. This
ensures smooth lettering and ink flow when you resume work.