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This item: Kokuyo FitCurve Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Blue Body - $5.00
|Model Number||KOKUYO PS-300B|
|Body Color||Dark Blue|
|Diameter - Grip||12.2 mm|
|Diameter - Max||12.6 mm|
|Grip Color||Translucent White|
|Knurled Finger Grip||No|
|Lead Diameter||0.5 mm|
|Lead Grade Indicator||No|
|Lead Sleeve Length||3.5 mm|
|Length - Body||14.4 cm|
|Length - Retracted||14.1 cm|
May 14, 2011
I bought this pencil...
I bought this pencil hearing that it reduces cramps and I'm very satisfied with my purchase.
- Doesn't cramp your hands (even though the grip is pretty hard like other reviewers mentioned)
- Doesn't look cheap
-Very comfortable weight (not too heavy, not light at all) - great for spinning around
-Writes very smoothly (almost like you're gliding across the paper)
-Twist eraser (it's actually a very long eraser that works great)
-Nice price for a Niiiiiiiiice pencil
- Isn't slim, like most of the pencils I prefer to use, but it's not too thick either. So I can live with it.
-The refill erasers don't match the pencil color as nicely as the eraser that came with it, but it hardly matters.
-Grip is harder than I normally prefer, but it's still very comfortable which is remarkable.
Would I recommend this to my friends and others?
heck yes! this pencil is great for those who write a lot because it's very comfortable.
6 people found this helpful
April 26, 2012
This pencil is great!...
This pencil is great! ;). Although the grip is very hard, I feel very comfortable when using the pencil. The twisty eraser feature is awesome, and the lead advancement is very smooth. The center of gravity is truly evenly distributed, and it feels like you are flying across the paper. The grip is hard, but it's comfortable when writing with a proper hand placement. There's nothing big about the clip, but it does its job.
3 people found this helpful
April 20, 2011
I have several great...
I have several great mechanical pencils (but nothing expensive, just fun), but now find myself reaching for this one first. I think it's because it rests in my hand so nicely and is also so lightweight. I am buying another one.
1 person found this helpful
February 17, 2011
Only complaint is that...
Only complaint is that the grip is a little hard. Smooth, but hard. The pencil is pretty good value and normal size. The eraser size is pretty good too. Recommend it for big-handed people.
1 person found this helpful
January 26, 2015
i haven't gotten used...
i haven't gotten used to the weight dispersion of this pencil yet because it's near the tip of the pencil facing the paper, but overall it writes well and is really nicely built. the curve of the pencil fits really nicely in my hand! the grip attracts lead smudges a bit easily, as is with most grips, but it's really simple to just rub it off. i like the color matching erasers, especially with the blue and pink pastel versions! :9 it has a hardworking sort of vibe, so it's really good for students!