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Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body

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$16.50

Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body - OHTO SP-10T BLACK
  • Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body - OHTO SP-10T BLACK
  • Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body - OHTO SP-10T BLACK
  • Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body - OHTO SP-10T BLACK
  • Ohto Tasche Mechanical Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black Body - OHTO SP-10T BLACK
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The ingenious design of the Ohto Tasche allows one to carry it as a small compact pen when closed, but use it as a full sized pen when open. The slim pen measures approximately 4 inches when closed and 5.77 inches when in use with the cap posted. The pen line is available as a fountain pen, ceramic roller ball pen, needle-point pen, and mechanical pencil.

Pen dimensions: 102.1 mm (4.02 inches) closed, 146.6 mm (5.77 inches) with cap posted x 9.8 mm (0.4 inch) diameter. Weighs 14.5 g.


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Specs
Model NumberOHTO SP-10T BLACK
Weight0.7 ounces
Body Color Black
Body Material Metal
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes
Design Style Compact, Capped
Diameter - Grip 8.8 mm
Diameter - Max 9.8 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Grip Color Silver
Grip Material Metal
Knurled Finger Grip No
Lead Diameter 0.5 mm
Lead Grade Indicator No
Lead Sleeve Length 3.4 mm
Lead Type Graphite
Length - Body 10.7 cm
Sleeve Type Fixed
Tip Material Metal
Tip Replaceable No

Reviews


October 14, 2011
I have used this pencil...
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I have used this pencil for a couple of months. It is utterly unreliable, requiring constant disassembly to get the lead to advance. Every time I use it it jams, and it will not feed lead after only a few clicks. Using different leads, and cleaning out the mechanism, has not helped. It looks so nice, but it is completely useless for writing. Move along; there is nothing to see here.

3 people found this helpful
 
February 27, 2011
This is the worst I have...
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This is the worst I have ever used.. Jammed all the time.. never worked properly... I just threw it away with the money I spent on it....

2 people found this helpful
eshotels2001
 
November 13, 2010
I'd just like to re-review...
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I'd just like to re-review this item.

As I said in the prior rating:
It is a beautiful pencil, loose design, and squeaky click mechanism.

Now after having using pencil for a more extensive period:
If we were rating on beauty only- this pencil would receive a 5-Star
If it were rated overall- it would be my new score: 3 stars.

The top half of the pencil (above the metal band in the center) rotates. Initially I enjoyed rotating it, but now it simply squeaks and it really irks me.
The click mechanism was initially reviewed as loose, and squeaky and I didn't mind. Now it bothers the hell out of me and feels like a weak pencil.

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Now the biggest complaints:

The grip is just simply too much form, and no function. It's smooth metal, with no rivets or anything. No grip at all. It becomes uncomfortable after a short period of time, and it feels too thick compared to my normal preference to really enjoy. It feels... unnatural.

The feel of the writing just feels really... off. I can't explain. It feels like I'm hardly applying any pressure on the paper and my writing just looks a lot lighter/more faded than normal. From further examination, I've concluded it's the length of the tip of the pencil; it's simply not long enough and my angle of writing had become too high and the lead was not applying enough pressure.

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Summary:
Don't buy a pencil based on beauty alone. This was simply not the pencil for me.

2 people found this helpful
hippocheese14
 
January 30, 2011
After buying this pencil,...
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After buying this pencil, I'm still searching for just the right mini pencil. One reviewer pointed it out, but I somehow missed this: You have to unscrew the ERASER cap to use the eraser. So if you're writing, make a mistake, and need to erase, you have to first pull the cap off the back of the pencil, AND THEN unscrew the eraser cap. Like I said - I'm still searching. It is beautiful though.

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etruelson
 
October 29, 2010
Very nice pencil. Beautiful,...
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Very nice pencil. Beautiful, sleek, (maybe minimal?) design.

It is a puny pencil when the cap is on, but average length when in use.

The mechanism may be a hit or miss with some users.

The bodies of the pencil (separated by the metal band in the center) are able to be spun, so it's not a solid design as you may expect. It's 'loose' as the other reviewer described, but I personally just enjoy spinning the pencil during class lectures to pass the time.

The eraser is concealed by a screw-on cap, and will be time consuming whenever an eraser is needed. I use a whole separate click eraser when needed, so it renders the con void (for me), and the flat top just looks very appealing.

The lead advance mechanism has a soft click, and when in use, the cap of the pencil does not securely 'click on' like how it does when used to conceal the tip. But that is unimportant, as it's still securely capped nonetheless.

Nit-picking aside, it's an amazing pencil.

hippocheese14


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