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Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12

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Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
  • Palomino Blackwing Pencil - Pack of 12 - PALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
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Palomino Blackwing pencils are ideal for illustrators and writers who prefer a soft, dark line. With their sleek black finish, these pencils have a decidedly retro look. The unique rectangular white eraser can be extended as it wears down from use, and also pops out completely from the pencil body for replacement. Replacement erasers are available in a variety of colors.

Blackwing pencils differ in the softness of the graphite core, which can be felt while writing and drawing. These are the pencils from softest to firmest: Blackwing, Blackwing Pearl, and Blackwing 602. See all Blackwing pencils including packs and gift box sets.


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Specs
Model NumberPALOMINO 103196 BUNDLE
Weight3.3 ounces
Body Color Black
Body Shape Hexagonal
Color Set No
Diameter - Max 7.8 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Eraser Refillable Yes
Gift Set No
Lead Color Black
Lead Type Graphite
Length - Body 20.1 cm
PEFC-Certified No
Theme Large Replaceable Eraser
Usage Student

Reviews


May 17, 2012
When I bought these,...
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When I bought these, I ideally wanted to use them for notes or homework. Keep this in mind, because I'm no artist.

I love how dark and smooth these pencils are, but they're a bit impractical for everyday use. I write extremely lightly, but the lead still loses its point pretty quickly. Even if I rotate the pencil at the end of every word, the line becomes thick very quickly. The only solution is to sharpen the pencil every couple minutes. Also, the unique design of the eraser doesn't really help, since you won't be able to use a pencil holder to make use of that last inch of precious lead.

I find that writing with my Rotring 600 with .5mm 4B lead works much better. It's just as smooth, if not smoother than the Blackwing, and there's no need to sharpen every 20 words.

Overall, I'm sure the Blackwings have their use for artists or the occasional bold word, but they're not the best for notes.

5 people found this helpful
zhouzandy
 
November 9, 2014
Easy on the hand as virtually...
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Easy on the hand as virtually no pressure required to write. Regular item for me. Love the erasers. Worth the price. Won't gouge paper in my books when jotting notes. Wish they made a fatter version but these will help save your hands from cramping.

1 person found this helpful
 
April 22, 2013
The ultimate luxurious...
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The ultimate luxurious crossword experience:
Scan the puzzle, laser print it on HP Premium Choice (32lb.) laser paper, use a quality clipboard and a Palomino Blackwing pencil, sharpened with a KUM or Palomino long point sharpener. Life is good!

3 people found this helpful
 
November 25, 2012
Butter smooth, dark,...
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Butter smooth, dark, and well centered. These sharpen up beautifully. I love the extra long eraser, and the way these sketch with ease and swiftness.

2 people found this helpful
liralenli
 
December 27, 2011
I find these are really...
I find these are really nice for shading they are very dark compared to most other pencils I’ve tried but there also very soft so there not my first choice for sketching. The erasers actually pretty good and also removable so that comes in pretty handy. It’s a very well made pencil the lead cores been dead center all the ones I’ve tried. I’m definitely going to keep a few in my pencil box from now on.

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