Pentel Ain Stein Lead - 0.5 mm - Blue

Pentel Ain Stein Lead - 0.5 mm - Blue

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STEIN stands for "Strongest Technology by Enhanced SiO2 Integrated Network". Each container contains 20 pieces of blue colored lead.

The Pentel Stein Enhanced Silica Pencil Lead features a reinforced silica core that makes the Stein Pentel's smoothest, strongest, sharpest pencil lead yet! The lead is also designed to be smear resistant, allowing you to have beautiful, clear writing and smudge free hands (great for left-handed people).

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This is one of the smoothest...
October 28, 2010
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This is one of the smoothest blue leads I have used - definitely great for drawing and sketching. An added bonus is the reformulation did make them stronger than Pentel's previous blue leads. They can actually hold their own under pressure and on a rough tooth paper..

Blues being a wax-based lead, they never do erase quite as well as graphite, but these ones do erase better than other blues I've used. They also don't cause ink to bead up and roll off the lines like other blues...

All in all, the best blue leads I've used.
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For my purposes, this...
February 23, 2015
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For my purposes, this lead didn't really work that well. I had hoped to use it when taking notes to call out certain portions of text, but the lead drags, almost feeling waxy; the resulting written text is very light. I'm now only using it with small text stencils, which it works well for. This same review also applies to the red version of this product, which I also purchased and experienced exactly the same results with.
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If you're an artist hoping...
July 13, 2015
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If you're an artist hoping this lead will give you the non-photo blue effect, it will be too dark, even to remove with Photoshop. But the lead is strong and the color is rich and dark. So it's good otherwise! It'll be able to be scanned so if you want to do some blue sketches and not lose it entirely, this is the lead for you.
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Love it, love that it...
November 10, 2014
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Love it, love that it is stronger than previous ones as advised and it doesnt smudge, did great for me and inks lay over it well
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I like it, I can draw...
April 8, 2016
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I like it, I can draw to blue sketch then full black market.

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