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Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm

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Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
  • Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
  • Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
  • Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
  • Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
  • Pilot S3 Drafting Pencil - 0.3 mm - PILOT HPS-30R-TY3
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JetPens had heard about the S Series from Pilot (S3, S5, S10, S20, etc) long before we first held one, and now we understand why people love them so much.

The S3 line has the same great shape and body of the higher S series drafting pencils, but in a plastic form. The plastic barrels are colored to match the lead size of the pencil.

Pencils feature a ribbed grip (longer than usual to accommodate different hands), fixed sleeve and clip. This pencil will fulfill all your professional drafting pencil needs at a very economical price.




Specs
Model NumberPILOT HPS-30R-TY3
Shipping Weight0.40 oz
Body Color Yellow
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes
Diameter - Grip 9.5 mm
Diameter - Max 11.0 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Grip Color Translucent Yellow
Grip Material Plastic
Knurled Finger Grip No
Lead Diameter 0.3 mm
Lead Grade Indicator No
Lead Sleeve Length 4.0 mm
Length - Body 14.5 cm
Sleeve Type Fixed
Tip Material Metal

Reviews


June 15, 2009
I really like sketching...
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I really like sketching preliminary lines with this pencil, when I'm still feeling out the shape of the drawing. It's smooth, light, and very slender. I have very very slender hands, and some overuse problems, so the light, balanced weight of this pencil suits me perfectly. There's enough of a grip near the tip. And I have to admit I really, really love the color! *laughs*

3 people found this helpful
liralenli
 
September 16, 2013
A very well balanced,...
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A very well balanced, ultra-light pencil, and economically priced. I've been drawing cartoons and illustrations for 37 years, and because I work fairly small, the .3mm is perfect for the job. Unlike heavier pencils which can isolate the artist's hand from the paper texture/surface, this pencil communicates the surface as effectively as a wooden pencil. The mechanism in all 4 of the pencils I purchased worked flawlessly. The easily removable clip gets out of the way. There's no flat spots on the pencil which can reflect drawing lamp light up into the eyes. Overall, a great, economical pencil for the professional. Large lead capacity, too. You can easily stuff 12 leads into the chamber.

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naughtypen
 
December 9, 2012
This pencil is perfect....
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This pencil is perfect. It advances just the right amount of lead, and it has a good grip. Definitely buy this if you're looking for a good drafting pencil! :)

1 person found this helpful
f.u.r.r.e.t
 
November 23, 2012
works great! the lead...
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works great! the lead is really hard and thin, great for detail. However, when I use it for a long time my fingers hurt from the grip, so it's better to put a cushion where the grip is :)

amichenrox
 
February 13, 2012
I really like this pencil...
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I really like this pencil I used to have this pencil before but I lost it it was red and also .3 it was my first time using a .3
pencil before I loved It.
But now going back to the red .3mm pencil i dont know why but in japan they have this pencil in many colors my sister has a pink version of this.

I use this pencil for drawing and writing and stuff like that I hold my hand very close to the top so it is really easy to get good control and very precise lines

bottom line best/cheapest .3 mm pencil

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