Tombow Kei Coat Double-Sided Highlighter - Purple

$1.65
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4.8 (5 reviews)
DescriptionSpecifications
Unique highlighters are reinforced with plastic for heavy-duty highlighting and use. Features a fine point highlighter marker on one end and a broad highlighter marker on the other. The highlighters are refillable and are available in a wide range of colors.

Note: These may also be known as Kay Coat highlighters.

Model NumberTOMBOW WA-TC97
Weight0.3 ounces
ManufacturerTombow
Body Color Black
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Plastic
Clippable Yes
Color Set No
Grip Material Plastic
Ink Characteristics Fluorescent
Ink Refillable Yes
Mechanism Capped
Pre-Installed Ink Color Purple
Tip Material Felt
Tip Replaceable No
Tip Type Chisel, Point

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The best part about this...
September 10, 2012
Verified Purchase
The best part about this highlighter is the thin tip. Unlike other double-sided highlighters, the Tombow Kay Coat's thin tip is very durable. Usually, you have to be careful when using such fragile tips-- it's very easy to squash them and consequently ruin the little nib. However, this highlighter's thin tip resists squashing, making it very reliable.

I tested this with the Uni-ball Propus Window. Compared to the solid Tombow, the Uni-ball's tip was weaker, and was squished slightly to one side, changing its width.


The broad tip isn't as handy. It's hard to make a consistent line with them. You have to place the flat edge against the paper at just the right degree to get the full line. It's not easy to use.


The color is a very appealing purple, but it's too dark for me. While some may consider this boldness a positive trait, the dark color makes it hard to read highlighted text written in dark ink.
3 people found this helpful
copicarker
Awesome highlighter!...
October 11, 2011
Verified Purchase
Awesome highlighter! This has got to be the first time I've been in love with a highlighter.

The caps attach to each other both ways, which is great. The ink is purple, without being too dark. Also, the highlighter pen is awesome for arrows and little notes.

I NEED MORE OF THESE!
1 person found this helpful
milkapiszczek
Wonderful highlighter....
October 31, 2010
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Wonderful highlighter. Great color, and the duel ends make it wonderful for writing in my textbooks. I use it for pretty much everything.
1 person found this helpful
cait_myers
This has to be the best...
September 17, 2010
Verified Purchase
This has to be the best highlighter I've ever purchased. Not only are both tips high quality, they don't cause bleeding (even on cheap or standard quality paperback paper). Unlike, most highlighters, this one does not cause smearing on documents printed with an inkjet printer. Definitely 5 stars!
1 person found this helpful
beatlesfiend
Fantastic highlighter!...
July 19, 2012
Verified Purchase
Fantastic highlighter! Bold color, smooth lines and love having two options of line thickness. Also dries relatively fast so no smearing. Great buy!
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