My absolute favorite pencil. Combining the brilliant Kuru Toga mechanism with
the luxurious comfort of the α-gel grip, this pencil is really the end all,
cure all. I don't think I need to say more about why this pencil is so
Unfortunately, the grip is not as soft as the other α-gels. I still find it a
bit more squishy than Dr. Grips, but less than the α-gel Slims.
The only problem I have ever had is when I "death grip" the pencil, my hand
(which is bigger than the grip) tends to turn the upper half, so the clip is
pressing into my hand, spinning around, and pressing into it again. Highly
annoying mid-exam/essay. It might be better if instead of a clip, there was a
little "wing" like in the Dr. Grips from Asia. But when I'm not choking my
pencil, this is perfect. For times when I'm furiously writing and intensely
gripping my pencil, I switch to the regular Kuru Toga pencil.
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