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Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body

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Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
  • Uni Kuru Toga Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Silver Body - UNI M34501P.26
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It may take a true pencil expert to understand the common pencil's problem but hang in there as we try to explain. When using standard mechanical pencils, the lead wears down on one side, forming a slanted surface. Each time you write you end up using a different lead surface (pointy, flat, wide, thin, etc.) depending on how you hold the pencil. This can cause multiple annoyances: • You might start with a sharp point, but as you continue to write the point is worn down and thus your line widths are not uniform. This can also lead to smudgy and thick lines. • If you happen to start writing with the tip of the angled point, it is likely to scratch or catch on the paper. • The various angles at which the lead comes into contact with the paper commonly cause lead breakage.

The Kuru Toga, on the other hand, has a core rotation mechanism that continually rotates the pencil lead as you write. A spring-loaded clutch twists the lead incrementally every time you lift the pencil from the paper. This allows a uniform wearing of the lead so that it always remains pointed. This is great for students! It not only solves the problems above, but also gives you an amazingly thin line. In effect, you use only 50% of the lead area that you were previously using with your old mechanical pencil.

This body design features a lovely metallic body with white clip, giving the pencil a soft look.

Ridges in the grip area support your fingers as you write, making writing more comfortable. The capped eraser is refillable.


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Specs
Model NumberUNI M34501P.26
Weight0.6 ounces
Body Color Silver
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Plastic
Clippable Yes
Design Style Auto Lead Rotation
Diameter - Grip 10.2 mm
Diameter - Max 10.6 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Grip Color Transparent Black
Grip Material Plastic
Knurled Finger Grip No
Lead Diameter 0.3 mm
Lead Grade Indicator No
Lead Sleeve Length 2.9 mm
Lead Type Graphite
Length - Body 14.2 cm
Sleeve Type Fixed
Tip Material Metal
Tip Replaceable No

Reviews


April 15, 2011
I ordered this alongside...
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I ordered this alongside the 0.5mm KT, and I can say the exact same things - it's great. One 'gotcha' with the 0.3mm though is that the lead is so thin that the rotation doesn't do quite as much as on the 0.5mm. It still works, though the difference isn't quite as dramatic. I've read that certain types of lead wear more slowly which makes a difference (I have the HB AIN lead currently) so that may help as well.

3 people found this helpful
 
April 16, 2009
Fan. Tastic. I never...
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Fan. Tastic.

I never noticed before owning this pen that I actually developed a twitch wherein I would manually rotate my pencil every word or so to avoid an ultra-sharp point on the lead. I have to train myself out of that habit with the kuru toga, because my manual rotation keeps the pencil from doing what it says it will. However, with an unmoving hand, this pencil is wonderful. The 0.3 lead has the strength of an 0.7 with a nice, ultra-fine line.

1 person found this helpful
 
April 3, 2009
WOW This pencil actually...
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WOW This pencil actually does what it says it does!!
I'm impressed with hoe consisdent the line quality is.
The pencil is light and feels solid during writting.
The grips on the front of the pencil are well made.
I love the see through window that allos you to see the gears moving.

Overall a VERY reliable pencil.

Now, if they would just make one out of all aluminum I would be sooo all over an alunimum one lol

1 person found this helpful
 
August 29, 2012
Great pencil. Love the...
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Great pencil. Love the feel. My go to pencil for detail work.

woodwater
 
June 20, 2012
Great pencil! Love using...
Great pencil! Love using it! Mine's orange, and I love that no one else in the office can mistake it for one of their own boring drab pencils. Auto-rotating lead and a clear mechanism make this a great pencil.

agentnerdy


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