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My go to pencil for every...
November 5, 2012
My go to pencil for every day use. I actually got this from a friend in Japan, but the packaging was exactly the same as it is in the picture. Great for everything from notes to sketches to scantrons to just about anything else! The paint on mine (blue) quickly looked battered within a couple of weeks, but I have had mine for almost a year now and it still works like a charm despite this.

I literally use this pencil every day and am always sure to keep it safe within my reach. It works well with my typical small print, my large and quick (and ugly) cursive and just about any application you would use a pencil for typically.

The kuru toga mechanism is not a gimmick and works very well. My pencil marks are always the same thickness and my notes always come out looking great. I especially like the small rubber grip towards the front of the pencil that is good for keeping your fingers comfortable, yet not too invasive to make your hand feel weird like with the Dr. Grip.

This is my favorite pencil and was worth every penny. A must have for any student who wants a strong, reliable and versatile pencil. I would happily buy it 100x again.
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Let's take a look at...
April 24, 2013
Let's take a look at the pros and cons, shall we?


> The pencil tip always stays the same size
> There is somewhat of a grip which makes it somewhat comfortable
> It's fun to explain how it works to a friend, classmate, or co-worker which is facilitated by the transparent area around the grip which shows the mechanics
> The color is absolutely GORGEOUS
> All together, it's a really nice shape and color


> There is no upper-grip for those of you who like holding the pencil a bit higher up
> The color chips off really easily
> It will likely be stolen if left unattended


This pencil is fairly nice and very useful. The price is reasonable as well. However, there are a few drawbacks, some of which have the potential to be solved. All in all, I would totally recommend buying it.
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I love this pencil very...
May 14, 2012
I love this pencil very much! I have lost it twice in the blue, and I am obsessive over the color blue, and my sister had one but is not as insane with mechanical pencils as I am, so she gave me hers. That was so nice of her! Only thing I would say that is bad about this pencil is that you have to have a certain type of lead in order for it to work entirely the way it is supposed to. If the lead is too soft, it will wear down before the rotation kicks in. However, the weight, size, mechanism, and styles are absolutely to die for! Definitely recommend this pencil, but make sure you get some extra lead; the correct type.
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Love these pencils. The...
October 3, 2016
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Love these pencils. The only issue I have is the eraser cap has come off and lost. I haven't ever used the erasers on any of my Uni Toga Pencils but have lost two already. Now with the eraser cap lost I can't advance the lead so.....I can use the pencils. No one carries extra eraser caps, not even the manufacture. STUPID !
What amazing mechanical...
March 25, 2016
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What amazing mechanical pencil.A Pencil that I been using ever since I got!!!!
I must say this is by...
February 7, 2016
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I must say this is by far the best mechanical pencil in the market. I ended repurchasing more of this and gave them to everyone at work.
It is comfortable, can be used for a long term and your hand won't get tired. Does not slip - no plastic cover that runs. Does not make any noise (like the automatic mechanical ones). I highly recommend it.
My favorite mechanical...
December 29, 2015
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My favorite mechanical pencil.
Beautiful pencil with...
December 10, 2015
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Beautiful pencil with great idea for keeping the lead sharp. Looks great and writes great for not much money!
Great size. Only complaint...
November 13, 2015
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Great size. Only complaint is that the eraser cover falls off easily.
Love this pencil!!! The...
October 6, 2015
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Love this pencil!!! The best pencil I have ever used. I only regret not buying extra lead!
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