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This mechanical pencil...
November 8, 2010
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This mechanical pencil is ridiculously amazing! I love writing with this pencil more so than the 10+ others I bought from this site. It just doesn't feel the same when my letters turn out ugly or the paper rips due to the sharp lead. But I fear no more! This pencil makes me love writing and IT IS PERFECT for writing 100s of Chinese characters! I highly recommend buying 2-3 of various colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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chrisarturo1991
All I can say is wow....
April 15, 2011
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All I can say is wow. I heard about this pencil on the Minimal Mac podcast, and I decided to give it a try since I have an issue with chiseling lead, even on 0.5 mm lead. The mechanism is very nice; it does exactly what it's intended to do. It's not really that much of a difference in reality, but it just makes writing that much smoother and more even. It won't work miracles, but the benefit is really in the details.
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This pencil does exactly...
December 30, 2015
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This pencil does exactly what it says it does. You will see the mechanism rotate when you push the tip down and when you lift the pencil back up. I really love how the grip lets you see how it works. I saw that other customers don't think this pencil is as good for those who write in cursive; I can say that I haven't noticed that much of a difference. It is true that you will see more rotations if you write in print or write Chinese/Japanese characters, but my cursive looks clean and neat as well. I'm not sure if being left-handed makes a huge difference, but you will see rotations and crisper letters no matter how you write. I think this is a clever pencil and I love writing with it. It doesn't take much force at all to push the tip down enough to make it rotate; after you write for a while you stop noticing the "pushing" sensation. I gave it four stars because it's not comfortable enough for me to write frantic notes during long lecture hours. My hand gets sweaty and cramps up when I have to write that long, and I had to switch to another pencil because this one got too slippery to hold on to. I love that the "grip" is a translucent plastic that lets you see inside, but I just can't write with it for long because there's nothing to keep sweaty/crampy fingers from slipping. Despite my criticisms of the grip, I think it is a wonderfully crafted, unique and quality pencil. Because of that I eventually want to spend the extra to try the Uni Alpha Gel Kuru Toga, which seems to be more ergonomic for my taste. Overall I recommend this pencil, I still use it but not as often as I use my all-time favorite: the Pilot Dr. Grip Play Border Shaker pencil.
cantrell.kayla27
The main feature of this...
December 7, 2014
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The main feature of this pencil is the auto-sharpening. But it seemed to have a mechanical problem on light use, and I handled it gently.
I really enjoy writing...
November 29, 2013
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I really enjoy writing with this pencil....my handwriting looks even neater because it has the constant thickness.....definitely a good buy....thank you JetPens!
sid.yaseen
This design is just so...
September 24, 2011
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This design is just so innovative! Who knew that they could design the lead to rotate on its own? I love this pencil. I would like to see it in a 0.7mm as well, but I don't see that available. The eraser is also a bit small for my preference, but that's just me.
cospittner
Ever since my first uni-ball...
March 21, 2011
Ever since my first uni-ball kuru toga, damn i've fallen for this. this is the best pencil i ever used!
eijisinpai
BEST EVER!! I have...
January 25, 2011
BEST EVER!!
I have the green and orange ones and they're absolutely fabulous. I've been using them a whole year and they still work, top-notch. These will be the mechanical pencils I'll be buying from now and on.
malazisam11
this is my new favorite...
September 15, 2010
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this is my new favorite pencil =). it's great for writing and i love it. the rotation doesn't work as well if you prefer to write in cursive though.
specialmeat
Awesome pencil :)! Perfect...
December 14, 2009
Awesome pencil :)!

Perfect for when i draw. I basically ordered to try it out & i love it!_3 :D
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