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Uni Kuru Toga High Grade Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Blue Body

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$16.50

Uni Kuru Toga High Grade Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Blue Body - UNI M310121P.33
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Uni Kuru Toga High Grade Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Blue Body - UNI M310121P.33+Uni Hi-Uni Hi-Density Pencil Lead - 0.3 mm - HB - UNI UHU03300HB
Total Price: $21.50
This item: Uni Kuru Toga High Grade Auto Lead Rotation Mechanical Pencil - 0.3 mm - Blue Body - $16.50



Description
Enjoy the second generation Kuru Toga pencil with an aluminum grip and high-quality plastic body. This pencil is perfect for stationery fanatics, it will always give you a sharp point! Ideal for writing crisp and neat print, using with Sodoku puzzles and more!

It's going to take a true pencil expert to understand the common pencil’s dilemma but hang in there as we try and explain. With standard mechanical pencils, as you write the pencil lead is worn down until it is a slanted surface. Each time you write you will get a different experience depending on how the pencil is rotated. This can cause multiple annoyances:

1. As you start to write you might have 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.

2. If you pick the pencil up and happen to start writing with the tip of the angled point, it is likely to scratch or catch on the paper.

3. The different angles at which the pencil lead comes in to contact with the paper is a common cause of lead breakage.

The Kuru Toga, on the other hand, has a core rotation mechanism that continually rotates the pencil lead as you write. The lead is twisted through a spring-loaded clutch, it works by twisting incrementally every time you lift the pencil up (i.e. during printing words, etc). This allows a uniform wearing of the pencil lead so that it always remains as a pointed tip. Not only does it solve the above problems, but it also gives you an amazingly thin line. You are effectively using only 50% of the lead area that you were previously using with your old mechanical pencil. Thus, a 0.3/0.5 mm Kuru Toga will write incredibly thin lines and have less breakage than a standard 0.3/0.5 mm mechanical pencil.


Specs
Model NumberUNI M310121P.33
Shipping Weight1.00 oz
Body Color Metallic Blue
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes
Design Style Auto Lead Rotation
Diameter - Grip 9.7 mm
Diameter - Max 9.8 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Grip Color Silver
Grip Material Metal
Knurled Finger Grip No
Lead Diameter 0.3 mm
Lead Grade Indicator No
Lead Sleeve Length 2.9 mm
Lead Type Graphite Lead
Length - Body 14.7 cm
Sleeve Type Fixed
Tip Material Metal
Tip Replaceable No

Reviews
7 people found this helpful
  haven't broken the lead..., March 1, 2010
By ene... - See all my reviews
haven't broken the lead yet! Works as advertised. I take a lot of notes working at a help desk and I used to keep a stack of #2 pencils that I'd crank through by the end of the day. This pencil rocks. Buy it if you like a clean, constant line. I can't say enough good things about it. Buy some spare erasers, just to have them on hand. Me, I use a separate eraser, but I have the feeling that I'll have these pencils for a long time!
6 people found this helpful
  I take notes for middle..., March 2, 2011
By mmartir - See all my reviews
I take notes for middle school students all day. I have this pencil and a Original Series (0.5). This my go-to pencil I use (2B or B) lead. This is nice and dark and very thin. I have no paper digging that sometimes happens with HD leads.
5 people found this helpful
  I am not a pencil expert..., January 31, 2012
By jlanedc18 - See all my reviews
I am not a pencil expert as many other reviewers appear to be. What I can say for the Kuru Toga is it is the first mechanical pencil I have ever been able to write with for an extended period of time with out continually breaking the lead. I have a heavy hand when writing and I have never been able to experience the joy of writing with a fine piece of lead without wanting to poke my eyes out with the pencil instead of continue writing. I can't say it the lead rotation device throws off your extreme precision compared to other pencils but I can tell you it is noticeable in that it does rotate the lead helping to keep it sharp. The pencil delivers as promised and compared to many other (cheaper) mechanical pencils I have been nicely surprised, I finely understand why people love to write in pencil. There is something unique that is not found in any type of ink pen, it is a pleasure hard to describe, I find it very soft and calming. It makes my writing even more relaxing than previously experienced. And becasue this pencil helped me to learn that wonderful lesson I give it 5 stars... Excellent review and highly recommended.
5 people found this helpful
  This pencil is simply..., November 12, 2010
By williams.450 - See all my reviews
This pencil is simply wonderful. A must have for any serious collection. The engine is definitely a love it or hate it kind of thing. I got started with the 0.5 and moved down to this, so I was used to it from the start. Over all it's wonderful and it helps the lead last longer.
2 people found this helpful
  its a late of money i..., July 21, 2010
By mariamotchere12 - See all my reviews
its a late of money i can buy this pencil but i love it its nice to buy
a pencil that low i love it