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Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm

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$5.50

Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
  • Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
  • Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
  • Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
  • Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
  • Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - ZEBRA DM5-300
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The Zebra Drafix is a line of technical writing instruments perfect for the professional or college student. Features an adjustable lead grade indicator, a ribbed grip, and a secure metal tip. Find out why artists keep this pencil as part of their "tools of the trade"!

Comes in 0.3 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm, and 0.9 mm lead sizes.




Specs
Model NumberZEBRA DM5-300
Body Color Black
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes
Diameter - Grip 8.9 mm
Diameter - Max 9.3 mm
Eraser Included Yes
Grip Color Black
Grip Material Plastic
Knurled Finger Grip No
Lead Diameter 0.5 mm
Lead Grade Indicator Yes
Lead Sleeve Length 4.0 mm
Length - Body 14.3 cm
Sleeve Type Fixed
Tip Material Metal

Reviews


March 15, 2011
This pencil is lightweight,...
Verified Purchase
This pencil is lightweight, with neutral balance, and a positive, gratifying click to its brass 3-jawed clutch. The grip is hard ribbed plastic and very grippy. This is a serious tool and a joy to use. I keep it loaded with 2H lead to take advantage of its slight weight and nimble balance for the faintest of layout markings in preparation for ink drawings. I don't know yet about durability, but it seems plenty sturdy for the price, and I'd have no reservations about snapping another one up, should it fail. This is a great buy.

2 people found this helpful
 
April 23, 2014
Very good, smooth for...
Very good, smooth for writing and drawing. The price isnt too bad either

1 person found this helpful
cryeckdelux
 
January 26, 2013
This is a great pencil!...
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This is a great pencil! The mechanism is metal. The plastic ringed grip is nearly as comfortable as the pentel PG5, and the lead indicator stays where it should. The clip is conveniently thicker than I expected and is very tight. Unfortunately, should you remove the clip there is nothing that will prevent the pencil from rolling. The cap has a satisfying click when I place it on the pencil that I haven't experienced before and happen to like. The diameter of the cap and the fact that it's plastic make it a bit boring to press, but the precision and satisfying click with which the lead comes out makes up for it. The lead reservoir is a bit free to wobble, but it hasn't made any rattles so far and I don't think it ever will so I'm not to concerned.

1 person found this helpful
derekverbrugge
 
November 6, 2011
Zebra Drafix Drafting...
Zebra Drafix Drafting Pencil-The Japanese Brother of the German(yet also made in Japan) Staedtler 925 05

Pros: Professional, thin, sleek design; instead of a rubber grip, it comes with a ribbed ABS plastic grip but it actually feels comfortable when writing with it, comes with a lead indicator that runs on a ratchet click joint to prevent sliding, eraser cover is tight, and tip is great so you can see lead length.

Cons: Aside from the fact that lead jams may occur and that it doesn't come with a cleaning needle, there's nothing else to nitpick about this pencil.

Verdict: Just like Staedtler 925 05,This pencil is a must buy and excellent to have in your stationery set! It's cheaper than 925 05 but performs just as well and the lead indication window makes a very satisfying click!

Grade:10/10

1 person found this helpful
gstrikedragon
 
October 10, 2014
Not bad, light in the...
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Not bad, light in the hand but still fairly well balanced. Good for the price. The little lead indicator doesn't seem to stay put.

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