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Zebra Sharbo X CB8 High Quality Pen Body Component - Carbon Titanium Gray

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Zebra Sharbo X CB8 High Quality Pen Body Component - Carbon Titanium Gray - ZEBRA SB23-CTGR
  • Zebra Sharbo X CB8 High Quality Pen Body Component - Carbon Titanium Gray - ZEBRA SB23-CTGR
  • Zebra Sharbo X CB8 High Quality Pen Body Component - Carbon Titanium Gray - ZEBRA SB23-CTGR
  • Zebra Sharbo X CB8 High Quality Pen Body Component - Carbon Titanium Gray - ZEBRA SB23-CTGR
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One pen body only, customizable pencil and pen refills available separately.

Meet the incredible pen that has been a hit success among professionals in Asia. The Sharbo X is really about choice. The freedom of choice to choose your own pen body color, pencil lead size, ink color, ballpoint or gel ink type and pen tip size. The diligent accountant might want a matte black body with a 0.3 mm pencil, 0.4 mm Blue Black gel pen and 0.4 mm Carmine Red gel pen. The architect might prefer a silver body with a 0.7 mm pencil, 0.7 mm Ever Green ballpoint ink pen and stylus. Whoever you are, this is the pen that can be customized for your needs.

The CB8 has a dark gray upper body and carbon black lower body for a very professional look. Each pen is capable of holding one mechanical pencil component and two pen refill components. An eraser is included at the top of each pen.

Mechanical pencil components are available in: 0.3 mm, 0.5 mm and 0.7 mm.
Pen refill components are available in a: 0.4 mm, 0.5 mm, and 0.7 mm sizes, in gel or ballpoint and in a variety of colors.
Stylus component available.
Body materials: Aluminum (upper body) / carbon (lower body)
Body size: 138mm length / 10.8mm diameter
Weight: 22.6g (body only) / 25.7g (with refills)


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Specs
Model NumberZEBRA SB23-CTGR
Weight0.8 ounces
Ink Refillable Yes

Reviews


December 26, 2010
Excellent multi-pen....
Excellent multi-pen. My favorite and quite possibly the most beautiful and durable of the Zebra Sharbo X line. The inner turning mechanism and inner parts of the cap are metal not plastic, unlike some Sharbo X models (like AL5 or TS10).

Some remarks:
The clip has a spring in it, but you must 'raise' the clip from the bottom, not by the top like a conventional spring-loaded clip (the 'premium' TS10 line can however).

The thin, shiny black upper trim of the barrel (right above the carbon fiber part and below the "Sharbo X" white printing) can peel if there is a collision with a hard surface, so exercise some care if you want to avoid this.

The carbon fiber wraps around the barrel made of aluminum; it's not the main constituent. If you look inside the barrel, there is shiny aluminum, not carbon fiber, so you cannot take advantage of carbon fiber's lightweight properties.

This pen will accommodate other D1-sized refills, not just the Sharbo X refills. I've loaded this pen with Space Pen SU series refills. Lamy M21 refills will work too.

5 people found this helpful
 
October 15, 2010
This is amazing. I have...
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This is amazing. I have had a multi pen before, and I thought it was kind of junky, and clumbsy. This thing is just the opposite. Very smooth interface, no rattling in the case, and the cartridges fit the outlet hole perfectly, so no play in the writing at all. It has just the right amount of weight to it, not too cheap/light feeling, but not so heavy that it will make you tired. Only 2 minor complaints, the eraser is hard to get to, because you have to unscrew a cap, secondly, the lead has to be put into the tube before installing the pencil cartridge, so you have to open the case to put more lead in, but just minor, if you keep 5-10 pieces inside the tube.

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jason.bentz
 
December 16, 2014
The CB8 Series are probably...
The CB8 Series are probably the best looking, best constructed, most sexy, and just plain awesome multi-pen. I bought one of each and use slightly different configurations in both. I absolutely love them.

Pros:
Look, Feel, Function, Quality, & Options

Cons:
Price

Other Thoughts:
I am extremely pleased with my CB8 Sharbo X's. The massive options for compatible D1 refills is awesome. There is nothing more to consider if you should buy this multi-pen other than its price tag. To put the pen in "off" mode I switch it between pencil and a pen. At first It seemed odd there was no "off" mode but I have not had ANY issues using the in-between as a closed position.

On Zebra Sharbo Refills:
"Blue Black" refills are lighter than one would think and "Bordeaux" is pretty close to "blood red". I would recommend that anyone having issues with longevity to try oil based and/or finer points. I have gel in my Grey CB8 and Oil in my Silver CB8. I have some emulsion refills coming soon from Jetpens, but I cannot comment on them until they arrive.



 
November 21, 2012
Real nice multipen. Has...
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Real nice multipen. Has a nice weight to it, but feels kind of big in my hand. It's diameter is a little larger than that of the LT3s, which are my favorites.

I like the finish but don't particularly care about the carbon fiber grip. Not even sure if it is real carbon fiber.

Anyways, being on the expensive side, if you're tight on money, prefer the LT3 family: they're smaller, tighter pens and a lot less expensive than this model.

 
October 2, 2011
holy smokes.... this...
holy smokes.... this pen is EXPENSIVE! looks cool do

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