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Reviews Written by PG10004ever

October 26, 2014
Looks great and feels...
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Looks great and feels great to hold but the cap makes an annoying rattle, so I don´t use this beauty at all. It´s the solid Mars Technico that takes all the stars from this one.

 
October 26, 2014
Love the tube! Great...
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Love the tube! Great dark lead, if you happen to like typical Japanese dark lead. I don´t, so I´d like to have these in something like 3H or 2H. But the 5 star thing about this lead is the cardboard tube! The hard plastic packages make too much waste, it´s horrible to think that each one of them will be around for ever and ever and ever. This tube is convenient, handy, fits nicely in a pencil case, looks great.

 
October 26, 2014
Wonderful lead, but why...
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Wonderful lead, but why oh why only 6 per pack? And why a hard plastic package instead of something that can be recycled? A cardboard tube would be eco friedly and perfectly sufficient to keep the leads safe.

 
October 26, 2014
There´s something wrong...
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There´s something wrong with this pencil because I never use it! It is by far the loveliest-looking mech I have, but I always choose PG1000 or Platinum Pro-Use (the slim version) instead. The barrel has a yummy color but the grip feels very hard, heavy and cold to the hand, I can´t imagine why cold! Those other two mechs also have a metal grip, but they are not hard and cold. Maybe the metal in this one is thicker so it does not get warm in the hand as quickly as the other two. Whatever the reason, PG600 is uncomfortable to use, it´s better to the eye than to the hand. Get PG1000 instead.

 
October 26, 2014
A beautiful tool, absolutely...
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A beautiful tool, absolutely amazing to use and so wonderfully smooth to hold after you remove the clip (be careful not to scratch the aluminum surface in the process). The only thing that makes me choose PG1000 over this one is that Pro-Use is so fine and wonderful that one is slightly too careful when handling it. PG1000 gives the impression that it can take anything, that´s why I´m more relaxed using it. But perhaps I only feel this way because I´ve dropped my Pro-Use to the floor and the sleeve got a bit bent (you hardly notice it,still working great)....That has not happened with my PG1000 YET. Pro-Use is a 5 star tool no doubt. Perfectly suited for detailed drafting. Not necessarily the best one for writing.

 
October 26, 2014
I was surprised to find...
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I was surprised to find out that Tombow Mono WX is not parallel in hardness to Mono pencils. I ordered H and expected a similar experience to a wooden Mono pencil in H, but WX lead is much harder and lighter, resembling a wooden 4H Mono pencil. I´m not saying it´s not good lead, only that it´s different. The packaging is real eye-candy without being childish-looking.

 
October 26, 2014
This is the mech pencil...
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This is the mech pencil that makes you stop longing for the perfect mech pencil and thinking oh I have to try yet something else . Because it is perfect. Perhaps not at a first glance, but once you start using it you´ll know. I´m pretty sure this is what perfect design is: it helps you to focus on your work instead of your tool. It has absolutely nothing distracting. The grip is very pleasant to the fingers - nothing too sharp/heavy/light/metallic/plasticky/slippery/rugged/wide/thin. It´s also a joy to behold in its understated ageless classiness. Buying this beauty will save you money because you will be content with what you have (such a rare experience, isn´t it...). You don´t have to use separate pencils for writing and sketching, because PG1005 is perfect for everything. Of course getting the .3 version will widen your possibilities, so that´s what I´m doing now... After that I will stop buying more mech pencils. I will. Really.

 
January 14, 2014
I think this lead lacks...
I think this lead lacks smoothness. I started writing with this lead in HB then switched to Hi-uni in H and the latter was so much nicer and smoother to write with, even though it was H. It even showed in the quality of my handwriting: much softer letters.
Im giving Pentel a chance though: if its true that it doesnt smudge - thats why I bought it in the first place - then Ill just buy Pentel in softer grades and use it when Im drawing because there non-smudginess is important.