Excellent pencil. I own 6 or so .7mm pencils (including the outstanding Rotring
600) and still the one I keep coming back to is the Graph 1000. It is, IMO,
what a good drafting pencil should look like. The nice ".7" on the cap end
makes sure that I know exactly which pencil I'm grabbing. My only negative is
that I wish it had more "heft" to it. It would be nice to see the barrel (body)
be constructed of brass to give it some authority. Still, hands down, my
This is my new favorite memo pad. Ok well at least my new favorite 3.5 x 5 pad.
The cover on these pads it nearly twice as thick as similar pads. This gives
it a nice rigid feel and will help with durability. The sheets are pretty
smooth with only a slight texture to them and the accept all forms of pencil and
ink without a problem. But the most unique aspect is the sheet grid. There are
both major grids (.5" spacing) and minor girds (.1667" spacing). I'm not sure
how much this matters but it is certainly visually pleasing. I only wish
JetPens would offer these in bundles of 3 or more.