THE mechanical pencil....
, March 7, 2012
THE mechanical pencil. Period. In my mind the P205 is the standard against
which all other mechanical pencils are measured. For the price you cannot get a
This is a clean, simple tool that always just works. Nothing fancy about it.
Durable, stands up to abuse, easy to clean, feels good in the hand. Lead
advance rate is just right. No single attribute really stands out, but
everything about this pencil comes together to make it exceptional. One of the
least expensive mechanical pencils available, and it lasts for years (been using
the P205 for several decades now).
No question that if I could have only 1 pencil it would be the P205.