I don't usually care...
, August 2, 2013
I don't usually care to review items, but I felt the need to respond to one in
particular from "sun..." as he/she seems to lack comprehension of how retail
works, and is disparaging JetPens CS which has been nothing but awesome in my
The label on this pencil is clearly a manufacturer label which JetPens does not
apply, hence the Japanese characters, and manufacturer branding and barcode.
Pretty sure they weren't BS-ing you on this one since the 0.3 mm size I bought
at a local Japanese stationery shop has the same label. Keen eye buddy.
That said, unfortunately, they do use in-house labels for some other items,
which are obviously printed with a laser printer and leave some residue. I
contacted JetPens CS about the same thing and they profusely apologized for said
residue, and gave some suggestions on how to remove it completely. But I mean
really, as full-grown adults who live in a consumer society, I'm pretty sure the
vast majority of us have figured out how to remove sticky residue from items we
buy; it's not rocket science. Talk about first world problems.
Otherwise, this pencil is the bees knees for a high quality drafting pencil at a
fair price. I have three different sizes (two of which I bought here after
discovering the site) and I love them all. I normally prefer heavier all-metal
pencils, but this is by far my favorite plastic model for light weight