This is, by far, the...
, January 21, 2014
This is, by far, the BEST mechanical pencil I've ever used.
I do a lot of writing at work in my Moleskine planners and journals, and I ONLY
use my Kuru Toga Roulette (in Gun Metallic) loaded with Uni's NanoDia leads.
Having used just about every mech pencil available during my educational years,
the Kuru Toga continues to blow me away!
For over a year, every single day, all day long, I write with this pencil... I
have yet to see a single piece of lead chip or break or be anything but smooth
and even. The Kuru Toga Engine works perfectly, nearly all the time. The only
exception is when you reach the transition between two pieces of lead, the grip
of the clutch seems to slip a little and you briefly lose the beveling quality.
Aside from that, everything about the Roulette model is truly fantastic. The
hand-weight is very nicely balanced between my fingers, I believe due to the
fact that the grip is machined aluminum and the upper body is plastic,
offsetting the center of gravity. I purchased a lower-end model of the Kuru
Toga, with a plastic grip, and the feel isn't quite the same.
I want to buy another one, just because I love it so much... Yet, now that I
have my Roulette, I have no need for another pencil!