I think this is a pretty...
, April 28, 2010
I think this is a pretty sturdy pencil component. It's scary to take apart at
first - if you look closely at the metal tube about half an inch above the
spring, you can see a small seam where the parts overlap. Pull hard and they'll
separate, but you have to be very careful: if you don't keep them perfectly
straight, the lead pieces inside can break.
These components work really well with the pen. The very tip of the cartridge
has a small ring that can't go past the tip of the pen body, so after the pencil
tip is already down, you just press the pen's button down a little more to make
tiny clicks that advance the lead inside the cartridge. It's easy once you try