I love it! Until I received...
, December 30, 2010
I love it! Until I received my JetPens order, I had only used a Staedtler 780
(German made). This unit is better in every way. The plastic is higher grade,
the knurling a little deeper. The overall length is a little shorter. The
shorter length makes it seem to balance better in the hand. I still like the
780, but I prefer this lead holder, regarless of grade.
The B grade from Uni-ball is wonderfully smooth and dark, and while it's
somewhat soft, it's not unreasonably so. It's almost as dark as a KIN in 4B, yet
much harder and just as smooth (maybe smoother, as the Koh-i-noor almost feels
The point last long enough to be useful for writing, so those who prefer darker
lead need not compromise for a writing pencil.