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#1241 flatline

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Posted 26 January 2018 - 04:07

Office Depot has a pack of 36 Staedtler Norica + 2 erasers for $6. I've never seen non-art Staedtler pencils before although I've been a long time fan of their 2mm leads, so I though I'd give it a try.

 

Oh my. The lead in them is amazing, especially for $0.17 each. I now understand why folks buy them online.

 

Anyways, that's what I've been using today

 

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#1242 Zookie

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Posted 26 January 2018 - 15:13

At a local overstock shop I found some Papermate Mirado Black Warrior pencils. $1.27 for a package of 8!

I bought as many as I could.

I'll be using these for the foreseeable future.



#1243 888007888

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 06:59

Palomino Blackwing 602

#1244 MalcolmH

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 08:13

Trying out Mitsu-Bishi Hi-uni today, in 2B, 4B, and 6B. So far...wonderful.  :thumbup:



#1245 sodul

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 10:20

Today I used a Pentel P209 that I got for $0.25 at the flea market. A classic that I used many times as a teenager.



#1246 MYU

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 15:29

Trying out Mitsu-Bishi Hi-uni today, in 2B, 4B, and 6B. So far...wonderful.  :thumbup:

Mitsubishi also made some really amazing professional use mechanical pencils, which I might expect demanded top quality lead.  I've known of their Uni leads, but didn't know that there's also "Hi-Uni".  I have mostly Pentel lead but have been meaning to branch out and try Pentel Ain Stein, Uni NanoDia, and Pilot Neox.


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#1247 JakobS

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 16:03

Returned to the Caran D'Ache yellow school pencil, eyeing my Camel HB though!! 


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#1248 PenThing

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 20:24

A Parker mechanical pencil, came as companion to a Parker Vac Slender Black. Wonderful!


Sometimes we forget that the vintage of now is the new of the yore days...

 

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#1249 JD-Be

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 15:00

For the weekend: Parker Sonnet from 1989.

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#1250 Polanova

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 16:34

Wahl-Eversharp Doric Junior in Burma Celluloid

 

 

 

 

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#1251 Cynergy

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 17:28

My Kerry does the job !!!

 

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#1252 aderoy

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 16:26

Staedtler Noris HB at home and Koh-I-Noor Toison D'Or 5900 2MM w/2B lead for work


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#1253 jporos

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 18:13

Here is my daily carry...

 

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The pencil is a Kaweco Sketch


#1254 milkb0at

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Posted 26 February 2018 - 21:58

Wow, that Kaweco looks chunky and fantastic. It must be fun to use, what with having the massive lead.



#1255 coppilcus

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Posted 28 February 2018 - 13:33

A Swiss and a Japanese:

 

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#1256 jporos

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 21:00

Wow, that Kaweco looks chunky and fantastic. It must be fun to use, what with having the massive lead.

 

Yes, 5.5 mm thick. Lot's of fun.



#1257 MalcolmH

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 12:07

Using a Blackwing 530 and a vintage Conway Stewart Duro-Point.

 

 

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The Duro-Point is loaded with 1.18mm Yard-o-Led HB lead.  



#1258 vieuxcarre

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Posted 17 March 2018 - 05:05

TOZ Penkala pencils from Zagreb, Croatia are magnificent!


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#1259 JakobS

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 19:32

Adding the Viking Element 2 to my shirt pocket today, like the Element 1, but with a ferulle topped eraser! Super smooth, and nice to hold with a matte finish.

 

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#1260 aderoy

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 21:19

Lee Valley wooden 2H has found a place in my pocket this day. Pink eraser sucks (did not age well - hard and useless). Find point retention and smear resistance to be great for note taking.








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