2 Pencils Then one day I went into a specialist retailer to buy a drafting pencil for school and was astonished to see the range of mechanical pencils available for technical drawing, art and general writing. Rotring Tikky – (Low) October 2009 Pentel Ain Stein Leads Pentel Energize PL77 – (Economy/Low) July 2008 Dave’s Mechanical Pencils appears offline. Zebra Tect 2way – (Low) January 2009 I am pretty bummed about Dave’s Mechanical Pencils. BIC Mechanical Pencil #2 EXTRA SMOOTH, Variety Bulk Pack Of 40 Mechanical Pencils, 20 0.5mm With 20 0.7mm Mechanical Led Pencils, Assorted Colored Barrels, for professional Office & School Use. Pentel Techniclick PD105T – (Economy) July 2006 Don’t pass this up at first glance. Staedtler Rasoplast Eraser – October 2008 I have contacted Dave. Pentel Jolt AS305 – (Economy) September 2010 Mechanical Pencil Mechanisms – February 2006. Faber-Castell Grip 2011 – (Low) February 2006 Monami Gripix T Leads Thank you for the link. A few oldies from 50 to 100 or more years ago. Made by Carand’Ache, this is one of the more expensive mechanical pencils on offer, coming in at $43. Cleo Skribent Der Gessner – (Mid to High) February 2007 Parker IM – (Low) September 2008 I am interested in all types of mechanical pencils, from everyday writing to luxury brands and of course technical models. 5 Star Premier – (Low) February 2010 (12) 12 product ratings - "Pentel Twist-Erase III Mechanical Pencil, 0.9mm Lead, Dark Blue Barrel, 3/Pack" $10.53. If you’re in a hurry, we think that the Zebra M-301 Stainless Steel Mechanical Pencil are likely the best of the best for most people, but sometimes you might want something a little bit more special. 4.5 out of 5 stars 55. Does A Number 2 Pencil = HB? Final – Caran d’Ache, Pentel. Semi-Finals – Caran d’Ache, Papermate, Pentel, Zebra. The list prided itself on being the most learned and thoughtful place to share fountain pen knowledge. We especially liked its side-click lead advance feature. Manufactum Druckstift Feinstrichmine – (Low/Medium) January 2008 Rotring Rapid Pro – (Mid) March 2011 Free USA Shipping on Orders over $35! – When I log into Google I get the message that the blog is only available to invited readers. Most mechanical pencils can be refilled, but some are disposable. WHSmith. The Mechanical Pencil Museum; The Catalogue of American Mechanical Pencils; Joe's Pencil Pages; Dave's Mechanical Pencils; Leadholder.com; Bob Bolin's Autopoint Site; Roger Russell's Scripto Page; Roger Russell's Norma Page; www.vintagepens.com; The "Pencyclopedia" at W-B Pens & Watches; Doug Martin's Pencil Pages May 27, 2013 - A blog about my mechanical pencil collection, and information about pencils.. . Rotring Newton Trio Multi Pen – June 2006 You & Me Jedo 3000 – (Low) February 2009 Refill Instructions for Mechanical Pencils The Pencil Pages website is 21 years old! Tel: (02)9425 4800. Staedtler Mars Lumograph Wooden Pencil – October 2007 Slowly my interest built up and many years later I realised I had a collection and was a collector of mechanical pencils. Classiness meets durability with the Pentel GraphGear 500 Mechanical Pencil because of its mesh-like finished tip. pencil talk | pencil reviews and discussion, exploring the art and science of pencils since 2005. Mechanical Pencil. Required fields are marked *. I tried to visit his blog today to look at some reviews, but I got hit with a "This blog is open to invited readers only" page. It doesn't seem to be in the Google cache or Wayback Machine. It was such a great resource on all things related to mechanical pencils. Lamy Al-Star Graphite – (Mid) January 2006 Otherwise, check the standard types first - many pens use one of those. Inoxcrom 2002 – (Mid?) Staedtler Triplus Micro 774 – (Economy/Low) Sept 2006 Yard-O-Led Deco 34 – (Stratospheric) January 2006 Pentel (Australia) Pty. Pelikan BR40 Eraser – Nov 2007 Faber-Castell Grip Erasers – May 2007 Papermate PhD Ultra – (Low) April 2010 Ohto Auto Sharp AP-205 – (Low) January 2011 Cross Tech 3 Multi Pen – April 2009 Odd. Schneider iD – (Low/Mid) May 2011 Zebra M-301 – (Low) March 2008 Pentel Sharp P205 – (Low) May 2006 Glad you are still around! Archive.org also did not save the pages because of robots.txt. 0.5mm Timeline – The Rise of Thin Leads. Congratulations Doug! No: No (2) Yes: Yes (1) Lead Advance Mechanism. Staedtler Mars Micro Carbon Leads Mechanical Pencil Day: Dave's Mechanical Pencils This post is part of our celebrations for Mechanical Pencil Day , on 05/07 - the 5th of July, 2018. [MYU's Pen Review Corner ] | " The Common Ground " -- Jeffrey Small Pentel Hi-Polymer ZES-08 Eraser – July 2008 June 2007 Congratulations to Dave’s Mechanical Pencils for a milestone fifth anniversary! It looks like these have been out of production for a while. There are a ton of mechanical pencil models out there, and there really is something for everyone. Ltd. 4/12 Mars Rd, Lane Cove NSW, 2066 Australia . http://web.archive.org/web/20170209060742/http://davesmechanicalpencils.blogspot.com/p/list-of-reviews.html. Faber-Castell Propelling Pencil – (Low) June 2009 Dec 19, 2014 - A blog about my mechanical pencil collection, and information about pencils. Lastly, across the bottom is a 25cm Telescoping ruler pencil. Pentel Sharplet-2 A125 – (Economy) February 2009 Lamy Vivo – (Low) March 2007 anyone know where I can get a pentel s57 and s59 mechanical pencil? $45.95. BIC Mechanical Pencil #2 EXTRA SMOOTH, Variety Bulk Pack Of 40 Mechanical Pencils, 20 0.5mm With 20 0.7mm Mechanical Led Pencils, Assorted Colored Barrels, for professional Office & School Use. June 2008 Platinum Hayakawa M-10000B – (High) April 2010 Caran d’Ache Ecridor – (High) July 2006 What does DMP stand for? Check the large selection of writing supplies and instruments at Staples to find the right writing implement for your needs. I came across it almost ten years ago and have enjoyed it. Get it as soon as Fri, Dec 18. (L-R) Yard-O-Led Deco 34 (handmade solid sterling silver, it stores 1 yard of lead inside the body), Porsche Design P’3130 Mikado with its wonderful unique twisting rods mechanism, Caran d’Ache Varius Ivanhoe (in its coat of mail body armour) and Parker Duofold (timeless classic styling). Lead Shape Parker Duofold Pinstripe SE 2004 – (Stratospheric) February 2008 The “Leads” labels on the sidebar will also bring up some other stuff like postings of some pictures of leads, etc. Staedtler graphite 760 – (Low) September 2010 Pentel Graphgear 1000 PG1015 – (Low / Mid) December 2006 They come in a range of colours and lead types, giving you greater control over your writing and drawing. It has an iconic ergonomic knurled metal barrel design with a textured grip that lets you grab hold of the pen even in wet conditions, and the body is well-balanced for fatigue-free use. While mechanical pencils, like Zebra Mechanical pencils and Pentel mechanical pencils, use #2 medium lead, #2 lead is made from graphite and not from actual lead material. Many people like to use a technical pencil, sometimes because they actually need to, but often just for the look and feel of it. Vikram, it is nice to see an online presence from a few years ago. One of the drawbacks of most mechanical pencils is the annoying habit of the lead to break. Tombow Onbook – (Low/Mid) October 2010 By clicking 'Accept' you are agreeing to our use of cookies for content personalisation, analytics, navigation and marketing purposes. Rotring Side Knock – (Mid) November 2010 Lamy CP1 Twin Pen – August 2006 Field Notes Notebook – September 2008 Costs for some discontinued pencils have gone up considerably since the site was mothballed. Pilot Vanishing Point H1005 – (Low) August 2006 Pilot Dr Grip Ltd – (Low) May 2008 Some pencils, such as the Pentel Function 357, place several mechanisms within the same housing, so as to offer a range of thicknesses (in this case three: 0.3, 0.5 and 0.7 mm). Read our reviews to learn about what the best mechanical pencils are, what accessories they offer, and more. Elimination Round – Caran d’Ache, Cross, Pilot, Zebra. This post is part of our celebrations for Mechanical Pencil Day, on 05/07 - the 5th of July, 2018. For fans of mechanical pencils, Dave will need no introduction, but for everyone else - he's the person behind the much-loved blog Dave's Mechanical Pencils . Pilot Rexgrip H-105-SL and Pilot Rexgrip BegreeN HRG-10R – (Economy) June 2007 Hopefully Dave would not mind relisting them here: Review Process and Price Ranges – March 2006 In Stock. Beifa MC1002 – (Economy) July 2009 Rotring Core – (Low/Mid) June 2006 The Zoss Pens Listserv has announced the end. Arguably, the bright yellow color does make this look somewhat like a kids’ mechanical pencil. Lead Composition Keun Young Notebook – May 2010 There’s a small bit of Dave here, half of a joint blog post we did in 2009. Papermate PhD Multi Pen – August 2009 And, Dave's got quite a bit of work ahead to update some of his rankings. If you recall using Netscape or Mosaic – this list dates back to then. Email: sales@pentel.com.ausales@pentel.com.au Tombow Cool – (Economy/Low) Sept 2009 Pentel Classic Deluxe S55 and S57 – (Low) August 2007 Faber-Castell TK-Fine Executive – (Low) August 2008 Ohto Tasche SP-10T – (Mid) September 2007 Pilot Easy-Lead Leads The Vespiary Notebook – March 2009 Looking for a refill for a pen we sell? Monami Gripix – (Economy) March 2010 Porsche Design P’3120 mechanical pencils. Free shipping. Evolution of Thin Leads (0.5mm etc) HB Dark and Light, The Three HB’s Retro 51 Tornado – (Mid) June 2006 Sept 2006 Thank you for these details. Fading or Lightfastness of Coloured Leads Faber-Castell Grip Plus – (Low) September 2007 Inkredible Eraser – May 2008 Hope someone can mirror it! Rotring Trio Pencil – (?) The Kuru Toga mechanical pencil sports what may some consider to be the most important advance in mechanical pencil technology since the invention of plastic. Automatic: Automatic (3) Executive: Executive (3) Lead Guard: Lead Guard (3) Metal: Metal (1) Student: Student (2) Lead Size. I was browsing Dave’s Mechanical Pencils a few weeks ago and found nice posts on all the pencils in my small collection. Eberhard Faber EFAmatic – (Economy) December 2006 Staedtler graphite 771 – (Low) May 2009 AL17MN – (Economy) August 2007 Pentel ErgoTwist AL97 – (Low) May 2007 Cross ATX – (Mid) November 2009 July 2007 I hope we can appreciate these efforts – each one involved a significant effort, and was shared freely with the world. Mitsubishi Pure Malt M5-5015 – (Stratospheric) October 2010 Papermate Clearpoint – (Low) June 2010 Rotring 600 – (Medium) February 2010 It also has more than 500 five-star reviews on Amazon and is recommended by Dave’s Mechanical Pencil, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, … S T Dupont Olympio – July 2008 Pentel Technica-X PW45 – (Economy) July 2008 Dave’s blog is a wonderful and entertaining source for information about mechanical pencils. It is a bit in grey area. Your email address will not be published. Mechanical pencils are a great upgrade to the standard wooden pencils we use all the time. Pelikan Souveran D400 – (High) February 2008 Stationery Street: Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe. Per page Go. I’m not sure if this is a Google policy at work or David’s action, but it is sad to see it gone. Pentel Forte series A57,A67,A77 – June 2008 Lamy 2000 pencil with (Top-Bottom) Metaphys Viss spiral eraser, the insanely useful Tombow Mono Zero stick eraser, and Faber-Castell Grip eraser. IGRMIVIN Mechanical Pencil Set,3Pcs 0.7mm HB Mechanical Pencils with Eraser,10 Tubes Pencil Refill Lead Refills 0.7,Automatic Propelling Pencil Set for Draft Drawing,Writing,Crafting,Art Sketching. Saved from davesmechanicalpencils.blogspot.com. (Top-Bottom) Lamy Scribble (short and dumpy ideal for scribbling notes), Pentel Sharp Kerry (a bit of everyday class, with cap unposted), Pentel Jolt (shaker mechanism), Staedtler Graphite 777, Papermate Biodegradable (it is compostable), Uni Kuru Toga (self-rotating lead), Faber-Castell Scribolino (fun for learners and adults). Uni Shift 1010 – (Low) October 2009 97 $20.00 $20.00. Zebra Jimnie KRM-100 – (Low) November 2006 Pilot Neox Eno BegreeN Leads Swiss Army knives and multi-tools have always held a certain fascination for a lot of people. Sensa Carbon Black – (Mid) August 2006 Faber-Castell Eraser Pen – January 2010 (Top-Bottom) Eversharp (probably the most famous of the early manufacturers), Conway Stewart, Yard-O-Led rolled gold and an antique retracting slider pencil with monthly calendar ring at the top of the body. Pelikan Souveran D800 – (High) February 2008 Papermate FlexGrip Elite – (Economy) August 2010 It’s really sad to see that Dave’s weblog is gone! Papermate Biodegradable – (Economy) July 2010 It’s built with solid aluminum, making a hexagonal metal body. BIC AI – (Low) February 2010 Edit: Some pages are saved in the Google cache and some aren't. The Lead Cup In Review, “The Great Blue Challenge” – Non-repro blue lead trials, Scantron OMR Bubble Tests & No. Pentel Smash Q1005 – (Low) August 2009 The pencil contains an internal mechanism which propels this lead through the tip, usually by the user clicking the top or twisting the pencil cylinder. Caran d’Ache Fixpencil – (Mid) March 2007 Metaphys VISS 44050 Eraser – October 2010 It is located at http://davesmechanicalpencils.blogspot.com/ Papermate Pacer Executive – (Low) March 2009 Daves Mechanical Pencils; Blog Archive 2010 (1) March (1) 2008 (2) September (1) July (1) Mechanical Pencils With Extendable Erasers 2007 (1) April (1) 2006 (2) October (1) April (1) About Me. Pelikan Technixx D99 – (Mid) March 2008 Pentel Ain Supplio Aromatherapy Leads They are refillable and precise, making them cost-effective and easy to use. Lamy 2000 – (High) October 2006 $12.97 $ 12. 4.8 out of 5 stars 820. (L-R) Penciliter for the smokers, Gambling pencil with 5 poker-die storage inside the body under the top cap, His ‘n’ Hers Bathing Beauties floaty pencils (turn them the other way up and their bathing suits… well this isn’t an R-rated site), another Gambling pencil this time with three hidden die, nail file and pen-knife blade. Faber-Castell PVC-Free 7085-20 Eraser – September 2007 I admire the Fyne Points especially and I have one or two older Yard-O-Leads that I like. Pilot Clicker – (Low) October 2007 The website used to have a “Buy/Sell” forum – it was the first online discussion of woodcase pencils that I became aware of. Faber-Castell Gripmatic 1375 – (Low) November 2007 A popular Internet auction site has them once in a while. Mechanical pencils can be divided into two main groups – the general writing pencils and the technical pencils. Uni Nano Dia Leads, “The Lead Cup” – Lead trials in a sports competition style William Penn is a website where you can get unique and beautiful pencils. So as not to leave you on that slightly incongruous ink-note, I will finish with a few for the technically minded. Papermate Technician II – (?) It was the major English language mechanical pencil website for many years. Dave’s Mechanical Pencils turns five. Caran d’Ache Ecridor Artiste Fixpencil – April 2008 Staedtler Mars Micro 775 – (Low) May 2006 Sakura SumoGrip – (Low) September 2008 Papermate Auto Advance – (Economy) May 2006 Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "be3faa5c7bd4dbd29c9bd0955f14a034" );document.getElementById("f444f3201b").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 0.2 mm: 0.2 mm (1) 0.3 mm: 0.3 mm (1) 0.5 mm: 0.5 mm (1) Clean-out Rod Included. Filofax Organiser (pencil) – (Mid) December 2009 Forest Choice Wooden Pencil – October 2007 Because of the choice in style and colour, they are also popular with children in school. For many in the community, the rOtring 600 is the be-all-end-all when it comes to EDC mechanical pencils. Uni Alpha Gel – (Low) March 2010 I’m heartbroken about Dave’s Mechanical Pencils! 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