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X-Acto's KS Pencil Sharpener is a versatile, economical sharpener. It has a positive-lock pencil guide which accommodates 8 sizes of pencils. Solid steel gears and 30 cutting edges sharpen the pencils, while an automatic stop prevents oversharpening.
The X-Acto KS has a black stand and a nickel-plated barrel. It mounts to a desktop or wall with the included screws.
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This is a great product
By Drafing Gerry
from Manchester New Jersey
Comments about X-Acto KS Pencil Sharpener:
This is a great product. I can believe that I spent a lot of time on other sharpeners. This is a sharpener that I used in school a long time ago. I use my X-ACTO sharpener with my Tombow MONO pencils.It works the best for me.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Give Me Mechanical Any Day!
from Stuart, FL
Students have donated electric pencil sharpeners and NONE of them work! I had a little crank one that finally gave up and replaced it with Xacto adjustable sharpener and it works like a champ!! Know how those other things and the little plastic ones chew up expensive colored pencils? This sharpener gets a point on them you would not believe! Save your money on those electric things and go old-school with this sharpener. Works awesome!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Love this sharpener! It's the thid one I've ordered!
from Rochester mn
Gets pencils super sharp...kids can easily use it
Love the old fashion sharpeners we used in school!
I have found this sharpener seems to be the best for all types of pencils. I find it even great for pastels.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Just never works on ANY pencil.
As a middle school art teacher, I have lots of kids that need to use pencil sharpeners. I had 2 of these that did not sharpen any pencil, regular or colored. After numerous complaints, these 2 were replaced with the same brand. No one can use them. It was a complete waste of money--and ruination of many pencils and expensive Prismacolor pencils. We are currently using cheap plastic hand-sharpeners that work. I'd never purchase this unless you WANT frustrated kids.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback! We're sorry that this sharpener hasn't worked out for you, and we invite you to contact our Customer Care Center for assistance. You can reach them at 1-800-723-2787, and they're happy to help you!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Wow! A Sharpener
from Jersey City
Why did it take me so long to find this sharpener? I don't know, but I was looking for it. It was a necessity so I am pleased with the purchase. Now I am gearing-up and now I am ready to go.
Very good value
from Baltimore, Maryland
This product is used by 17 high school architectural drawing students each class day and it provides nice, sharp pencil points every time, even on lesser quality pencils. I had to find a sharpener that would stand up to that kind of use and at the same time be economical. I have no experience with its competitors but I did read a number of reviews prior to submitting my order. X-Acto has provided just the product I need and I am pleased to be able to recommend it to others.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from lagomar, uy
I´m so happy with it... Beautiful old fashioned design. Totally recomend.
Much Better than the Average Sharpener
from Santa Ana, CA
This is typically the most common sharpener used in art classes. Most other brands make the tip of the pencil to end up pretty rough or stracthy, but this sharpener not only makes the pencil sharpen out smoothly, but it also gives it a pretty sharp tip!I've purchased this sharpener for personal use at home andbeen using it for years, and it works fantastically on writing pencils, graphite pencils and even most colored pencils.
"I would buy this product again and agai
from dallas ga
I love this kind!
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