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Alvin's Draft/Matic fine-line mechanical pencils are designed to provide the maximum professional convenience. This cushion pointed pencil has metal diamond-cut finger grips at top and bottom.
A push button cap provides continuous feed of up to 12 leads and also conceals a built-in eraser. A rotating window indicates the degree of hardness of the lead being used. A 4 mm guide tube supports the lead and assures accuracy with even the thickest straightedges.
® Alvin is a registered trademark.
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Very Nice darwing tools
By El Lobo
from Parkland WA
Comments about Alvin Draft/Matic Pencil:
I use these mechanical pencils for clean, sharp lines when illustrating.they handle well and allow the flow of line w/o much interruption.Nice!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Well designed and high Quality for the price
By Former Draftsman
When it comes to high quality Mechanical Pencils I have them including Tiki , Rotring, Pentil and others for the price this has the best feel in weight and percision. These are my "standard issue" for at my desk work.
excelent mechanical pencils
from Ft. Worth TEXAS
I've used these for my pencil renderings for years..still have the first one I bought in fine working order, I especially like the consistant line width when working
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By The architecture student
Great pencil for drafting. Has a good clicker and lead locks well after each click. The lead goes back in smoothly too. I love the grip of the pencil.
Good mechanical pencils
from Santa Barbara
I like the way the Alvin mechanical pencils meet the paper. I've tried some other pencils and they tend to catch and carve into the paper. The Alvins move smoothly on the paper. They are very comfortable to hold as well.
Easy to use I have no complaints .your service was excellent
from plainville, ct
Love this pencil
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I won't go back to regular pencils
from Tulsa, OK
I usually prefer sketching with mechanical pencils, but the regular bic pencils didn't cut it for the final product. I saw that a lot of my favorite artists were using the draft/matic pencils, so I ordered the .5 and .3 with different lead hardnesses. I'm so happy with them! They are really well made and are very solid. The lead comes out in just the right amount so it doesn't break. I can draw much finer lines and textures than with traditional wooden pencils. They have a little window on the side that you can twist and change which lead you are using. I would recommend, and I plan to order more in the future.
Draftmatic .07 mechanical pencil
from Hattiesburg, MS
I use this pencil daily. It's bery sturdy and has an excellent knurled grip design. Greatproduct at a great value. Thanks guys!
Excellent mechanical pencil
This is probably the best mechanical pencil for the price. It is a great, traditional style well built pencil.
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