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European Style Pencil Kit - Gold, Gold Cap

Item 123480
Model 58052/P-HP-1
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  • Use this .5mm pencil, fashioned after our European-style pen and letter opener, to create your own customized executive desk sets. Features a premium German pencil mechanism and durable plating for superior wear resistance. Button cap eliminates the difficulties involved in turning a...

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    Use this .5mm pencil, fashioned after our European-style pen and letter opener, to create your own customized executive desk sets. Features a premium German pencil mechanism and durable plating for superior wear resistance. Button cap eliminates the difficulties involved in turning a wooden "button" cap. To complete a pencil, you will also need a 3/4" x 3/4" x 5" blank, 11/32" pen maker's bit, mandrel and European-style pencil bushings, all sold separately.



    • Durable plated finish
    • European design
    • Provided cap eliminates difficult turning step
    • German mechanism
    • Requires a blank of wood or man-made material, bit, mandrel and bushing, sold separately

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    Reviews

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    1. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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      Expected better at this price

      The PDF instructions (#77A78) don't explain what the little black platic cone thing is for. I assembled the pencil without it and it won't advance lead. Put it in end of pencil cartridge and it now advances lead but lead won't stay out, it slides right back in. I expect more from a kit at this price. Looks like I may have wasted a redwood burl blank.

    2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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      I wound buy this product again and again

      This product requires exact construction of tubes and assembly of parts, but is not difficult to do. I would recommend to anyone who wants a quality pencil kit for all gifts or personal use.

    3. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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      would have made a nice gift

      I have done pens in the past and I figured that a pen and pencil kit would make a nice gift. The pen went together and work as expected, but the pencil would not go together because the brass tubes were cut to the wrong length from the factory. I marked this below average for this reason. If the tubes would have been the right lengths this kit would have been 5 stars.

    4. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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      I didn't care for it.

      The center ring needs a bit of overlap for the pencil to look right, not mentioned in the instructions. The mechnism for extending and retracting lead was awkward to use. I didn't care for it.

    5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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      Great gift easy to make!

      I make the pen and pencil sets as gifts for my son's teachers each year.

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