Auto lead rotating!!??!
April 7, 2010 6:10 PM Subscribe
posted by DoublePlus (43 comments total)
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This isn't exactly breaking news, since it circled the writing utensil blog scene (I didn't even know there was one) in 2008, but check out the Uni-Ball Kuru Toga
. It's a mechanical pencil (only available in Japan and over the internet I believe) that automatically rotates it's lead for you. Here's some randomly-chosen, Google-acquired reviews of it: 1
I love this thing and think it's awesome, but all my friends that I've shown it to think it's dumb so let's see what MetaFilter thinks of it.
Also, if you're thinking of picking one up there's now a "high grade" version that might be worth a look. I don't know anything about it, since I have the original version.