Crazy Lead Holder Spree, wave 3
Out the box this leadholder looks very tightly made. Like the Rotring 600 it’s got an aluminum barrel and some slight rattling but unlike the Rotring 600 it seems to super duper precisely machined and well thought out. Look at the brilliant interplay of finishes and textures on the end of the grip where the two metals meet. The knurling is small but deep and very precise.
The mechanism is knock-advance and works well. It has a degree indicator. The clip, by contrast to the extraordinary quality of the pen, seems less precisely made. Make note, though, that it stands out only because of how nice the rest of it is.
It’s got very good weight and balance. I put a blue lead in it because it seems fitting to the look and use of the leadholder.