Lamy 2000 Mechanical Pencil - .5mm, Black

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The Lamy 2000 mechanical pencil in Black is made of makrolon and has the same sleek design as the fountain pen, with the ease of a mechanical pencil! The nosecone and clip are brushed silver in color and make a terrific accent to the rest of the body! The push button mechanism extends the .5mm lead, and the eraser, found under the push mechanism cap, features a cleaning needle.


2 Reviews

Kurt Hild Feb 09, 2021

Revised Rating on Lamy 2K Mechanical Pencil

I learned that by placing Pe***l Ain Stein 0.5 HB HARD led that my breakage issue was taken care of. I will just need to use a harder led in this pencil, and I'm pleased with how the firmer lead made such a difference.

Kurt Hild Feb 05, 2021

Aesthetically Pleasing; Functionally Less So

First, the pencil complements the Lamy 2000 makrolon beautifully; they make an aesthetically pleasing pair, and I have always liked owning pen/pencil sets.

That said, I've encountered two less that satisfying experiences. The surface is "slick," making it necessary to grip the pencil a little more than is comfortable for writing; I mark student essays with a pencil and need a "thicker" pencil as arthritis develops in my writing hand. My fountain pen does not seem to experience that same slick issue.

Second, I don't know how to adjust my writing pressure to avoid breaking the lead as I write. I will try a harder lead to see if I can get a more correct pressure without breaking, but I prefer HB

When I was considering ordering, I went back and forth, trying to decide between the 0.5mm and the 0.7mm; I wonder now if the larger of the two would have make the lead a little more durable.

I like the pencil for looks; I'm less satisfied with the writing performance. It's an expensive pencil not to be thrilled to own.

Would I buy it again? Perhaps, but I'd choose the 0.7mm, I think

Anderson Pens was wonderful; the package came with superb packaging and handling. It was my first purchase from them, and I'm glad to have found them. This purchase will not be my last.

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