Rotring Rapid Pro Matte Black 0.5mm Mechanical Pencil Video Review

 My first foray into high end Rotring mechanical drafting pencils pays off!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo4b7bFaWBM

Rotring Rapid Pro summary:

Writing Experience: Great

Quality: Superb

Features: Good+

Price: Expensive (45 USD Retail, 40 USD jetpens.com, 30-35 USD Amazon)

Pros:  A serious drafting pencil with great construction, high quality all metal everything, a great knurled grip and pocket safe

Cons:  drafting eraser, weighty

Top Ten?  Yes.  Top three, actually.

1) Pentel Sharp Kerry

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Great, Features: Great, Price: Moderate

2) Pilot S20

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Great, Features: Good, Price: Expensive

3) Rotring Rapid Pro

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Superb, Features: Good+, Price: Expensive

4) Tombow Zoom 505sh

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Good, Features: Good, Price: Expensive

5) Pentel Sharp P205

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Good, Features: Good, Price: Cheap

6) Pentel Twist Erase GT

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: Good, Features: Great, Price: Cheap

7) Tombow Mono Graph Shaker

Writing Experience: Good, Quality: Good, Features: Good, Price: Cheap

Sorry, Rotring Tikky.  I really love how this pencil feels in my hand, but its quality and features just can’t justify it staying in the Top Ten.  I still recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who is seeking a cheap drafting pencil with a great grip.

Writing Experience: Great, Quality: OK, Features: OK, Price: Cheap

8) Pentel Graphgear 1000

Writing Experience: OK, Quality: Good+, Features: Great, Price: Moderate

9) Uni Shift Pipe-lock

Writing Experience: Good, Quality: Good, Features: OK, Price: Moderate

10) Alvin Draft/Matic

Writing Experience: Good, Quality: Good, Features: Good, Price: Moderate

 

 

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