Thin pencil anyone?
December 15, 2009 2:27 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a 'thin' pencil...

I recently purchased a PicoPad . Overall I've been impressed with the product but I've found the pen supplied not to be 100% reliable and I'd much rather write with a pencil.

Could someone point me in the direction of a thin and short pencil that I can use instead of the supplied pen?

You can really get the size of pen by watching this video.
posted by nam3d to Shopping (4 answers total)
Is an eighth of an inch small enough?
posted by phunniemee at 3:01 PM on December 15, 2009

I can't find any exact dimensions on it, but the Mini TS-3 Mechanical Pencil is also pretty thin but longer. I can't any info on the US Zebra pens site, so it might be Japan-only, and you're stuck with Jetpens or eBay.

Also, if you're willing to try out a pen that is "guaranteed" to write in all situations, you could use the refill from a Space Pen and add "wings" like the PicoPen.
posted by meowzilla at 3:03 PM on December 15, 2009

Try this. There is a pack of 6 'mini pencils' here too.
posted by samengland at 4:34 PM on December 15, 2009

I've been using / abusing a Zebra mini mechanical pencil for a few years now. Like this:
posted by csmason at 6:01 AM on December 16, 2009

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