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Ep. 19, Page 40
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Comic 1342 - Ep. 19, Page 40

24th May 2013, 2:09 AM in Episode 19 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (1 votes)

Author Notes:

smbhax 24th May 2013, 2:09 AM edit delete
smbhax
Here is the main rival in Japan of Tombow Mono pencil I am using at the moment: Mitsubishi's Hi-Uni:



In comparing the H grades of both, I found the Hi-Uni scratchier and not as dark as the Mono (this is the US market version of the Mono, not the sold-in-Japan Mono 100), almost as if it's more like a 2H than an H or something, although the Hi-Uni and the Mono seemed about equally smeary. Anyway, the Mono was smoother and darker so I'll stick with that--and since it's sold here domestically, it's also nearly 1/3rd the price of the imported Hi-Uni, so that's a plus.

Also the Mono is finished in black, which is obviously significantly more bad-ass and A*-ish. :P

I did kind of overload on graphite with it on this page, though. Gotta get used to the increased amount of lead this thing puts out vs my ol' 0.5 mm mechanical.

Comments:

moizmad 24th May 2013, 11:09 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
I just wish I could find a pencil that I could erase easily without scrunching up my paper! So frustrating!!!
smbhax 25th May 2013, 12:29 AM edit delete reply
smbhax
I think that's more up to the eraser and especially the paper! It's one big reason I use this Canson 150lb Illustration paper--very firm, hardly ever lets me scrunch it!