A lightweight, affordable mechanical pencil with a non-slip metal grip for more precise control. A step up from the 300, this premium mechanical pencil combines a lighweight plastic body with a textured, metal grip zone for hours of writing and sketching without slippping. A brass mechanism delivers precision lead advancement. A fixed lead guidance sleeve prevents breakage and offers an unimpeded page view for precise ruler-based drawing. Hexagonal barrel ensures fatigue-free writing and drawing and prevents the tool from rolling even on inclined drafting tables. The lead hardness grade indicator lets you identify pencils quickly when working. Limited warranty: guaranteed for 2 years from original purchase date against defects in materials or workmanship.