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Dixon Ticonderoga Tri-Write Triangular Standard Size #2 Pencils, Set of 8, Yellow (13852)

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  • Triangular ergonomic shape adds comfort and promotes proper pencil grip
  • Pack of 8 number 2 HB yellow pencils
  • Latex-free eraser for smudge-free corrections
  • PMA certified non-toxic
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Size: Set of 8

With a rich heritage, and origins dating back to 1795, the Dixon Ticonderoga Company throughout history has made its mark through quality, integrity, respect and perseverance. Today Dixon Ticonderoga continues to make its mark manufacturing and marketing writing instruments, art supplies and tools for self-expression. The Ticonderoga Tri-Write Triangular Standard Size Pencil is the new shape in pencils from the people who know pencils best. Write more comfortably with this ergonomically perfect, triangular shaped number 2 pencil. PMA certified non-toxic, it features an exclusive graphite core formula which gives you extra smooth performance. The top quality eraser provides easy, clean corrections. More than a writing and art products company, Dixon Ticonderoga empowers people to take conscious and subliminal thoughts, facts, ideas and dreams, and preserve them using tools that are simply extensions of themselves.

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Size:Set of 8

Technical Details

Brand Name Dixon Ticonderoga
Item Weight 1.6 ounces
Product Dimensions 9.1 x 0.3 x 3.9 inches
Item model number 13852
Color Yellow
Number of Items 1
Size Set of 8
Manufacturer Part Number 13852

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ASIN B0002LCZV4
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4.7 out of 5 stars 162 customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #14,463 in Office Products (See top 100)
#123 in Office Products > Educational Supplies > Writing & Correction Supplies > Pencils > Wooden Lead Pencils
#18,036 in Office Products > Office Supplies
Shipping Weight 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Date First Available February 16, 2009

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By Joanna Daneman #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on September 18, 2006
Size: Box of 12
My sketching pencils are triangular in cross-section and I like them. Now Ticonderoga, who really define "school pencil" with the famous school-bus yellow paint and green top make triangular pencils for writing. The only complaint is that erasers these days are hard, nasty and leave orange marks. Why the fine art of eraser manufacture has been lost escapes me, but pencil erasers are horrible. Buy a separate eraser for the job.
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I bought these pencils because I have twin boys with fine motor troubles and were having a hard time writing. I had thought about buying regular pencils with those triangle jelly pencil grips until I saw these. These work great and don't have the distraction of the grips.
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Ticonderoga makes a great pencil. I like these #2 tri-write pencils because with their triangular design, they don't just roll off the edge of a work bench or board when you set them down. They also tend to stay in place more securely when set behind the ear as well. These are normal sized triangular pencils, not the really big triangular ones that kid's use in the classroom.
I've tried the pencils that Staples sells under their name, but they are cheap Chinese junk made from soft, poor quality wood with leads that break constantly when you write with them and even when you try to sharpen them. The eraser on them is also some cheap waxy rubber compound that smudges more than it erases. I ended up using them for kindling in our Chiminaya this summer. I'll be sticking with name brand pencils like Ticonderoga from now on.
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I use this for my students and like them much more than cylinder-shaped pencils. The triangular shape helps young kids hold it better and develop a better grip. The shape also stops them from rolling of the table which is a big problem in a classroom with young kids since they're always having to dive under tables/desks to get their regular pencils. I highly recommend these for 5-7 year old kids!
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When I ordered this, I was just looking at the price which was reasonable at the time I clicked on it. I realized after that it is triangular which is not what I wanted. Out of curiosity I just let the order go through and thought to myself I wanted to try it anyhow.

My biggest concern is sharpening it. Maybe the three corners will jam or at least make it harder to sharpen it. To my surprise, there are no issues at all. In fact, it is easier to hold because you have better grip which prevents it from spinning while sharpening.

The triangular corners are not sharp but are rounded. You wont even think it is triangular if you are just looking at it. It doesn't roll out to the floor from the table like the hexagons. It also feels very comfortable holding it in your fingers.
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My 6 year old son has some fine motor problems that cause him to have trouble holding a pencil correctly. We were able to try one of these pencils while visiting a friend and the shape of them make it so much easier for him to hold the pencil correctly.
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Great pencils, but I thought that I was getting these in the fat Kindergarten size. My mistake, but I had only seen them in the fat version before. These have been good for my 1st and 3rd graders to keep a good pencil grip, but not the best for my kindergartner. Otherwise, I really like them and am always a fan of Dixon Ticonderoga.
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My older DS loves these pencils and they are comfy on his hand. He doesn't like writing and he also has eczema on his hands so these pencils make the task easier. The pencils can be sharpened in a regular battery operated desk top pencil sharpener or other type that you manually sharpen. Great pencils that you just don't find in stores.
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