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The new Palomino Blackwing 602 pencil is a fine tribute to the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602 I started writing about the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602 pencil in December of 2002. A lot of people love this pencil, not only for its soft lead, but for its unique eraser and ferrule, its metallic dark gray finish, and for its motto: "Half the pressure, twice the speed." At $.50 each the pencil was quite expensive compared to other pencils. It was discontinued in 1998, and by 2002 the price had jumped to $20 per pencil on eBay. And because the pencil is no longer in production, a cult has formed around it. There is even a blog called the Blackwing Pages: Celebrating the Genuine 602.
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The best Chinese Pinterest Clones Pinterest is hot and already the number 3 social network behing Facbook and Twitter. Like all social networks, clones are to be found in the Chinese digital landscape. Most of them in China are meant to share stuff that can be bought on e-commerce sites like Taobao.