Web Results

www.reference.com/article/cool-mechanical-pencils-c00c28678f7cab5a

The Pilot Dr. Grip Center of Gravity, made with a grip so good that it won an award from the Arthritis Foundation, the Lamy 2000, with its brushed fiberglass-and-stainless steel body, the Rotring 800, with its hexagonal body and the Uniball Kuri Toga, with its auto-rota...

www.reference.com/article/invented-mechanical-pencil-c623087f623c5684

The original inventor of the mechanical pencil is up for debate. There are documented references to a lead-holding pencil as early as 1565, and the earliest known version of what is now considered the modern mechanical pencil was found in 1791. There are also many paten...

www.reference.com/article/long-pencil-f81faec707ff2164

A typical No. 2 pencil is 7.5 inches long with a 6.75-inch wooden shaft. Most No. 2 pencils are made from cedar with a hexagonal shaft. The lead is a mixture of graphite, clay and wax.

www.reference.com/article/walmart-accept-personal-checks-11995a09a23feaa6

Walmart accepts personal checks as long as its check verification machine accepts the check and valid identification is presented. The check verification process makes sure there are sufficient funds in the account to cover the amount of the check. Photo identification,...

www.reference.com/article/walmart-cash-personal-checks-fc59275033cedcba

Walmart does not cash personal checks. Walmart only cashes government checks, payroll checks, MoneyGram money orders and tax checks for a small fee.

www.reference.com/article/mechanic-93d1cd0934ef3591

A mechanic is most often a trained service professional who inspects, maintains and repairs cars and light trucks. A licensed mechanic may specialize in a number of other fields.

www.reference.com/article/grease-pencil-used-2902909fe3a96faf

Grease pencils are used for writing on surfaces that are nonporous, hard and usually glossy. Some examples of surface materials appropriate for a grease pencil are lacquered maps, glass and ceramics.