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Rotring 500 Drafting Pencil

The Rotring 500 is a mechanical pencil that sits between the Rotring 300 and Rotring 600 in the company’s lineup. The Rotring 600 is all metal, the Rotring 300 is all plastic and the 500 is a hybrid of the two: a plastic body with a metal grip.

Rotring 500 Drafting Pencil Information

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Pencil Models 0.35 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.7 mm
Barrel Color Black
Barrel Material Plastic
Body Diameter 9.0 mm
Grip Color Black
Grip Material Metal
Knurled Grip? Yes
Grip Diameter 8.1 mm
Body Shape
Lead Grades
Capped or Retractable No
Lead Advance Style $Top Button
Still Sold
Lead Color
Lead Size (Diameter) 0.35 mm, 0.7 mm, 0.5 mm
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Eraser Refillable?Yes
Clip MaterialMetal
Length Capped
Length Retracted (cm)
Length Uncapped (cm)
Length (cm))
Body Length (mm)14.1 cm
Weight13 grams
Pipe Color
Pipe Retractable?No
Pipe TypeFixed
Lead Pipe Length4.2 mm
Tip MaterialMetal
Tip Replaceable?
Cleaning Rod?No
Pipe TypeFixed