How To: Fix a Mechanical Pencil

Have you ever been stuck in class with a mechanical pencil failure? Well no more! I will teach you how to fix them. And all you need is a hole puncher!

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Step 1: Supplies

So first you are going to need your broken pencil (duh) and a pair of holepunchers.

Step 2: Cut It

Insert the end of your broken pencil into the holepuncher hole. Clamp down on it with the holepunchers and it should cut right off. Done! Wasnt that easy.

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    3 Discussions


    7 years ago on Introduction

    why????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? this is just plain.................... ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Broken in what way?  I have a couple of nice pencils that break their own lead, so that they are really worthless to write with.  Will this correct that problem?

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    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    You could try it, but im  not sure. This is more for when the tip of the pencil is smashed on a textbook and no lead comes out