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  • Field Notes Haxley Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 773 views
    I'm ringing in the new year with a review of the newest cute Field Notes release, the Haxley. It's a storybook you can fill out and a sketchbook. Made in collaboration with artist Jay Ryan, these b...
  • Write Notepads Goldfield Review - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 303 views
    Write Notepad's newest edition for Winter 2017 is out and it is a beauty. Dedicated to Joe Gans, the first African-American to win a world boxing title and the one of the country's first black spor...
  • CW Pencils 2017 Unboxing - SPOILERS - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 642 views
    SPOILER ALERT!

    The final CW Pencils subscription box for 2017 is HERE!

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  • All The (Palomino) Blackwings - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 998 views
    With the release of the Blackwing 16.2, it's prudent to discuss the rest of the Volumes lineup. So here it is, all the Volumes series Palomino Blackwings.

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  • Palomino Blackwing 16.2 Unboxing - SPOILERS - Duration: 7 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 865 views
    The new limited edition Blackwing Volume 16.2 has landed on my doorstep and I did a little unboxing. Spoilers within!

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  • Studio Neat Panobook Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 727 views
    Here's the video companion to the Studio Neat Panobook Review I did over on the blog.

    Check out the full review: https://www.leadfast.org/blog/2017/11/6/studio-neat-panob...

    Studio Neat: h...
  • A Look at Field Notes 10 Year Anniversary Edition - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,079 views
    I bit the bullet and opened my pack of 10 Year Anniversary Field Notes just so you all could see!

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  • Mechanical Pencil Favorites - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 612 views
    I don't talk much about mechanical pencils on the channel or the blog, but I do use them from time to time and I do like them. Here are three of my favorites:

    Staedtler Mars Technico Lead Holder: ...
  • A quick first look at the new Field Notes Resolution Edition! Spoiler alert (kinda...they've been announced and are shipping).

    Field Notes Resolution First Look - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,165 views
    Here's a quick first look at the new Field Notes Resolution edition for winter 2017!

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  • A Look Back at Write Notepads Kindred Spirit - Duration: 5 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 164 views
    Throwback Thursday! I didn't have the channel or the blog when this came out, but I love this edition all the same and wanted to talk about it. This was the second in the subscription Limited Editi...
  • Baron Fig "Train of Thought" Video Review - Duration: 7 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 189 views
    The newest Baron Fig limited edition Vanguard softcover notebooks are out. They look really cool! These are designed in collaboration with artist Zipeng Zhu. Let me know what you think of these in ...
  • Staedtler 900 25 Pencil Stub Holder - Duration: 8 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,241 views
    I love this stub holder. More rugged than a plain pole extender and longer and more pencil-like than a bullet pencil...and performs the functions of both!


    Grab one here: http://amzn.to/2hrK9tF

    *...
  • Palomino Blackwing Vol 1 Unboxing - SPOILER ALERT - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,034 views
    SPOILER ALERT!!

    Now that THAT'S out of the way, these pencils are amazing! I just got them in today and wanted to do a quick video. I will update this description when the written review is posted...
  • Baron Fig 2018 Planner Review & Giveaway - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,081 views
    It's almost time to think about planners for 2018...I know, right? Baron Fig makes a pretty great planner, and in this video I talk about it. Watch until the end when you get details about how to e...
  • Field Notes "Dime Novel" First Impressions - Duration: 6 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,877 views
    Hey everyone! Thought I'd do a quick video about the Field Notes Dime Novel edition before I started writing the review. I just got these today and they look really nice! I will update the links be...
  • CW Pencils Subscription "Back To School" Unboxing - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 844 views
    A quick unboxing video for the newest CW Pencils subscription box, the Back to School edition!

    Video links:

    Tombow Mono Marksheet vs Mitsubishi Mark Sheet: https://www.leadfast.org/blog/2017/8/22...
  • Carl Angel 5 Premium Sharpener Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,340 views
    Today we are covering the Carl Angel 5 Premium and why you may or may not want to buy this sharpener, and comparing it to a few other options from Carl.

    Carl CP-80 review - https://www.leadfast.or...
  • Baron Fig Raspberry Honey Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 690 views
    Hey, it's the new Confidant Notebook from Baron Fig, the Raspberry Honey! Such a neat little package. Comes with an illustrated story by Geoff Gouveia.

    I'm giving one of these away on the blog! Ju...
  • Write Notepads Chesapeake Pocket Notebook First Impressions - Duration: 5 minutes, 48 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 385 views
    Here's the new Write Notepads Limited Edition for the summer...Chesapeake! While still a pocket notebook in size, this thing is a little departure from what they've been doing: it's got a texture c...
  • Field Notes Campfire Edition - First Impressions - Duration: 9 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 823 views
    The new Campfire edition from Field Notes is here! Their 35th Colors edition, for Summer 2017, is a gorgeous book! Here are my first impressions while I write the review.

    What do you think? Do you...
  • Baron Fig Archer Prismatic Pencil Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 432 views
    The new Baron Fig Archer pencil is out! It's called the Prismatic and comes in 3 colors...

    It's got the same core as the standard Archer pencil, which is a good thing, and works beautifully with t...
  • Palomino Blackwing Volumes 73 Unboxing - Duration: 6 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 915 views
    The new Blackwings are out! Here's an unboxing video of initial impressions. I just got them today (Monday, June 19 2017). There will be a full written review on http://www.leadfast.org once I've h...
  • CW Pencil Subscription "Japan" Unboxing - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 965 views
    Here's the second box in the CW Pencils subscription series. Box 2 is called the "Japan Box". I will say that before you go any further, there are spoilers here for you that have not yet received y...
  • Baron Fig Clear Sky Vanguard Notebook Review - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 718 views
    The new Baron Fig Vanguard Limited Edition is out! It's called Clear Sky and it's a beautiful addition to the Vanguard lineup! Check out the review on the blog as well!

    http://www.leadfast.org/blo...
  • Original Content Books Modern Folio Review - Lead Fast - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 246 views
    In this video, I get to review the Modern Notebook Folio from Original Content Books! It's an A5 sized tablet / notebook folio that can hold most A5 sized books and most small tablets (like an iPad...
  • Field Notes Pitch Black Notebook Review - Duration: 6 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,376 views
    Field Notes has finally done it. They've made a larger size!

    Check out the blog post:
    https://www.leadfast.org/blog/2017/5/2/field-notes-pitch-...

    I did this video a little diff...
  • Story Supply Co. Pocket Staple Review - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 441 views
    Finally getting around to reviewing the Story Supply Co. Pocket Staple notebook! The flagship notebook from SSC is a wonderful addition to anyone's collection, and it could fill a need you didn't k...
  • Lead Fast - March 2017 Recap - Duration: 31 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 197 views
    Hey everyone! Thanks for coming back to the Lead Fast Youtube Channel. I'm coming in today with a March 2017 recap video, a little behind, but still wanted to put it out there for those interested....
  • Palomino Blackwing Volumes 205 Unboxing - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 533 views
    The new Blackwing Volumes pencils are out! Yay!

    These are some initial thoughts and observations on the subscriber box and all that lies within. Needless to say, there are spoilers if you haven't ...
  • Write Notepads Telegraph Notebook Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 513 views
    The first in the second year of Write Notepads quarterly editions has arrived! This one is a dedication to Samuel Morse, inventor of Morse code and one of the forefathers of the telegraph.

    These b...
  • Field Notes Ingersoll 1892 Review - Duration: 8 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 355 views
    My Ingersoll 1892 Field Notes finally made it from across the pond! No blog post to accompany this one YET...review is forthcoming. (It's now up: https://www.leadfast.org/blog/2017/4/5/field-notes-...
  • Baron Fig Archer Snakes and Ladders Pencil Review - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 508 views
    The newest Baron Fig subscription is out, and this time it's pencils! The Snakes & Ladders is the first in the Archer Limited Edition series. They just went live, but they were available to subscri...
  • Baron Fig Archer Snakes and Ladders Pencil - First Look - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 147 views
    Hi everyone! I just wanted to put a quick video out there showing off the newest Baron Fig Archer Pencil, the Snakes and Ladders edition. This isn't a review or an unboxing, just a first impression...
  • Apsara Absolute Pencil Review - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 7,647 views
    The Apsara Absolute is one of my favorite pencils of all time! I'm happy to finally review this beautiful specimen of pencil excellence! Thick core, dark, but "extra strong" to keep you writing lon...
  • CW Pencil Subscription "Classics" Unboxing - Duration: 9 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,447 views
    Here is the first box in the CW Pencils subscription series. Box 1 is called the "Classics Box". I will say before you go any further that there are spoilers here for you that have not yet opened o...
  • February 2017 Recap - Lead Fast - Duration: 32 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 101 views
    Time for another monthly recap / favorites video. In this episode, I go over some of the stuff that came out in February and some of the things that are new to me. The video ran a little long, so I...
  • Field Notes Utility Review - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 3,171 views
    The Spring 2017 Field Notes Colors edition, Utility, came out on Feb. 22 and has hit the hands of most subscribers by now. I did an unboxing video earlier, but this one is a little bit deeper and a...
  • Baron Fig Infinity Review - Duration: 6 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 466 views
    The second release in the Baron Fig Vanguard subscriptions has landed at Lead Fast HQ. I'm talking about the Infinity. In this video, I show of the Infinity's beautiful covers, cool design, and USA...
  • Field Notes Utility Unboxing Video - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 519 views
    Hi everyone! I just jumped on here real quick to do an unboxing video. My review video and blog post will come later, once I've had some time with these. These thoughts are upon initial inspection ...
  • Long Point Pencil Sharpener Review Series Recap - Lead Fast - Duration: 25 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 593 views
    This is the video portion of my week-long, hand-crank, long-point pencil sharpener review series. In this video I recap the 4 sharpeners I reviewed and give the reasons why I picked what I picked a...
  • Nataraj Deep Dark Pencil Review - Lead Fast - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 670 views
    Today I review the Nataraj Deep Dark Pencil from Indian company Hindustan Pencils. This pencil has a dark core, but there are a few things I don't like about it. It's not bad, it's not great. Have ...
  • Mitsubishi 9850 Pencil Review - Lead Fast - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,227 views
    What is considered one of the cheapest Mitsubishi pencils is STILL one of the finest pencils made today. The Mitsubishi 9850 is an amazing specimen and deserved its own video. Deep red lacquer, sil...
  • Lead Fast - Favorites January 2017 - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 208 views
    A video where I talk about my favorite stationery items from January 2017. Tools I've used for the month and what has made me happy. Also I go through my pencil pot.

    For more reviews, tips, tricks...
  • Baron Fig Askew Notebook Review - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 492 views
    Here's the latest review of the Baron Fig Askew, the winter 2017 Confidant subscription shipment. To read the full text review, and to see some close up pictures, go to:

    http://www.leadfast.org/bl...
  • Field Notes x L.L. Bean "Bean Boots" Notebook Review - Duration: 6 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 430 views
    The new 2017 collaboration notebook between L.L. Bean and Field Notes is here! A quick video review with my thoughts on these cool books. To read the full review, head over to:

    http://www.leadfast...
  • Write Notepads In The Pines Unboxing & Review - Lead Fast - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

    • 2 years ago
    • 266 views
    Write Notepads has finally released their 4th in their limited edition membership series, called "In The Pines". These perfect bound pocket notebooks are yet another gorgeous release from them. Her...
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    Palomino Blackwing Point Guard Review - Duration: 7 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,322 views
    A lot of people were worried about this Point Guard ruining the lacquer on their Blackwing pencils, but I found that while tight, this thing does a pretty good job. But is it worth the money? Is it...
  • Palomino Blackwing 530 Review - Lead Fast - Duration: 7 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 901 views
    Here's my unboxing/initial thoughts on the Palomino Blackwing Volume 530.

    Check out the full review at:
    http://www.leadfast.org/blog/2016/12/10/palomino-blackwin...
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