Fine tweezers

sailingval

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Looking for a pair of fine tweezers. Bought a Lureflash straight tweezer but it is not fine.

Lureflash at top and my old fine ones below. Trying to get a replacement for those.

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Any suggestions please.
 

Banksie

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Those ‘old fine ones’ don’t look like needle-nose to me. Pointed, yes, but not sharp.
Something Swiss-made is a good option, especially if you use it a lot.
 

Rhithrogena

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Search for 'fine forceps'. Available from anywhere from £2.99 to over £100. Can you repair the tips on yours?
Working in science I have often repaired fine forceps which have had the tips damaged by straightening the tips with needle-nosed pliers and grinding the tips flush again by rubbing the points gently against a flat piece of fine wet and dry paper. Have the wet and dry flat on a table and hold the foceps vertically with the tips pressed together and use a small circular motion.
 

Rhithrogena

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Add water. It keeps the paper clean.
Next to the sink, or a bowl, is fine.
edit: a good paper, like 3M, otherwise it goes soggy and falls apart.
Cheapy fine grit stuff dry is what I use - they usually only need a quick grind. The points tend to rip the paper anyway and it gets messy if it's wet.
 

sailingval

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Just had a look at fine forceps. That seems to be the way to go.

Anyone want a pair of Lureflash straight tweezers?

Thanks for the replies/suggestions/
 
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