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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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Aquascaping tools

Where is the best to get my hands on some curves sissors and some other aquascaping tools? I know GLA sells them but they are really expensive.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 10:47 PM
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Check out Andrew Hill. Not sure if he still sells them but that's where I got my nice pair.
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Ebai. Cheap but they work fine. And check out sewing scissors. That's where the nude curved style come from. We just re purposed them.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 05:16 AM
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+1 for Andrew/Rumford Aquatics. He is a sponsor here I believe. Either way his tools are the best for the price by far.
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+2 for Andrew Hill (Rumford Aquatics) same quality without the 300% markup.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 05:53 AM
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angled scissors, long handled scissors, long tweezers, forceps, etc--cheapest place to get 'em is as veterinary or medical suppliers.

The exact same stainless steel 24" inch long "planting" tweezers that a dedicated aquarium supply house sells for 11.99, I found thru a medical supply house for $2.00.
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Got my set from Andrew as well, I couldn't be happier.
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Dont know about scissors (I just use a pair of coupon scissors) but I have these tweezers and love them
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 03:59 PM
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Andrew/Rumford Aquatics. Got mine sand leveler and wave scissors from him a few weeks ago. Couldn't be happier and it didn't cost me an arm and a leg. Quality stuff.
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