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DIY Aquarium Tweezers?

Has anyone made a pair of tweezers before?


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Not really worth it when you can get no-name 12" stainless for like $5 shipped on Amazon


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I made a pair out of bamboo.
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Not really worth it when you can get no-name 12" stainless for like $5 shipped on Amazon
got a link for that?


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got a link for that?
http://www.amazon.com/SE-513TW-12-Inch-Stainless-Tweezers/dp/B000T68ZUM/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1378775054&sr=8-3&keywords=10%22+tweezers
less than $5 and free shipping

edit: ok just logged in and it changed it to $6 total with 2-day prime shipping for me. Weird but still not a bad deal.

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No but now while reading some answer for this question I got some more idea to make it.


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SE 513TW 12-Inch Stainless Steel Tweezers - Amazon.com

less than $5 and free shipping

edit: ok just logged in and it changed it to $6 total with 2-day prime shipping for me. Weird but still not a bad deal.
That's the one, and now it's back 'on sale' for $4.87 with free shipping. I've had 2 of these had for almost a year now, no rust, no problems, work great.

You can make some out of chopsticks or bamboo skewers like others have said (rubberband on the ends and a toothpick for a pivot - but the metal ones work so much better.


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That's the one, and now it's back 'on sale' for $4.87 with free shipping. I've had 2 of these had for almost a year now, no rust, no problems, work great.

You can make some out of chopsticks or bamboo skewers like others have said (rubberband on the ends and a toothpick for a pivot - but the metal ones work so much better.
Any other sources? Amazon is being whack and not letting me use my paypal card.


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