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#1 petelangevin

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 07:24 AM

I made a trip to wallyworld yesterday and saw these little gems in the craft dept, for 8$ it was worth a try. They have good sharp blades, not serrated but will see how the work with deer hair. Anyone else using these?

#2 Noahguide

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 08:03 AM

I use a lot of fiskars, curved and straight. Very happy with them and they resharpen well.

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 08:36 AM

Yeah, inexpensive scissors from Wally World and CVS.  The only scissors I've got from "fly tying" companies were bought on sale or in a grab bag from a "flea market".


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#4 flytire

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 09:25 AM

I have been using the 4 inch seamstress fiskar scissors for years

No need for so called specialty scissors in my opinion

 

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#5 Poopdeck

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 01:54 PM

I have that exact pair. Works as well as any other scissors Ive ever owned. Fly tying specific scissors are a sham, in my ever so humble opinion.

#6 tjm

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 04:13 PM

I have a pair like that, but the finger holes  are child size. They stayed sharp a long time after getting them off my knuckles. Work ok if used only with pinky and palm, but other scissors that fit better work better. I think surgical scissors are still ~$4.  



#7 dogfacedoc

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 10:35 PM

My scissors typically come from suture sets at the hospital. When one wears out I just grab one from the next laceration repair that comes in.

#8 petelangevin

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Posted 03 January 2020 - 06:58 AM

I need to make friends with people in the surgical field.