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Re: Forceps vs. Tweezers vs Hemostats

>For tools about 12" or loonger the prices seem to range from about $8
>bucks to over $100 (for the true surgical quality tools -- of course,
>the quality of tool a surgeon uses depends on the quality of the
>surgeon).   A good but cheap item adequate for planting is always a
>find regardless of design.  Who can complain about options?

A friend of mine's father is a surgeon and says that often his father will
throw out a bunch of hemostats that he doesn't find good enough for
surgical use. Typically these will still be excellent units. Maybe a good
source of cheap or free quality surgical tools might be doctors? Just ask
them to run them through the autoclave first :-)


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