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Re forceps, tweezers and scissors

Craft fairs, tool fairs, gem shows, county fairs and sewing expos etc often
have vendors that sell used surgical tools which are stainless steel and
high quality. 
I got dandy pair of blunt nosed, long handled scissors and 12" tweezers both
for few bucks.

> Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 02:31:00 GMT
> From: Bill Wichers <billw at waveform_net>
> Subject: Re: Forceps vs. Tweezers vs Hemostats

> 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 :-)
> -Bill