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Cazza 

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Hi all
I'm hoping to go on the microscopy course at Flatford Mill 21st May. (VERY EXCITED!)
The blurb recommends bringing watchmakers forceps and fine sprung scissors. Any recommendations? I've seen straight or slightly curved forceps on t'internet. Are they the same or is one type better?
What are sprung scissors? Are they the ones joined together at the bottom that look a bit like piglets teeth clippers?
Advice appreciated.
Cazza
 

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Try Brunel Microscopes, they used to do a microscopy tool set with all manner of things in, they are also extremely helpful on the phone.
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Cazza,
I have the same shopping list to acquire before Flatford Mill on 21 May!

I've got mine from a crafts shop (here)

Hopefully they will be better than the rather unsubtle nail scissors I've so far been using to dismember bees.
 
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