Re: Scalpels or scalpel blades
Ed Mims wrote:
Not sure what "superior" means here. I think that scalpel blades are probably a superior alloy of steel, but I most certainly would not agree that they are superior for model railroading use, at least as I have practiced for 40 some years. In that I agree with Jack Burgess.
I have always used medical blades, with a couple of handles I originally obtained from a medical colleague when I was in the university. Good cutting, yes. Superior, no. I personally love the hobby knife chisel blade, X-Acto or otherwise, and use it for many things in the hobby.
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