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Discussion in 'Beginners' started by hounddoggy, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. hounddoggy

    hounddoggy Member

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    Lost my scalpel somehow last week. Dont feel like driving back to mckenzie. None of the hobby shops in my area list scalpels on their web pages. Neither does michaels. Med suppliers possibly in my area but dont even know if they will sell to public. Anybody know .....
     
  2. RageofAnath

    RageofAnath Will make art for money or dead things.

    Van Dykes:
    http://www.vandykestaxidermy.com/search?sSearch=scalpel


    Best option in my opinion is to get a handle and disposable blades. I used those when dissecting cadavers in an A+P class and its much easier just to switch out a blade than deal with a dulling blade, especially if you're cutting a lot of hair or skin which dulls the blades quickly.
     

  3. hounddoggy

    hounddoggy Member

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    Thanks but im hoping to find something local like a big chain type art or hobby store. I can drive to mckenzie but the gas will cost as much as the scalpel. Must have by morning!May try michaels and local hobby shops.
     
  4. Sometime a Quality Home & Fleet (Farmers supply store) has them I have been told. They used to be called Quality Farm and Fleet at one time.

    Michael
     
  5. bowkill

    bowkill New Member

    If you want local go to exacto blades everyone carries them
     
  6. Havel's
    http://www.havels.com
     
  7. Mr.T

    Mr.T Active Member

    I get my blades, and sewing needles here too.
     
  8. L-1

    L-1 New Member

    Ebay
     
  9. thus-sung

    thus-sung New Member

    I bought my scalpels at the local medical supply store. They had no problem selling them to me but I did have to ask for them. Told 'em it was for an art project.
     
  10. hounddoggy

    hounddoggy Member

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    Thanks thus-snugs and everyone else. Going back to Mckenzie friday so the capes on working on will have to float around in the pickle til then i guess. Trying to keep up as i know gun season is coming fast! Have a great day!
     
  11. ohio taxidermy supply
     
  12. SURGICAL_BLADES

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  13. coonbuster28

    coonbuster28 New Member

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    Most farm stores around here carry them around here (Orschlends, Tractor Supply, Blue stems ect...) in the vet supply section and most times are in a little kit they call a castration kit. You get a handle and 10 blades for around $8.00.
     
  14. skinner26

    skinner26 Active Member

    Ebay is the best for scalpel handles and blades. Handles r like 3.99+/- and 100 blades of any size r like 9.00+/- a box I get all min from there. Mckenzie's is 22.00 for a box of 100 blades of #22 . Ebay 5.99 + 4.65 S/H