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Hello everyone. I have just received the best pair of scissors yet. Designed for fly tying but perfect for our hobby. They are the Stellar Scissors 2.0. Very good price point. You won't be disappointed. And no I don't work for this company. It should be in your tool box. Go to risingfish.net. Dylan is a great guy. Please check it out. 

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Blue 2,

Sports academy has a pair similar to those stellar scissors, if I remember correctly  5 or 6 dollars. They stay sharp even when cutting wire in addition to line.

The one advantage to the stellar scissors the larger rings may be a lot more comfortable for fat finger folks, and probably worth the price difference.

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John,

The rings are larger and make them easier to use. Another plus is they grind the nose to a needle sharp point. Perfect for close work. One of the blades has micro serrations so line does not slip out during cutting.

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I have been using INOX curved cuticle scissors. I'm very impressed. You get really close cuts on rigging lines, blocks, etc.

 

However, I fly tie as well so might try the Stellar scissors.

 

You can never have too many pairs of good scissors.

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