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hmm I sell both "Tip-Pic" and "Bow Tie"
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hmm I sell both "Tip-Pic" and "Bow Tie" - 11-26-2010, 10:54 PM

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I was going to purchase just the little brass colored TipPik but was recommended to purchase this tool instead.

I have to say, for an all-in-one tool, it does its job pretty well. It has a shaper on one end, a scuffer on the other, and it unscrews in the middle to expose the sharp points.

It takes a second to unscrew, rather than just pulling a lid off like the TipPik, and it's a little thicker than a standard TipPik but still fits in the small pocket of your case just fine. I wouldn't carry it in your pocket because of its shape/size, but all in all, not too bad.
as my header says I sell Both and I sell what is the cheapest at the time,mostly-oh yeah for a few dollars more you can get a screw on cap (yes Virgina there is a Santa Clause) but that is not worth between $13 and 24
but for the rigjht price you can get anything
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07-07-2018, 08:38 AM

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The hard parts about developing a 5 in 1 tool that you describe is #1 keeping the cost down and #2 it is hard to make a trimmer that the average do-it-yourselfer can use without causing damage to their ferrule. Once the tip is trimmed with a blade you still will need to sand it with several grades of fine sandpaper to make it smooth before burnishing it otherwise it can fray or if it's a layered tip the layers can separate. I am trying to create a tool that does it all but there are so many factors (Such as replaceable blades, making it accommodate various size tips, different tip thickness etc.) it is a difficult task.
I know I'm a little late to this party, but how is it going with the tool?


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