AMMO by Mig- Straight and Curved Tweezers
AMMO continues to strive to provide new tools to make modelers lives easier. While tweezers are not exactly a new tool unknown to those in the hobby, having more options is always a good thing- whether you are just starting out in the hobby or just looking to replace an older tool or expand options. I have many different types of tweezers and forceps- between old dissection tools from my job as a biology teacher to dollar store varieties to any number of different cheap and expensive options.
That being said, these two examples from AMMO certainly stand out from my others in the bright yellow painted finish with AMMO logo in black- making them nearly impossible to miss no matter where you leave them sitting. Both examples have finely pointed tips designed to help you with control as you maneuver parts, PE pieces, or even decals into place. Made of stainless steel and being quite hefty in size, these tools are durable and should last long into your modeling life. If you count other hobbies in your niche- such as jewelry making, crafting, ship rigging, or even taking out a splinter or plucking an eyebrow (don't tell the missus)- these will work throughout. The curved tweezers have the added benefit of allowing you to get into the harder to reach spaces such as inside a turret or crew compartment area. Both also come in a vinyl pouch- clear on one side and black on the other. The fit is a little tight so I don't know that one would keep using them but the option to protect your investment is there. The inside edges are smooth so they are no ridges to help in gripping but that shouldn't be a problem for those used to taking care while handling objects with them.
The dimensions for the straight type are nearly 5" long (that's 125 mm for the rest of the world) and exactly 5" (127 mm)for the curved type. Both are around 3/4" (10mm) wide. They are hefty and durable-- easily able to last you a very long time. I haven't owned a new pair in a good long while so these are perfect timing in their arrival. They are similar in price to comparable examples from Tamiya- but you get what you pay for here and I like the bright yellow color.
Highly Recommended for Beginner to Advanced builders.
Thanks goes out to AMMO by Mig Jimenez for these review samples.
Reviewed by Michael Reeves
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