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    Handy tool from Milletts

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    I shall keep one in my wallet from now on.
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    On line as well for those who want one.
    Lifesystems Tick Remover


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    They work on splinters, etc as well


    They don't work very well in, um, hard to access places
    Or on dogs where the fur just gets in the way. I prefer the hooked tweezer type.
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    I shall keep one in my wallet from now on.
    I am sure it is better than nothing, but when something as effective and efficient and inexpensive as the O'Tom Tick remover exists why bother to carry anything other than the best?

    I have used the O'Tom tools for the last ten years or so and have removed two or three ticks a week from my tick-magnet springers during Spring to Autumn. I have not had one failure / break up in that time. Using tick tweezers or the stainless version of the card my success rate was fifty / fifty.

    Go and have a look on the O'Tom website and look for the micro photographs of the tick mouth parts with its backward pointing barbs/hairs and you can see why rotating the tick in order to wrap the barbs around the beak works so well rather than just pulling out straight.

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    O'tom is the finest tick remover. Period.

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    Well one small modification a little heat shrink tube to join the small and large one together .....I always misplace the small one and it is the one most used
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    O'tom is the finest tick remover. Period.

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