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Hand Prepping

Our range of hand prepping tools include hand etchers, cutting needles and scrapers, knife sets and all other related hand tools for removing matrix from fossils. We also sell our very own complete prepping kit, which includes a fine chisel.

Products (9)

Dual Prepping Etcher

Double ended prepping tool

Designed and manufactured especially for UKGE, these rock etchers are ideal for cleaning matrix from fossils, and are made from the strongest steel. They have two ends, one straight and one angled, for cleaning even the trickiest of fossils. SOLID design.

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(GE0001)
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£3.95 £4.74* In Stock
10+ £3.00 £3.60  

Tungsten Carbide Prepping Etcher

Strong, long lasting prepping etcher

Designed and manufactured especially for UKGE, these rock etchers are ideal for cleaning matrix from fossils, and are made from the strongest steel. Very strong and sharp fine tungsten tip etcher, its performance is ideal for the delicate cleaning work on fossils, rocks and minerals. Wholesale pricing available on request.

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(GE0002)
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£3.95 £4.74* In Stock
10+ £2.50 £3.00  

UKGE Hand Prepping Kit

Full kit of fine prepping tools

A very handy, cost effective pack, with various tools for fine preparation. The tools include a tungsten etcher, duel etcher, fine etcher, tweezers and a small fine chisel made of chrome, the highest quality steel.

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(GE0100)
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£19.95 £23.94* In Stock

UKGE Tweezers

Ideal for picking up those tiny fossils

These tweezers are especially manufactured for UKGE, they are a super strong fine point, stainless steel design made from the highest standard of steel. Light Tension. 120mm length. Ideal for picking up those tiny fossils. Wholesale pricing available on request.

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(FD0005)
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£2.95 £3.54* In Stock

Fine Pointed Prepping Needle

Ultra fine, and razor sharp

This extremely sharp, strong steel needle is of exceptional quality, and ideal for dissecting and preparation purposes. This dissecting tool is also found in our Special Dissecting Kit.

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(GE0003)
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£3.50 £4.20* In Stock
10+ £2.00 £2.40  

Preparation Knife Set

With pack of five assorted blades

The blade is held securely in a four jaw holding device, and comes with a protective blade cap. The handle is 8mm in diameter. Supplied complete with blade in handle, and a pack of five assorted blades.

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(GE0110)
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£8.95 £10.74* In Stock

Preparation Knife Set - Advanced

13 assorted blades, all presented in a plastic case

Special kit containing 2 handles (1x 8mm and 1x 11mm diameter), a heavy duty handle (11mm diameter) and 13 assorted blades, all presented neatly in a plastic case.

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(GE0120)
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£24.95 £29.94* Dispatch In:
3  Days

Set of 10 Soft Brushes

For delicate and fragile preparation

Pure bristle brushes ideal for delicate and fragile preparation and on-site sediment clearing. Sizes range of 12mm to 42mm.

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Each pack
(GE0130)
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£18.95 £22.74* In Stock

Clearing Brush

Ideal for brushing away loose matrix in the field

This large, hard brush is ideal for brushing away loose matrix in the field. It is suitable for hard fossils which are not too fragile. The head is 70mm x 20mm, and the total length is 270mm

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(GE0140)
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£6.95 £8.34* In Stock

*VAT inclusive price only applies to UK customers (excluding the Channel Islands) and EU customers without an EU VAT number. Please note, it is a guide only since VAT will be calculated on the total order, hence some minor rounding differences may occur on the final total.

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