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News & Products for the week of June 3, 2021

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Excel Pull Saw Blade available from the Kalmbach Hobby Store

Tools 
Pull saw blade. 1.5” blade depth. 30 teeth per inch. Hardened serrated steel blade with soft metal backer. Use with wood, plastic, metal, resin, plaster, and foam. For use with Excel K2, K5, and K6 handles; will fit Xacto saw handles. $6.99. Produced by Excel Blades, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, KalmbachHobbyStore.com

Excel Pull Saw Blade available from the Kalmbach Hobby Store
Excel Pull Saw Blade available from the Kalmbach Hobby Store

Pliers. Wire cutter, end nipper, or bent-nose pliers available. Wire cutter for use with smaller gauge copper wiring and cutting plastic and soft metals. End nipper suitable for cutting wire, metal, and plastic. Bent-nose pliers can be used for reaching into tight places and bending wire. All tools feature carbon steel construction, soft-cushion grip handles, and spring-loaded handle to reduce hand fatigue. $9.99 each. Produced by Excel Blades, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, KalmbachHobbyStore.com

Wire cutter, end nipper, and bent-nose pliers
Wire cutter, end nipper, and bent-nose pliers available from the Kalmbach Hobby Store.

No. 17 and 17a small chisel blades. Carbon steel construction. Use with plastics, wood, balsa, foamcore, plaster castings, cork, clay, wax, and resin. Fits all standard hobby knife handles. No. 17 five-pack, $3.99; no. 17A five-pack, $5.49. Produced by Excel Blades, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, KalmbachHobbyStore.com

Excel small chisel blades nos. 17 and 17a
Excel small chisel blades nos. 17 and 17a available from the Kalmbach Hobby Store.

Books 
Beyer-Garratt Articulated Locomotives. Reproduction of a Beyer-Garratt catalog from 1947. Catalog looks at the locomotives built by the company and the railroads that used them with photos and specifications for the engines. Softcover, 188 pages. $35. Manufacturers’ Catalog Archive series. SilverLake Images LLC and Ron’s Books, 914-967-7541, ronsbooks.com

Ron’s Books Beyer-Garratt Articulated Locomotives.
Ron’s Books Beyer-Garratt Articulated Locomotives.
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