Thinning Scissors

Grooming is an important part of looking after your Schnauzer. Regular grooming will help keep your Schnauzer healthy and comfortable and you will spot potential problems early. Whether you decide to clip or strip your Schnauzer, help is on hand. Schnauzers are generally a non-shedding breed and will require a fair amount of grooming to get rid of dead hair.
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Thinning Scissors

Post by Sianny » 07 Apr 2011, 18:07

I need some!

When I clip Ralphy I need something to blend in his legs and etc and all I have are Mikki thinning scissors and they are absolutely shocking quality. They pull on his hair and are blunt.

I've provided a link and sorted the price from low to high for you guys. Personally I seem to have gone for Roseline upon recommendations and have found them excellent for my pet needs.

Which one would you buy if you were me? Which ones do you use?

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Tulip » 07 Apr 2011, 18:26

I'm getting decent scissors for my birthday, but it's hard finding them for lefties, lol! So am loving this thread idea!

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by summer46 » 07 Apr 2011, 18:34

Im a leftie too Beth. Sianny i have the Mikki ones and agree they are rubbish so watching with interest :)
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Snazy » 07 Apr 2011, 21:55

I took this for another part of the grooming thread!

My thinners are over 20 years old, double sided ones

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Tulip » 07 Apr 2011, 22:13

Cool - where did you get those, Jo?

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Snazy » 07 Apr 2011, 22:23

The black set are so old, they don't make them anymore! The pair next to them are Roseline thinners, single sided. then toe scissors, 7.5 inchstraight, curved and 8.25 inch straight scissors - all Roselines
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by daisys_mummy » 07 Apr 2011, 22:28

looks a nice comprehensive set!

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Snazy » 08 Apr 2011, 00:31

haha that's not all of them! and the collection of stripping knives outnumbers the scissors!
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by dannie_kl » 08 Apr 2011, 08:24

ha ha yes Jo i am building up quite a collection of stripping knives, I am currently trying to get a hold of the knife by eric sellers/sallers (sp) which my friend has and i find brill for carding and for heads...anyway this is for thinning shears..... i have roseline single sided but i am too impatient for thinners on the whole so i really love my razor groom chunkers but i do have to be careful to not go made, its one cut and look not like with thinners! lol

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Snazy » 08 Apr 2011, 09:48

use the double sided ones, they take more coat with each cut!

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Sianny » 08 Apr 2011, 13:03

Thank you everyone, which ones should I buy?
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Tulip » 08 Apr 2011, 13:05

Dannie, would you recommend the chunkers? I've been looking at texturisers, Groomers doesn't have a good range, should I be looking at Dezynadog or HUB? I'd rather buy texturisers than thinners as I already have some Wahl ones that are, tbf, crappy but work ok for me.

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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by ChelseaandMissy » 08 Apr 2011, 16:39

I have the single sided Roo scissors from groomers and I love them .. wouldnt recommend their straight scissors though I have the roselines for that!!
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Sianny » 08 Apr 2011, 17:32

Thank you! :)
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Re: Thinning Scissors

Post by Caramomo » 08 Apr 2011, 21:55

I'm a roselines fan too. I like their single sided thinners. Got a different make first an just couldn't get on with them so got me some Roselines now. Much better!
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