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RELAXING FLUID Crystals
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RELAXING FLUID Crystals

 

 

Dried specimens need to be re-hydrated with Relaxing Fluid. You receive a supply of crystals to dissolve in water. The resulting fluid inhibits mould and relaxes the specimens in the relaxing box, ready for setting.

 

 

 

 

£3.50
SETTING NEEDLE
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Setting Needle

 

Setting Needle essential for manoevering wings on the setting board.

 

£1.95
Killing Bottle
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Killing Bottle Half litre size

 

Fluid is applied to cotton wool in the stopper, keeping the specimens in perfect condition and free from excess fluid. Light weight and almost unbreakable.

 

 

£6.95
K - Killing Fluid
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Killing Fluid

 

Killing fluid is applied to absorbent material in the base or stopper of a killing jar when collecting insects in the field.

 

£4.95 £3.95
E - RELAXING BOX
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Relaxing Box

 

Relaxing Box with sponge lining. Soak the sponge lining with relaxing fluid and put the relaxing box in a warm airing cupboard or similar warm area until the specimens are supple and ready for the setting board.

 

£6.95
SETTING BOARD
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Best quality cork setting boards (English style), 14" long

1 inch      2 inch        3 inch        4 inch           6 inch      12 inch

Setting Strips - GLASSINE SETTING PAPER STRIPS
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GLASSINE SETTING PAPER STRIPS 36 cm long, traditional translucent paper setting strips.

Approx 25 per packet, 4 packets per lot : one each of 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 30mm.

 

£9.95
Setting Strips - GLASSINE PAPER 40 metres on a roll
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Setting strips on rolls

On the setting board, the wings are held in place with glassine paper pinned around the edges of the wings, and put in a warm place to dry. Each roll holds 40 metres of translucent strip.  You get a lot for your money!

Available in five widths 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 30mm and 40mm

May be bought individually or as shown in the drop-down options.