IFIXIT Precision Tweezers Set REVIEW: Powerful Tools In A Compact Package — MacSources
Precision tweezers ensure you have the right tools to get the job done.
I refuse to throw out old tech; instead, I opt to fix or recycle as many devices as possible. Do you feel frustrated when we are encouraged to buy a new appliance instead of repairing an older one? A quick internet search will yield several jokes about this very phenomenon, and they have been immortalized in memes.
My favorite of the tech memes is the one with an old yellow refrigerator and the quote: “2021 Appliances: *Break within 2 years. 1980 Refrigerator: I will Outlive you & everyone you love. I am eternal. I am time itself!”
I have learned a great deal about tech repair while watching several fix-it videos by TronicsFix on Facebook. However, I have also realized a significant learning curve to the builds/repairs that he makes look easy. From PlayStation’s to XBox’s to Nintendo Switch consoles to Joycons to Roombas and other tech, I do not tire of hearing about the proper amount of thermal paste. After watching several of these videos and looking into the comment sections, I learned more about IFIXIT gear and purchased the Pro-Tech toolkit and the Precision Tweezers Set.
The IFIXIT Precision Tweezers Set arrived in a 4 inches wide by 8 inches tall plastic bag with a white cardboard hanging-style topper. The IFIXIT name/logo was displayed across the top left, while ESD Safe was shown at the top right. The “Precision Tweezers Set” title was proudly displayed along the middle of the section in prominent bold black font.
You will find a quaint sentence beneath the title: “ Perfect for all holding, pulling, and picking-up jobs.” The rear side of the cardboard topper provided information about the three different tips: pointed for ultimate precision, angled for ergonomic accuracy, and blunt for heavy lifting. Additionally, you will find a link to the iFixit.com website for free repair guides, an SKU barcode, recycle logo, copyright information, and a deferred liability statement.
I removed the staples that connected the cardboard to the clear bag, opened the bag, and slid out the nylon bag. The black nylon holster weighed 2.1-ounces and measured 3 1/4 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches tall, and contained three 0.5-ounce tweezers. The nylon carry sheath had three stitched channels that measured 3/4 inches…