GIVEAWAY: 4x FLUKES tweezers

Posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 in contest, Global Geek by DP

Today we giveaway four FLUKES tweezers that we bought in Shenzhen. Leave a comment below, and we’ll pick 4 winners tomorrow.

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202 Responses to “GIVEAWAY: 4x FLUKES tweezers”

  1. Adrian Carter says:

    As if PCBs weren’t enough – now tweezers! :)

  2. Hasith Ishara Kulathilaka says:

    Hey I want one….plsssssssssss :)

  3. John says:

    I keep dropping tweezers off my benchs. I need to get a magnetic holder in place. these would be nice additions to my battered collection

  4. Nicholas D'Annunzio says:

    want one!

  5. Giuseppe says:

    I’d like one, nice!!!

  6. GinPB says:

    I want one

  7. John Berube says:

    This would be awesome for getting started with smd soldering!

  8. Mike Frith says:

    I could use a pair, working with small pieces that fall into spaces where the fingers are just too big.

  9. Knight says:

    <3 Want tweezer <3

  10. Dave says:

    Very useful for plucking my soldering.

  11. Philip says:

    CAn I please have the bended tip? :)

  12. Cristian says:

    Ohh! I want one, Straight tweezers please!

  13. Addidis says:

    Straight ones. I already have bent ones. :)

  14. denis says:

    I’d love one!

  15. Eric B says:

    Real men use tweezers.

  16. I don’t have any bent tweezers!

  17. RTGR says:

    Super nice one’s,

  18. TiBounise says:

    Real tweezers for real mens.

  19. 404 says:

    I have a Fluke, but no Flukes!

  20. mcanes says:

    Very useful tool! I want one!

  21. Alecs says:


  22. Axel says:

    they look nice!

  23. Jnat says:

    want ! (please)

  24. Cameron Schmidt says:

    could be very useful

  25. AndThen says:

    *BAM Sympathy card.*

    I use toothpicks and various forms of acrobatics to hold my SMT parts!

    • AndThen says:

      Gotta love that “Made in Flukes” on the bottom of the package, wonder if they will stamp a passport.
      *sorry dbl post, I’ll hide it as a reply*

  26. Xykon says:

    Wow they actually look really nice… well better than the lowcost junk I have so I’m in for this one.

  27. Doug says:

    I like tweezers

  28. Zeta says:

    these look nice. I’ve had mixed experience with chinese tweezers. The ones I bought from DX are great and cheap but the ones I got from ebay were misaligned, but oh well, I can’t complain when I bought them for 0.98 each :-)

  29. Chad says:

    My turn, chaps! Please and thank you.

  30. cinghielo says:


  31. Daniel Smith says:

    These look cool. If they work well, they would make dealing with the tiny parts easier with my big fingers. Here’s hoping!

  32. NeXTWay says:

    Why not? Might be handy!

  33. Jay Wilkinson says:

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  34. Louis Nadeau says:

    Remedy for FFP (fat finger problem)

  35. Dean Chester says:

    These would be useful in the lab with my big fingers.

  36. Robby says:

    Oooh, want one

  37. kiran says:

    I don’t need any of them..but if you insist that I should take one!…well..ahhh..let me think :-)

  38. I could really need a tweezer :) Please pick me.

  39. sky says:

    great for picking up very small components and holding them up while soldering…. one please….

  40. Just Some Guy says:

    (Veruca Salt voice) Daddy I want one NOW!

  41. Gary says:

    Me please!! I want one!

  42. Stephen Heil says:

    I could use some good tweezers, especially for retrieving small parts when my fumble fingers cannot.

  43. kmel says:

    Pick me up, please

  44. William says:

    This would be nice to start SMD soldering. Right now I have a bunch of old tweezers from my mom.

  45. Levi says:

    Could totally use a pair of these!

  46. raul zanardo says:

    one would be great!

  47. Xristos Marios says:

    Need one look pretty nice !must have so i can show off at work that i have hakko tweezers !:P

  48. SaakNeMah says:

    I’m in!

  49. Xristos Marios says:

    Flukes even , not hakko’s :P

  50. scienkoptic says:

    Pleaser for a Tweezer!

  51. Fernando says:

    i would like the straight ones… thank you…

  52. Arthur says:

    Trying again

  53. calculon says:

    I’m going to join the masses begging for tweezers!

  54. Stephen Hill says:

    Yes please :)

  55. Juan Sebastian Cifuentes says:

    I would love those tweezers

  56. dext0rb says:


  57. Andy S says:

    Yes please! Bought some on eBay and the ends didn’t meet, using eyebrow tweezers for my SMDs…

  58. Ben says:

    No luck at lotteries…

  59. R3tikus says:

    pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee memememe i need one for de free toy

  60. Jaxxco says:

    Count me in ;)

  61. Kyle Wood says:

    I never win these types of things but I will keep trying. ;)

  62. kasbah says:

    Desperately need some new tweezers!

  63. Noy says:

    Want one pls!

  64. Vlatko says:

    want one

  65. Kevin says:

    It’s funny, just last night I was thinking I really need new tweezers because mine don’t quite line up correctly. I would love some of these :)

  66. Ken says:

    I want one… I hope it’s not a fluke that they’re named Flukes

  67. kripton2035 says:

    eh just wondering if the “real” fluke brand makes twezzers ???
    anyway I’m ok to receive a “FLUKES” tweezer ! – thanks.

  68. mh says:

    You gotta squeese that tweese(r)

  69. Brian Ray says:

    Very nice looking tweezers.

  70. Adam says:

    I could really use some new tweezers.

  71. wavo wig says:


  72. Dimitris Saltas says:

    I would love to have one of those!

  73. Flavor says:

    Tweeze me, please.

  74. Douglas Bouttell says:

    I bought a set of tweezers for doing some SMD work at university. They help SOOOOO much, can I have some more please?!

  75. peter says:

    For gloriously accurate Fluking!

  76. Gavin Swanson says:

    Yay Tweezers!

  77. kmmankad says:

    if this is still up for grabs,I’d like to add my entry for the giveaway.

  78. mengineer says:

    They would be useful

  79. Dimitris Lyberis says:

    i want one :)

  80. Pykaso says:

    send it to me abroad :)

  81. Woo-hoo! More things I need :-)

  82. Julian says:

    Yeah, that’s great!

  83. George says:

    Winners are made in and by flukes. Let me be one of them.

  84. cubeberg says:

    Wow – that’s a lot of comments.
    Just started doing SMD. My tweezers from DealExtreme are taking forever, and plastic tweezers from my medical kit just aren’t cutting it :)

  85. Mike Bess says:

    I discovered I couldn’t see what I was working on, got a magnifier and now have discovered my fingers are too big to adjust things I’m working on… tweezers would be nice!

  86. Jacob B says:

    Could always use more tweezers

  87. Robert C says:

    I could use some tweezers for SMT soldering.

  88. David Shah says:

    Today is my lucky day

  89. Justin says:

    lol these are always handy. Are you sure there not coated in lead paint?

  90. Matt says:

    Ooooh, nice!

  91. steve cooley says:

    I’ve been thinking about switching to some SMT parts for my project, these would help!

  92. panos says:

    first time winner

  93. Curt says:

    Go Hawkeyes !!

  94. Pablo says:

    They’re nice

  95. Drone says:

    From Shenzhen? Likely NOT Fluke. But I’ll take one anyway and post what I find. Maybe someone with a REAL set of these tweezers will compare. Thanks DP!

  96. Blars says:

    If it’s good, it’s a flukes…

  97. Libby says:

    Pick me!!!!

  98. Tony says:

    Pretty please…

  99. Ashley says:

    I would love some bent tip ones.

  100. David says:

    Oh, I’d like one!

  101. marcin says:

    Ditto for tweezers.

  102. Christopher says:

    This could be very nice to see on my desk!

  103. Kim F says:

    This what’s i call handy tool to have ! :)

  104. Tim says:

    tweeze me please

  105. lars says:

    Yes please. Always room for a pair of tweezers

  106. ruiner says:

    Tweezers always come in handy!

  107. FourthDr says:

    TTTTTTTtttttttttwwwwwwwwweeeeeeeezzzzzzzzzeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrrrsssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D

  108. Daniel says:

    I want one!

  109. Scott says:


    If I used these while repairing my Fluke equipment, would there be any issues?

  110. Ian G says:

    Ooooo I’d love a decent pair of tweezers for soldering, would be a definite improvement over using my girlfriend’s old tweezers that don’t line up any more.

  111. Dennis says:

    Would love to have one…

  112. Cody says:

    I do not know what it is but I always feel like I need more tweezers and fine point pens

  113. these look like they would do the job

  114. Cosmin says:

    would be an excelent helper tool

  115. FoX says:

    Nice gift ! Thx again !

  116. Raymond says:

    Tweezers would be awesome! I have been wanting a pair like this.

  117. Admir says:

    Hey, I’d like a PCB, not tweezers ;-)

  118. Skot says:

    These could be really handy! You guys should import these..

  119. Guillermo Lovato says:

    tehehe “FLUKES” for a seoncd i read “FLUKE” and i thought “since when does fluke make tools?” :D lol me

  120. mati says:

    please, me!! :P

  121. itap says:

    maybe me this time!

  122. David says:

    Nice looking tweezers. I find them necessary for smt assembly now.

  123. Alex says:

    You guys just make me want to travel the world now. Just to get all of this random stuff which is awesome and then just give it away which is even better!!!!!

  124. Toley says:

    I want tweezer but I don’t want to have all the other comments on reply! I have unchecked the Notify box ;)

  125. Brett says:

    Come on 7, daddy needs some new tweezers.

  126. Matt says:

    I need to pick up lots of small things.

  127. loomi says:

    gugu for ever

  128. Marvin S. says:

    Oh, they would be really nice for our hackerspace. :)

  129. Pedro Diogo says:

    I’m using the same cheap tweezers for too long, please pick me! :D

  130. Felix says:

    Do you have a good place to order these online for the rest of us non-wieners? :)

  131. popol says:

    Those would be nice to take care of my eyebrows…. I meant…SMD components!

  132. udif says:

    I want one, please!

  133. KoekieMonster says:

    would be very nice^^

  134. Gutworks says:


  135. Nigel says:

    Tweezers would be helpful!

  136. teslatree says:

    pick me ploise

  137. Spikee says:

    i wish

  138. Wity says:

    pick me pick me pick me pick me

  139. Trebu says:

    so long to scroll all the way down here

  140. Janci says:

    Wow, these look pretty nice, especially the curved ones. Also the chance is not that bad :)

  141. Wedecon says:

    Please send me Tweezer asap ,
    I have a lot of 0805 chip capacitors on my desk to pick up just now

  142. nick says:

    Awesome! can I have 1 pretty please :)

  143. oliver says:

    So much goodies!

  144. erdabyz says:

    Can has one?

  145. Chaz says:

    i’d like one

  146. Trickett says:

    Fluke”s” eh? I want these just for the blatant knockoff factor!

  147. crenn says:

    I’m just leaving a comment here, I do need to get some tweezers for SMD work (mainly assembling the bus pirate).

  148. Sparky Summer says:

    Such tweezers could be an incredible source of inspiration for me ;)

  149. Brett says:

    Yeah, that would be awesome. Finding good tweezers is hard (well at least here in the Antipodes !)

  150. ednspace says:

    I’d love a Flukes tweezer possibly it would be my good luck charm to help me win the PCB

  151. lahcen says:

    I love to have one!

  152. David says:

    Nice tweezers!

  153. Laurence Stant says:

    One for my uni hackerspace please!

  154. Mike says:

    Love to have me some flukes

  155. Bruce Gentle says:

    yes please

  156. Superworms says:


  157. Steve says:

    I’ll take one of those “Flukes”.

  158. Simon says:

    Very nice looking tools.

  159. Michael says:

    These would help me out a lot!!

  160. Nolan says:

    Can I have some? :D

  161. Casey O'Donnell says:

    haha nice could use a better pair of tweezers for surface mount work

  162. Chad Adams says:

    I’d love one! You guys are awesome!

  163. juan delacosta says:

    me me

  164. Ben says:

    I think I need free stuff.

  165. Blaaz says:

    Need one of those for some 0603 SMD stuff. :)

  166. Ethan Z says:

    Definitely could use some straight non-curvy tweezers for SMD work.

  167. Energos says:

    tweezers, tweezers, tweezers

  168. WK says:

    I could use one.

  169. Kawa says:

    I guess they’re ok for 1206.

  170. Konstantin Z says:


  171. Kelvin says:

    This will come in handy.

  172. Christian says:

    I really need some tweezers ;-)

  173. ray smith says:

    free as in free beer?

  174. Mihai Alexandru Burgheaua says:

    Hey I want one to. It will be perfect for my PCB’s.

  175. I guess those will be very helpfull instead of using my fat fingers.

  176. Peter says:

    gotta love free stuff.
    yes please, one of these would be great

  177. Denis says:

    New tweezers won’t hurt when soldering free pcbs.

  178. Theo says:

    Hmmm….. Is it a Fluke they’re called Flukes? But I digress.
    I personally believe there are people out there that don’t have maps oops I mean tweezers and like such as like the South Africa and the Iraq and the Asian countries.

    So you should send them down to Australia for our….

  179. Skappy says:

    Hi Ian,
    That’s THE Giveaway…
    Would the luck finally care about me ?
    Thank you
    Have a nice day

  180. Jimppa says:


  181. lord_dew says:

    tweeze me, pleeze!

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