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Hello fellow worm breeders! I want to share a tip… the cool new way to make worm picks is using the high E string for an electric guitar, instead of platinum wire. It actually works better - it’s a little stiffer than the Pt, so you can also use it for micro-chunking. I use an alcohol lamp, not a bunsen burner, so the steel does not get too hot (unless you want it to - just hold it longer over the flame - and then it stays hot longer than Pt does, which also comes in handy when you want to kill things). And it’s much, much cheaper. The kind of string I’m using is Elixir 11, anti-rust plain steel.