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    Cutting Egg Crate

    What will cut egg crate and do a nice clean job?

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    either cutters or I use my scroll saw.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    to add to this:
    I usually start by cutting it using plyers.
    then if it needs to be precise cuts, I run the edges on my scroll saw.
    slow speeds like 800rpm or less. so it doesn't melt.
    I usually use a 12tpi, 15tpi or even 18tpi blade.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    you could probebly use a jigsaw with a fine blade used for plastic/metal

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    thats what i was going to say. Jig saw. Go slow so you don't melt the plastic and get it all over the blade.
    Cheers,
    Mike Philpott

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    I've used beveled wire cutters (it allows a nice close cut).

    Terry

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