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Old 04-20-2009, 02:48 PM   #1
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Guy I have a curve scissors and a stright one to cut the bodies. What tools are you guys using to make it easier to do. Because it is hard as hell..


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You can score the lines with an exacto knife and then break off the pieces. Dremel works great for the hard to reach places. I usually cut the most with the scissors, then use a sanding bit on the dremel to shape it to perfection, then I use a small drill bit in the dremel to cut out the fuel tank hole, and the cooling head hole, and lastly a reamer for the antenna and posts
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you can also use a dremmel
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3 beers and a butter knife work great!!
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lol sounds like an episode of Cops
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LMAO! Now that's funny! Thanks man, I needed that
after a rough day.
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You can score the lines with an exacto knife and then break off the pieces. Dremel works great for the hard to reach places. I usually cut the most with the scissors, then use a sanding bit on the dremel to shape it to perfection, then I use a small drill bit in the dremel to cut out the fuel tank hole, and the cooling head hole, and lastly a reamer for the antenna and posts
+1 to scissors, then dremmel with sanding drum. works great, and you get really smooth edges/corners. You want to make sure all of your corners are rounded. If you have right angles they will crack.
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oh yea!
nose and ear hair scissors work really good for the tight areas.
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Only 3 beers? Noob...
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I use scissors to get close then A floor standing drum sander with various size drums to get it perfect.
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I have a pair of medical scissors that are very slightly curved so its easy to make a straight cut as well as a few curves. But wheel wells and the like are hard to do even with little body scissors. What I usually do is take a dremel with an 1/8 drill bit and use that to rough cut everything and then use a sanding drum to smooth the edges.
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I use a dremel with a cutting bit to rough it out than a drum to finish sand it. Then take an exacto and scrape the edges to get off any excess from the sanding. Work perfect every time. And a reamer is a MUST!
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