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PhatTonyDeMarco
06-07-2005, 12:13 PM
Are there any hand tools that can cut out a circle, (for the speaker?) Or is there any way to do it with a drill?

I am having a hard time finding someone with a jigsaw...

req
06-07-2005, 12:21 PM
you can get one at lowes for $20 dude...

tRiGgEr
06-07-2005, 12:27 PM
Go buy a jigsaw from homedepot/lowes/walmart even...

req
06-07-2005, 12:39 PM
or you can try a butterknife. but it might take a little longer. ;)

AzGrower
06-07-2005, 12:39 PM
Depending on the size of the hole, you can easily use a holesaw bit on your drill to do sizes up to 4", anything larger and you can use a jigsaw, or if your **** about quality/asthetics, use a plunge router. Look on harborfreight.com for cheap prices on hand tools.

PhatTonyDeMarco
06-07-2005, 12:41 PM
They are that cheap?...

I went to Home Depot and the cheapest I could find it was $80

SliderX
06-07-2005, 12:45 PM
They are that cheap?...

I went to Home Depot and the cheapest I could find it was $80

Yeah they are that cheap. Sears has Bosch and Craftman ones for $40. I saw the cheapest ones for $20-30 at Menards. edit: also a place called Crafty Beaver was selling em for $20, don't know if you have those in FL.

AzGrower
06-07-2005, 12:45 PM
They are that cheap?...

I went to Home Depot and the cheapest I could find it was $80

HarborFrieght.com dude!

req
06-07-2005, 12:45 PM
i saw one at lowes yesterday for 20ish+tax

tRiGgEr
06-07-2005, 12:47 PM
Harbor Frieght tools is very cheap. But don't expect a QUALITY tool for that cheap. They are located here in Diego...

req
06-07-2005, 12:48 PM
HarborFrieght.com dude!

lol - get the link right :) http://www.harborfreight.com/ :rolleyes:

here you go guy-

$24.99+tax\shipping
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/photos/46000-46099/46055.gif
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=46055

AznRevlAzn
06-07-2005, 12:49 PM
sux that Home Depot and Lowes don't have specialty items like a circle jig and large enough router for 12's and 15's :(

90accordman
06-07-2005, 01:07 PM
Harbor Frieght tools is very cheap. But don't expect a QUALITY tool for that cheap. They are located here in Diego...
for him to cut out some simple circles how much should he have to pay.

Looking at what the guys said, he obviously hasnt needed one til this point, so i would think he would want something cheap to cut the hole, being that he probably wont use it much.

AzGrower
06-07-2005, 01:34 PM
I have several hand tools from HF that have lasted me quite some time. One is a 4" grinder that I have used alot for fabrication work on my Jeep's bumpers, roll cage, and tube fenders. It was on sale for $14.99, and definately worth its money from the very first project I used it on.

TPABlazer
06-07-2005, 02:05 PM
sux that Home Depot and Lowes don't have specialty items like a circle jig and large enough router for 12's and 15's :(
circle jig, no... large enough router? What? I cut my speaker holes for 12's with a router from home depot... unless you want a 12 inch router bit :crazy:

HAVINGFUN
06-07-2005, 02:15 PM
Are there any hand tools that can cut out a circle, (for the speaker?) Or is there any way to do it with a drill?

I am having a hard time finding someone with a jigsaw...

You have to have some sort of saws around to cut plywood for the hurricane season.

AznRevlAzn
06-07-2005, 02:16 PM
well the 12 inch router bit does make things easier, duh, LOL.

TPABlazer
06-07-2005, 02:18 PM
You have to have some sort of saws around to cut plywood for the hurricane season.

WE cut ours with a circular saw....which really ***** at making any kind of turns...

PhatTonyDeMarco
06-07-2005, 02:41 PM
Would THIS (http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=42831) work?

TPABlazer
06-07-2005, 02:44 PM
In theroy, but I'd rather use a jigsaw... much better control with the up-down motion than a rotating motion.

cjjackson85
06-07-2005, 02:48 PM
Would THIS (http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=42831) work?
Yeah, just don't count on it lasting long... look at yard sales for jigsaws...

HAVINGFUN
06-07-2005, 02:49 PM
Well I purchased a pretty good one from Lowes for like $120 and it was worth every penny. With a new blade it cuts about as fast as you would want.

PhatTonyDeMarco
06-07-2005, 02:50 PM
Well I purchased a pretty good one from Lowes for like $120 and it was worth every penny. With a new blade it cuts about as fast as you would want.

I am not looking on spending that much money... This is probably the only time I will use this tool, other than making another sub box in the future.

TPABlazer
06-07-2005, 03:06 PM
go to a pawn shop and see what they have there... or walmart rental policy

tRiGgEr
06-07-2005, 03:06 PM
for him to cut out some simple circles how much should he have to pay.

Looking at what the guys said, he obviously hasnt needed one til this point, so i would think he would want something cheap to cut the hole, being that he probably wont use it much.

What's your point. I was simply telling him the quality of their items :rolleyes:

90accordman
06-07-2005, 03:49 PM
My point is simply that you made it seem like he shouldnt buy anything from there, when he clearly looks like someone who would only need the tool for this job. When someone hears that something isnt quality they just automatically count it out more times then not. All i was stating here was that it would be good for him as im sure the others who mentioned it though as well.

tRiGgEr
06-07-2005, 03:51 PM
Not my fault you can't read :p:

I'm such an *** :D

Decipha
06-07-2005, 04:01 PM
we know this trigger we all know this

PhatTonyDeMarco
06-07-2005, 11:09 PM
:D ...

Well I just went to Lowes before work, and found a jigsaw for $20. Thanks for the advice guys.

chinny
06-07-2005, 11:12 PM
yay