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cool9
07-20-2006, 02:00 PM
What's the best way to cut plastic? Which tools are best? Hacksaw? Jigsaw? I'm sure a utility knife won't do it. I want to cut part of my door panel and make the hole slightly larger. I guess circles are difficult to cut. I don't have room for a kick panel or the money so the speaker's going in the door.

Crzy
07-20-2006, 02:33 PM
i use a dremel and a cutting wheel if its thin on a slow speed so i dont melt and distort it, for thicker peice i use my big angle grinder

hacksaws work but its harder.

iamamp3pimp
07-20-2006, 02:54 PM
you can also use a grinding bit with a rotozip, if you have lines drawn.
that seems to work signifigantly well.

helotaxi
07-20-2006, 03:02 PM
I used a basic rotozip bit when I carved my doors up. Messy as hell but quite effective.

rippinitup7
07-20-2006, 03:45 PM
i like the dremel, as long as you have a steady hand your cuts will come out great.

wesl56
07-20-2006, 03:48 PM
you can also use a grinding bit with a rotozip, if you have lines drawn.
that seems to work signifigantly well.

yeah i was gonna say rotozip... very easy to use and fast... then clean up the cuts with sandpaper

Trey803
07-20-2006, 03:50 PM
Def. Dremel but not the bit mentioned. Only use the rotary saw bit it is the best and easiest way.

jeepintn
07-20-2006, 03:54 PM
i have heated up the tip of an exacto knife before on thinner plastic and it worked very well