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    Cutting Fiberglass

    What can cut hardened fiberglass/resin? Besides a dremel?




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    Re: Cutting Fiberglass

    Jigsaw (orbital action preferably) with a metal blade (blade for cutting metal), the blades still get blunt pretty quickly but you will still get ~6' of cut per blade depending on blade quality and the fibreglass thickness.

    Pro tip; Always use a dual filter respirator, not a simple dust mask when working with fibreglass.




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    Re: Cutting Fiberglass

    i use my cutoff wheel with the air compressor. but depending on the thickness u can us a SHARP utility knife, i have done it, i did it after every layer so i wouldnt have to at the end but i ended up just doing it at the end with the cutoff wheel



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    Re: Cutting Fiberglass

    Quote Originally Posted by THUNDERBIRD
    i use my cutoff wheel with the air compressor. but depending on the thickness u can us a SHARP utility knife, i have done it, i did it after every layer so i wouldnt have to at the end but i ended up just doing it at the end with the cutoff wheel

    pnuematic cutoff, sawzall (wooo), angle grinder with cutoff wheel, air body saw, and a dremel are the tools I have personally used.




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    Re: Cutting Fiberglass

    Thanks guys, I actually got a hold of a dremel at it cut through the fiberglass like butter with a fiberglass reinforced cutoff wheel.




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