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    Cutting plastic

    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.







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    Re: Cutting plastic

    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.



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    Re: Cutting plastic

    you can also use a grinding bit with a rotozip, if you have lines drawn.
    that seems to work signifigantly well.



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    Re: Cutting plastic

    I used a basic rotozip bit when I carved my doors up. Messy as hell but quite effective.



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    Re: Cutting plastic

    i like the dremel, as long as you have a steady hand your cuts will come out great.



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    Re: Cutting plastic

    Quote Originally Posted by iamamp3pimp
    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




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    Re: Cutting plastic

    Def. Dremel but not the bit mentioned. Only use the rotary saw bit it is the best and easiest way.



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    Re: Cutting plastic

    i have heated up the tip of an exacto knife before on thinner plastic and it worked very well





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