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    What is the best tool(s) for cutting out the MDF rings required for many fiberglass applications?



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    Router or Roto-zip. Either with a circle cutting jig.



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    My personal choice is my trusty router and a jasper circle jig.



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    good ol' jasper medium circle cutting jig.

    www.woodcraft.com has it $5 cheaper than parts express



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    If you cant afford a router and circle jig, a good ol' high speed jigsaw kicks bootay.

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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    Quote Originally Posted by LoneRanger
    good ol' jasper medium circle cutting jig.

    www.woodcraft.com has it $5 cheaper than parts express


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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    is a router a grinder?




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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    You just use a Compass for Diameter? I drew mine out. Does RE send Templates with the subs when you buyem?




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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    i just use a plain jig saw for cutting circles



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    Quote Originally Posted by BIG_SUPERMAN72
    You just use a Compass for Diameter? I drew mine out. Does RE send Templates with the subs when you buyem?
    Nope. But on their website under Tech they tell you the cut-out hole diameter.. then you can divide that by 2 and set your compass with a tape measure.

    Thats what I did... no router here.

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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    i use a router




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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    i don't know bout rotozip, seems like it would take all day.

    I tried it, even when going slow managed to burn my mdf.

    I'd recommend a router or jigsaw Def.

    can get one for 20$ at hardware stores



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    Just ordered my jig for the router. Just need a plunge base for it now. Sounds like a trip to Sears is in order for tomorrow.

    As for the RotoZip, I know that is what Lloyd used on the 20 8's so it must not have taken TOO long . I've yet to try mine out (crappy weather )



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    Re: cutting out MDF rings for fiberglass

    does anyone have a pisture of the bit that they use in their router when cuting the MDF rings. i have a brand new craftsman router now i need the bit.




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