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Old Dec 15, 2011, 06:44 AM
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Originally Posted by mkeveney View Post
Here's one I discovered some time ago; maybe new to some of you. I've had bad luck with my 'Master Airscrew' balsa stripper when cutting anything but the lightest stock. The blade wanders or slips in it's clamp, giving a terribly inaccurate cut. Instead use a 'base' piece of 1/8" ply. The blade should be extended enough to poke into the ply a bit. This keeps it from wandering. Then grip the stripper and the ply in one hand, and feed the stock through with your other. ... -Matt
I can see how this would work pretty well when needing to cut larger/thicker balsa strips. I suppose the only other option would be a table saw like Micro-mart and others sell.
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