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Old Mar 01, 2012, 03:08 PM
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Trimming Plastic - What Dremel Cutting Wheel

I've got to trim a piece of plastic off a Walkera plastic canopy. My plan was to using painters tape as a guide and to prevent scratching the plastic. I've got a Dremel but just not sure which cutting tool to use. Any suggestions???
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Old Mar 02, 2012, 05:20 PM
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I always use this one:
The sanding drum is nice for cleaning up afterwards.
If it is only thin plastic, the curved scissors are better.

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Old Mar 03, 2012, 07:46 AM
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I agree, I use the trim scissors from tower to cut my canopies. Things can go wrong real fast with a dremel. If I have to, I'll use a sanding block to smooth out the cut lines a bit.
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