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May 07, 2015, 02:29 PM
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hotwire stuff

cheap DLG for $75 with hotwire foam -
old thread, but lots of talk on the hotwire material -
Weekend Project: 5-Minute Foam Factory (4 min 55 sec)

How to make a Hot Wire Foam Cutter w/ FREE 12" NICHROME (8 min 19 sec)

Homemade foam cutter power supply and hot wire bow. (10 min 27 sec)

cheap foam wing cutter (4 min 25 sec)

physics on hotwire - pdf -

sharp your cutting blade ( post 3618)
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May 07, 2015, 10:06 PM
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You are my HERO ! I sometimes require a simpler foam cutter than the one that I generally use from time-to-time . This simply constructed version will fit the bill for both me and my flying friend Frank . Frank does not have a cutter at all and little time for making one . MAKE rules ! RickC
May 10, 2015, 07:25 PM
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good u find this useful. hope will benefit other busy hobbist.
Jun 16, 2015, 04:21 PM
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A friend dropped off an old electric train transformer for me a couple of weeks ago . A British made one with a variable 15 volt DC output . (@ 4 Amps max.) This would work perfectly for a table top version foam cutter using an old 10 inch table saw as the base . Thanx for your interest in this . New foam cutter posting to come soon . RickC

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