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Measuring and Cutting Styrene Tube

June 27 2016 at 7:07 PM
Jonathan Gibson  (Login Zitadelle1943)
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This may seem like a simple question, but I am looking for a precise cut. I have a 3/8" styrene tube that I need to quarter into a 90 degree curve for a curved hull plate conversion. So, what is the best means to accurately measure the cut line?-- I foresee as a cut line down the length of the tube (and how to ensure straight). Also, how to ensure that the angle is a 90 degree angle.

If there are any recommended tools for making these cuts, any insight into those would be great.


Thanks in advance for any guidance/recommendations.

 
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  1. Cutting tube - george moore on Jun 28, 2016, 7:50 AM
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  3. Cutting tube - Matt Leese on Jun 28, 2016, 7:51 AM
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  5. Thanks George and Matt - Jonathan Gibson on Jun 28, 2016, 10:53 PM
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  7. K&S makes a tubing cutter cheap - Jeff Nolan on Aug 10, 2016, 8:06 PM
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