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Cutting base gaskets
« on: January 16, 2014, 01:26:56 pm »
660, you probably already know about these from your RC hobby. However I just noticed and purchased one.

Been cutting a bunch of gaskets lately for a saw modification project, needed a better/faster way!

They work great for cutting out center holes in gasket material for cylinder base gaskets, also purchased the swivel knife for the more intricate cuts for pulse channels.

http://xacto.com/products/cutting-solutions/tools-accessories/tools-accessories/Compass-Cutter.aspx
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Re: Cutting base gaskets
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2014, 02:24:14 pm »
Neat never seen that before. 

Have the blades etc though.
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Re: Cutting base gaskets
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2014, 03:08:33 pm »
I don't have the compass cutter but those A-11 blades are the cat's meow for cutting gaskets. I have about four of those knives shown.
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Re: Cutting base gaskets
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2014, 05:47:07 pm »
660, what year were you born? The reason I ask is 'cat's meow' was one of my fathers favorite expressions, he was born in 26. That one and whatever 'like Jack the Bear', or 'colder than a well diggers azz in January'!
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Re: Cutting base gaskets
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2014, 07:46:23 pm »
Well it was more like the cat's azz because if it's your cat he wants to lead with his tail up high.

When I was growing up the well digger lived in MT.

The bear goes in the woods and then there's the brass monkey etc. '44.
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Re: Cutting base gaskets
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2014, 07:49:22 pm »
OK , so we both learned from our fathers, me 48!
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