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  1. Big Green

    Big Green I Eat Crayons. YUT! TGT Supporter

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    I’m buying new foam for a case and will have to cut it.

    While looking around this foam cutter caught my eye. Reviews seem to indicate it will work for that type of foam. I have several cases I could do so if it does work well it would be worth the money.

    Anyone tried this brand before?
    https://smile.amazon.com/RoMech-Foam-Cutter-Styrofoam-Accessories/dp/B07JBQ58L2
     


  2. busykngt

    busykngt TGT Addict

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    If it’s basically going to be for a one time use, you may want to see if Northern Tool or Harbor Freight has anything more economical. Even the worst of their tools last through one or two uses. (Just my thoughts) YMMV
     
  3. Mills

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    I used the old “80s” electric carving knife, worked great on the Pelican foam.
     
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  4. subseashooter

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    Company I used to work for bought these - or something very similar - to cutout toolbox foam inserts....so every specialized little tool had it's place.

    They worked....but ot was a bit of a mess. Everyone pretty much agreed that they should have just used exacto knives.

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    I've always just used a good sharp filet knife.
     
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  7. hoghunting

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    I have done the same thing with very good results, my electric knife only comes out for foam nowadays.
     
  8. baboon

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    I cut my foam once turned out pretty shitty. A buddy of mine takes his to a guy that knows how its done & it looks great!
     
  9. Lonesome Dove

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  10. Big Green

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    Why would it be one time use? It seems better than a lot of the wire ones I saw online. A lot of those seem very flimsy.
     


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