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REVIEW
"Photo-Etch Cut-Off Set"
Gunny
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Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 12:31 AM UTC
Ahoy mates!

Take a look at this new ''MSW Tool Review", focusing on a great tool system from The Small Shop!

Link to Item

If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
~Gunny
goldenpony
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Zimbabwe
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Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 03:39 AM UTC
I've been look at one of these since I have been using PE more. Thanks for the info!

redneck
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Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 04:22 AM UTC
Sounds useful.
May have to make something like that.
rokket2001
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:29 AM UTC
The whole range the company offers looks very good. I'll be stopping by their site and warming up the PayPal!
JMartine
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:27 PM UTC
I bought their 5-speed "hold and fold" for my future PE projects (have not tried it yet). If I understand correctly, this will help eliminate the "flying PE" problems and help make straight cuts thru the fret to free the pieces, right? If so, Im getting one for sure.... probably pays for itself in a year!
Gunny
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:41 PM UTC

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I bought their 5-speed "hold and fold" for my future PE projects (have not tried it yet). If I understand correctly, this will help eliminate the "flying PE" problems and help make straight cuts thru the fret to free the pieces, right? If so, Im getting one for sure.... probably pays for itself in a year!



Roger-roger, on all points, mate...
JMartine
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 12:53 PM UTC
Thanks for the reply Gunny.... at 10$USD, this tool will pay for itself indeed in saved PE parts. Getting one for sure! I will also make sure I include that I learned about the tool in this web site Cheers
Gunny
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Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 09:52 PM UTC

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Thanks for the reply Gunny.... at 10$USD, this tool will pay for itself indeed in saved PE parts. Getting one for sure! I will also make sure I include that I learned about the tool in this web site Cheers



I agree, James...this tool's science is quite simple, albeit extremely useful, especially for us that are "dexterity impaired" (count myself included ), and like you said, at 10 bucks U.S., if it saves just ONE piece of buggered up PE, it will pay for itself in aggravation AND replacement costs...anyone who uses alot of etch in their builds should find this system a well worth investment, IMHO..........in the coming weeks there will be more Small Shop items examined here at MSW, so stay tuned!