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Offline Pop Bumper Pete

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Cutting ramp flaps
« on: December 01, 2015, 05:18:40 PM »
Cutting ramp flaps

I need to cut new flaps for my Ironman
I have the bluesteel, and a pair of heavy duty scissors to cut

But I am finding hard to cut perfectly straight, and to cut the rounded corners

Any hints?

Thanks
Pete

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Re: Cutting ramp flaps
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2015, 06:34:00 PM »
I used a guillotine to do some.
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Re: Cutting ramp flaps
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2015, 09:51:29 PM »
Nail scissors with a slightly curved tip for the corners.


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Re: Cutting ramp flaps
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2015, 01:34:27 AM »
I used a guillotine to do some.

Yep, a guillotine does the trick
So easy to hold the steel in place with one hand and cut with the other

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Re: Cutting ramp flaps
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2015, 11:44:32 AM »
Best option is to have plenty of shim stock on hand for when those cheap Stern ramp flaps inevitably go rusty.

Plus you can enhance it with some coloured accoutrements.