Rubber Cutting

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  1. Posh

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    How do you cut your rubber to get a straight edge. Or do you cut it a special way as shown on some of the YouTube vids to minimise detailing. I use scissors but sometimes struggle to get a clean cut.
     
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  2. adyspurs

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    I've got a little blade cutter from Unger only a few quid or use clean scraper blade mate.
     
  3. Posh

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    Have you got a link to that mate
     
  4. mark m

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    A paint scraper blade works a treat
     
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    Scrapper blabe, Rest it on top and push down or a good pair of scissors will do the job
     
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    As I'm a former upvc window fabricator I have all the tools connected with the job , so I cut my rubbers with my gasket snips leave a nice clean edge
     
  7. Tuffers

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    Tip; never cut your rubber before you've turned it over, so you get the best / most out of it :wink:
     
  8. Bingo

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    ^^^ Why not.....
    I buy 36" and 42" lengths of rubber and never have a problem with cutting them to the size I require.
    Sharp blade, push down firm, straight and vertical.....perfect cut....simples :biggrin: .
     
  9. Gmeister

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    I can never get a perfect cut and every time I tried it always has a little bit left at the end where its cuts, so annoying.

    Just buy in the length I require.
     
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