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  1. Jul 15, 2016, 7:41 PM - Trimming ABS? #1

    Hey everyone!
    Trying to figure out how to do the finish trimming on my RKD armor? I've heard about using aluminum shears, but these seem like small areas that just need minor (but accurate and neat) trimming. Any advice or methods??
    Thanks!
    -Gav

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  3. High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    Jul 15, 2016, 7:44 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #2

    Use a dremel tool with the sanding drum
  4. Jul 15, 2016, 8:19 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #3

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Use a dremel tool with the sanding drum
    Gotcha, that's what I was doing, just seems to be very time consuming. Never an easy way haha thanks for confirming it though!
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    Jul 15, 2016, 8:28 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #4

    its easy enough...go fast till youre close to the thickness you want....then go slow.
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    Jul 15, 2016, 11:32 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #5

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Use a dremel tool with the sanding drum
    Don't you go through a lot of drums, or can you clean them some how? I use a cutting/grinding tip:

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    Quote BobasDent1138 said: View Post
    Gotcha, that's what I was doing, just seems to be very time consuming. Never an easy way haha thanks for confirming it though!
    Still takes a long time...
  7. Jul 15, 2016, 11:35 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #6

    Quote dv8r said: View Post
    Don't you go through a lot of drums, or can you clean them some how? I use a cutting/grinding tip:

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    Still takes a long time...
    Hmm, I have that tip as well. Maybe I'll give that a shot too, for the rougher edges and clean up with the sandpaper. Last time I used that bit though it wasn't too friendly haha I'll give it another shot though. Thanks!
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    Jul 15, 2016, 11:54 PM - Re: Trimming ABS? #7

    Fettpride doesn't send the armor to me with 4" of excess....that cutting tool is a nice one for trimming ROUGHLY then the drum.... and I can use a drum for a while....
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    Jul 16, 2016, 12:01 AM - Re: Trimming ABS? #8

    redkraytdragon has a video somewhere of him trimming with a cut-off wheel if you'll believe that!
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