Is this an X-acto Knife?

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    Is this an X-acto Knife?

    is this an X-acto knife?
    help plz! thanks!

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    that's what I would call it. but that may not be correct. those smaller ones have too flimsy of blades for my liking, not as much control.

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Thats a box cutter bro.

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    Thats what your looking for
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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    X-acto :


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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    shortimer52 said:
    Thats a box cutter bro.
    oh... i don't really know much about prop building and stuff. that also explains why the knife isn't very sharp
    thanks though!

    where can u get an X-acto knife, though? and how much do they cost?

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Technicaly, no thats whats called a box cutter or razor knife among other names

    this is an xacto knife - http://www.hobbyplace.com/tools/xacsets.html

    all depends on what your lookin to do with it, as both basically can be used to do like things as far as cutting and or scraping.

    But if your lookin to make the part that goes on top of the jet pack ( which some people do by using a piece of an exacto handle) then the link is whats used, also can be used to make a piece for the shin tools.

    I just don't know why your asking and what your lookin to do with it...

    hope that somewhere within my post is the answer your lookin for

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    lol.. I clicked on this post read it and went to the bathroom, came back, typed my responce and now I see that within the span of 10 min you have had your answer already .. lol

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    any hobby store will have them , cost about 3 bucks for a single one, the nice sets can run 15-30 bucks

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Qman101 said:
    oh... i don't really know much about prop building and stuff. that also explains why the knife isn't very sharp
    thanks though!

    where can u get an X-acto knife, though? and how much do they cost?
    Hobby shops, Lowes, Home Depot. Places like that. They usually run between $2-$4 depending on brand and store.

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Wow! thanks for your help, guys! it's really appreciated!

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Hmm didn't know that. I know the metal ones are exactos but I didnt' know those were box cutters. No to ruffle feathers but is that the type of box cutters used from the 911 twin towers?

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Excalibur said:
    Hmm didn't know that. I know the metal ones are exactos but I didnt' know those were box cutters. No to ruffle feathers but is that the type of box cutters used from the 911 twin towers?
    i don't really know, but i don't think so.

    but still, can a box cutter cut sintra?

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    Qman101 said:

    but still, can a box cutter cut sintra?

    YUP, will work

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    Re: Is this an X-acto Knife?

    shortimer52 said:
    YUP, will work
    oh. thanks! should've put "can this cut sintra?" as a title instead...

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