trimming rubber knees?Subscribe
  1. Slowmo's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2003
    Dec 9, 2008, 12:30 PM - trimming rubber knees? #1

    How are you guys trimming your rubber knees? Are you using a dremel or a scalpel? I am afraid that a dremel will take off to much when all I really want to do is smooth out the edges where there is a little excess/seam line. Never worked with rubber before so I wanted to get some tips before I screw them up big time.

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  3. Member Since
    Aug 2008
    Dec 10, 2008, 6:12 AM - Re: trimming rubber knees? #2

    not sure wot kinda rubber is used, I have only worked with the foam on clone belts - and I tend to use a blade/scalpel/exacto knife. I think ur fears with regard to dremels is well warranted, from my personal cuts and scraps ;P
  4. stormtrooperguy's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 2004
    Dec 10, 2008, 9:26 AM - Re: trimming rubber knees? #3

    VERY carefully with a sharp exacto.
  5. jackpot76's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2007
    Dec 10, 2008, 11:17 AM - Re: trimming rubber knees? #4

    I used scissors/xacto knife...thought the dremmel might creat too much friction and melt the rubber

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