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    Exclamation Trimming bent blanks? You cannot go on without this tool!

    The tool.







    The uses







    The peice itself.









    The attachment as you buy it.



    It was originally intended to be a guide to cut holes in drywall for electrical sockets or other needs. My Dad cut down the guide and used epoxy to fasten a peice of plex as a new guard/guide and the tool has to be cut down, so the cutoff wheel will stick out far enough to make it effective.

    This can be used to trim your rails on bent blanks you make yourself or the ones that DPH arms is selling which are similar to the old ACE arms blanks.

    Cutting rails in a 1911 project as well. A depth guide could be fitted on the tool as well. Remember if a depth guide was attached that the wheels do degrade as you cut and it will change your depth, but not a bad idea.

    I'm sure some of the builders around here can thing of uses for this homemade tool as well.
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    awesome ingenuity there sang A-plus idea
    "Remember kids, if there's a loaded gun in the room, be
    sure that you're the one holding it" - Captain Combat
    saw this on pookies site thought it would fit

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    What a great idea! Thanks Jeff

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    Great idea, I have been using the Dremel router base, but sometimes, the blank gets so warm, it melts the table.

    I have the tool you have shown here , I assume the plexiglass was your idea, how did you cut it so perfectly round ??
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    Great Idea Sang.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chiroone
    Great idea, I have been using the Dremel router base, but sometimes, the blank gets so warm, it melts the table.

    I have the tool you have shown here , I assume the plexiglass was your idea, how did you cut it so perfectly round and did you glue it to the base??

    Yes, my Dad used epoxy to glue it to the base. I'm not sure what he used to make a perfect circle? I know he has a host of tools to do anything as he is a master furniture and cabinet maker. He was also an engineer and machinist at one time. No telling what he used? Probably a router it I know him, but there are cirle cutters for Dremel tools and RotoZip tools as well.

    I'm going to talk to him tonight and I will get him to post possibly. He's a member here, but has never posted.

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    That is pretty fancy Jeff Tell your pappy thanks from us gun guru's
    "It's all over but the cryin'!"Moonshiner


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    Quote Originally Posted by magnus392
    That is pretty fancy Jeff Tell your pappy thanks from us gun guru's
    He knows and he's a gun guy from waaaay back We just finalized our plans tonight for a special build like no other I know of being done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus
    And at first I thought you were pretty smuckin fart but I now see it was DAD again who figured it out.LMAO
    That is one of the best things I've seen in along time tell him I'm still waiting for a call
    so we can get together for a talk, Jack WC saw what I have so far on the project.
    My Dad has been having his issues too with cars! He's been darn busy keeping his 2 work vehicles on the road this winter.

    Oh and.... I make no bones about it, my Dad is way more brainy than I am.

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    Sang, can you ask your dad what kind of epoxy he used? It just so happens I have the same tool I can modify. It will come in handy. Thanks
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