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Modding Modding Tool?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Arboreal, 8 Mar 2018.

  1. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Just seen this mini jigsaw coming up at Lidl from Sunday.

    It says it cuts up to 3mm non ferrous metal - any good for alu panels?
     
  2. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Tiny shi/t proprietary blades. I'd rather have a cheap -but still beefier than that thing- jigsaw that 50+ companies make blades for.
     
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  3. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Here's one for £2 more that cuts up to 8mm in alu and 6mm in steel.
     
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  4. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Thanks fellas, it seemed a good idea for about 5 seconds! A small and more manoeuverable jigsaw would be a great tool in between a Dremel and full jigsaw, but it can't cut ferrous and as Cheaps pointed out, it proprietary.
    /idea
     
  5. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    The Proxxon STS 12/E is a decent small jigsaw, although not exactly cheap. Not sure how it will cope with aluminium though.
     
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  6. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, Nexxo. Had a quick look, and it says "non-ferrous metal (up to 2.5mm)"...
    I was hoping for something small and manoeverable for cutting steel panels or mobo trays.
    I'll stick to my jigsaw and multi tool, as nothing else (affordable) seems to better them.
    Thank you all
     

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