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    Question Kryptonite?

    I have been trying to make my own whoopie slings using the amsteel blue, but I have been having a bit of trouble with one thing. How do you cut this stuff? Do you have to hold kryptonite near it so you can cut it with a regular pair of scissors? I have been using wire snips, but there has got to be a better way. Suggestions?
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    I cut it with a sharp knife on a board.......
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    I usually just fold it and cut with a razor blade from below. Good way to tell when your razor is getting dull.
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    A well placed round from the 45 will do it everytime ... but it's a little loud and rough on your work bench

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannibal View Post
    I usually just fold it and cut with a razor blade from below. Good way to tell when your razor is getting dull.
    Ditto what Cannibal said. I have used a utility knife as well, but the blade is only good for about a dozen cuts...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    A well placed round from the 45 will do it everytime ... but it's a little loud and rough on your work bench
    Redneck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    A well placed round from the 45 will do it everytime ... but it's a little loud and rough on your work bench
    And expensive!
    I just bought a case of .40 cal rounds last week. I used up all my ammo allowance from now till April.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannibal View Post
    And expensive!
    I just bought a case of .40 cal rounds last week. I used up all my ammo allowance from now till April.
    I hear ya ... have to switch to 22's and the Ruger if I get the urge to go to the range! Ridiculous

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Redneck.
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    I've found that a good quality pair of EMS shears are great for cutting Amsteel. Of course, I dare not use the pair I take to work.
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