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Old 07-31-2007, 12:44 PM   #1
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FM has silicone coupler hose on clearance by the foot. They still owe me a refund on my Link I returned. I am about to call them and bust their ***** about it. Thinking about getting them to throw in some of the silicone, or atleast applying some of my refund towards it.
Question: How do you actually cut the silicone in a straight manner? Or is it pretty easy with big scissors? Thx
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Old 07-31-2007, 12:49 PM   #2
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Use those big long hose-cutters, and all should go well. Much better than scissors.
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Cleanest way is to put a wormgear clamp on it and then use a razor blade on it. That way you get a very nice straight guideline... and the razor cuts it cleanly.
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Hmm maybe my dad has a hose cutter. I like Dave's idea. That's along the lines I was thinking.
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Hacksaw works nice and quick but not as clean as a razor blade.
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razor blade is cleanest. worm clamp as a guide is just plain smart.
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i just stare it down until the piece I need dies and falls off.
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i just stare it down until the piece I need dies and falls off.

You're as tough as Chuck Norris!
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i just stare it down until the piece I need dies and falls off.
My way works just a wee bit quicker.
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I use a big sharp kitchen knife.
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razor blade is cleanest. worm clamp as a guide is just plain smart.
i dont have a wormgear clamp, can I use a ziptie?
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table saw?
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I used a pairing knife hehe
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