problem when cutting bands

Discussion in 'General Slingshot Discussions' started by xs4run4sx, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. xs4run4sx

    xs4run4sx New Member

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    Hello, im new in slingshots making and i have one problem <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_sad.gif" alt="Sad" longdesc="3"> when i try to cut my band with this knife <img src="http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/1049/img0793vj.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br> it gets like this <br><br><img src="http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/9533/img0791k.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br>i have tried to hold ruler on my band and cut near it but it still gets the same. any suggestions for me? the knife is still very sharp just changed the blade
     
  2. Arturo Borquez

    Arturo Borquez Administrator

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    Use a ROLLER CUTTER ...
     

  3. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    As arturo borquez said, a roller cutter wouldn't have this problem.
     
  4. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Stick some duct tape over the bands, then cut. I cut my bands with scissors this way.
     
  5. xs4run4sx

    xs4run4sx New Member

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    thank you <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> going to try with duct tape
     
  6. Tysonspapa

    Tysonspapa New Member

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    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBeVy2MMGIs" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBeVy2MMGIs</a><br><br>watch that, could help you.
     
  7. xs4run4sx

    xs4run4sx New Member

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    thank you. not perfect but way better then before <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> have to practise more