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#5069
When using the longer type valves tails and having to cut them shorter, - what cutter do you use?
I always used a junior hacksaw, but it left brass filings and a sharp edge that needed filed off.
I see a pipeslice is said to do the job and used mine on last job. Seems excellent, but surely the cutting wheel won’t last?
#5070
i never use hacksaw for much unless its the only tool.
pipeslice on those tails, new cutters cheap enough but i'm still on same cutter wheel 6 years in :)
#5073
Paulplumb wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
I use a pipe slice but I think it definitely blunts the blade.
yeah, deffo blunts the blade so does chrome pipe and the fact it is thicker walled.
i think its down to the wuality of the wheel though-mines a few years old and i think a kopex. i bet most made in china from tinfoil now?
#5076
REDSAW wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 7:13 pm
Paulplumb wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
I use a pipe slice but I think it definitely blunts the blade.
yeah, deffo blunts the blade so does chrome pipe and the fact it is thicker walled.
i think its down to the wuality of the wheel though-mines a few years old and i think a kopex. i bet most made in china from tinfoil now?
Yea, I have Kopex and Monument slices and they seem to last forever if given a spray of oil and a strip down and clean and oil occasionally.
I have a couple of brand new unused Rothenberger slices and hope they are as good.
#5077
Best wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 10:06 pm
REDSAW wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 7:13 pm
Paulplumb wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
I use a pipe slice but I think it definitely blunts the blade.
yeah, deffo blunts the blade so does chrome pipe and the fact it is thicker walled.
i think its down to the wuality of the wheel though-mines a few years old and i think a kopex. i bet most made in china from tinfoil now?
be interested in seeing how good the wheel is in the Rothy tbh !!! :?
Yea, I have Kopex and Monument slices and they seem to last forever if given a spray of oil and a strip down and clean and oil occasionally.
I have a couple of brand new unused Rothenberger slices and hope they are as good.
#5078
Best wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 10:06 pm
REDSAW wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 7:13 pm
Paulplumb wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
I use a pipe slice but I think it definitely blunts the blade.
yeah, deffo blunts the blade so does chrome pipe and the fact it is thicker walled.
i think its down to the wuality of the wheel though-mines a few years old and i think a kopex. i bet most made in china from tinfoil now?
Yea, I have Kopex and Monument slices and they seem to last forever if given a spray of oil and a strip down and clean and oil occasionally.
I have a couple of brand new unused Rothenberger slices and hope they are as good.
be interested in seeing how good the wheel is in the Rothy tbh !!! :?
#5079
REDSAW wrote:
September 4th, 2018, 12:50 pm
Best wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 10:06 pm
REDSAW wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 7:13 pm
Paulplumb wrote:
September 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
I use a pipe slice but I think it definitely blunts the blade.
yeah, deffo blunts the blade so does chrome pipe and the fact it is thicker walled.
i think its down to the wuality of the wheel though-mines a few years old and i think a kopex. i bet most made in china from tinfoil now?
Yea, I have Kopex and Monument slices and they seem to last forever if given a spray of oil and a strip down and clean and oil occasionally.
I have a couple of brand new unused Rothenberger slices and hope they are as good.
be interested in seeing how good the wheel is in the Rothy tbh !!! :?
The Rothenberger pipe slice comes with the Superfire 2 torch kits. Looks good.
Pipe slices has to be near the top of the list of best plumbing eventions, - don’t you think?
Life would be awful without one.
#5080
thats another one!
s/f 2 bought one hardly ever used it.- i call it piper-alpha rig
i like my bernzomatic quickfire.
#5083
Best wrote:
September 6th, 2018, 8:08 pm
REDSAW wrote:
September 5th, 2018, 10:54 pm
thats another one!
s/f 2 bought one hardly ever used it.- i call it piper-alpha rig
i like my bernzomatic quickfire.
Are they the manufacturer of Roth torches?
i recon so. rothy dont make anything do they? just print name on and sell for 3x as much lol.
those sanding strips get me, i can buy 5 meters of the stuf for the same price a pack of 10 :lol:
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