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 My experience on cutting pelican case foam 
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deadshot2 wrote:
Someone else posted a neat way to cut foam without templates yet still have a neat looking job. Just do the layout in a "Mirror Image", ie butt of rifle to left if you want to end up with it to the right. Then trace all your items with a sharpie, holding it as vertical as possible.

Cut the foam and then reverse it in the case. All the sharpie marks are now underneath and the top is clean.

I have gone with the reversed sharpie technique before, but I find it easier and cleaner using the paper templates to lay out all the pieces and get it all straight. Then I can hold the wire to the edge of the paper to get nice clean straight lines.

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Bring it to the top for David.

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I used a electric carving knife that had a shitty on off button. So not only was holding the "trigger" down problematic, one had to ensure they were keeping the blades perpendicular while wrestling with a length of foam. Very challenging.

I'm going to build a wire cutter as you have done.


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Wow, that id very nice!!

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