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#2033 - 06/15/01 07:04 PM Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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Do most of you bend the bx and use tin snips to cut it or use bx cutter or hacksaw method?

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#2034 - 06/16/01 07:40 AM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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#2035 - 06/16/01 08:00 AM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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I'll second you (except for larger sizes which need Hacksaw)


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#2036 - 06/16/01 11:47 AM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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Registered: 04/30/01
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Loc: Straughn, IN 47387
I take my Klein diagonals and pinch a rib with the very ends of the cutters. Then you just "unscrew" the aluminum about a 1/4 turn and pull it off. Quick, easy and you don't need to carry around an extra tool.

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#2037 - 06/16/01 01:06 PM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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I had a Roto-Split just sitting in my box for years, until one day my Klein BX cutters broke. After I used the R-S for the rest of the day, I realized how much easier & faster it works for me. Never went back.

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#2038 - 09/04/01 03:47 PM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable
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Registered: 08/27/01
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Loc: Vienna,Ohio, USA
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Originally posted by Fred:
I take my Klein diagonals and pinch a rib with the very ends of the cutters. Then you just "unscrew" the aluminum about a 1/4 turn and pull it off. Quick, easy and you don't need to carry around an extra tool.


I have been using a Roto-Flex for years but I will certainly try this method

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