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Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2033
06/15/01 09:04 PM
06/15/01 09:04 PM
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Vin  Offline OP
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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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Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2034
06/16/01 09:40 AM
06/16/01 09:40 AM
sparky66wv  Offline
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No contest... BX cutter, "can opener" type...


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Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2035
06/16/01 10:00 AM
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Bill Addiss  Offline
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I'll second you (except for larger sizes which need Hacksaw)

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Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2036
06/16/01 01:47 PM
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Fred  Offline
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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.

Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2037
06/16/01 03:06 PM
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electure  Offline

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Fullerton, CA USA
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.

Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable #2038
09/04/01 05:47 PM
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bordew  Offline
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Vienna,Ohio, USA
Quote
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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