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#2033 - 06/15/01 10:04 PM Another "Do you....?" BX cable  
Vin  Offline
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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 10:40 AM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable  
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No contest... BX cutter, "can opener" type...


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#2035 - 06/16/01 11:00 AM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable  
Bill Addiss  Offline
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I'll second you (except for larger sizes which need Hacksaw)

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#2036 - 06/16/01 02:47 PM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable  
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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.


#2037 - 06/16/01 04:06 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.


#2038 - 09/04/01 06:47 PM Re: Another "Do you....?" BX cable  
bordew  Offline
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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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