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Old 10-15-2006, 08:09 AM
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I bought an electric shear like this

If you do alot of sheetmetal work it is worth having one of these.

I can cut right to a scribed line and it makes minimal or no distortion, although I prefer to cut it a little fat then trim it with some hand shears.

It does cut 1/4 wide strip out of your metal, so you can't really use it to trim stuff under 3/8" oversize.

I had an air version of those shears and didn't like them as much. (they were cheap ones though).

I also have an air nibbler , but it is not very accurate in a straight line.
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