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RE: Cork for Mops
I bought a hot wire foam cutter at a "craft" type store recently for $6.00.
Works on two D-cells. A bit slow, but otherwise fine for cutting 1 1/2" X
3' styro rods [also at the same store] into disks for use in building
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Grif" w. keith griffith [SMTP:kgriffit at wolfenet_com]
> Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 11:56 AM
> To: killietalk at aka_org
> Subject: Re: Cork for Mops
> If you're going to go to the trouble of trying to cut the styro,,, white
> blue, or pink,,, I'd bet the stuff in the building trade has a bunch of
> chemical stuff in it.,,, but anyway, on to better stuff.
> find where your local rc plane folks hang out and get one of the builders
> who has a hot wire foam cutter to help you out. You could make a few
> hundred in an evening with a bit of thought. ,,, little square rods with a
> notch in the middle should be easy enough to whack out by the bucket full.
> At 10:49 AM 9/15/00 -0500, you wrote:
> > >> Is your experience, Lee, that styro is safe for long-term tank use?
> >Is all styro the same?
> >Normally, one thinks of the white stuff from cups and shipping
> >containers. But what about the blue insulation for home insulations?
> >could easily pick up a life time supply from a home construction site
> >scrap pile, although it would be cleaner to by at the home supply store.
> >One appealing aspect of the shet styro is that you can cut it into strips
> >to acheive the same effect of the wine corks w/silicon.
> >Bill Vannerson
> >McHenry, IL
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> 'Grif' N7IVS
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