And you thought you were late ...
For those for whom the bench shear may not be right, there is always the
<http://www.grizzly.com/products/Electric-Sheet-Metal-Shear/H2867> or such. I
don't like all the little scrap bits that nibblers toss. The bench shear
only two separate pieces, while the hand-held (air or electric) shears leave a
strip of scrap and the separated pieces of sheet.
Bill Gilroy wrote:
> A bit late but I have one of these
> http://www.grizzly.com/products/Mini-sheet-Metal-Cutter/G9947 for cutting
> sheet metal and it works well. I used it all the time. One of the best $20
> purchases I have made in a long time.
> On 12/29/07, Randall <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Has anyone tried out one of these nibblers ?
>>> Does it really use that much air ? Or did the ad writer goof
>>> and quote the SCFM number ?
>> Just wanted to report : I picked up the nibbler and used it; worked great
>> for what I needed to do (which was to enlarge a 5" opening in an existing
>> flat-sided air duct to 8"). Didn't try to measure the air consumption,
>> it must be a misprint; worked just fine with my little 110v 25 gal air
>> compressor. Seemed to use even less air than my "4 cfm" die grinder, so
>> guess maybe the number on HF's site was in SCFM.
>> Thanks again to everyone who responded.
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