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Re: [FOT] hot wire no lbc

Subject: Re: [FOT] hot wire no lbc
From: "John Herrera" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2006 12:25:12 -0500
>Rob: I've cut full size aircraft wings with a hot wire. We always used a 
>battery charger and the nichrome wire and wood handles Bill mentions. Same 
>thing he is doing with a model only longer and wider. Works the same no 
>matter what size you just need more current. Do it with the garrage door 
> stinks, and don't worry about the smoothness, if you cut slightly 
>oversize you can sand it smooth. - Ed

I have seen homebuilders (airplanes, not houses) use an electric train 
transformer for power. You can adjust the hot wire current with the speed 

John H.

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