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Old 03 July 2009, 08:01   #11
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Yes, thanks to Eddie I was able to cut my screen and get a good finish on the edge
The tip about sellotape seems a good'un, it took me hours as the material was constantly melting back together after the jig saw blade had cut through it (and no, my ancient jigsaw would not go any slower)
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excellent - thanks for the tutorial.
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D) back to business, this is the diy way, I make templates from ali as its not a one of job for me, tape acrylic central on console as shown using good heat gun; (again I have a radiant heater)warm up acrylic till it starts to move, let cool off slightly then heat again till soft enougth to form, pull around console edge as shown, warm up when in position then hold till cooled of, repeat procedure for other side,
Is this like one for stripping paint or the type used to weld plastics, rooves and do altro flooring?
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Is this like one for stripping paint or the type used to weld plastics, rooves and do altro flooring?

yes std hot air gun will do the job, just be patient ensure it is well soft before trying to shape, unlike the wife say's, the softer the better lol
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