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Old 03 August 2010, 15:07   #1
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What Jigsaw Blades/Windscreen

Hey Ribneters, what jigsaw blades do you guys use for cutting GRP?

And while I have your attention, I am going to move my Plotter from down low to up high on the console, Biff is going to make me a new stainless grab rail/GPS protector which will replace both side handles and the top handle on the console, i.e. coming up one side across the top and down the other side. Question is, is it worth the trouble and cost of fitting a windscreen in to the mix.

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Hey Ribneters, what jigsaw blades do you guys use for cutting GRP?
I quite often have to cut transoms for sterndrives, which is 2" of marine ply with an inner, outer and centre of laminate, I always use "Lennox", as I can normally do the whole job with one, where as it takes 2-3 Bosch, DeWalt or Makita blades.

If I'm fitting gps or similar into a dash, I use a hacksaw blade in my airsaw.
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If cutting solid GRP, the best blades are "grit edged" blades available from, amongst others, the great Screwfix........ ordinary blades will just get ruined within a few mm. If cutting grp backed with ply then you've just lucked out; just make sure you've got plenty of spare ordinary blades!
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