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Old 09-26-2013, 07:30 PM   #1
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easy way to cut SS mesh


I picked up the only SS mesh I could find local, but it was a 12x12 sheet. I need to cut this down but none of the tools I have at my house are working. Any suggestions on how to easily cut this into the shape I need? (making a spill way btw)
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:11 PM   #2
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How thick is it?
And what did you try?
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:20 PM   #3
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I've never had a problem just using metal shears with mine.. it's the easiest way to cut it I've found.
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the sheet says it's #6 SSwire mesh

I tried wire cutters, my dremel so far.
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:46 PM   #5
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i've never had a problem just using metal shears with mine.. It's the easiest way to cut it i've found.
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Ya metal shears / tin snips.

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Old 09-28-2013, 09:25 PM   #7
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Metal shears/Tin snips. You can also use gardening shears in a pinch but you will likely damage them. I have a pair I have sacrificed for cutting thin metal before I bought the right tool.
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Old 09-28-2013, 10:27 PM   #8
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Tin snips worked perfectly. Thanks everyone

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