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Old 10-31-07, 05:20 PM
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how do u cut through full 4130 chromo handle bars?
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Old 11-01-07, 05:58 PM
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i tried both and it took me 2 hours to cut through them and i have to cut them more so what is a faster way?
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Cutting through 4130 bars is tough with normal hand held tools. (Keeping it strait, ease of moving tool...) Pipe cutters work best if you use a lubricant on the interface between the bars and cutting wheel. It is also best if you have pipe cutters with a larger wheel on them. They don't dull so easily.
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Old 11-02-07, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Lancerob2 View Post
Cutting through 4130 bars is tough with normal hand held tools.
It takes about five minutes, unlubed, with a five-dollar pipe cutter I got at OSH. It's not tough at all.
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