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Making VSS EVA/Cork/Foam Cores
Posted by: Carlos Saravia (---)
Date: October 28, 2020 09:49PM

How do you make that precise cut that fits up against the reel seat? Is there any trick to it other than sanding carefully?

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Re: Making VSS EVA/Cork/Foam Cores
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: October 29, 2020 09:39AM

Parting or Bedan tool on the lathe.

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Re: Making VSS EVA/Cork/Foam Cores
Posted by: Trevor Esparza (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: October 29, 2020 10:31AM

Make yourself a template from thin sheet plastic. You can find it at Hobby Lobby or Michaels. Lay it out on an existing grip set or seat and trim it to fit or maybe a hair over. Turn your grips then lay your template over and trim/sand. The plastic is thin enough to bend over the cork.

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Re: Making VSS EVA/Cork/Foam Cores
Posted by: Carlos Saravia (---)
Date: November 01, 2020 07:30PM

Trevor:

Do you think I would be better off going dremel and rasps/files after I get close with the Dremel or scroll saw and sanding paper?

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Re: Making VSS EVA/Cork/Foam Cores
Posted by: Trevor Esparza (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: November 03, 2020 10:06AM

Carlos Saravia Wrote:
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> Trevor:
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> Do you think I would be better off going dremel
> and rasps/files after I get close with the Dremel
> or scroll saw and sanding paper?

I would personally use a Dremel. I use one daily so Im quite comfortable with it.

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