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Les Brock

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I need to remove/disect a rear tub to get the bulk head out to be reused, what the best tool to give the tidyist sraighist result..given the stupid bodyshape :D

Drill out the spot welds then.....cut it out using

Jigsaw

Air body recipricating saw

Air Shears

Nibbler

Disk cutter

Plasma cutter is not an option here :lol:

:unsure:

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I need to remove/disect a rear tub to get the bulk head out to be reused, what the best tool to give the tidyist sraighist result..given the stupid bodyshape :D

Drill out the spot welds then.....cut it out using

Jigsaw

Air body recipricating saw

Air Shears

Nibbler

Disk cutter

Plasma cutter is not an option here :lol:

:unsure:

These are about all I use nowadays from screwfix

I see they do them for 9" grinders now !!

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let either myself and Adrian drive it this weekend in wales - - we shall have almost every panel off it in minutes.. however they may no longer be any good, or should I say as straight as they used to be..

offers there if you want it :D

I need to remove/disect a rear tub to get the bulk head out to be reused, what the best tool to give the tidyist sraighist result..given the stupid bodyshape :D

Drill out the spot welds then.....cut it out using

Jigsaw

Air body recipricating saw

Air Shears

Nibbler

Disk cutter

Plasma cutter is not an option here :lol:

:unsure:

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Well I've been using hand nibbler, hacksaw and grinder to chop mine about. Doesn't look pretty and the grinder has given up the ghost :(

The jigsaw looks like a good idea.

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Jigsaws are good, but the blades can clog with alloy if it gets too hot.

Les. :)

I have cut a lot of alloy with a jig saw ever and found that regular spraying with wd40 or similar helps loads in stopping the blade from cloging.

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Those 1.5mm plasma blades are excellent. I use them instead of usual 3mm cutting discs as they are quicker/do a better job. Easy to shatter though, and some jobs seem to eat them.

Les. :)

you'd better stock up on those, seeing as you're going to be need a quite a few :rolleyes:

(sorry, did I hear someone mention 15 mm?) :ph34r:

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