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Old 05-30-2006, 08:33 AM
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PVC Pipe Cutter

Just bought a new pipe cutter! It is called a Flair-it and it is soooo fantastic compared to anything I have used or tried before. It does not leave a ridge and no "crumbs".

I found it in a local hardware store. Pricey but what a time and labor saver.

Hope the blade and all holds up!

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Old 05-30-2006, 09:57 AM
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You talking about this guy?



If so, next time you buy a cutter, try Victor out:



The replacement blade for a victor cost more than that flair it cutter
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:17 PM
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Nope, none of the pics you sent.

If I knew how to post pictures, I would post some. This tool is better than sex!!! Just hope it lasts longer. I have a digital camera but I don't know how to post them here? Any help.

John
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:27 PM
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I've used Flair-It's Poly cutter:



I found it to be a lot wimpier than the regular poly cutters we use (Dawn QwikCut):



Unless your talking about this weird cutter that Flair-It makes:



What type of cutter did you originally use?
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:28 PM
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To post pictures, attach the picture file to your post by clicking the attach button on the post screen.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:36 PM
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Bingo,

It the "weird" cutter that you posted a picture of. It has already saved me so much time and work. On our third job with it, and wonder how I got by with the other ones. We have been using quikcuts but had to sand down the ridges and got to be a PITA so tried this "weird" one and will see how it holds up.

Thanks for the info. Only on this site can we find such rapid answers.

John
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:41 PM
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Try a victor cutter, it will squish 200 PSI pipe a bit, but it leaves a perfect burr less cut. It also lasts forever if you take care of it.

Alternatively to sanding you could use a pipe bevel, it will debur a pipe in seconds.

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Old 05-30-2006, 08:54 PM
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Try a victor cutter, it will squish 200 PSI pipe a bit, but it leaves a perfect burr less cut. It also lasts forever if you take care of it.
Turn the cutter (or the pipe) slightly as you begin your cut and you won't "squish" CLASS pipe. On cold days daub a little primer where you're going to cut and it cuts like butter. Works even for SCH 80 pipe.

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Alternatively to sanding you could use a pipe bevel, it will debur a pipe in seconds.
Before you can reach for your bevel I already have any burrs from sawing off with just a twist of my gloved hands.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:57 PM
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Gloves? I used my calloused hands to debur

I can't work in gloves.

I know that rotating rachetting cutters works on CLASS. I just don't use class much.
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Old 05-30-2006, 09:02 PM
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Gloves? I used my calloused hands to debur
Macho northern lumberjacks!
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