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Old 02-09-2012, 10:39 AM
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Anybody use a plumbing tube cutter to cut their arrow shafts?
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:54 PM
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I did when I used aluminum shafts.
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:21 AM
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I do. I've been using a tube cutter to cut my aluminum shafts for 45 years. They can bought at any hardware store like Ace, etc. They're also very inexpensive.

I imagine any big box store like Lowe's and Home Depot would have them too.
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:08 AM
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I used one along with a rat tail file to clean the inside burr.
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Old 02-10-2012, 10:11 AM
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I've done free lance cuts with a hand hacksaw. I used the hacksaw for other purposes, so that entered into the equation. I never owned an archery cutter.
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Old 02-10-2012, 07:56 PM
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I do on aluminum shafts, I also put a metal rod in the shaft when cutting new shafts or ones without inserts to get a better cut.
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:07 PM
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Used to. Finally wised up a few years ago and got a professional arrow saw.
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Old 02-19-2012, 03:41 PM
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I use a whizzer wheel mounted in a drill
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Old 06-30-2012, 06:42 PM
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I use one on aluminum shafts. Just take it slow and light on the screw. I use my RCBS deburring tool to ease the inside of the shaft after cutting.
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:13 PM
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I used on of this gadgets few years ago but now i have other cutting tools for various purposes...
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