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Whats the best way to cut out a new body? A friend of mine suggested a hot knife, but figured I'd as everyone here as there might be some type of trick to make it easier.
 

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The body pros on here suggested curved scissors and a dremel with a sand drum for the wheel cutouts and a hobby knife to score the straight lines then just snap 'em off.
 

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I was thinking that one of those dremel saw things would work nicely. I haven't actually tried it but the way it is designed allows for cutting pretty much any shape.
 

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The body pros on here suggested curved scissors and a dremel with a sand drum for the wheel cutouts and a hobby knife to score the straight lines then just snap 'em off.

Thats the ticket right there! Curved lexan scissors, and then a sanding drum on a dremel to finish it up. Drill your body post holes, antenna hole, and exhaust stinger hole too before painting. I find fitting the body while it is still clear is by far the easiest way to do it.
 

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Thats the ticket right there! Curved lexan scissors, and then a sanding drum on a dremel to finish it up. Drill your body post holes, antenna hole, and exhaust stinger hole too before painting. I find fitting the body while it is still clear is by far the easiest way to do it.
I'm no pro but that's the way i do it. I can't live without my curved scissors and dremel.
 
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