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SoftwareDrone
02-19-2013, 6:09 PM
I have scoured the internet, looking for anyone in the San Francisco Bay Area with a hot wire cutter that could help me to cut the foam from my case to my pattern. Any tips or references would be appreciated.
Thanks!
:-)

Carsgunsandchics
02-19-2013, 8:07 PM
http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_4/292695_.html&page=1

ElvenSoul
02-19-2013, 8:16 PM
Warhammer and other miniatures sites might help

SoftwareDrone
02-22-2013, 1:20 AM
Wow. I figured that the bay area folks would have had this scoped out by now.
I actually found a place right here in Fremont:

http://www.bobsfoam.com/

When I told them I had the foam and a pattern, they asked me if I could just bring the rifle in. Cool! I'll let you guys know how it goes with them.
:)

Loubot10
03-01-2013, 5:18 PM
Here's several options to purchase

http://www.enasco.com/action/solr/select?q=Foam+cutter&x=0&y=0

SAUCE
03-03-2013, 7:59 AM
You can also do it with an electric carving knife. The knife will set you back about $12. Here's a link that should help.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXhT7WtIsTg&feature=youtube_gdata_player

gregorymoto
03-22-2013, 3:20 PM
You can get on at FLAX in SF. Or you can get on on Ebay.

kster1
04-06-2013, 8:16 AM
Wow. I figured that the bay area folks would have had this scoped out by now.
I actually found a place right here in Fremont:

http://www.bobsfoam.com/

When I told them I had the foam and a pattern, they asked me if I could just bring the rifle in. Cool! I'll let you guys know how it goes with them.
:)

I'm thinking of going there as well. How was the experience? Did you drop off your firearms? How much did it cost?

kster1
04-12-2013, 7:23 PM
I'm thinking of going there as well. How was the experience? Did you drop off your firearms? How much did it cost?

In case anyone needs the service, I'll reply to my own question. I went to Bob's Foam today and he charged me $25 for the foam and cutting; it took about 30 minutes. All in all, he did a great job. A picture here:
http://photos.imageevent.com/kster1/hk/etc/IMG_2797.jpg

InvalidUserID
04-18-2013, 6:03 PM
In case anyone needs the service, I'll reply to my own question. I went to Bob's Foam today and he charged me $25 for the foam and cutting; it took about 30 minutes. All in all, he did a great job. A picture here:
http://photos.imageevent.com/kster1/hk/etc/IMG_2797.jpg

Very good to know. Thanks for sharing your experience. I may have to look into this now since I was a little iffy about cutting into the foam myself.