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George -- yes, the brake-shear does function as a brake....the bending function is done at the bottom of the tool. Of course that's limited in width to the same 8 inch constraint. I've used it a couple of times and it works fine. If you only want a bending brake there are cheaper (and perhaps better) alternatives. Check MicroMark's web site as I think they sell one....I believe Northern Tools has one as well. Those tools have a much wider bending area than the brake-shear does.
Begin forwarded message: From: "George Medakovich" Date: August 20, 2008 10:47:13 AM EDTTo: [url=mailto:email@example.com t=_blank]firstname.lastname@example.org[/url]Subject: [spectrumanalyzer] Re: Cutting the ExpressPCB panelReply-To: [url=mailto:email@example.com t=_blank]firstname.lastname@example.org[/url]
Looking at that item on their website, it is a dual-purpose tool.Does it work well as a bending brake too? I've been consideringbuying a bending brake, this might be the way to go.George, ae5ci--- In [url=mailto:spectrumanalyzer%40yahoogroups.com t=_blank]spectrumanalyzer@ yahoogroups. com[/url], Dino Papas wrote:>> For smaller pieces of PCB I finally bit the bullet and bought a shear- > brake from MicroMark... .nice straight clean cut with no fuss. Have > tried just about all the other methods mentioned and this for my > purposes is the best solution.... the obvious problem is the > constraint on width of about 8 inches.> > Dino KL0S/4>