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Old 03-24-2015, 03:20 PM   #11
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So, any ideas on the best method of cutting Plexiglas. I did this on a previous RV door, but the cuts looked awful.
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Old 03-24-2015, 03:34 PM   #12
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A plastic scoring knife and a GOOD metal straight edge is all you need.

Deep score the plastic (I mean multiple passes) to about 1/4 of the thickness (more is better!); then snap.

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Old 03-24-2015, 03:42 PM   #13
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I use a metal cutting band saw, but I don't use plexi-glas, use Lexan.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:02 PM   #14
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A plastic scoring knife and a GOOD metal straight edge is all you need.

Deep score the plastic (I mean multiple passes) to about 1/4 of the thickness (more is better!); then snap.

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That's what I did, but I just used a utility knife with a sharp blade.
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Old 03-26-2015, 08:54 PM   #15
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I need to do this, our dog won't stay off the screen either!
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I need to do this, our dog won't stay off the screen either!
Didn't take us long to get our mongrel to not touch the screen. Now, she just stands at it with her nose about a 1/2" away from it and we put inserts top and bottom so we could see out and not loose heat or cooling.
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Old 03-27-2015, 01:29 PM   #17
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If you don't want to DIY, Lowe's will cut plexiglass for free if you buy it there. Probably same at most hardware stores.
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