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JPTRR
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Posted: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 04:07 PM UTC
These precisely cut hand tools are suitable for dioramas of engine houses, gas stations, mechanics, air fields, armor and other vehicle maintenance, and even stuffing into the pockets and pouches of figures.

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Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 01:23 AM UTC
Yah. Vector Cut does amazing work. I have used his gears a lot in projects. The cool thing about the handtools is that they are not really scale specific - an open end wrench that is 1/4" looks exactly the same as an open wrench that is 2". I have seen crescent wrenches that go on your keyring and others that are two feet long .. but visually they are the same.
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 04:40 AM UTC
I just stumbled across their website..... & actually contacted them with some ideas I had (and will be needing for a project).

Dave responded to me within a few hours.....
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 04:47 AM UTC
Neat stuff!
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Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - 05:56 AM UTC
VectorCut did an Awesome job on a custom order I had. Working with Dave, I did the artwork using the cad software I use a work.

Artwork:


Pic of Output:


He does have a $40.00 USD per hour charge for the artwork & cutting. (With the minimum being $40.00 for a custom job, plus material cost).

I won't hesitate to use VectorCut whenever I need some custom laser cut items.

I did also buy a range of his stock stuff to use in 1/35 scale dioramas:

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Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 04:58 PM UTC
Matt,

That is impressive window work! Fast turn-around, sounds like a good price, what more could modelers ask?
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Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 10:14 PM UTC
Considering the line art you see was actually doubled (for inside/outside frames) It was a great deal. I'd still probably have 1 or 2 done if trying to cut them all with an xacto......