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Thread: Proper use of tin snips.

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    Default Proper use of tin snips.

    One of the guys on the metalmeet site just posted this video on youtube showing some really good tips for using tin snips properly. Not exactly sure how to use the youtube tag thing here,, but here's the link as well.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAOQfUaRZyw
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAOQfUaRZyw[/YOUTUBE]
    Waterford, Mi.

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    After reading that I am sure there are a lot of people out there including myself who didnt really know how to use properly use tin snips.Good info Mike

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    I didn't look at the videos but I was taught in tech school...in the olden days you had left, right, and straight snips! Will check it out.
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    I do have to say that is a good video no matter who you are. Thanks For sharing!

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    Very helpful info, thanks.

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    I wish i had seen that video 50 years sooner . Damn that was some good information .

    Thank you for posting that . Mooch

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    Default Good info...

    No matter what we know (or think we do) we can learn something from everyone.
    Roger, great video and thanks for sharing. Henry

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    He's obviously a good instructor. 8)
    Not much has changed over 30 yrs since my teacher instructed me with the exception we did not have harbor freight snips...LOL!
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    Roger, thanks so much, that was VERY informative. I am pretty handy with snips and it demystified a number of uses, VERY informative indeed.

    Brian

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