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Originally Posted by ice_owl View Post
I think I have seen a picture of that internal cracking, I guess the lesson here is don't drink and flame.
Or is it really:
Don't drink and Mod...period?

Drunken cuts are usually not straight cuts
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What does it mean to "clear" acrylic? heh.
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post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by Oscuro View Post
For the lighter approach, you really must keep the flame away from the edge, and slowly approach the flame to the sheet until the acrylic just starts to turn clear/melt/get glossy, then start moving on down the edge.
didnt work.. by the time it started to clear/melt/get glossy, bubbles got inside @_@ (im tryin with a scrap piece btw..) i sanded it with 320 grit too..
 
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post #14 of 16
Hmmm....
Then I'd suggest breaking out the sand paper and polish, putting on a movie, and start building some arm muscles?

Wait....that came out VERY wrong....oh well.
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post #15 of 16
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What does it mean to "clear" acrylic? heh.
To make the edges clear instead of frosted I think.
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post #16 of 16
You know that buffing will work every time even with a dremel felt and rouge.
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