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post #1 of 10
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So, I am a proud new owner of a Dremel 400 XPR series rotary tool. Its the one with 3 attachments and 55 accessories. It also had a bonus, that included the Flex-shaft!

I was just wondering if you guys recommended any accessories or attachments to purchase for my Case modding needs??

This is the link to the my Dremel.
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Fiberglass reinforced cutting wheels. Get as many as you can afford. A large case window will go through about 3 of them. They come in 10 packs I believe. Let me find a link, give me a sec..

Cheapest I could find with a quick search - http://www.drillspot.com/products/83..._Cut_Off_Wheel

I am sure your kit comes with a few, but you will run out fast when cutting metal.
Edited by corky dorkelson - 12/21/08 at 3:16pm
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I would suggest more cutting wheels. They tend to break every so often. You already got a pretty nice starter kit.

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post #4 of 10
If you do buy cutting wheels always get reinforced ones.

The regular wheels are pretty easy to break, and get propelled like shrapnel.. to about the same effect, and they're hot. I had a shard of one land in the collar of my shirt.

A grinding attachment would be good if you don't have any, for deburring your cuts.
    
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by all means get the EZLock cutoff disk starter kit. It has the ezlock mandrel and comes with 5 disks, from then on you can get just the disks. Youll love not dealing with that stupid little screw to change a disk
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get a diamond cutting tip for it. sorry, no link. i think canadian tire sells it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CattleRustler View Post
by all means get the EZLock cutoff disk starter kit. It has the ezlock mandrel and comes with 5 disks, from then on you can get just the disks. Youll love not dealing with that stupid little screw to change a disk
Yeah what CR said, it was about $15 if I remember correctly.
    
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by all means get the EZLock cutoff disk starter kit. It has the ezlock mandrel and comes with 5 disks, from then on you can get just the disks. Youll love not dealing with that stupid little screw to change a disk
i was just looking at this item, and since I will be cutting medal mostly, this seems to be the best option??

But i guess i should use the reinforced fiberglass wheels when cutting everything else?

And what type of grinding attachments??
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thats the one, it comes with reinforced disks for metal. they are the same disks as the other 1.5's you can buy but they have a label printed on them
they also have disks for plastics

but by far (after the Flexi Shaft) the ezlock system is a godsend
Edited by CattleRustler - 12/21/08 at 3:46pm
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I just got my Dremel 300 yesterday and its a great tool. Right now I use mien mostly for modding PSPs.
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