Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

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Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

Post by AntaRobotics » Sun May 05, 2019 3:58 pm

I am doing my first GBZ build and the only tool left that I need is a saw for cutting, and after doing some research into the topic of which one I should get I realized that there are so many options. Does anyone have any recommendations?

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Re: Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

Post by DieselDummy » Sun May 05, 2019 9:21 pm

A saw?

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Re: Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

Post by JayCanuck » Sun May 05, 2019 11:29 pm

I think they means just like recommendation on dremel rotary or cutters or whatnot for the plastic. I personally have used flush cutters for the main plastic bulk removal them any generic dremel hand rotary works fine for smoothing/cleanup.

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Re: Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

Post by Phiro13 » Sun May 05, 2019 11:54 pm

I used a metal saw. With it’s tiny tooth you get a clean cut and the plastic couldnt heat up and melt like with a dremel cutter.
After sawing you can smooth it with small key files.

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Re: Saw for Modifying Gameboy Cartridge Recommendations

Post by gambino37 » Mon May 13, 2019 2:43 pm

Dremel cutting bits don't heat up and melt the plastic. The cutting disks do as they are covered with an abrasive. For cleaner work you have to use actual cutting bits with teeth.

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