Plastruct Chopper

MP Code #MP-57803-001   Item #57803-1001

The chopper is one of the most useful tools ever for rapid and accurate cutting of balsa wood or styrene strips and rods with small profiles.
Chopper In Stock
  • $38.99
Miniature Wood and Styrene Length and Mitre Cutter. Made in the USA by NorthWest Short Line, the original Chopper or Chopper I, is one of the most useful tools a model builder can own for working with wood and plastic strip model building materials. Use the Chopper for quick, clean, accurate yet feather-free cutting of balsa wood or styrene strips and rods Easy to use and inexpensive as well since it uses readily available standard size single edge razor blades.
  • Great for when you need to create duplicates of the same size wall stud, railroad tie, window shutter, etc.. - just set the length stop using thumbscrew clamps and slice off the desired quantity easily and quickly.
  • Unlike other cutting tools, the Chopper uses a rigid handle design to ensure you get consistently square, straight and accurately angled mitre cuts
  • Includes 30, 45, 60 degree guides to make standard mitre cuts a snap.
  • Compact base measures 7.5 x 7.5 inches and is made from high quality tempered hardboard for strength, durability and economy
  • Metal parts are made from aluminum so they are easy to use, last long and require minimum maintenance.
  • Cut materials up to 1/8" thick. The Chopper can cut material with a maximum thickness of 1/4" but NWSL does not recommend making those cuts a frequent practice.
  • Uses economical single edge razor blades - no hard to find, expensive, special cutting blades required

Size: Chopper

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