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Old 03-04-2014, 03:27 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by sidybee View Post
12 volt battery and some electric fencing wire between a couple sticks works well.
i used this set up before.... i cheated and used the battery charger. i had that in the garage hahahahaha
Interesting, electric fence wire, never thought of that.

Back in the mid 1960's, I made a cutting bow with two pieces of 3/16 music wire, a 1X3 piece of oak about three feet long, and a spring with about 10 pounds tension.

The cutting wire was a piece of music wire, about 20/1000 or so. Power was a cheap battery charger without any sort of voltage regulation.

A lot of foam cores were cut with that thing back then.

Retired and the days are just too short, busier than ever!
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