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Old 05-05-2007, 11:56 AM   #11
Jesse Stiefel
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I used a jig saw. It made a lot of rubber dust, but I did it outside, so no big deal.

Worked Great!
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:43 PM   #12
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Put a bend in the mat as you cut it!!!

It's not the type of blade you use that makes the difference, it's how you use it!
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Old 05-06-2007, 03:58 AM   #13
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Yes. Lincoln is right. I used a 4ft level as a straight edge and a razor knife. Once you've broken through,keep flexing or bending the mat to open the cut as you continue to score it.
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Old 05-06-2007, 06:59 AM   #14
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Utility/Stanley Knife, keep a bend in the mat, pull the mat apart along the cut and use WD40.
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Old 05-06-2007, 09:42 AM   #15
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:36 AM   #16
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I draped mine over a length of PVC pipe as I cut it with a utility knife. That forced the cut open as gravity pulled on the edges, which in turn made the cutting very easy.
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Old 05-10-2007, 02:19 AM   #17
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Use a 2x4 on top as a straight edge to start the cut, then move the 2x4 under the mat, with the cut hanging just off the edge of the 2x4 so that it falls open as you cut.
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