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    Custom cutting plastic egg crate for terrariums

    How do you guys cut your egg crate to fit your tank dimensions? The tank is a 20 long, so 30LX12HX12D. This is the specific product I have in mind...

    http://www.homedepot.com/p/Plaskolit...-202025149-_-N

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    I like diagonal cutters personally, but decent scissors work too.
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    I've always used diagonal cutters. I've found them to be easier than scissors or shears for cutting this material.

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    Ive used a hack saw to cut this. A little tedious, but effective.

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    I've never actually put hands on this stuff so I assumed it was a little more heavy duty than what scissors could do. Nice to know.

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    It's rigid and pretty brittle. The diagonal cutters make short work of it though.

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    I really like using my dremel with a small cut off blade. I have used side cutters before, but always end up using the rotary tool to clean up the edges anyways.

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    i have that one, i use scissor. Although bits and pieces flies around as you cut through them.

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