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Cutting Foam to fit my AR/Handgun

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by jimmyleost, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. jimmyleost

    jimmyleost Renton Member

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    Hello,

    I'm thinking about purchasing a Pelican Case for my AR-15 and one of my handguns also so mags. Does anyone know if there's a place in WA that I can come in and have them cut the foam for me?

    Also, has anyone here done it themselves and how easy/hard is it to do? My friend did his own and it looked like crap. I do not want mine to look like crap!

    Thanks.

    Jimmy
     
  2. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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  3. JUSTIficatioN

    JUSTIficatioN Seattle, Wa Member

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    If you heat up a butter knife on a stove top it should work ok, I've never done it for a pelican case, but I used to make miniature scenery out of foam and thats what I did. worked pretty good
     
  4. A2theK

    A2theK Olympia Member

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    The pick and pluck foam that is pre-cut makes it pretty easy. Go slow and you'll be fine. Always undersize your foam when "plucking" and it will form just fine.
     
  5. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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  6. M.Link

    M.Link Guest

    If somebody wants to build one of those contraption things, I will give you the 50 bucks if you cut my foam too! Pelican told me to roll the foam up and put it in the freezer for a while, then use a electric knife or a sharp bread knife. I traced my guns right onto the foam and used a razor blade. What a joke, it turned out like S**T! I need new foam now.