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Member #425270

Member Since: April 3, 2013

Country: United States

  • Although these are not true break away headers, I use Craftsman's Handi-Cut cutting sheers and this breaks them apart perfectly every time. The top part of the sheers has a straight blade and the bottom part has a flat surface, so you can actually line up the straight blade in between pins and use the flat part to brace the back of the cut. There are similar sheers out there but I haven't seen any others with the blade on just one side and a flat surface on the other and this feature is what makes these perfect for the task.

  • I use Craftsman's Handi-Cut cutting sheers and this breaks them apart perfectly every time. The top part of the sheers has a straight blade and the bottom part has a flat surface, so you can actually line up the straight blade in the groove between pins and use the flat part to brace the back of the cut. I place the headers towards the tip of the sheers so the angle of the cut is low and the blade comes almost straight down on the groove, snapping them off cleanly. There are similar sheers out there but I haven't seen any others with the blade on just one side and a flat surface on the other and this is what makes these perfect for this.