How to cut foam From Ice chest??

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  1. crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a foam ice chest and it is a Thick one too. I want to make my own incubator. My egg tray and turner won't fit so I need to melt back or cut the foam back a little on the walls. Any idea on how I can cut or melt away the foam?? I really want to make this work. PLZ HELP!!!!!
     
  2. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Magic Markers will melt it (slowly) if you have the time. Betcha didn't know that. [​IMG]
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a very sharp knife works great.
     
  4. dirtsaver

    dirtsaver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A guitar string or piano wire heated with a bic lighter or small torch does great too! Learned that when I was cutting foam for model railroad scenery.

    Larry
     
  5. Tommie D

    Tommie D Out Of The Brooder

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    A hot knife would work great
     
  6. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Chainsaw would work wonders. [​IMG] No seriously, I'd go with an exacto knife, slightly heated blade.
     
  7. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    an electric knife or whatever the reciprocating knives are called (what my dad used to cut pot roast with when I was a kid)
     

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