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Posted 25 August 2010 - 01:56 AM

I have the morton glass shop and the cutters mate, where would be strategic places on both of these to put the speed balls and the friction buttons? Where do you put yours?


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Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:30 PM

If you do a lot of repetitive cutting with the Cutter's Mate or Beetle Bits, you'll notice that the glass edges snag against the grid and don't slide smoothly. By placing speedballs under the score, you'll notice that the glass slides more smoothly against the grid.

They're not immensely useful, but then again, they're not expensive, either!

Regarding the friction buttons, that's to stop glass from moving on the grid when you score with your normal cutter. However I've got other gadgets that came with the Beetle Bits that serves this purpose if I needed it. If you score with your movement away from your body, then the buttons should be placed above your glass piece.

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Posted 27 August 2010 - 09:07 PM

Thanks so much,


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