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Old 01-02-2013, 03:27 PM   #21
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For long cuts I use Rotozip or circ saw. Setting up a guide when using either takes little time and can save a lot when it comes to patching. Inside corners are easiest for me to handle using any of the multitools.

Dust can be dealt with, no matter what you use.
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:45 PM   #22
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Seems to me that it would kill productivity to tack a guide to walls. There would have to be all sorts of different sizes too. Chalk lines are pretty quick.
There's always a trade off. With a guide, you can save measuring time by putting legs on it the right height.
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Somebody needs to rig up a guide bushing for the roto zip to follow a track. Won't be me, that's one tool I really hate.

I've been wanting to try the kett saw, Maybe this is the year.
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Somebody needs to rig up a guide bushing for the roto zip to follow a track. Won't be me, that's one tool I really hate.
? No guide bushing is needed for a guide. They're like any other router, cut right to left with a guide under it, even if it's just a straight board, It'll naturally hug the guide.
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Look on youtube, they have videos on how to do this.
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A little off topic and maybe a really dumb question but why don't you pull off the entire bottom sheet instead of cutting at 24 1/2 and ripping sheets? Save on material but DW is pretty cheap compared to labor.
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i see this is an old thread but here is what i do in these situations. chalk line. score the line with a utility knife, hit it with a rotozip+ dust extraction. the rotozip will follow the scoreline.
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Sorry for bringing an old thread back to life but I find a mini circular saw from dremel works 100% better then all these tools. It's light and easy to use and set.
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What's wrong with a drywall hatchet ? It's fun !!!!
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This is referring to flood cuts, not removing everything..
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This is referring to flood cuts, not removing everything..
That's simple .. razor ! And elbow !
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Sorry for bringing an old thread back to life but I find a mini circular saw from dremel works 100% better then all these tools. It's light and easy to use and set.
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This is referring to flood cuts, not removing everything..
Have to agree. The Dremel Ultra Saw is a lot easier and faster for cutting long runs of drywall on flood cuts from water damage.

I recently used this saw for cutting the drywall twice at baseboard level in a whole 3000 sqft condo for inset baseboards. This would have been a monumental task with a razor knife and the cuts would have been nowhere near as straight for installing the reveal bead.

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A little off topic and maybe a really dumb question but why don't you pull off the entire bottom sheet instead of cutting at 24 1/2 and ripping sheets? Save on material but DW is pretty cheap compared to labor.
That's a lot more work than you think. Double trash, double material. Also, you really don't want to mess with that tape joint.

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