Electric Hand Planner

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joewis
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Electric Hand Planner

Post by joewis » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:23 am

I also have a question about electric hand planners. Has anyone used them for fairing chines and sheers or are they to agressive?

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darthplywood
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Re: Electric Hand Planner

Post by darthplywood » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:25 am

i used mine for fairing my chines. I found as long as i took it slow it worked great. be carefull
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Re: Electric Hand Planner

Post by gdcarpenter » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:59 am

To get them close, used them, been there, done that. Have at it.
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Re: Electric Hand Planner

Post by Old aussie » Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:09 pm

yes I faired chines sheers and stem with a cordless planner. if you are using screws where you can, put them in after fairing like darthplywood said take it steady..

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