Precision Sprue/Wire Round Cutter 02

Published: December 5th, 2019     
Product Image
Product
Reviewed by: Dave Morrissette - IPMS# 33653
Scale: N/A
Company: UMM-USA
Price: $10.00
Product / Stock #: GMT-02
Product provided by: UMM-USA

UMM-USA is one of the premier tool makers in the modeling market. John Vojtech has made many of these based upon his needs for his award-winning models. This is the Precision Sprue & Wire Cutter. This version, 02, has a rounded end. The piece comes in a plastic sleeve for easy storage.

So, let's take a look at the cutter. I personally like the rounded end version as it allows great vision for cutting. The end comes to a sharp point and that allows a fine cut on smaller parts. The part is "springy" and acts like tweezers. Because of the action at the cutting end, it allows for a very flush cut and leaves almost no clean up necessary.

So, let's take it for a test run. I started with the tires on Tamiya's P-38 kit and they cut flush. It took one cut to lose it from the sprue and a second cut from the bottom gate off. After that, there was nothing left. The sprue cutter was advertised for wire also, so I grabbed some smaller diameter brass wire and it cut it smoothly also.

This is a great weapon in your arsenal in building and for newer modelers; it should be the first thing you should buy. Recommended.

My thanks to John and UMM-USA for the opportunity to review this excellent tool. Check out all the other fine tool at this web site also: http://umm-usa.com/onlinestore/index.php

  • DSC_0010
    DSC_0010
  • DSC_0011
    DSC_0011
  • DSC_0012
    DSC_0012
  • DSC_0014
    DSC_0014
  • DSC_0015
    DSC_0015
  • IMG_1064
    IMG_1064
  • IMG_1065
    IMG_1065

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <blockquote> <br> <cite> <code> <dd> <div> <dl> <dt> <em> <li> <ol> <p> <span> <strong> <ul>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Non-latin text (e.g., å, ö, 漢) will be converted to US-ASCII equivalents (a, o, ?).

More information about formatting options

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
homepagelink