Hank Rearden
I go to the the rail yard to drop off or pick up containers for chassis trailers daily. One issue is cutting zip ties that secure the locks. The biggest problems are getting cutters in limited space were the locks are located. So I hammered a point on round stock and chiseled a barb for a cutter. It works by slipping it inside the loop of a zip tie and pulling it out quick. The barb catches the tie a cuts it. Just used it and it worked excellent. Real simple project with an increase in time production at work.



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jmccustomknives
Nice problem solving, and putting "I'm to cheap to buy it new" to work for you.

Rule #10;  "I can make that" translates to; "I'm to cheap to buy it new."

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Hank Rearden
Yea it's simple and cheap and I can tell you one more thing. "Satisfying" It cut the ties with out any effort. Looks like a knitting needle.
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