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Ephrem's Bottle Cutter

Ephrem's Bottle Cutter

Item# 5121
3 of 6 found the following review helpful:
Better Way, September 16, 2012 3 stars
The wheel etches the bottles OK.
I wanted to cut 1.5 liter bottles. I had to make modifications to the assembly in order to do this effectively. The instructions on how to use definitely need some work. First, you should make at least 5 revolutions of the bottle against the etching gismo. Getting a clean break starts with getting a full and consistent etch in the beginning. Instead of using the tedious candle and ice method of finishing the break, heat some water in a pot and in a separate vessel, make a volume of ice water - with cubes. Your easiest and best breaks occur by moving the bottle back and forth between the two containers of water. Start with the hot water being just hot to the touch and continue to heat until almost boiling. You will get a clean break easily.
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