Good priced pipe slice

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    what recommendations have people on pipe slices , I have a few but the wheels keep going back and not springing forward. I had a good 28 aluminium one with yellow on the side but lost that.
     
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    Most of mine are kopex or rothenberger and none have had any faults.
     
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    KOPEX are good rothenburger have a quality issue for past couple of years where some of them last half a dozen cuts.
    Dont touch the PTS own make ones they only last a copuple of cuts to
     
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    Monument as always, they make quality Plumbers' tools. Kopex are also good, in fact the Monument ones may well be Kopex?
    HTH
     
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    I fully agree kopex are the best with rottenbugger when you get to 28mm the case is plastic which let's it down IMHO
     
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    You do need to keep them lubricated often.

    Particularly after they get wet.

    I find the cheap Forge brand from screwfix very good and often easier to use than the market leaders. About £15 for two!

    Tony
     
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    My Rothenberger mini and medium sized pipe cutters are about 20 years old and still going strong - and still have the original cutting wheels fitted.

    Mind you, being - allegedly - a counter boy and having only used them on half a dozen occasions that's not surprising. ;)
     
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    I wish I had a quid for every one I lost Charn..
    I recall when I was serving my time the old boys always said; two things you must carry in your pocket at all times are a pencil & a pocket knife. I bet these wonderfull auld yins would add a pipe slice if they were around today....;)
     
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    I thought in your day they carried the pencil behind their ear!
     
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    In my day it was chalk and slate. :rolleyes:
     
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    Still do mate or under ma bunnet............. ;)
     
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    Govan Team Ya Bass!!!
     
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    I understand that the M74 has now been completed so you can drive from England to Argyll easily?
     
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    kopex or rothenberger
    ill be honest i find monument rubbish always slips
     
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    I remember driving to Scotland with this lady and when I explained what they did in Gretna she wanted to check out the prices at their marriage parlours!

    A couple of years later she wanted to ask the same question when I went to Las Vegas with her!

    She got married to someone in LA but he was killed in a car accident a few years later!
     
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