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Old 06-30-2010, 08:57 PM   #1
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Is there a best way to do this? I don't want to harbor bacteria in cuts/breaks in the plastic....is this even a concern?

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Old 06-30-2010, 09:02 PM   #2
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Not a concern for me. Just cut it off with a utility knife.

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Not a concern for me. Just cut it off with a utility knife.
I would sand it down so it's smooth as well. If there are any jagged bits or gashes in the plastic it can harbor bacteria.
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Old 06-30-2010, 09:11 PM   #4
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Not a concern for me. Just cut it off with a utility knife.
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I would sand it down so it's smooth as well. If there are any jagged bits or gashes in the plastic it can harbor bacteria.
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Old 06-30-2010, 09:59 PM   #5
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I've used a hacksaw blade, but I've also just taken a small phillipshead screwdriver and snapped those puppies off.

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