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Effetto Mariposa CarboCut saw

Carbon cutting solution

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Effetto Mariposa's Carbocut isn't just an ordinary hacksaw; it's purpose-built for carbon fiber and also works well for other hard-to-cut materials.

Effetto Mariposa's Carbocut isn't just an ordinary hacksaw; it's purpose-built for carbon fiber and also works well for other hard-to-cut materials. (Image credit: James Huang)
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A cast aluminum handle and steel frame offer a good grip and firm support.

A cast aluminum handle and steel frame offer a good grip and firm support. (Image credit: James Huang)
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The tungsten carbide-coated blade gently grinds - not rips - its way through carbon fiber.

The tungsten carbide-coated blade gently grinds - not rips - its way through carbon fiber. (Image credit: James Huang)
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The tungsten carbide-coated blade works as advertised and yields an ultra-clean cut that requires virtually no finish work.

The tungsten carbide-coated blade works as advertised and yields an ultra-clean cut that requires virtually no finish work. (Image credit: James Huang)

Carbon fibre composites require

CarboCut actually cuts a bit slower than standard saws in our

The blade is roughly twice as thick as standard hacksaw blades, though,

Although the CarboCut works as advertised, we can’t

Those cheaper blades seem just as durable when limited to use on

Making matters worse is the fact that CarboCut replacement blades are

If the idea of sawing through your new high-end carbon frame with a

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