Sprue Cutter

This is a Micro Shear Sprue Cutter from Testors.

Testors Sprue Cutter Hand Tool #8940
 Testors # tes8940
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Testors Item # tes8940
Specifications :
  • Length: 5 (127mm)
  • Testors Product Number: 8940
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"Sprue Cutter (tes 8940)"
This tool is awesome, you can get very close to the part, it's also great on parts that are very delicate that would otherwise get get broken by using a knife.

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  • A tough, long lasting instrument designed for cutting and trimmin plastic model parts..:
  • Precisely ground cutting faces ensure perfectly clean and distinc edges every time..:
  • Will not bend, tear or distort parts.:
  • Can also be used to trim and fit the brass screening material yo often need for detailing cars and aircraft..:
  • Carded packaging.:


  • Length: 5 (127mm)
  • Testors Product Number: 8940


One Micro Shear Sprue Cutter:

Product Rank


"Great cutters"
I love these cutters. They are small which is great for small pieces. They have springs on them which makes them easy to use.

"Great cutters and a must have for all plastic modelers"
These were my first cutters and I still use them to this day. It is priced right and a great value for what it does. This cutter is small enough to fit into tight areas and sharp enough to cut through all plastics. I can rotate the cutter in my palm 180 degrees to change the cutting angle/side when separating parts on a tree. I have used it to cut and trim plastic parts when I scratch build.

"An average tool"
The cutter I received seems a bit dull to me. I have quite a few different cutters that I use depending on the sprue attachment and they all do a nice job of cutting through the plastic. This one from Testors does not have as fine an edge. I find it pinches through the plastic more so than cutting. Again, depending on what I am using it for, it is adequate.