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How do I cut a plastic packaging tube to be shorter?

Hi. I have 18" empty plastic tubes that I'm giving with girl's t-shirts inside for a birthday party; the kind of very thin plastic that is on the top of shirt boxes at Ross Dress for Less. I need to cut these tubes to be 16". I am sure someone here has a smart way to do this. Help!!!

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No, I'm not going to run over to Ross to check one of the tubes! If the material is very thin, I use a single-edge razor blade but thicker material requires a utility knife or some other sharp bladed tool.

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