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Thread started 11 Nov 2008 (Tuesday) 00:08
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POLL: "Which cutting system"
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I have a rotary cutter and hate it
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I have a guillotine cutter and hate it
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I use other tools
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I don't have to cut much
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Which cutting system??

 
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Nov 11, 2008 00:08 |  #1

Just wanted to gather a little input from everyone on cutting systems. I have tried a rotary cutter and returned it. Granted, it wasn't an expensive one but really wasn't worth a dime. What is everyone using??


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Nov 11, 2008 00:11 |  #2

Fiskars rotary...

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Nov 11, 2008 05:38 |  #3

RotaTrim


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Nov 11, 2008 07:55 |  #4

René Damkot wrote in post #6664401 (external link)
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Nov 11, 2008 11:14 |  #5

24" Rotatrim-maybe 18 years in use. works great.


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Nov 11, 2008 11:47 |  #6

10A Scalpel, large cutting mat and straight edge :)


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Nov 11, 2008 13:48 |  #7

I got an old 52" rotatrim free from work when they were replaced with new ones for no particular reason. I've never used the full width but I'd never get rid of it. Besides, the right hand half of it makes a great shelf.


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Nov 11, 2008 14:43 |  #8

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Nov 11, 2008 14:54 as a reply to  @ Radtech1's post |  #9

I've been using this and really like it. It's a Carl DC-250 25" rotary trimmer.

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My guillotine cutter wasn't big enough for everything I can print and it's extremely annoying to not be able to count on it for making accurate square cuts. The trimmer I have now has been a major step up.


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Nov 11, 2008 22:11 |  #10

I've also got a Rotatrim and it seems to be the final brand in rotary trimmers... Works perfectly.


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Nov 12, 2008 00:19 as a reply to  @ cosmicreality's post |  #11

So you RotaTrim guys don't experience any "wheel wonder" when using these types of cutters? I guess I'm asking this: your accuracy when cutting doesn't deminish after making several passes?


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Nov 12, 2008 00:59 |  #12

Spend the extra money and get a RotaTrim. Fiskars are a lot cheaper, but the accuracy of the cut is terrible. RotaTrim gives you nice clean and accurate cuts.


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Nov 12, 2008 08:44 as a reply to  @ Sports_Dude's post |  #13

What about mount cutters? (the 45 deg cut is what I'm curious about. I presently use a new blade in a craft knife for each mount, a long metal straight edge and a lot of patience.

I want a professional looking job but without it costing a fortune.


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Nov 12, 2008 12:15 |  #14

Rotatrim and nothing else. You can literally shave a hairs width off with them. For mat cutter look at Logan


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Nov 12, 2008 12:18 |  #15

Oh and get one from the Mastercut series from Rotatrim, like the m-24


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