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Postby Kelly in Canada » May 6th, '13, 2:23 pm

hi girls...i would love if you could weigh in on paper trimmers. i am desperately in need of a new one and i am thinking i may go to a better trimmer than those i have been using. i have heard talk about rotatrims, cutterpillars, fiskars procision, etc. please share your thoughts and experience if you will!
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby sug » May 6th, '13, 8:09 pm

I have tried quite a few trimmers. Guillotine and rotary, quite a few fiskars now I use the Stampin Up trimmer. I am really impressed with it and I hear they are coming out with an attachment that will change it to a rotary blade if you prefer that.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby mlepitts » May 6th, '13, 8:17 pm

I am a die hard Tonic Guillotine user. I like that I don't have to buy new blades and I think it cuts sooooo straight, that's important.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby pam » May 6th, '13, 10:30 pm

I've had a Genesis trimmer for about 11 years. Still on the same blade. They are really spendy, but cut straight and mine has an edge light on it.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby AnnaB » May 7th, '13, 12:13 am

I only have the same old Fiskars that I've had for so many years. It's not perfect, but it works. It'll be interesting to hear what everyone says about this! :) Most of the time I'm not that picky, but sometimes it's frustrating when it doesn't cut 100% straight.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby Funky Fairy » May 7th, '13, 6:37 am

I've just replaced my Avery trimmer this year/ My previous Avery trimmer last 10years, so I'm hoping for the same with this one.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby alissa » May 7th, '13, 6:47 am

i've got a fiskars rotary trimmer and i love it! i used to use the fiskars triple track trimmer (several of them, actually) but because of the design they start to cut crooked after a lot of use. the rotary one has no trouble with crooked cuts and is still just as portable.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby Jaime Warren » May 7th, '13, 7:44 am

I'm looking for one too - my old Fiskars has finally driven me mad enough to spend money on a new one :D
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby StephanieEloise » May 7th, '13, 7:50 am

I use a guillotine at home, as I feel that it gives the best cuts. It's X-acto brand and I really like it! I travel with a Fiskars rotary trimmer, and I use the Fiskars mini guillotine trimmer for desktop work.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby Kelly in Canada » May 7th, '13, 8:30 am

thanks for your input! i feel like jaime...my old trimmer is driving me completely mad! and, i am a bit obsessive about straight cuts, especially when i am teaching a card class. it has to be a work horse and a straight cutter.
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby aobanion » May 7th, '13, 11:22 pm

I recently got the Fiskars ProCision trimmer and really like it! Michaels had it and I got it when they had a 50% off coupon which made it $60. It sits next to me on my craft desk and I think it cuts great!
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Re: paper trimmers!

Postby AshleyCalder » May 13th, '13, 12:46 am

I've been using a cutting mat, metal-edged ruler and utility knife for 9 years now. I have a paper cutter that works well enough for me, but I never use it.
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