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Pretty good stack cutter.
on October 26, 2010
I've used this stack cutter for about two weeks. It does my job well, with a little patience.
PROS: Great price compared to others. Cutting mechanism works well. Heavy and stable.
CONS: The laser guide offered on some other machines would be an enormous benefit in precise cuts. It is difficult, without scribe lines on a master sheet, to line up the paper exactly.
The adjustable backstop, even when clamped down securely, allows paper to slip under the front edge, thus destroying an accurate cut. I solved this by slipping a 1/16" thick strip of wood under the paper just in front of the backstop so that the paper cannot slip under.
By taking the time to mark scribe lines on my master so I can adjust perfectly, the machine works like a charm. The best way to line up a master sheet is to line up the scribe lines with the cutline that the blade makes on the blade stop.
In short, for $300 more I'd have bought the laser-adjusted machine. But for the price, this does the job well.