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Old 01-23-2013, 07:04 AM   #65
missy3840
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Default badly cutting dies

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Originally Posted by Angie1974 View Post
As of this evening, I apparently do NOT know how to use a plain and simple die. It's a large pattern, but it will only cut certain portions of the design, and less and less of this with each pass through the machine. I am trying to resist the urge to toss the useless die AND the die-cutting machine into the more-than-plentiful snow outside. On days like this, I have NO idea why I like and spend a fortune on this hobby.
I've found the problem i have is not with the dies but with the condition of the cutting pads and/or needing an extra sheet of CS under the plates as a shim. I know my top cutting pad is getting pretty dinged up and that may affect how some more detailed dies cut.
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