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Unread 06-12-2013, 03:57 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Angelnorth View Post
I have a Dahle 533 and have been very happy with it. It's a 12" guillotine style cutter which says it will cut up to 15 sheets of copy paper at once so it's more than capable of cutting cardstock. It's a self-sharpening blade and has a good sturdy metal base. You probably wouldn't want to tote the thing around with you but it's great for a cutter you have on your work table.

I shopped around and got a decent price on eBay, there are a couple on US eBay at the moment at around a hundred bucks which probably gives you a ballpark price if you're comparing stuff.

There's a little YouTube demo here.

I, too, have the 12" Dahle. The grid has almost totally worn off the center, so I looked into replacing it with the 15", but it is just a bit too big for my area. However, I really love the cutter and use it for all my cards. Have had it for at least 13 years, so it really lasts. The price isn't too bad, in my opinion for how long it lasts without having to replace parts.
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