Paper cutters rock!

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Our new paper cutter arrived today.  Glenn Ave. is seeing all kinds of excitement lately! We got the QCM-1200E, which seems to be the de facto letterpress paper cutter for anyone born after the Summer of Love.

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We could’ve gotten an old war horse cutter from the 19th century to match our press, but most of those are in the ‘this sumbitch is heavy!’  category and take up a lot more space.  Plus, we found a factory refurb’d one for half price on Amazon that arrived stylishly in the yellow and red DHL van.

The instructions said to slice through a phone book a few times to clean the anti-rusting grease that was on the blades during shipping.  I’m pretty sure the blade was clean after the 3rd or 4th cut; I ended up with this:

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Everything we eat from now on will be sliced so thin you can see through it.  Now I know how Cosmo felt with his meat slicer.

Our new rollers also arrived yesterday.  A few more minor adjustments are needed on Betty, but she’ll be turning tricks before long.

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6 Responses to “Paper cutters rock!”

  1. mom Says:

    let the presses roll!

  2. Stickrod Says:

    Thank God the German post is no longer the top post…that was disturbing.

  3. amandaleavelle Says:

    I have looked into this machine. Where did you get it?

  4. kjrohrer Says:

    i bought it on Amazon as a refurbished model. The company still keeps their gaurantee on the blade, so we figured it was just as good as an original. plus you will save a ton! just search for the model on amazon.

  5. Ken Says:

    I just bought the QCM-8200m at ishoppapercutters.com
    It’s a newer model than the 1200. Handles more paper at a time and has a wider base.
    I’m using it everyday…

  6. гей знакомства bluesystem Says:

    и всё эе: бесподобно..

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