ideal guillotine cutting out

Discussion in 'Cutters and Trimmers' started by pcprint, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. pcprint

    pcprint Member

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    hi anyone able to help,i have an ideal 5221 and lately when i press buttons to cut the blade comes down but stops when it contacts the paper,it cuts eventually but only after numerous trys
     
  2. ppm-sales.com

    ppm-sales.com New Member

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    HI have you checked the oil level?
     
  3. Jeff

    Jeff Senior Member

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    Oil level? You mean the lubricating grease points? Or where?
     
  4. choco

    choco Member

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    Hmn... a cutter that stops upon contact with paper? That's weird.
     
  5. garry

    garry Member

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    Do we still call it a cutter? :cool:
     

  6. plotter

    plotter Senior Member

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    mine used to do that, i just flipped it onto change blade, then when the blade is down flip it back and it came back up, a pain i know, after a while it seemed to correct itself, so maybe its the switch on there
     
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