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pullins10
05-25-2015, 08:17 AM
thinking about moving to a scissor cutter...

anyone have any thoughts or preference about a scissor cutter (brand, style, etc) :tu

shilala
05-25-2015, 11:15 AM
I have a Xikar multi-tool scissor cutter, used it yesterday.
It's cool, I just never use it.

SSDVC
06-05-2015, 09:44 AM
I'll have to second the Xikar. Good cutter and they last through a ton of smokes.

Plus, Xikar supports the troops over here, so I don't mind spending money on their stuff at all.

Chainsaw13
06-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Xikar for me as well. Very sharp.

stearns
06-05-2015, 10:08 AM
I hate to be one of those "they were better before they redid them" people, but the xikar scissors were better before they redid them. I found an old set that had a squared top, and have "made in Italy" on them instead of the new ones from Taiwan. Two of the tools are the same, the other two are way better; one is an actual little knife and the other is some funky bottle opener/lighter adjuster thing that's awesome. I find they're also sharper and the blades don't cross and get stuck, like my newer ones sometimes do if you put a little too much force on the cutter.

Nothing wrong with he newer ones, I have a pair of those as well, but I love my older one :tu

Edit: found a picture

http://onlinecigarshop.com/775-thickbox/xikar-multi-task-cigar-scissors.jpg

tsolomon
06-06-2015, 06:55 AM
I think most of us have multiple cutters that we use. I have been using my Xikar scissors a lot more lately to trim my cigars. I like to be able to just shave off a little piece at a time and then check the draw. My Palio is still my go to when I'm out at a herf, golf course or cigar bar. :2

irratebass
06-06-2015, 07:07 AM
I've been toying with the idea of getting this one:

http://www.cubancrafters.com/revolution-black-cigar-cutter-scissor-for-all-cigar-sizes-3-blades/?page_context=category&faceted_search=0

Any thoughts on these?

WhiteMamba
06-06-2015, 07:59 AM
I have one. It was one of the first cutters I got when I first started down the slope. It is pretty descent but a little big to carry around.

WhiteMamba
06-06-2015, 08:33 AM
I'll send you mine if you want to try it Mickey.