Username Post: Whats wrong with my Fiskars Trimmer?        (Topic#1667311)
mindygail
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I have owned the same trimmer for over 4 years and i loved it then i noticed about a year ago my cuts were getting kinda fuzzy - does that make sense i mean the paper after the tim was fuzzy. NOT a straight clean cut anymore so i went to M's and bought a double blad refill -- i popped out (first time ever) my old blade-- popped in the new one and now anytime i cut the orange blade falls out !!!! i dont even have to touch it if i move the trimmer my new blade just falls onto the floor-- there were NO Instructions on the back of my new blades pkg. -- it makes me mad !!!! I have another trimmer i also have an issue with yeah i know what the heck??
my Provo Craft Laminator and Book BInder bundle came with a trimmer even has three blades from perforate to regular cuts -- all it does is score !!!! i have tried everything !!! plus my scissors suck yeah i have blade issues -lol thanks for the help !


 
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  • mindygail Said:
I have owned the same trimmer for over 4 years and i loved it then i noticed about a year ago my cuts were getting kinda fuzzy - does that make sense i mean the paper after the tim was fuzzy. NOT a straight clean cut anymore so i went to M's and bought a double blad refill -- i popped out (first time ever) my old blade-- popped in the new one and now anytime i cut the orange blade falls out !!!! i dont even have to touch it if i move the trimmer my new blade just falls onto the floor-- there were NO Instructions on the back of my new blades pkg. -- it makes me mad !!!! I have another trimmer i also have an issue with yeah i know what the heck??
my Provo Craft Laminator and Book BInder bundle came with a trimmer even has three blades from perforate to regular cuts -- all it does is score !!!! i have tried everything !!! plus my scissors suck yeah i have blade issues -lol thanks for the help !



This happened to me also. After years of owning my trimmer, it started cutting very badly...frayed edges no matter what I did! I contacted Fiskars and they sent me free replacement blades, but those blades cut badly too... both of them! Finally , I just threw it away and bought a new trimmer at Target for $15. It's not Fiskars brand, and it works just fine. I'd say buy a new trimmer. Trying to fix the old one just doesn't seem like it's worth the hassle.
I've had my new one for a couple of years now.
BTW - Walmart has a Paper Trimmer for $10 that's similar to Fiskars and the one I currently own. If mine goes out, I'll replace it w/ the $10 version.


Edited by Doreena on 10-12-17 07:43 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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  • don1 on 10-12-17 12:49 PM
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The fuzzy cuts are because of a dulling blade.
There are 2 different blade styles K & I.


 
Doreena
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Yeah well getting them replaced by the actual company themselves didn't help!

That's when I said forget it and bought a new trimmer!


 
mindygail
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Thanks Doreena and Don 1--yeah the paper frays kinda ! I guess ill just get a cheapy trimmer !! last question the second trimmer by Provo Craft that wont cut anymore it has 4 different heads or blades like wavy maybe and perforated and regular etc is it for scoring or cutting ad btw it has cut before im positive !!!
tia!


 
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If the blade is falling out, you don't have it securely popped into place. The first time I changed blades in my trimmer it took me a bit of maneuvering but I got it popped in properly and the new blades cut very well. Buying a new trimmer is an option, but you'll have this problem with any trimmer once the blades get dull.


 
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I got sick of replacing blades. I bought a CutterPillar crop and I LOVE it. It is pricer up front but no more blades! I get great cuts! Worth every penny. There is a 20% code you can use: Michelle20


 
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