Sizzix - Tim Holtz - Alterations Collection - Vagabond 2 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine




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Description & Information

Note: This Vagabond 2 Machine is only compatible with power requirements that are the same as those found in the United States and Canada. Consumers who purchase this machine and use a different power source in any other part of the world will void the manufacturer's warranty.

Contents:

  • One Vagabond 2 machine
  • Pair of Standard Cutting Pads
  • Extended Platform
  • Extended Thin Die Adapter
  • One power cord

Size:

12 1/2” x 4 5/8” x 9” (machine closed)

15 1/4” x 12 1/5” x 10 1/4” (handle up and doors open)

Let the Vagabond 2 take you on a creative journey! You won’t miss using a crank with this awesome machine that resembles a vintage suitcase that’s traveled the world. The Vagabond 2 operates just like its predecessor, the Vagabond, but now delivers solid steel gears and rollers, unibody cast roller housing, an ABS plastic exterior, a high torque motor and auto shut-off, giving you built-in overload protection.

If you’re doing a lot of die cutting, you’re going to love that this machine is electronic, as opposed to a handle (manual) crank. Simply push the button and you’re ready to go! You’ll love that it’s portable and is perfect for your on-the-go crafting.

The Vagabond 2 works with everything from Sizzix’s smallest dies up to the 6” wide plastic backed treasures and embossing tools. This machine is not compatible with Sizzix’s Bigz Plus and Bigz Pro dies. Use the Extended Wafer-thin Die Adapter to work with Framelits and other brand dies and embossing tools.

How to use:

Before sending your dies and material through the machine, ensure that the Platform, Cutting Pads and die (often known as the “sandwich”) is aligned properly. To align the “sandwich” press the Guide Flaps inward until they both make contact with the sandwich with enough force to move them into alignment before entering the rollers. Once the sandwich is aligned, you may proceed to slide it into the roller opening and depress the motor on/off button.

The Platform is designed to be used when you are cutting or embossing thin materials such as a sheet of paper or cardstock. The Thin Die Adapter allows you to use your Framelits, Thinlits, Triplits and other brands of thin dies in your machine.

Warranty:

One year limited warranty. The Vagabond 2 machine is only compatible with power requirements that are the same as those found in the United States and Canada. Consumers who purchase this machine and use a different power source in any other part of the world will void the manufacturer’s warranty.

Why we love the Vagabond 2:

  • Perfect for small spaces
  • Machine will shut-off if overloaded
  • Portable
  • Durable for big projects
  • Helpful for users with limited mobility
  • Fantastic for cardmaking, scrapbook layouts, home décor and DIY projects
  • Looks like an antique suitcase!

Tips:

  • Not compatible with Sizzix Bigz Plus and Bigz Pro dies
  • Run intricate dies through the machine two to three times for a cleaner cut
  • Do not use the Thin Die Adapter for embossing

What customers are saying about the Vagabond 2:

“I waited a long time, and did a lot of research. It paid off. I love the Vagabond 2. I had a few problem dies that I dreaded using, so they were the first dies I tried when I received my machine. They came out perfectly. The machine is much quieter than I thought it would be. I'm loving die cutting again! And I'm glad I got it through Scrapbook.com. Their customer service is unparalleled. 5 stars also!” - lwedwards

“I had shoulder joint replacement surgery and could no longer turn the handle of my Big Shot. This is fun and easy on my shoulder and fast! I used it yesterday to crank out about 100 die cuts to start my Christmas cards.” - joirv605

“Tim Holtz and Sizzix has really done it! They have created the best machine for die cutting and embossing. I highly recommend this machine. I am disabled so the crank machines are a problem. This one makes life very easy for me. And it's really not that much more expensive than the nicest crank machines - so get this one. It makes making multiple cards a breeze. The only drawback is that I have a few really large dies that won't fit through this die cutter. But for the majority of dies out there, this is die cutting heaven!” - SnowflakeWarrior

“I haven't had this long, but the few times I've used it, it works like dream! Relatively quiet, easy to use, cuts on the first run thru. I thought I wouldn't like that the button has to be held down, but after using it, it doesn't bother me. My BigKick magnetic platform works wonderfully with it. I've tried my thick Sizzix red steel dies and thin dies from other companies.” - stampkathy

Watch our videos to learn more about the Vagabond 2 and see it in action!

SKU: sz-660855 UPC: 841182099723

Reviews and Ratings

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  • Verified Buyer

    Thrilled with this machine!

    I waited a long time, and did a lot of research. It paid off. I love the Vagabond 2. I had a few problem dies that I dreaded using, so they were the first dies I tried when I received my machine. They came out perfectly. The machine is much quieter than I thought it would be. I'm loving diecutting again!

    And I'm glad I got it through Scrapbook.com. Their customer service is unparalleled. 5 stars also!

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  • Verified Buyer

    Loving My Vagabond

    I started out making cards by basic cutting out shapes with an exact-o knife. I then upgrades to a Sizzix BigKicks and now I have the Vagabond 2 and wish I had started out here. I love not having to crank the machine, the cuts come out nice and smooth. I can cut multiple pages at a time and the possibilities are endless. I love this machine and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great product/machine.

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  • Verified Buyer

    Yipeeee

    I had shoulder joint replacement surgery and could no longer turn the handle of my Big Shot. This is fun and easy on my shoulder and fast! I used it yesterday to crank out about 100 die cuts to start my Christmas cards.

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  • Verified Buyer

    Best die cutting machine

    Tim Holtz and Sizzix has really done it! They have created the best machine for die cutting and embossing. I highly recommend this machine. I am disabled so the crank machines are a problem. This one makes life very easy for me. And it's really not that much more expensive than the nicest crank machines - so get this one. It makes making multiple cards a breeze. The only draw back is that I have a few really large die's that won't fit through this die cutter. But for the majority of dies out there, this is die cutting heaven!

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  • Verified Buyer

    Love this machine

    I haven't had this long, but the few times I've used it, it works like dream! Relatively quiet, easy to use, cuts on the first run thru. I thought I wouldn't like that the button has to be held down, but after using it, it doesn't bother me.
    My BigKick magnetic platform works wonderfully with it.
    I've tried my thick Sizzix red steel dies and thin dies from other companies.

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Product Questions & Answers

  • What is the difference between the Vagabond and the Big Shot Express, besides the look? I'm wanting a wider than 6" cutting surface and can't tell the sizes from the description given on this site? I currently have an original cuttlebug and am ready to improve.   By: wjn (01-Dec-16) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
    • If you want a wider cutting surface the Big Shot Express is probably what you want. The Vagabond 2 is still a 6 inch cutting area. I do like my new Vagabond. It is very powerful and cuts dies out really well and easy to operate. It has a forward and reverse if you need it, but I usually don't have to put things through it twice. It has been a nice upgrade for me. By: stampnmarge (02-Dec-16) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!
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  • Does the Sizzix Big. shot extended magnetic plate work with the Vagobond 2?   By: smith5019 (12-Dec-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
    • Yes it does. My Vagabond came with an extended platform. I use the magnetic plate in place of a cutting plate I turn the die upside down so it cuts into the top plate. Hope this helps. By: Sammy4130 (19 hours ago) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!
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  • can I use the Bigz dies with this?   By: lindamudarris (07-Dec-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
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  • Can I use the magnetic platform and metal precision platform with the Vagabond II? I own this machine, and so far, I love it. Great investment.   By: phyllisnufer (01-Jul-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
    • I use my magnetic platform all the time with my vagabond. Don't have a metal precision platform, but if it is compatible with Big Kick, then I'm sure you can use it in your vagabond. By: Denisedoan3 (05-Jul-17) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!
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  • Hi there I have inherited a vaga bond die cutting machine. It has only been used a couple of times. When I switch it on smoke comes out of it. I don't know if it's because it's not been used and been in storage. Can u help with any advice please   By: Marionegan (22-May-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
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  • An Anonymous User
    Do the plates curl up like the Cuttlebug ones?   By: User (17-Mar-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
    • I have experienced curling, but I flip the plates over and switch top to bottom, and they straighten out. By: phyllisnufer (01-Jul-17) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!

    • I own the Standard, Extended and the 13" Decorative Strip Pads, I didn't follow the instructions once for the 13" Decorative Strips and they did curl and now I follow the instructions on my platform faithfully for all 3 sets, the set that I curled flattened out after a couple of proper uses. I use my pads at least a couple of times a week. Hope this helps :0) By: Patricia Michelle (18-Mar-17) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!
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    If I purchase the Vagabond 2 do I need to purchase the magnet extra long board separate?   By: User (17-Feb-17) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
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  • What exactly comes with this?
    Is the Extended Wafer-Thin Die Adapter included?   By: kahobel (26-Mar-16) Helpful Question?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This question has been reported. Thank you!
    • Yes, everything is included with the machine except for the dies. By: maya-xe (29-Mar-16) Helpful Answer?  Yes  |  No Thank you! Report Inappropriate This Answer has been reported. Thank you!
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