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Smokey-smokey

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PostSubject: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:28 pm

Can someone recommend a durable cigar cutter?
I don't much care for looks, I am interested in function and durability.

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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:37 pm

I've owned several and the Palio has been the best and most reliable, hands down.

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LordTemplar

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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:42 pm

I suggest the Xikar cigar cutter. It is easily the best I have owned. The real key is to make sure the cutter is tight and sharp.
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:32 pm

Mine's a Christmas gift from a some years back -- a Xikar STK -- and I've been very happy with it.  I've also got a Cuban Crafters "credit card" double guillotine cutter I keep in the car.  Both are guaranteed for life -- I've had zero problems with either.

A good friend has a Palio, which is a fine cigar cutter as well, still working as intended after years of regular use.
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:51 pm

I bought a Palio a while back on Puff Daddies recommendation but it didn't last very long.

A good friend liked it as well as I did and "borrowed" it permanently.

He called a couple weeks ago and when I mentioned it he assured me it's still working fine.  Suspect 
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:11 am

Puff Daddy wrote:
I've owned several and the Palio has been
the best and most reliable, hands down.

+1 on Puff Daddy ...

I've got two Palios and two Xikars ... both work well, but I use the Palios at least 90% of the time because I like them better ... BUT, the Xikar has a warranty that is second to none ... still, Palio is my choice.
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:28 pm

Resurrecting this thread. I bought a Palio and a Cuban Crafter Perfect cutter each this past week. They should arrive before the weekend and I'll be able to do some testing.

I also have had an older Cuban Crafters dual-blade guillotine cutter from maybe 10 years ago that still works fine (granted I don't smoke daily). I also more recently bought a Cigar.com Colibri cutter that is just ok. It tends to smash more than cut. It probably just needs sharpening. The two things going for it as I see it are the locking mechanism and the large ring gauge.

Based on discussions and reviews around the web, the Palio will probably be my go-to cutter, when all is said and done. What did you end up getting Smokey?
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:39 pm

I use a pocket knife and it has always worked pretty well for me.
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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:18 pm

I know you're asking for a cutter, but I'll throw this out there, I love using a punch. They just seem to work well for me.
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gnossos



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PostSubject: Re: Recommend a cigar cutter   Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:31 am

I liked the Xikar I had that grew legs but it's also the only decent cutter I've really used, other than that I usually use the freebies or cheapos from cigar shops.
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