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Need A V Cutter Recommendation
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Chefjohn
Posted 8/12/2018 2:05 PM (#750151)
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What is your determine factor as to when to use a V cutter over a guillotine or punch and can you recommend a good V cutter. I like the looks of both Colibrí and Xikar.
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Posted 8/12/2018 3:40 PM (#750153 - in reply to #750151)
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Why the Xikar XV of course can even find them on C-Bid
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Posted 8/12/2018 3:43 PM (#750155 - in reply to #750153)
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Cfickter - 8/12/2018 4:40 PM

Why the Xikar XV of course can even find them on C-Bid


Thanks Chuck. I am pretty decided on Xikar.
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Posted 8/12/2018 4:07 PM (#750156 - in reply to #750151)
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Chefjohn - 8/12/2018 2:05 PM

What is your determine factor as to when to use a V cutter over a guillotine or punch and can you recommend a good V cutter. I like the looks of both Colibrí and Xikar.

For curiosity reasons. Why do you want to use a V-Cut over a straight cut?
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Posted 8/12/2018 5:04 PM (#750162 - in reply to #750156)
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What is your determine factor as to when to use a V cutter over a guillotine or punch and can you recommend a good V cutter. I like the looks of both Colibrí and Xikar.

For curiosity reasons. Why do you want to use a V-Cut over a straight cut?


Really just to have a choice Kent. I thought that with some of the 5’ers I bought I might try a V cut on one or two of the sticks to see the difference.
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Posted 8/12/2018 5:08 PM (#750164 - in reply to #750151)
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I have a Xikar. real happy with it. still working after 5 years.
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Posted 8/12/2018 7:08 PM (#750172 - in reply to #750164)
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Posted 8/12/2018 8:52 PM (#750176 - in reply to #750151)
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My Xicar v-cutter was my go-to for years, but lately I've turned to the regular guillotine cutter. For some time I'd use the v-cutter, and if the draw wasn't quite right, or if there was tar build up or other issues, I'd use the guillotine cutter and keep on going.
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Posted 8/12/2018 9:06 PM (#750177 - in reply to #750176)
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Mautrak - 8/12/2018 8:52 PM

My Xicar v-cutter was my go-to for years, but lately I've turned to the regular guillotine cutter. For some time I'd use the v-cutter, and if the draw wasn't quite right, or if there was tar build up or other issues, I'd use the guillotine cutter and keep on going.


^^^ I tried several V and Punches but always go back to by Xikar guilltoines, the small cut I get with a V or punch both seem to concentrate the tars into the smaller area. My cigars always seem to smoke better with a straight cut. JMO
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Posted 8/14/2018 10:18 AM (#750222 - in reply to #750151)
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Posted 8/14/2018 1:16 PM (#750235 - in reply to #750151)
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I like the v cut on belicosos and torpedoes etc...You cannot go wrong with the Xikar...let me repeat that....you cannot go wrong with the Xikar...I personally have a Colibri...The Colibri V Cut is a great cutter. I bought it over the Xikar for 2 reasons...Price.....and I really liked the deeper cut...I usually stick with a straight cut with most other shapes...But I am very happy with my Colibri
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Posted 8/14/2018 1:30 PM (#750237 - in reply to #750235)
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Thanks for the recommendations guys.
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WatchmanUSA
Posted 8/16/2018 9:00 AM (#750291 - in reply to #750151)
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I use the Xikar VX2 V-Cut. It works great.
https://www.xikar.com/products/cutters/vx2/
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