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Saw some of these cutters advertised on the TLC site. Anybody tried them?

Thanks in advance
 

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Might just be me but they seem a bit pricey.....I'm sure they'd be handy because they can cut a 45 degree mitre but the jaw only opens to 35 mm so only good for mini trunking.
 
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Hi All

Saw some of these cutters advertised on the TLC site. Anybody tried them?

Thanks in advance
I used to be a glazer many moons ago, but as I'm a spark now I use a tool from then an it's by far the best for trunking, it has angles marked out and can create notches etc. They are miter snips, but if you get a set don't go cheap and steer well clear of the stanley blade kind, Lowe miter snips are the only ones worth getting and are approx 20 great British pesos.
Hi All

Saw some of these cutters advertised on the TLC site. Anybody tried them?

Thanks in advance


I used to be a glazer many moons ago, but as I'm a spark now I use a tool from then an it's by far the best for trunking, it has angles marked out and can create notches etc. They are miter snips, but if you get a set don't go cheap and steer well clear of the stanley blade kind, Lowe miter snips are the only ones worth getting and are approx 20 great British pesos. Link to these provided but if you check a local window supplier or plastics supplier you will get them cheaper.
I hope this helps, but once you get a set you'll use them for far more, blades can be removed and sharpened or replaced. I used these everyday for atleast 5 years, sharpened twice and still going.


 
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I used to be a glazer many moons ago, but as I'm a spark now I use a tool from then an it's by far the best for trunking, it has angles marked out and can create notches etc. They are miter snips, but if you get a set don't go cheap and steer well clear of the stanley blade kind, Lowe miter snips are the only ones worth getting and are approx 20 great British pesos.


I used to be a glazer many moons ago, but as I'm a spark now I use a tool from then an it's by far the best for trunking, it has angles marked out and can create notches etc. They are miter snips, but if you get a set don't go cheap and steer well clear of the stanley blade kind, Lowe miter snips are the only ones worth getting and are approx 20 great British pesos. Link to these provided but if you check a local window supplier or plastics supplier you will get them cheaper.
I hope this helps, but once you get a set you'll use them for far more, blades can be removed and sharpened or replaced. I used these everyday for atleast 5 years, sharpened twice and still going.


Strangely enough I done glazing many moons ago as well and have a pair of these, But must admit never used them on mini trunking as always relied on the trusty old hacksaw
 

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