I will pay the extra money now to get the real thing. We hope you will take advantage of this offer and look forward to hearing from you. We have re-engineered the Mat Cutting Tool Holder to use a stiffer blade for applications requiring a more ridged blade. It's important to be able to cut at line of sight, in other words,to be able to cut exactly at the edge of a photo that's mounted on foamboard, and get a clean cut. The company that manufactures the Onyx 90 has been in the business over 45years.
It shouldn't be that way. It takes about 1 second to do it. And then someone just emailed me that a KeenCut Excalibur will do everything I need! At 2 of my 3 jobs we have the Fletcher 3000 and at the other job we have the 3100. These bearings will protect the aluminum to steel interfaces from wearing out over the many years of service. See image on the left. Maybe consider it a lesson learned and hopefully you will move on in a more positive direction.
I have always used Fletcher and been happy with them. My Onyx is pretty much all stainless steel, extruded aluminum. Looked at the ad for the Onyx 90, called Framing Supplies and talked to a very helpful and knowledgeable lady. I'm sure there are some shops that have had good luck with the Onyx 90, I just haven't heard of any. This Shipping Estimator tool calculates an estimate of the cost to ship an item within the United States.
I have a Keencut Ultimat, a System 4000 and an Oval 6. You save about 50% on delivery cost compared with motor freight. We have decided to return it. There are a couple of useful videos on the website which have wetted my appetite. I've heard that when you do get it squared and then check it a day or two later you will more than likely find that it is no longer in square. Oh - and you won't find a better after sales service than you will from Keencut - even though you bought your machine through a distributor. If you have any real world expeirence with them what is your opinion of them and how do they stack up against other brands like the fletcher 3000 model? Not found one yet but open to suggestions.
Onyx 90 dealerships welcome:call for details An absolute must for the professional The Onyx 90 is a wall mounted media cutter. The height of my garage is going to restrict me. I can't tell you to return it, that is your decision, but I know that I wouldn't mess with it for 3 hours just trying to square it. It is a glass cutter, cardboard mat board and foam board too! I guess I am sorry to say that I have not heard much good about the Onyx 90 other than the price. They haven't had a frame shop in about 7 yrs and refer all their customers to me. It is a multipurpose media cutter that is an excellent tool for the picture framing, sign making and glass cutting industries. When one of the wheels wears out, simply rotate to a new one of the 6 carbide wheels on the turret.
The few parts that can wear out on the Fletcher are pretty cheap and easily replaced. The onyx is black and shiny and certainly cool looking. Summary - I'd get my stuff cut quicker than you! I also heard the price comparison from my customer. Professional Picture Frame Equipment Inc. It was easy to assemble, squared up easily, and cuts like a dream. Costco no longer carries the coffee packs.
Bidders are encouraged to inspect the property prior to bidding. Deepjoy I watched the video. I have a job that has to be done by tomorrow. That said, have never seen the Onyx before, but did use the Fletcher years ago in a framing shop, and it was a good piece of equipment. The onyx has interchangeable cutting tools that have to live somewhere when not in use - I'd need 3 of each 'coz I'd be bound to misplace them sometime. Great floor area but only 6ft clearance after new flooring and roof supports.
Multipurpose media cutter, it is an excellent cutter for the picture framing, sign making, and glass cutting industries. I don't have one, I have not seen one. Thanks for your input - or email me directly Sue I've thought about getting one myself, but haven't pulled the trigger on that leap of faith. I just want someone with experience and a bit of cred, to give an honest opinion. I have a Keencut excalibur.