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kevs

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Background/ Seamless cutter
« on: December 09, 2021, 11:01:37 pm »

I had a Background/ Seamless cutter for years. It was really great. Small could fit in your hane ane with a circular blade and in went across the seamless -- way better than using scissors. Now it's lost, and called BH and others stores, but I can't find one for sale. Anyone else ever use this product?
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2021, 11:46:42 am »

Quilters use circular cutters that sound like you may be describing.  Check a fabric or quilting store.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2021, 12:08:19 pm »

Chuck, that not it This is made for photographers and seamless.  It fits in your hand,  and inside  is a smaller circular outing of plastic was a tiny circular metal bladed that swoops across the seamless so you don't even have to push up and down soccors like, just glided across the seamless. (the tiny metal  blade inside it was like what pizza cutter does except for seamless paper)

It was perfect, but now can't find anyone yet who has heard of it but me.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2021, 11:15:23 pm »

Rand thanks not what I had at all, mine was enclosed and created soley for photographers. That said, you used this?
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2021, 09:41:44 am »

Rand thanks not what I had at all, mine was enclosed and created soley for photographers. That said, you used this?

Yup… zips through 4 ply mat board pretty easily.  The one you describe sounds “better” for seamless, but this should work if you can’t find the genuine article.

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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2021, 04:39:12 pm »

Rand, sorry you are saying you have used this, yourself for seamless? Was not clear yet.....  Always want know if someone referring something they have and use. Often people recommend things they never tried, which is helpful sometimes as well..
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2021, 05:19:03 pm »

I had a Background/ Seamless cutter for years. It was really great. Small could fit in your hane ane with a circular blade and in went across the seamless -- way better than using scissors. Now it's lost, and called BH and others stores, but I can't find one for sale. Anyone else ever use this product?

Clearly not the same as the one you lost, but perhaps something like this would work for you.  (You don't have a location listed in your profile and the link above is to the U.S. Amazon site, but I suspect these are widely available elsewhere.)

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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2021, 06:02:32 pm »

Chris thanks have you used this yet?
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2021, 07:15:41 pm »

Chris thanks have you used this yet?

I have not, but I've been cutting various rolled papers with a scissors—and after seeing your post I decided there had to be a better way, looked around, found these, decided they were worth a try, and ordered a couple for myself.

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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2021, 07:17:03 pm »

Ok report back here thanks.   Be curious if someone can find the thing I had.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2021, 04:36:52 pm »

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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2021, 11:16:56 am »

Got Amazon product, not work well at all. What I had before would grip both sides paper. This more fabric cutter so have press on ground or have another something balance.  HOpe solve riddle of what had one day.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2021, 08:33:18 pm »

Dan thanks have you tried these with seamless yet?
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2021, 04:46:47 am »

Something like this ?

Pacific Handy Cutter
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2021, 10:32:36 am »

Simon/ Daniel, again, always ask, have you tried these yet, (on seamless)  ?
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2021, 05:44:29 am »

Simon/ Daniel, again, always ask, have you tried these yet, (on seamless)  ?

No; but the sparks on the film sets I used to work on used something very similar to cut scrims, gels, andtracing-paper and so on.  They are cheap enough just to try one.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2021, 01:23:47 pm »

Simon, thanks.
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Re: Background/ Seamless cutter
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2022, 10:01:20 pm »

I believe the "OLO rolling scissors" is what you seek, and yes I've tried it with seamless, and it works very well. Check for them on ebay.

Otherwise, for $20 I'd give these a try if I were you, but I have not as I still have a working OLO cutter.

https://www.sliceproducts.com/product/rotary-scissors
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