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25mm Aluminium & pvc venetian blind cutter - trimmer

by Sunlover
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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  • Venetian blind slat trimmer for 25mm slats, will trim aluminium and pvc slats, with a measure guide to enable accurate trimming
  • This trimmer will NOT trim real wood slats

Product details

  • Boxed-product Weight: 50 g
  • Delivery Destinations: Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
  • ASIN: B007O6WKYC
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 24 Mar 2012
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 175,134 in Kitchen & Home (See Top 100 in Kitchen & Home)
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Venetian blinds available in our Store

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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
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This Sunlover branded cutter could not be simpler to use, and yet it has some very clever features.

1. The cutting action is the same as that of a pair of scissors, but operated by gently squeezing the spring-opened cutter levers together between thumb and forefinger.
2. It has a spring loaded end-stop adjustable in 5mm click-steps with a scale covering the range 10mm to 100mm, to guarantee consistent trimming.
3. The cutters are shaped to round off the corners of the freshly cut end of the 25mm wide blind slat, just as originally supplied by the blind manufacturer. The cutter is also profiled with a lead-in to ease the start of the cut.
4. The cutters are accurately aligned and securely retained.
5. The very sharp off-cut is safely retained by the end-stop, and there is space to accommodate maybe up to ten off-cuts (depending on the thickness of the slats) allowing quick repetition of cutting before safely disposing of the waste.
6. When the cutter is not in use the end-stop is swung back under the cutter body and holds the moving arm in a safely closed position.
7. The plastic body is rigid and feels reassuringly secure in use.
8. The instructions are clear and sufficient.

The only negative feature, common to using any scissor action device, is the very real possibility of inadvertently chopping the left thumbnail while holding the umpteenth blind slat in position. I had visions of becoming a Darwin Candidate if someone distracted me while I was becoming bored with the repetitive task of trimming so many slats.

However, it has done a superb job trimming both ends of all the slats on four 150cm long metal blinds from JL, and it still seems to cut as well as it did at the beginning.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Saved pounds on a made-to-measure blind 15 Nov 2012
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Used this for trimming aluminium slats on three blinds. Each blind has 53 slats so that was 318 slat ends to trim. Take your time don't rush the job Make sure you position the slats to be trimmed in the locator and press closed and you will get a good end which you can't tell apart from the manufactured end. Try to be clever & trim more than one slat at a time or just shove the slat in or snap the cutter shut and you will end up with a rough job. As with most things, don't rush, take it smoothly and satisfaction will prevail!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent cutter 16 Feb 2014
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Makes quick and work for trimming plastic blinds, it has a.sliding stop for cuts up too 90mm but 20mm is the smallest it will go
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great 1 Dec 2013
By bhen
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Quick delivery
Does the job
Clean neat edges and so easy to follow the instructions
Good packaging
Happy customer who has recommended to her friends
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5.0 out of 5 stars did the trick on a tricky job 13 Nov 2013
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not used one of these before so was a bit wary with my mums new blinds, however it was easy to use and will be using it again, really pleased and cheaper than having your blinds made to measure
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3.0 out of 5 stars get what you pay for 12 Oct 2013
By bigjohn
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done a cheap blind ok but might struggle with aluminium. go for a better trimmer if you have a decent blind
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