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Old 11-23-2011, 07:40 AM
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Are people still using these for quilting?

I finally made it to HF and bought several pkgs--great price. I came home and opened the first pkg. Had to throw the blades away. The had so many microscopic knicks in the blade edge that they wouldn't cut thru a single layer of fabric with less than 3 passes.
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:53 AM
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I'd take them back, even carpet cutters need good blades if they wont cut cotton I don't think they would cut carpet! The only time I have had trouble with there blades was the first time I used them put 2 blades in at one time.LOL if I had read the package I'd have seen that they come 2 in a pack! LOL
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:00 AM
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I've been using these for over a year without a problem but in the last package I had one bad blade. Even with one bad blade I will still keep using them, can't beat the price.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:02 AM
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I have not had any problems. I agree - take them back.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:49 AM
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I haven't used them but am about to order some. I hope this is a new and short lived problem...
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:02 AM
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I got 2 packs of two blades and the hole in the center was too small for the peg on my cutter.
I have another cutter around here someplace, hope they`ll work on that one.
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:39 AM
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So far they have all been good and work for me fine.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:41 AM
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I haven't had any problems with HF blades. Return them to the store if they're defective.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:42 AM
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I love HF blades! I had 1 bad blade in 20! Can't beat that price!
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:01 AM
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I just got some of these blades a couple weeks ago and haven't tried them. I sure hope that they work because they are so much cheaper than the brand name ones.
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