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Notion Reviews > Cutting Tools /Sharpeners /Mats > Olfa 45mm Spash Rotary Cutter

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Reviewed by: Warbler
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Posted on: 3/2/14 3:07 PM
Rating : star
Approx. Price : $11.5
Bought from: Other Source
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Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people   Very Helpful by 7 people   
Category:Cutting Tools /Sharpeners /Mats [ Reviews]
What is this notion used for? The Olfa rotary cutter has a lot of cutting uses but obviously using for cutting fabric.

Did you get your money's worth after the purchase? I suppose I could have paid full price at $17.99 so in this case I got what I paid for.

Is this notion easily available?Available through many sewing related sources where Olfa products are sold. I purchased at a show.

Would you recommend it to others?I am only giving this product one star as it does cut as it was designed but different than other Olfa cutters it is not as ergonomic as it appears. The placement of the Blade Cover Slide is not in a easy to reach position. I have small hands and when I open or close this cover button I have to reposition my hand which makes for a possible fumble. Not the thing you want to happen when there's a sharp blade involved. I will add the handle has a comfortable feel much like the Olfa Quick Change Rotary. But if I were to compare the two. The Quick Change is extremely ergonomic and a pleasure to use. It by comparison also has a better blade guard to protect hands from exposed blade. It is worth the extra cost to invest in a good cutter. Not the ''Splash''. I my opinion the color aqua is the only thing going for it.


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Artsewer said...
thanks for your review
3/4/14 11:36 PM
Artsewer said...
opps
3/4/14 11:36 PM
ufpcreater said...
I have been eying this cutter for months because I LOVE aqua. Don't need another cutter...have 4-5 cutters already. This comment makes me stop and really think about purchase. I have extreme arthritis in my hands and even though I'd enjoy the color I' m pretty sure I wouldn't use it.
3/5/14 0:47 AM
Mufffet said...
Thanks Warbler - I might have fallen for the color.....:)
3/6/14 12:19 PM
FaithM said...
Thanks Warbler for sharing your experience. I had been tempted to get this cutter because of the color but will stick with my Quick Change after reading your review.
4/6/14 4:57 PM
lgrande said...
Eye-opening review because I see many people using this cutter. I was tempted before but now I know this one wouldn't work for me.
7/4/14 10:50 AM

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