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Posted: 11/29/2012 5:36:14 PM
Should I invest in the ATG gun? I have the Xyron but am disappointed in how the adhesive doesn't completely come off the roll.
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Posted: 11/29/2012 5:46:32 PM
I JUST bought one last week and I am in love!


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Posted: 11/29/2012 5:49:49 PM
I got one a few months ago and love it!


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Posted: 11/29/2012 5:53:36 PM
Have had it forever, would never go back! Love it
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Posted: 11/29/2012 6:06:59 PM
I have had it for 8-9 years and like it. It's great through the 1st half of every roll but the 2nd half is what makes it like instead of love.




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Posted: 11/29/2012 6:10:40 PM
I love mine like crazy, but I hear from a lot of people that it is too big for them. I would try one out a few times, but they are just SUPER as far as I am concerned!

Which Xyron do you have, the mega runner?



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Posted: 11/29/2012 6:18:25 PM
I've had mine about 2 years and I WOULD NEVER go back to anything else!!!! LOVE it!

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Posted: 11/29/2012 6:40:34 PM
Yes, I have the Mega Runner. I love the size, ease of handling and the adhesive. However, only half if the adhesive dots come off the roll and it seems like a waste of money!
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Posted: 11/29/2012 7:53:14 PM
It felt really cumbersome when I purchased and used it a couple of months ago and I was intimidated when I had to reload the adhesive. Using it a couple of times and I was hooked. I love it and can't imagine scrapping without it. I just kept the loading instructions and it isn't hard at all after the initial goof up, nothing I couldn't correct.


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Posted: 11/29/2012 7:56:15 PM
I love mine so much. I was hesitant because I saw how huge it was, and it seemed expensive for something I would be buying untested. I do love it! I find I extremely easy to use and easy to re-load. And, because it is so big and so pink, I don't misplace it in my desk all the time like I do with smaller adhesives!






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Posted: 11/29/2012 8:01:21 PM
It's just ok. I thought I loved it... but I made my Christmas cards in September and pulled them out a couple of nights ago to personalize... some of the paper wasn't as stuck as it should have been... maybe a bad role of tape... but that's seems to have happened a lot lately... AND I use Scotch brand! So not so much in love anymore!


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Posted: 11/29/2012 9:03:18 PM
I really like mine. Its big, but surprisingly light-and I like that the adhesive is much cheaper-im an adhesive junkie! I switched from repositionable adhesive, and really like that as long as I don't totally smash the two pieces of paper together, I can still pull it off to reposition if I need to.

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Posted: 11/30/2012 6:17:58 AM
I have a generic brand (ATG 50) and the pink Scotch ATG, and I love them both. The adhesive is very strong; and once you get the hang of it, loading the refills is pretty easy. There are videos on YouTube that show how to do it if you are a visual person like I am. The generic refills (not Scotch brand)actually work better for me, and they are cheaper too. As for the size, I got used to that very quickly, although I still use a small tape runner for small areas. HTH.



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Posted: 11/30/2012 7:04:02 AM
Yes yes yes!!!!!
I love mine!!!!!
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Posted: 11/30/2012 8:13:51 AM
i've had mine for as long as i can remember! i got mine about 3 months after the pink ones first came out, but used other ones before that... and I LOVE IT! I am however looking to the xyron for the smaller lettering and things that I want to be able to stick to papers without using messy glue. I used a xyron a few years ago for an intricate title that was cut on the expression and loved the way it worked out for me. I'll definately be getting one soon.


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Posted: 11/30/2012 8:33:10 AM
I love mine, I'v had it about a year and it's the best, can't imagine life without it, I still use glue and glue dots but not as often. The ATG is awesome, never any problems with the roll of tape. Once you get the hang of loading it, it's easy.

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Posted: 11/30/2012 9:17:52 AM

Once you get the hang of loading it, it's easy
Agree!! I have taught quite a few people how to load theirs. I load it, show them how and then unload it and have them do it and then it is locked and loaded knowledge.



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Posted: 11/30/2012 10:41:20 AM
I really like mine too. I joined a monthly scap and was using mine all the time. At first, the other ladies were reluctant about purchasing one. Now they wondered why it took them so long.
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Posted: 11/30/2012 3:11:59 PM
I love it. Give yourself a full roll of tape to get used the size/feel.


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Posted: 11/30/2012 3:32:16 PM
Love mine!! It took a little to get used to it, but now love it.



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Posted: 11/30/2012 4:29:22 PM
Love mine. Couldn't scrap without it!
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Posted: 11/30/2012 8:58:57 PM
It's a learning curve that is worth it even for a lefty like me.


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Posted: 11/30/2012 9:46:05 PM

Should I invest in the ATG gun?

Yes, yes you should.

I have two. A red one that I use for scrapbooking and then a pink one that I keep the general tape in for card making.




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Posted: 11/30/2012 9:49:16 PM
It takes a little while to get used to, so if you don't love it right away, don't get discouraged cause once you get used to it, you wonder how you ever lived without it.


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