|Posted: 1/31/2013 5:33:03 PM|
I know the cameo mats hold up well & last quite a while. What about the cutting blades?
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|Posted: 1/31/2013 5:38:11 PM|
It depends on what you cut. If I am cutting something delicate I will use a new blade. I also have a blade I use just for vinyl.
I've been able to go quite a while without changing the blade.
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Loc: Tarpon Springs, Florida
|Posted: 1/31/2013 7:43:22 PM|
I'm still using my original blade and I opened my Cameo for Christmas in 2011. I use it very frequently.
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|Posted: 1/31/2013 9:41:05 PM|
I've only had mine since November but I'm trying to cut something fairly delicate and it keeps tearing up the paper. I checked the blade to make sure nothing is stuck or gumbled up in it and double checked the setting. I do use it quite a bit. I think I'll try a new blade for it since it's so small and keep using the current blade for other things.
|Posted: 2/1/2013 6:26:26 AM|
The blades also last a long long time. I am still using my original blade.
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|Posted: 2/1/2013 7:50:42 AM|
I've had my Cameo since October of 2011 and am only on the second blade. I've cut vinyl, cardstock, regular patterned paper and even tons of glitter over Christmas. However, I did notice with my last few cuts that I will need to change the blade for more intricate designs.
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|Posted: 2/1/2013 10:49:39 AM|
I was wondering this too. I'm on my original blade, at just under a year. I don't use it that much though (trying to change that this year!).
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