Which Xuron???

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by XavierJ123, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. XavierJ123

    XavierJ123 Member

    I read that the Xuron Flush Shear Cutter is the "daddy rabbit" or the "cat's meow" when it comes to having the best tool to cut flex track. I thought I would ask for recommendations since there are so many models from which to choose. So do you own one and if you had to do it all over again, would you?
  2. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    2175B Maxi-Shear Flush Cutter-Semi Flush Cut :thumb:
    Yes. :)
    Yes. :)
  3. Bikerdad

    Bikerdad Member

    uhhh, they sell one specifically designed for cutting track. Cidchase got the model/part # right, but the name wrong.

    Xuron 2175B Track Cutter
  4. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    It's listed as one name under their "consumer products", and the other name
    under "industrial products". I was jist tryin' to give Xavier what he asked fer--

    I doubt there's any difference except packaging, since they have the same
    part #. But I been wrong before :D :D :D
  5. XavierJ123

    XavierJ123 Member

    Hmmmm, very interesting, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I wonder if they charge more for one than the other? Or the grade of steel might be different but that doesn't seem likely if they have the same part number.
  6. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    "Good Morning,
    Sorry for the delayed response - we had yesterday off for the
    President's Day holiday. To answer your question, no, there is
    no difference between the Industrial version of the 2175B and
    the Track Cutter (2175B) offered to hobbiests.
    If you need anything else just let me know.
  7. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    In answer to the last part of your question Xavier, I own one and it's one of the best purchases I ever made. I highly recommend it!

  8. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Yeah, what Val said!
    Just one thing. They are designed to cut nickle silver rail. Harder materials, like piano wire, will damage the cutting edge, so only use them for rail cutting.
    They will cut rail so cleanly that you can immediately put on a rail joiner, no filing, no muss, no fuss. One of the "gotta have" tools.

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