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C&H mountcutters

Post by Timh » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 10:29 am

Does anyone know if C&H mountcutters are still sold in the uk

I have always used these for 30 years and the one I bought in 2001 is getting tired

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Not your average framer » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 11:06 am

As far as I know they should be still available through Nielsen Bainbridge, but dealing directly with the company is like pulling teeth, so I'm guessing that it would probably be easier trying to get one through one of the smaller independant suppliers who already are used to dealing with them.
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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by cleaver » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 2:44 pm

Just getting to grips with my ('pre-loved') Super Deluxe 4060A. 'Super Deluxe'...our American brothers know how to christen a mountcutter :lol:

A agree with what Prospero (I think) said a while ago: they are superb bits of kit with real soul to them.

I was very lucky to get it in with the deal for the Morso. :P

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Steve N » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 3:21 pm

I cut my teeth on C&H , lovely machines, but I also agree with Not your average framer dealing with N/B is a pain in the bum :head: , haven't dealt with them for about 10 years

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Not your average framer » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 3:30 pm

Their later model called the C & H Advantage pro is a fabulous example of quality design and engineering. As an ex-engineer I like it very much and it's always been an ambition of mine to own one someday.
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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by prospero » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 4:25 pm

The only thing I have trouble with on mine is the bar that you set for the margin. It can slip a bit if I don't lock it
down just right. Otherwise, it cuts as well as it did in 1986 when it was new.
I bought it originally as I had to cut a mount too big for my old Magnolia cutter. Now's time, I thought.
I cost the thick end of £1K, but it's since earned it's keep. It wasn't until I started using it that I realised what a
piece of crap the Magnolia machine was. :lol:
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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by cleaver » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 7:29 pm

Wow, Peter & Mark, I got a lot luckier than I first believed.

They come up on ebay, Mark.....I'll keep 'em peeled (good old Shaw Taylor :lol: ) for you.

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Not your average framer » Fri 13 Sep, 2019 8:58 pm

I won't be able to afford one for a little while, so I won't be wanting one just yet, but thanks for the heads up.

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Timh » Sat 14 Sep, 2019 9:16 am

Thanks for the replies
I will give NB a call and expect the possible pia!

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Re: C&H mountcutters

Post by Timh » Wed 18 Sep, 2019 7:27 am

Thanks to all for the above
for info only ,spoke with Neilsen and it looks as though C&H have gone
shame as they were a great machine

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