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  1. tilen2009

    tilen2009 Member of Tilers Forums

    Location:
    Celje, Slovenia
    Hi guys.
    A few years ago i bought cheap tile cutter from local store. Now i found out that it cuts a bit off and also a new wheel is needed. Wheels i can not find anywhere. So i'm in the market for new cutter. It is time to step up, so i need your advice/recommendation. Montolit vs. sigma vs. battipav. What size should i buy? I do like tiling, i do it for myself and family but am not professional. Battipav (Profi Alu Battipav manual tile cutter - FerramentaWeb - https://www.ferramentaweb.com/en/tile-cutters/435-profi-alu-battipav-manual-tile-cutter.html#/modello_tagliapiastrelle_profi_alu_battipav-tagliapiastrelle_profi_100_alu) is a bit interesting, mainly because of the price. What do you guys think? Is anyone here that uses it? Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Adey1980

    Adey1980 Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Caerphilly
    I personally use montolit cutters, and there are many different opinions which is the best cutter.
    The best advice I would give is for you to pop into your local stores and have a try of the different cutters and see which one you feel comfortable using
     
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  3. tilen2009

    tilen2009 Member of Tilers Forums

    Location:
    Celje, Slovenia
    Adey, thanks for your reply. The only thing is that in may area i can only try Kaufmann and Montolit. And that is it. No sigmas, no rubis, no battipavs.
     
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  4. Rosco100

    Rosco100 Professional tiler Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Inverurie
    I use a battipav 100 most days and love the lightness compared to others and have sold a few with no complaints
     
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  5. LEE MAC

    LEE MAC Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    BELFAST
    A Sigma can do all that any other brand can do except with more ease, but no other brand can do all that a Sigma can do never mind how easy it may be. I’ve yet to meet a professional tiler that has honestly tried all the above brands that doesn’t choose Sigma. Hands down it’s the best there is in manual tile cutters!
     
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  6. impish

    impish Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Lancashire
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  7. tilen2009

    tilen2009 Member of Tilers Forums

    Location:
    Celje, Slovenia
    Thanks for your input guys. What about the lenght of a cutter? Do i need 100 cm? Greetings from Slovenia.
     
  8. Gerard

    Gerard Active Member

    Location:
    Bognor regis
    I use the sigma art 3d 93cm I bought it 8 years ago and it's still on it's original wheel there the best tiling tools on the market.
    I also have a sigma 10m9 I bought it last year I upgraded from my old sigma wet saw which I had 10 years and it was second hand when I bought it it's a great saw.
    Buy the sigma and it will last you a lifetime
     
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