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Discuss Plumber upgrading from 30 yr old Rubi TS-40 in the Tiling Forum area at TilersForums.co.uk.

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  1. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    Evening all who read this,

    I need to upgrade to a larger cutter, at least to cut 60cm porcelain, I'm tight for cash :( what do you recommend please?

    ATB & MTIA
     
  2. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen Metro specialist & forum entertainer! Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    Gloucester
    Sigma....
     
  3. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    Rubi... hahaha :D:D:D
     
  4. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    Sorry Andi, couldn't resist it.. a sense of humour help the world go round ;)!
    Tell me more - which SIGMA cutter is best for me??
    Cheers
     
  5. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    By the way I'm nearly the same age as you.... will be 52 in November.
     
  6. jcrtiling

    jcrtiling Professional Tiler TTA Member

    Location:
    Salisbury
    Sigma 3c3m
     
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  7. jimthetiler

    jimthetiler Active Member

    If you are not hung up on named brands felker which is an american brand do one for around £70 delivered.
     
  8. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    Thanks Jim,
    Do you have a link you can send me, I'm struggling to find their website?
    MTIA
     
  9. kevsalt

    kevsalt Professional Tiler

    Location:
    whiston staffs
    second hand rubi tx 700 ...if youve used rubi a long time the sigma will be annoying
     
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  10. Jimny Cricket

    Jimny Cricket Active Member

    Location:
    Fatfield
    Why is that kevsalt - soz I'm a bit thick?
     
  11. antonio

    antonio Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    italy
    I always believed the opposite ...:(
     
  12. jcrtiling

    jcrtiling Professional Tiler TTA Member

    Location:
    Salisbury
    I had a rubi tx 700 for long time and sold it and bought a sigma 3c3m . What i found annoying is why didn't i do it sooner
     
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  13. kevsalt

    kevsalt Professional Tiler

    Location:
    whiston staffs
    no direct vision of the scoreline ...unless you buy the klick klok jobby ....but to be honest i just dont like em had 2 sold em ...most guys love em ...each too their own eh
     
  14. Albert

    Albert Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Gateshead NE8, UK
    Whatever works for you
     
  15. wrighty

    wrighty Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Northumberland
    ''Plumber'' and ''tight for cash'' in the same sentence.....got to be a wind up????
    And for what it's worth... A Sigma is better build quality and will cut porcelain easier than a Rubi(Ex Rubi user)
     
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