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  1. General Cigar Discussion
    I made a Xikar Xi cutter sheath. This one is made from python with full grain calf skin lining. I'm very happy with it! :) This is my first one. I plan on making plenty more with more refined stitching and from other leathers such as crocodile hornback, crocodile belly, ostrich leg, etc.
  2. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Hey, I have a question for those that own a xikar xi2 cutter. It seems that the one that I just ordered last week has a blade that likes to sick until the other finally starts to cut into the cigar. Is this normal for there to be a bit of a catch in the actual track that the blade follows...
  3. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Maybe a few of you guys can help me decide on this cutter... I found the Xi2 for about $30, most everywhere the Xi3 is about $70, and the Xi1 is about the same price as the Xi2, if not a little more... what really differentiates these cutters? the HRC levels are not linear by model and the...
  4. Cigar Accessory Questions
    What's the best way to clean the blades on these things? Mine are starting to stick a bit where only one blade will usually come out and try to act like a guillotine.
  5. Want to Sell/Trade (WTS)
    Looking to get rid of some accessories I don't use. The Xikar XI2 cutter had recently been shipped to Xikar to be fixed and cleaned, so it is basically brand new! It comes in the box and will also include the handy cutter case. Looking for $25 shipped for the Xikar XI2 cutter. The 5...
  6. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Anyone know how to disassemble Xikar Xi2 for sharpen? I know it's lifetime guarantee, but it's return cost from Japan is too expensive:(
  7. Want to Sell/Trade (WTS)
    WTS my almost-new Xikar Xi2 cutter, color bloodstone red, used to cut less than 10 sticks. Between hand problems; my preference for a V-cut (accentuated by the Boston Cigar Cutter I just picked up); and my dislike for torps/belicosos, I just don't need it. Cuts smooth and quick, but just not for...
  8. Meet the Manufacturer
    How often do you recommend that this cutter needs sharpening? Besides "when it don't cut so good no more." Based on cutting 7-10 cigars a week.
  9. Meet the Manufacturer
    over the memorial day weekend i dropped my xi2 and both sides of the blade came unattached from the center of the body.(just remaining attached at the screw at the bottom) i have tried to get them back in without tearing apart the body, to no avail. my question is, is there a way to fix this...
  10. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    I am finally going to step up to a real cutter after years of cheap ones. I am Looking it to getting a Xikar. Which is a better way to go, Xi or the Xi2. thanks for the help.
  11. Want to Sell/Trade (WTS)
    Brand new with leather pouch, black with Cohiba Logo. $25 Shipped.
  12. Meet the Manufacturer
    Hi, I have a Xi2 that I've owned for a couple months. I've just noticed that the blades don't exactly touch each other when the cutter is closed. In fact when I held the closed cutter up to the light, quite a bit of light shines through between the blades. Is this typical of Xi2 cutters? How is...
  13. Meet the Manufacturer
    Question about my Xikar. I have a Xi2 cutter that is about a month old that I got as a gift. The problem that I have with this cutter is it is not very smooth at all on the cut. One side seems to hang up about half way and the other has a slight studder. My question is this, is there anything I...
  14. Want to Sell/Trade (WTS)
    I have an Xikar Xi2 cutter that I only used for a month. I am looking to trade for a 5er of San Cristibols (by Ashton). The Xi2 comes with a leather case and will be thoroughly cleaned before shipping. Please PM me if you're interested. :tu
  15. Cigar Accessory Reviews
    Well, this wasn't a good weekend for my cigar accessories. First, my Xikar, which has been sticking quite a bit lately finally indicated why, when half the tension spring fell out. I was heading to JRs anyway and they said "bummer, send it back as we don't have any in stock". Then, I lost...
  16. Cigar Accessory Reviews
    Well I won it for $25 on Cbid a week ago and now it broke:(. The spring popped out and it wouldn't close anymore but its good that I am getting a very prompt replacement. Kudos to the devils site.
  17. Cigar Accessory Reviews
    I've had my Xi2 for several months now. I can compare it to a single bladed guillotine and a double bladed guillotine. All cutters work well when sharp. The reasons I like the Xi2 are: Light Weight Fits the hand well- Form Fits Function Constrution- I took mine apart. A great design...
  18. Cigar Questions
    I recently grabbed a Xi2 that came with a sampler pack of sticks. The cutter performed great until about a week later. I noticed that the blades seemed a little bit loose and I opened and closed it about three times trying to find the cause. Much to my dismay, one of the screws at the bottom...
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