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  1. AaronF

    For Sale: Underpinners, a CMC, and Multi-media cutter for SALE

    Hi everyone, Due to COVID, our business has needed to make a hard left and we are looking to put our equipment in new loving homes. 1. I've got three Cassesse CS89 Underpinners. Two of which are complete and in fine working order, the other is a frame and slider only that I was keeping as a...
  2. R

    Wizard 9000z SmartClamps

    Hi! I've been coming to the Grumble for years seeking wisdom, but only now have I finally made an account. Our shop has had a CMC 9000 for 10 years, and due to age, wear, and consistent recurring problems, we have as of today upgraded to a 9000z. Almost everything between the two is comparably...
  3. AaronF

    Wizard 9000 Head Return Home Error

    So I've been having this issue for about a month now where the cutting head has a funny stutter when returning to home after cutting the outside dimension with my 90 degree tool. Upon returning to home after the stutter, the blade on the head does not get back to it's intended vertical position...
  4. PicturedFramer

    Shipping a Wizard 8000 CMC

    Just curious about shipping my CMC to another state. Has anyone done this themselves? How did you do it? What was involved in boxing it? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
  5. sbergman


    Does anyone have any experience with the Wizard PMC - PNEUMATIC MATERIAL CUTTER? We have (2) Keencut Excalibur 5000's and are considering replacing one at the upcoming WCAF. We are a production frame shop (small to medium volume) and cut about 30-40 sheets of 48"x96" foamboard per day. We cut...
  6. PicturedFramer

    For Sale: Wizard 8000 CMC - Seattle

    Finally retired but in my garage is a fully functioning Wizard 8000 CMC. Cuts beautiful mats in minutes and is ready for a new home. I'm asking $4800 and has a few scratches on the board. Must be local enough for you to haul away. Computer and software Mat Designer, also computer stand and mat...
  7. Matthew Hale

    wizard path trace

    does anyone have experience importing from Adobe Illustrator to Wizard's PathTrace utility? I'm using Illustrator CS4 and I've tried many ways to tweak the export settings and can't get anything to open in PathTrace.
  8. F

    Need new CMC. Which is better: Wizard vs. Valiani ?

    My old Eclipse CMC is slowly dying. Which machine would you recommend: Wizard or comparable Valiani? Thank you for your help.
  9. AaronF

    Opinions Wanted Where do you get your CMC cut art?

    Hi all, Just wondering where you all get your clip art or cut art for your CMCs? I have a Wizard 9000 and see an import feature that requires WCA/WCX files. I did a quick search on the Googlers, but didn't find any clip/cut art files with that file extension. I also did Grrrrrumble search but...
  10. FramerKat

    Some "I've been outta the loop" CMC questions...

    Okay, I've not used a CMC extensively since 2010 when I left my last full time framing job. Fast forward to now and here I am with my own shop and have a couple of opportunities to use both a Wizard 9000 and a Valiani (don't know model as of yet). I have some questions since I've been out of...
  11. T

    For Sale: Near New Wizard 9000 Switch Blade

    Wizard’s top of the line mat cutting solution, offering advanced design options including: pen drawings, debossed lines and four bevel options to expand your creativity. Some of the features our CMC Model 9000 offers: • Cut speed of up to 20 inches per second • Four blade cartridges: 45 degree...
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