Guillotine Chopper

jeff_nobles

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I am looking for any input from you professionals on the Guillotine choppers. Most of the frames we're building are 3 1/2" or better. At the present I use a miter saw system then use a bench top type guillotine and get pretty good results but will be upgrading soon. Any input appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Morso now makes a (electric/hydraulic) guillotine chopper that does up to around 6".
 

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Based on the investment, I would look at some used fixed double mitre saws prior to choosing a chopper. Much more versatile piece of equipment in that you can cut both matal and wood moulding. Ornate wood frames can be difficult with a chopper. Either one will last for decades with care and maintainance.
 

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Thanks for the imput. I'm a couple months off but all the info I can get will help in the decision.
 
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