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#1 Posted : Monday, January 28, 2013 3:15:53 PM(UTC)
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I am new to Cricut:

I just received my new Cricut Mini from HSN and did the sample cut and it would not cut through the card stock. I tried other card stock thinner and thicker and changed the setting for each. Nothing will cut. Is this machine supposed to cut properly out of the box? I saw no other blades included in the package that allowed me to do this! ??

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Linda
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#2 Posted : Monday, January 28, 2013 4:38:04 PM(UTC)
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Yes, it should be cutting through cardstock. Did you adjust the pressure? It might be set too low.
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#3 Posted : Monday, January 28, 2013 6:28:02 PM(UTC)
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Also make sure the blade is in correctly, is the blade at least touching the paper?
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, January 29, 2013 5:13:04 PM(UTC)
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Yes, it should be cutting through cardstock. Did you adjust the pressure? It might be set too low.


Hi, I followed all the instructions I tried all different papers and set it to the pressure specks per cricut I removed the blade reinserted the blade. The first Thank you cutting test did not cut. Clearly, it is the blade. I borrowed a blade from my daughters Expression II. It cuts but not well. I decided to send this machine back and am purchasing a Silhouette. No product should leave the manufacturer unless its been tested and inspected.

This machine is defective and I refuse to purchase parts to make it work the way it should have out of the box. While I expect to replace the blade after general use, not on the first cut!

Thanks everyone for your assistance.

Linda

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