- 4-point ceramic cutter.
- Fits Premier's 4000s or any 3" shearing head.
How to Use
- They will not fit Premier's old (silver/black) shear head or Oster/Sunbeam heads.
- These cannot be resharpened.
- If dropped they will break.
- Make sure the comb & cutter are on as described in the instructions above.
- Make sure the comb name can be read on outside when placed on head.
- Make sure to have 1/8" space from end of comb (bevel) to tip of cutter.
- Make sure the edge of the cutter does not go over the side of the comb.
- Make sure the tension is set correctly.
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
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Windrush Alpaca from New Mexico
Only in an emergency will I use metal cutters again, I have three or four sharp ones, I keep in reserve. I started using the ceramic cutters last year. First time use I was able to shear 16 alpacas on one set (new cutter - resharpened comb) I was impressed. Follow up sets not quite as good but still better than metal. I was able to shear 53 alpacas laced with New Mexico sandy dirt with 4 ceramic cutters and 7 combs, (two machines helped to keep blades sets cooler. that's an average of over 13 per cutter. I'm good with that.
John from Wisconsin
Just an update: I have switched exclusively to using this cutter and resharpening I do on progressively finer diamond hones and with no loss in performance. Still getting over 20 alpaca on one cutter. Works fine with my old style LGS machine but not the new style due to the softer plastic drive gear. But I still love these cutters.
Diane G from Oregon
These cutters worked great while they were sharp. However, I did NOT realize at the time of purchase that these could not be resharpened. I would not have bought them if I had known that.
Cheryl W from Vermont
I'm giving these 5 stars for the way these cutters work. They are fabulous. But if you are a klutz like me, don't bother, because if you drop them they break, just like fine china. Then you'll say "there's 15 bucks down the drain".
John K from Wisconsin
Thought I would give these a try,they worked great. I can get anywhere from 20-30 alpaca done on one cutter and 2-3 combs. Doing up to 1000 a year, wish I had these 14 years ago, would have saved me hours of sharpening! Yes these can be resharped on diamond hones with no noticeable loss in shearing quality or quantity.