Sorbo Docket rubber trimmer

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  1. KleenGleem

    KleenGleem Guest

    Hi Guys!
    Does anyone have any experience using the Sorbo Docket rubber trimmer, that allows you to repeatedly trim your rubber anywhere from 12 to 20 times? They go for about $320 to $350 in the US.
    Are they easy to use? Do they only work with Sorbo T style rubber, or can you use them with the normal rounded rubber? Do you have to use Sorbo's teflon coated razor blades to cut the rubber, or will ordinary blades do the trick?
    Any insight would be much appreciated.
  2. Paul

    Paul Guest

    I know the sorbo rubbers have 3-4 diffrent indents in the channel to put the rubber so the more you cut the higher you place the rubber in the channel, most other squeegees only have 1, so I would say they are only for sorbo.

    IMO they are far to over priced.
  3. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    #3 boarcity, Sep 17, 2014
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    iv recently been thinking of getting one of these. i bleve id be quids in by year 2
  4. rugbywolf

    rugbywolf Forum Addict

    Sep 24, 2012
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    I'm currently trying to make a cutter for rubbers, but I can't get past the cardboard and double-sided sticky tape yet. It looks good on paper!
  5. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    thats interesting . is yours similar in principle /size etc to this sorbo docket ?
  6. daveyboy

    daveyboy Legend

    Jul 10, 2014
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    The prices of rubber I don't know why you want a cutter
  7. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    i probably spend at least £60 a year on rubber, maybe 100 iv not counted up. i was just thinking that over about 10 years i might be able to save 500 which was why i got thinking about cutting
  8. TolishAPurd


    Nov 3, 2013
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    Anyone got a link? Are you talking about trimming the edge of the rubber off along the length?
  9. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    #9 boarcity, Sep 18, 2014
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    looks like they are only on sale in the States . im not sure if its economic to buy one .shipping is $75 to England Photo-0022.jpg
  10. boarcity

    boarcity Guest

    #10 boarcity, Sep 18, 2014
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