Xikar announced the introduction of, a cutter with completely new design. In a press release the company states that the the XO cutter had been in research and development for over three years and multiple patents for the product are pending, including a planetary gear system.
The new cutter is engineered to optimize the standard double guillotine style cut, and delivers the precision of a traditional scissors cut in a compact body with automatic action. Razor sharp blades maintain equal spacing inside the cutter opening all times, providing the ability to apply controlled and precise pressure.
“After years of developing and fine tuning the performance of this cutter, we are thrilled to introduce the XO to the industry in concurrence with our 20th Anniversary celebration” said Kurt Van Keppel, CEO of XIKAR. “The XO cutter is unlike anything previously seen from XIKAR” added XIKAR Chief Design Officer Scott Almsberger. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and backed by a Lifetime Warranty, the XO is sure to set a new standard for cutting excellence in the cigar accessory industry.
This 64 RG cutter is available in black, bronze and gunmetal finishes with chrome blades (USD 99.99), as well as a blue finish with phantom black blades (USD 119.99).