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Differences between sizzix and sizzix sidekick?

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Yorkiegirl Thu 28-Apr-05 20:12:05

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Jayzmummy Thu 28-Apr-05 20:14:22

Ummm dont ask me Im a novice!!!!!
I think the side kick is just a smaller version of the sizzix????

Yorkiegirl Thu 28-Apr-05 20:15:23

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Jayzmummy Thu 28-Apr-05 20:17:03

TG....the sizzix is only 34.95 on ebay.....and i think you get a ?free or half price die....hold on I'll check.....brb!!!

Dingle Thu 28-Apr-05 20:20:38

I think if you were to choose only one, I was advise of the sizzix. With a sizzix you can buy convertor to cut other dies from most other machines...etc...a sizzix will cut sizzlets with adaptations (I think) but a sidekick will only cut sizzlets and not other dies (!!!!) If this is right, IMO it's worth paying the extra and having more options available in the long run!

Check up on the sizzix site, I think there is also quite a bit of info on Cheapdies site.

Jayzmummy Thu 28-Apr-05 20:22:13

link\{http://search.ebay.co.uk/sizzix-machine_W0QQfkrZ1QQfromZR8\here it is}

Dingle Thu 28-Apr-05 20:24:12

CheapDies

Jayzmummy Thu 28-Apr-05 20:27:48

Arghhhhhhh!!!!! Why wont my link work?????

Anyway you get free P&P on any dies and they start from £37.95 on ebay.

I'd go for the sizzix.....and then as you gain confidence you can invest in the converters and add to your collection.

Yorkiegirl Thu 28-Apr-05 20:29:36

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Yorkiegirl Thu 28-Apr-05 22:03:32

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champs Thu 28-Apr-05 22:58:22

hi yorkie a \link{http://www.sizzix.com/shop.cfm?function=detail&ProductItemNumber=38-9730&/side kick} is a much smaller, lighter machine as metioned it can only use sizzlet dies. The sizzix can use it's on dies plus sizzlets with a sizzix convertor. There is also a diff convertor that isn't by sizzix with which you can use all different types of dies.
The sidekick is ok if you dont think you'll get much use out of a sizzix or if you want to take it about with you but i'd pay the extra few pounds to get the sizzix.

Please dont let me lead you to a decision
(buy it)
I really wouldn't want to sway you.
(go no!!)
You may not wish to buy such an expensive item.
(get it, I love mine)

champs Thu 28-Apr-05 22:59:16

*side kick

Yorkiegirl Thu 28-Apr-05 23:07:34

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Dingle Thu 28-Apr-05 23:16:41

YorkieGirl, I thought I would save money by buying on ebay, and I know that I did. BUT, I still spent £114, because of the temptation of the dies being P&P free when you buy the sizzix machine!![greed]

I convinced myself that it made sense to buy a few now, and then wait a while before buying any more! Then, when I cannot contain my credit card any longer, I'd buy perhaps and alphabet set, and get a few more dies P&P free at the same time...

It sounded good to me, but can I control myself!!!

Do you want me to send you a few dies to play with, to help you make your mind up!

Carolinett Fri 29-Apr-05 08:22:32

www.cheapdies.co.uk try this site for Sizzix, Sizzlets, dies cuts, conveters etc and loads of other make die cuts free P&P for orders over £5.00

Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Apr-05 14:53:57

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Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Apr-05 22:30:13

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AuntyQuated Fri 29-Apr-05 22:33:50

ooo the temptation - which dies did you get to go with it?

champs Fri 29-Apr-05 23:10:26

PMSL!! yorkie, you made me laff!! when's it gonna arrive? I too wanna know what you die you got!!

champs Fri 29-Apr-05 23:11:19

ahem... what die you got

Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Apr-05 23:33:17

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Jayzmummy Fri 29-Apr-05 23:36:10

Ahha....you have been sucked in!!!!!!

Yorkiegirl Fri 29-Apr-05 23:37:18

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champs Fri 29-Apr-05 23:47:12

lol, if you really want to stop at that, dont look at the other thread about which dies to get!!

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