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The easiest oil to use are the shredder oil sheets. No mess, no fuss. https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-SP12A-Shredder-Sharpening-Lubricant/dp/B01H7M7BXM/
Thomas Almy
· September 8, 2020
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Great question... I checked the Instruction Manual to find that there is no mention of a warranty... It's a lazy Sunday afternoon (August 17th, 4:34 PM PDT) so I called Amazon Customer Service (1-800-216-1072)... The very nice lady who answered (Marya) tells me that while the warranty information does not appear anywhe… see more Great question... I checked the Instruction Manual to find that there is no mention of a warranty... It's a lazy Sunday afternoon (August 17th, 4:34 PM PDT) so I called Amazon Customer Service (1-800-216-1072)... The very nice lady who answered (Marya) tells me that while the warranty information does not appear anywhere on the Amazon website, there is a one-year warranty on ANY AmazonBasic product, including the 6-sheet cross-cut paper shredder (ASIN# B00HFJWKWK)... Good to know... We've had this unit a couple of months and love it... Only challenge is that we generate a whole heckuva lot more shreds than we imagined... Would be great if we could order a basket about three or four times as large... see less Great question... I checked the Instruction Manual to find that there is no mention of a warranty... It's a lazy Sunday afternoon (August 17th, 4:34 PM PDT) so I called Amazon Customer Service (1-800-216-1072)... The very nice lady who answered (Marya) tells me that while the warranty information does not appear anywhere on the Amazon website, there is a one-year warranty on ANY AmazonBasic product, including the 6-sheet cross-cut paper shredder (ASIN# B00HFJWKWK)... Good to know... We've had this unit a couple of months and love it... Only challenge is that we generate a whole heckuva lot more shreds than we imagined... Would be great if we could order a basket about three or four times as large...
Mark Merritt
· August 17, 2014
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It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills… see more It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills up pretty quickly. Overall, it is a good little machine. see less It would be great for a small office. Just be careful not to put thicker sheets or folded sheets in too often or it will overheat the system and you have to wait 15 - 20 minutes for it to cool down. Stick to one or 2 sheets at a time. If you have a lot of paperwork, you may want to go up a size because the basket fills up pretty quickly. Overall, it is a good little machine.
Patty3
· January 21, 2016
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There is an interlock on the shredder that prevents it from operating unless it's sitting on the shredded paper receptacle - usually a switch in a slot on the head that is closed by a tab on the receptacle. If the bag doesn't interfere with that interlock, it should work. A very thin bag, or a bag cut out specifically … see more There is an interlock on the shredder that prevents it from operating unless it's sitting on the shredded paper receptacle - usually a switch in a slot on the head that is closed by a tab on the receptacle. If the bag doesn't interfere with that interlock, it should work. A very thin bag, or a bag cut out specifically to not interfere with the interlock, will likely work. see less There is an interlock on the shredder that prevents it from operating unless it's sitting on the shredded paper receptacle - usually a switch in a slot on the head that is closed by a tab on the receptacle. If the bag doesn't interfere with that interlock, it should work. A very thin bag, or a bag cut out specifically to not interfere with the interlock, will likely work.
W. Kilgore
· July 27, 2019
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Just take a sheet of paper, drip some oil (vegetable oil, wd-40, etc) on it soaking a portion of the sheet from side to side and feed the paper through the shredder. No need to buy anything special.
Jonathan
· September 29, 2017
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There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller p… see more There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller pieces than a strip shredder. This is a good article explaining the types, with pros and cons: https://www.mybinding.com/knowledge-base/paper-shredders/how-do-i-choose-between-a-cross-cut-and-strip-cut-shredder.html see less There are 3 types of shredders: strip, cross-cut, and micro-cut. Strip and cross-cut are both "strips"; the strips on the cross-cut are much smaller and provide a higher level of security. Micro-cut shredders cut paper into confetti-sized pieces. So while this is indeed a cross-cut shredder, it cuts into much smaller pieces than a strip shredder. This is a good article explaining the types, with pros and cons: https://www.mybinding.com/knowledge-base/paper-shredders/how-do-i-choose-between-a-cross-cut-and-strip-cut-shredder.html
Tara Cotta
· December 28, 2018
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Are you expecting anything other than “China”? Honestly. 🙄
Johann D
· March 4, 2020
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Advantages for Micro-cut: smaller cuts.
Advantages for small-sized cross shredder: adequate size for most of us, less dust, more durability, faster, can feed more sheets.
You can do some research on-line for levels of shredder security. A P4 shredding is considered "unlikely to be reassembled using state-of-the-art t… see more
Advantages for Micro-cut: smaller cuts.
Advantages for small-sized cross shredder: adequate size for most of us, less dust, more durability, faster, can feed more sheets.
You can do some research on-line for levels of shredder security. A P4 shredding is considered "unlikely to be reassembled using state-of-the-art technology." If you are paranoid (and you should be), mix up the bag before you throw it in the recycler, and watch your electronic security because that's probably where they will get you. see less
Advantages for Micro-cut: smaller cuts.
Advantages for small-sized cross shredder: adequate size for most of us, less dust, more durability, faster, can feed more sheets.
You can do some research on-line for levels of shredder security. A P4 shredding is considered "unlikely to be reassembled using state-of-the-art technology." If you are paranoid (and you should be), mix up the bag before you throw it in the recycler, and watch your electronic security because that's probably where they will get you.

Brad4d
· February 16, 2018
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Amazon Customer
· November 17, 2017
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Mine has shredded loads of old documents. I've not had a shredder in years. I was not about to take all those old documents and just toss them as is in the trash! As a result for several years now, I've been filling boxes with old bills, receipts, bank statements, etc. I've had my shredder a couple of months now and it… see more Mine has shredded loads of old documents. I've not had a shredder in years. I was not about to take all those old documents and just toss them as is in the trash! As a result for several years now, I've been filling boxes with old bills, receipts, bank statements, etc. I've had my shredder a couple of months now and it has seen 5000+ sheets or more. I know I've filled at least 10 kitchen garbage bags and it's still going strong. I'm about out of things to shred now.

Last night I shredded old documents in front of the TV for 2 or 3 hours straight. I filled 8 kitchen garbage bags with packed down shreds. see less
Mine has shredded loads of old documents. I've not had a shredder in years. I was not about to take all those old documents and just toss them as is in the trash! As a result for several years now, I've been filling boxes with old bills, receipts, bank statements, etc. I've had my shredder a couple of months now and it has seen 5000+ sheets or more. I know I've filled at least 10 kitchen garbage bags and it's still going strong. I'm about out of things to shred now.

Last night I shredded old documents in front of the TV for 2 or 3 hours straight. I filled 8 kitchen garbage bags with packed down shreds.

ElectricGod
· August 19, 2019