The Xi3 is a cutting machine, inspired by timeless design principles. The dual stainless steel blades operate on a patent pending planetary gear system, ensuring the blades open and close in perfect harmony, providing a guided and clean cut every time. The distinct, round aluminum body of the Xi3 is built for relentless durability and exceptional performance. Engineered to simplify the standard double guillotine style cut. Like all other Xikar products, this cutter has a lifetime warranty. Perfect gift for the distinguished cigar smoker who wants a clean cut, but also an elegant and refined look.