What, 10 bucks.?
im cheap I still have the original.
For a single cut, comparable to a hand held razor blade.
But where the chopper is best is when you need to cut a lot of pieces at the same length.
At a minimum put a piece of tape down on the bed anD mark the length of the piece to be cut.
Better, tape down a little stop and you can chop al day.
That the value of the chopper.
Mass production. All at a very precise length.