Quote Originally Posted by dancqu
I picked up a Saunders Universal off eBay for $75. Allowing for blade
play and some wear I was still quite let down. Those light aluminum blades almost float; they don't hold anything flat. And the way the paper curls
up out of those retaining slots! There are likely other 'flimsey' features
but those two faults cooled my adore but quick. I don't think I'd
chance another Saunders 4 blade.

How about the Beseler? I has steel blades. Dan
I just learned this from the guy I bought some Saunder's easels from. Tape a magnet to each blade to hold them flat to the base. Seems to work quite nicely.