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Old 07-17-2013, 05:12 PM   #21
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Love it!!

Just over two years I've had it. Used to use the Stanley's. Now I hate when I lose my lenox and have to use them.
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Old 07-17-2013, 05:54 PM   #22
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I use a Stanley fat max retractable knife with Stanley carbide blades. Those blades make all the difference.
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:30 PM   #23
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Where to start, keep 2 dewalt fold knives in my bags at all time along with a back up stanly,bostitch double knife on roofs, cheap husky for a beater, misc kobalt knives. I got to have well over 10 knives,just keep buyin them
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I use the same. Great knife
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The knife in my belt is a dual blade Stanley, I keep a new sharp blade in the left, and when it dulls, I swap it over to the right and use it for work that would otherwise trash my good blade.

The Milwaukee folder with the push button Pal lock is really slick if you need a folder.
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For a retractable? How is it even a question... Olfa.

For folding I've had a milwaukee for a few years and I like it a lot.
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Why. In my whole life I've had 2 stitches, and it had nothing to do with work. I use that knife every day, no stitches.
I ain't got time for that damn thumb knife!
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:01 PM   #27
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nice to see another utility knife thread pop up. i think me and superseal are the resident utility knife whores here on contractor talk. i will have to gather all mine up and take some pics to prove it.
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I ain't got time for that damn thumb knife!
Ain't nobody got time fo dat!!!
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I use the Milwaukee fastback knife. It is a one hand opening folder that flips out very well. Works better than the dewalt or kobalt IMO. Very nice for when you aren't wearing a pouch. $15 on amazon
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Lenox gold. Last knife you need. Have 3 and they're the best I've used
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:27 AM   #31
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Ain't nobody got time fo dat!!!
I got bronchitis!!!!!!
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If you're a roofer these are the cats meow. I used to carry two knives all the time on the roof, one with a hook and one straight. They made these and solved all the problems. Hooks come in handy all the time. Once I started cutting tar paper with a hook I could never go back. Although if I was a drywaller, this wouldn't be the tool.



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idk Spence..that looks way to complicated for a siding guy.
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It's the only blade that feels right for me.

Stanley NO#199 fixed blade LOL and you won't accidentally leave it in your pocket...and realize at the TSA conveyer belt it's still there
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I have been using the husky one for about a year now and love it.
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Just went and the # 199 is the one that felt the best to me also. It also was the lightest.
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I've used a Lenox for years.

http://www.amazon.com/Lenox-20215-1N...+utility+knife

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I'm glad you brought this up. I can't stand fold-in knives. That's all you see these days!
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Old 07-18-2013, 04:06 PM   #39
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Dont buy this paper weight. The blade wont stay in for anything!! It does feel nice in the hand though. The lifetime warrenty is pretty sweet too.

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I bought a Lutz at a roofing supply place years ago and still love it. Quick tool less blade change and your blades can get all gunked up.... it doesn't matter.

I think it's a Lutz 35700 something like that. Mine doesn't have any on board storage for blades......it's just basic/simple.

http://www.amazon.com/Lutz-357-Utilt.../dp/B002MZOHBY

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