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Old 02-06-2011, 10:38 AM   #41
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Re: The Best Utility Knife Ever!!!


Sheffield makes one like this that has blade storage too. One tough knife!
Lowe's has it for $12, I think?
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Folding, 1 hand operation, belt clip, quick blade change w/ no tools.
Awesome.

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ps. why would a person own 3 dozen utility knives?

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Old 02-06-2011, 10:47 AM   #42
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Another vote for the Lenox Gold... Smooth operation, doesnt bind up when the blade is loaded up with drywall dust, and takes a serious beating without falling apart.
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:49 AM   #43
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thats my knife
I used to swear by it as well.

For a screw body fixed at around $6 it's definitely top notch.
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Husky quick change.
I've had this knife for over 4 years (I use it on a daily basis).
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Old 02-06-2011, 01:48 PM   #45
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Husky quick change.
I've had this knife for over 4 years (I use it on a daily basis).
Ive had like 4 of those knives, I used to LOVE them then I realized i was spending 12 bucks every 6 months.. they kept breaking, all in different parts. I swear i thought I was good at taking care of my tools! Glad it works for you though. I wish I had bought one that lasted me 4 years.
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Yea, they don't hold the blade well after awhile.
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Ive had like 4 of those knives, I used to LOVE them then I realized i was spending 12 bucks every 6 months.. they kept breaking, all in different parts. I swear i thought I was good at taking care of my tools! Glad it works for you though. I wish I had bought one that lasted me 4 years.
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1)What do you specialize in? Kitchen and bath remodeling, finish carpentry, cabinetry

2)How long have you been in your trade? 39 years off and on

3)How much cross over do you have between trades? All except HVAC

4)What kind of utility knife do you use the most? Sheffield and Lowe's copy of Sheffield

5)What do like most and least about you current utility knife? Like: the locking blade and large handle, and polished chrome finish. Dislikes: None

6)What do you look for most in a utility knife? Ruggedness and locking blade

7)How important is price when purchasing utility knife? Not very important, have been using my same $12. knives for years

8)What type of utility knife do you prefer the most? Fixed blade, folding. Why: retractable blades are a pain...they retract on their own or the mechanisms break or wear quickly

9)How many utility knives do you own? Currently at least a dozen, of which I use two (Sheffields)

10)How often do you purchase utility knives? Not in a couple years

11)Rate how essential the utility knife is in your trade? Absolutely essential

12)What other similar tools do you use? Finer knives with snap-off blades, and a couple 3" stainless pocket knives

13)How do you use your utility knife while working in your trade? Cuts, trims, planing, anything I need a sharp blade for

14)How often do you use your utility knife outside of your trade? Frequently. I keep a spare in my personal vehicles

Looking forward to seeing the results of your research, and hope you do a better job than most of the tool manufacturers!

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