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Old 02-28-2018, 06:51 AM   #21
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Another vote for Olfa!!
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Old 02-28-2018, 07:33 AM   #22
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Im a knife slut I use the stanley 99 and anything else I grab. But my favorites are
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I have a number of razor knives and use them for different reasons. The Lennox for heavier duty clean stuff. Another brand with a shingle blade. Another just for drywall, it gums up a knife. I have the Olfa and a cheap knockoff for when I want a longer blade. I have some flip out ones too but seldom use them.
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I like ceramic safety blade knives by slice.


and they also have a nice one for opening boxes:
https://www.sliceproducts.com/produc...ble-box-cutter
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Been my go to for a few years now and love them.
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All day! Been using these for 5-6 years now. I am a utility knife whore though. I probably have 20 different utility knives.

The ol Stanley 99s are tried and true. But I like the quick change on the Lenox. Well made, never lost a blade out of any of them.

I do have a big and a small Fat Max twist lock/snap blade for cutting insulation, Visqueen, Tyvek, acoustical tile, etc. For those cutting operations, having a long blade and option of quickly getting a sharp point are priceless.

I work with a lot of guys that prefer a fixed blade. I canít wrap my head around it. If Iím not wearing my bags, my knife is in my side pocket. Couldnít safely do that with a fixed blade.


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I've got a scar on my left arm where a fixed blade knife got me. 1-12 stitches.

a. Yes I put it in my back pocket.
b. I picked it up and put it in my back pocket because my drywall repair guy left it behind, and I had intended to return it to him.
c. After I put the knife in my pocket, I picket up a 1/2 full 5gal bucket of mud. As I headed off down the hallway, I let the bucket swing behind me.
d. The drywall guy never got the knife back. I hit the front door, grabbed someone's hammer and beat the thing until it was unrecognizable.

Then I drove myself to the clinic and got stitched up so I could go back and do the pre-closing walk-through.
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I've got a scar on my left arm where a fixed blade knife got me. 1-12 stitches.



a. Yes I put it in my back pocket.

b. I picked it up and put it in my back pocket because my drywall repair guy left it behind, and I had intended to return it to him.

c. After I put the knife in my pocket, I picket up a 1/2 full 5gal bucket of mud. As I headed off down the hallway, I let the bucket swing behind me.

d. The drywall guy never got the knife back. I hit the front door, grabbed someone's hammer and beat the thing until it was unrecognizable.



Then I drove myself to the clinic and got stitched up so I could go back and do the pre-closing walk-through.


I guess I donít see the advantage of fixed? Maybe back in the day, the thumb operated sucked but Iíve never lost a blade in a good quality knife. Even when cutting 5/8Ē rock, crazy caulked joints on remodels etc.

Iím all for hearing the fixed knife fans stance on why itís better.


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I guess I donít see the advantage of fixed? Maybe back in the day, the thumb operated sucked but Iíve never lost a blade in a good quality knife. Even when cutting 5/8Ē rock, crazy caulked joints on remodels etc.

Iím all for hearing the fixed knife fans stance on why itís better.


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