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This utility knife can fit into pretty much anything: wallet, a bulky phone case, tight jean pockets, etc. It weighs 2.5 ounces (70 grams), making it one of the lightest utility knife out there, and its form factor is one of the smallest — when the blade is closed, the entire knife is only about 3...
In order to release the locking mechanism when the blade is locked in place, you have to push a small metal plate on the inside of the handle near the blade. This means the blade will be closing down where your hand is positioned, and while the knife's liner prevents the blade from touching th...
The curved handle with cushioned grip surface makes this utility knife ideal for working on tough surfaces (e.g. dry walls) where more pressure is required — the grip helps with comfort & balance, and the curved handle gives you more control over the knife. The locking mechanism is also strong...
While this utility knife is designed to be and marketed as "Quick-Change," many users tend to experience the opposite. The blade is hard to remove and inserting a new blade requires some effort — you have to wiggle the blade around until you hear it click into the locking mechanism. You a...
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Stanley 10-788 Retractable Utility Knife
Recommended 6 months ago
ProHas a gut hook
ProCan store up to 10 blades
ProComes with 3 blades out of the box
ProLocking mechanism ensures blade stays in place
ProGreat for heavy-duty use
ConForm factor makes this knife not very portable
ConBlade can be dangerous and difficult to replace
ProStylish and sleek design
ProAccepts all standard-sized utility blades
ProGreat for everyday carry
ConClosing the knife can be difficult and unsafe
ConMight be too small for some people
ConPocket clip falls out easily
ConRequires screwdriver to replace blade
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