Slices through cardboard with little effort, and handles thick material like carpet very well. Blades are easy to replace, and lock securely in place either open or closed. Extra blades store within removable cartridge in handle. Solidly built handle.
Knife is too large and heavy for some smaller users. Snap-away blades dull quickly when cutting stiffer materials. Locking screw can get in the way when cutting.
Sturdy handle and blades thick enough to handle tougher cutting jobs. Fast, easy, and safe to open and retract blade.
Blade doesn’t slide smoothly. No instructions for assembly, which can be a little confusing the first time.
A durable box cutter and utility knife. Large handle makes knife easier to hold and use. Smooth open and close action, and lock-back helps secure blade. Changing out blades is easy thanks to a single release button. Holster and extra blades are nice extras.
Blade loses its edge quickly. Handle and blades loosen up over time and wiggle during use. Some find the handle too big to use comfortably.
Very lightweight construction. Blade opens and retracts with little effort. Relatively well-built handle for a disposable utility knife.
Blades are somewhat difficult to snap away. Handles feel a bit flimsy. Also, blades aren’t sharp enough for heavier materials.
Blade stays steady for precise cutting along marked lines. Snap-away design keeps sharp blade available throughout a task. Feels good in the hand for its size, and allows for a secure grip.
Locking wheel can be stiff to turn, and location is inconvenient to reach during cutting jobs.
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