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Hyde Tools 42065 Switchblade® Industrial Strength, Short/Long Blade Exposure (Carded)

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Hyde Tools 42065 Switchblade® Industrial Strength, Short/Long Blade Exposure (Carded)

Product Code: H-42065
Brand: Hyde

Regular Price: $10.02

Special Price $8.52

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Hyde Tools 42065 Switchblade® Industrial Strength, Short/Long Blade Exposure (Carded)


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Short/long blade exposure with round-tip 5/16" or 7/16" (carded). Top-of-the-line, die cast zinc alloy with steel spring and slide. Highly visible orange finish. Round-tip blade prevents accidental puncture wounds. Controlled blade exposure means you cut the box not the contents. For both right- and left-hand use. Includes 1 heavy duty round-tip blade; also accepts pointed-tip blade.

Customer Reviews

Perfect for opening boxes - High Quality Review by BChanMan
How do you rate this product?
This Hyde utility knife is absolutely perfect for opening boxes. The blade only extends 3/8 inches which helps prevent you from cutting into the products stored in your packages. We have a lot of receivables and I've tried many blades and the Hyde is the best I've used.

Pros
- Blade auto-retracts which is great for safety
- Spring loaded thumb switch is smooth and solid with no wiggle
- Construction is very solid (good weight, thick metal)
- Blade extends just enough to cut through packaging tape and not the contents of boxes
- Uses standard razor blades

Cons
- If you need a blade that stays open, this is not for you
- If you need a blade that extends further, this is not for you

I've purchased utility knives at dollar stores and the bargain bins from big box hardware stores and they all were such poor quality they either fell apart or did not work well (switch gets stuck, blade gets unseated). The Hyde is my go-to knife for all my receivables and I don't bother with any other.

Do yourself a favor and spend a few more dollars and get a high quality tool. (Posted on 3/4/2014)

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Additional Information

Feed Discontinued No
Size 5/16'' or 7/16'' exposure
Quality No
SKU 42065
UPC 079423420658
Series SwitchBlade®
Material Die Cast Metal
Customer Tags Safety knife
SDS No

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UPC CODE: 079423420658 PRODUCT CODE:42065
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