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30 Reviewers (68.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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TS1
Jul 24 , 2013
Cutter
Nice cutters but but can't find replacement anvils to purchase
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TexasGravel
Nov 14 , 2012
Made in China
I have used it twice and it works great so far. It pisses me off that it doesn't tell you online that it is made in China. I consider it deceptive since most of us assume that Craftsman tools are Made in U.S.A.
 

olbud

Philpot, KY

Aug 13 , 2014
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Quik Cut

These cutters handle the lighter jobs very well. The replaceable blade is a plus for sure...Always sharp, Always ready

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mouzonmoose

Harmony, NC

May 15 , 2014
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Get R Done!

Cuts right through rubber hose as well as plastics. I love the standard razor blade. No need to make a special trip to replace blade. Smart thinking Sears!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Grave

Sioux City, IA

May 14 , 2014
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Great tool

I bought this to cut tubing. Works great. I love how you can replace the blade with a simple utility knife blade and don't need a special blade for this cutter. Works great.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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longarmgg

Garland, TX

May 13 , 2014
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Great Product

It works great and uses regular blades.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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dave4848

Chicago, IL

Apr 18 , 2014
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an excellent cutter

this is the perfect cutter to cut hose with. it will make a perfectly straight cut quickly and easily. it uses a standard utility knife blade so it is a snap to get a fresh edge.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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billwill

Mc Kees Rocks, PA

Mar 14 , 2014
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Cutter

Edge cutter is. Very. Good. Cuts good. Sharp. Blade ok ok ok ok ok ok ok. Good good very goog cutter cuts rope and paper good ok ok kook ok will buy other items from sears store. Ok

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 13 , 2014
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best tool

this is the best cutting tool ever built. quick change blades and all! I have bought these for coworkers and they love them aswell!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Nov 30 , 2013
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Great Tool

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Sep 26 , 2013
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Cuts things like Butter

Works like a champ.


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TS1

Mc Cook, NE

Jul 24 , 2013
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Cutter

Nice cutters but but can't find replacement anvils to purchase

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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goodcutter

Bloomingdale, IL

May 26 , 2013
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good

good. easy to use.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sparkydsk

Tremonton, UT

May 19 , 2013
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Great Cutters

Great cutters but sears cant sell you a replacement anvil so if you want to buy the cutter and replacement anvils go to ronan tools they sell both about the same price

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jd5525

Houston, TX

Apr 23 , 2013
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Very Useful

very good quality, great sale price, and this one uses easier-to-replace, off-the-shelf single edge blades.....not Craftsman proprietary size and high price blades.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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PENPOINT

McPherson, KS

Jan 13 , 2013
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CUTTER

Does the job - easy to change out blade.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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TexasGravel

La Porte, TX

Nov 14 , 2012
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Made in China

I have used it twice and it works great so far. It pisses me off that it doesn't tell you online that it is made in China. I consider it deceptive since most of us assume that Craftsman tools are Made in U.S.A.


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Jerry746

Bentleyville, PA

Oct 8 , 2012
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Found hard to locate parts

I have both the older version that was black and gold and this new version. I had the same problem with my old set of needing a new anvil which Sears didn't have so I purchased the new set. After much searching I found out these cutters are made by Ronan Tools and if you go to their site, you can purchase the special blades and anvil for the old style or the anvil for the new Edge cutter. Ronan's shipping is somewhat high but the parts are available. Just FYI for those looking for the parts. I have no idea why Sears doesn't carry these parts in the stores since they do go bad.


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RCCrawlerGuy1

Rogersville, TN

Aug 13 , 2012
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Utility Cutter

For the money, this cutter do what the package claims. Also, the blades are replaceable with box cutter blades and are easy to change. While I gave $ 10.00 {not the $ 20.00} this made this a better deal. Helpful to remove small tree branches.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Rebello

Boynton Beach, FL

Aug 13 , 2012
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Good, it cuts very precisely, but ...

The plastic pad on which the blade cuts wears out very quicly making a deep groove. This groove renders the tool useless for precision cuts on hobby crafts where it is mostly needed. Unfortunately this pad cannot be found to be bought. It doesn't make sense having to spend another 20 bucks for a new one just for another new pad. So if you can replace the blades, why not replace the pad as well?  I came to this web site hoping to find the part, but it looks like Craftsman does not sell it. WHY???  If it did, I'd order 10 pieces right now!  How's that for sales?


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tlock65

Washington, PA

Jul 30 , 2012
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Better Than The Older Model

I was a bit skeptical when I first saw these, as I have used the older version for about 10 years for work,(We use them to cut 3/8" & 3/4" synthetic  manilla rope) & these looked inferior in the pictures. However I decided to give them a try.

I have to say I was pleasantly pleased. Two major improvements have made these better than the originals. First off, you don't need another tool to change the blade. You just pull open the handles & it pops put, then put the new blade in & firmly close the handles to seat the blade.. Done.

Secondly, the blades themselves are common, easily found utility knife blades, which makes finding them easy, unlike the old model, which you could only get at Sears.

I saw an earlier  reviewer say he could only fit 3 blades in the blade storage, but I had no problem fitting 5 in mine. The bottom line is, I've used these for over 10 years, & will continue for another 10 (Hopefully)

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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TheDogsCar

New York, NY

Jul 12 , 2012
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Cuts things like going through butter

I was removing old carpeting, and tried using the same type of razor blade in this Cutter, in a razor holder, and it just jumped over the top. Took me numerous slashes to cut, and then had strings everywhere. Tried to cut carpet with a snips, but started to get blisters. Bought this, and it cut right through. I have used it on many things (today on rubber tubing), and it works great! Four Stars because the rubber pad the razor cuts into, is not covered by Craftsman Warranty, and not sure where to buy a replacement, if it wears out? The more Craftsman is made in China, the less its Warranty means. Which is odd, since the parts should be cheaper for Sears to replace?

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Charlie760

Escondido, CA

Jul 2 , 2012
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craftsman cutters

cutter works good i like that it takes regular utility knife blades.also nice it locks shut.seems to be well made.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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daletonk

White Lake, MI

Jun 19 , 2012
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Edge utility cutter

Works great, has extra blades, and easy to replace.


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FieldTech01

Midland, MI

Apr 30 , 2012
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if only it were stainless

I use this cutter everyday at work and it performs great!. I love the way the blade changes out with minimal effort, nice. But, it rusts. I use it for cutting tubing that can be filled with water so my cutter gets wet from time to time. Even though it has the rusting issue I would still recommend it to co-workers. Craftsman gods if you are looking down on me then take my suggestion and use stainless steel in the constructon of your next set of utility cutters.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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DiagnosticMechanic

Charlottesville, VA

Jan 1 , 2012
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Excellent Cutting Tool

I bought this pair of Craftsman utility cutters a year ago and I'm not sure how I lived without them. They are incredibly sharp and can cut through just about everything from radiator hoses to electrical wire- even steel tire belts. The blades, even when they do wear out, still remain sharp, and when you want to replace them, they use general utility blades- no expensive specialized blades! Buy them- you won't regret it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sdurham

Heber Springs, AR

Sep 12 , 2011
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;Piece of Junk

Would not cut through pvc plastic as advertised on package. JUNK!!!


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