Which Milwaukee Fastback is best?

  • Our pick. Milwaukee 48-22-1502 Fastback Utility Knife with Blade Storage. The best utility knife.
  • Runner-up. Milwaukee 48-22-1501 Fastback Folding Utility Knife. Similar, but no blade storage.
  • Also great. Stanley Heavy-Duty Utility Blades (100-pack) You need blades, too.

What is a gut hook on utility knife?

A gut hook on a knife blade is a highly specialized feature designed to open the belly of a downed deer, elk or other critter, the notion being the gut hook will make the single purpose easier. After opening the belly the hunter would then use the primary edge to dress out the animal.

What is the safest utility knife?

The Slice® 10558 Smart-Retracting Utility Knife is our safest knife yet and, we believe, the safest knife on the market. In the following video, our founder TJ Scimone demonstrates the Smart Retract feature. Many safety managers require that workers use auto-retractable handles for safety reasons.

How good are Milwaukee power tools?

In general, having reviewed and used literally hundreds of tools from both companies, we find Milwaukee Tools to average out just slightly higher in price overall. This mostly has to do with its focus on specialty trade tools. They also tend to include higher-capacity, advanced batteries in their cordless tool kits.

What do I do if my fish is gut hooked?

If a fish is gut hooked, you do get better survival by cutting the line rather extracting the hook, but the survival rate is still unacceptably low. You can greatly improve the survival of the fish you release by not feeding line to them when they bite.

Can you sharpen a gut hook?

GUT HOOKS. While very similar in process to a serrated blade, a gut hook is ground on both sides of the blade. Use a Diamond Taper Sharpener or a Diamond Pocket Sharpener. Both are excellent tools for sharpening gut hooks.

Why are safety cutters better for health and safety?

Used in a number of different industries, safety knives help to greatly reduce the risk of knife-related injuries in the workplace. Most safety cutters feature a concealed blade, which can be pushed into a working position with the slider on the side.