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Milwaukee 48-22-1901 model Fastback Utility Knife

SKU: 95133
   based on 28 Reviews
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About the Milwaukee 48-22-1901

The Milwaukee 48-22-1901 model Fastback Utility Knife is a part of the Hand Tools Series. This knife is made to activate the blade 3X faster than a 2-handed opening, it gives you a one handed blade opening for convenient activation. This knife comes with 5 replacement blades.

Product Details

Product: Hand Tools
Manufacturer: Milwaukee Electric Tool
Mpn # 48-22-1901
Shipping Dimensions 1.5" x 11.5" x 4.5"
Weight 0.41 lbs.
Shipping Dimensional Weight 0.44 lbs.

Product Features

  • Integrated Gut Hook Cut Without Opening Knife
  • One Handed Blade Opening Flip Blade Open up to 3X Faster
  • Thin Body Design Easy Pocket Storage
  • Tool Free Blade Change Change Blades up to 5X Faster
  • Wire Stripper Strip up to 10 Gauge Wire


Rated 4.1 out of 5 based on 28 reviews

Great Knife but could be improved. Rated 4 by Anonymous
I use my knife in a warehouse, opening pallets wrapped in shrink wrap. I'm flipping open my knife about 100 times a night, and I have found that doing so has made the screws come loose that hold the blade in, I even lost one. For me the wire stripper only gets caught on the shrink wrap, along with the extra little piece of metal that sticks out at the bottom of the blade holder. I would be happier with a smooth blade holder base. On the up side, I love the weight of the knife, and the all metal design. I don't have to worry about it breaking if I was to drop it. I have had this problem in the past with other knives.
Originally posted on Jun/2013

Well Built Knife, one thing though.. Rated 4 by Anonymous
I've moved to folding knives to save room in my tool pouch, and this has been my favorite knife! However, one thing I would change is adding a guard to the blade release button. As an electrician, I commonly hold the knife in my right hand, thumbs up sign sideways, with the knife towards and above my thumb to strip down the side of large cables. But my index finger almost always releases the blade in the process, causing the blade to pop out while I'm stripping the cable. I love the quick opening ability of this knife, and feel while it's in use. Good knife, but would love a raised guard around that release button!
Originally posted on Jun/2013

Great work knife Rated 5 by Anonymous
I use this at work on a daily basis. I've enjoyed the ergonomic shape and easy changing of blades. I flip it open dozens of times a night at work and its been great. I think the blade change is the best feature. A lot of expensive DeWalt and Lenox knives are a pain to load a blade in, this knife takes about 3 seconds to do it safely and it locks in nicely. The only problem I've encountered is the lint from my pocket clogs the opening bearing. Even after oiling it still has to be opened by hand now. But it lasted over a year before that cloged. The knife is still excellent.
Originally posted on Jun/2013

Best Utility knife I''ve used to date Rated 5 by Anonymous
  Yes, I recommend this product.
I search for quality & craftsmanship in almost all products I buy, rarely do I write reviews unless I feel a product truly deserves it. I'm a cabinet installer, I've tried most knives available and use them for altering and carving panels, shimms, stock, trim, moldings etc.. This knife fills the niche wonderfully, best precision and control I've seen, when I'm up on the step ladder setting my cabinets I can operate it w/ one hand unlike other knives. Also, I prefer this model over the Fastback2 because it's thinner, and I can wield it w/ more precision for those fine cuts.
Originally posted on Jun/2014

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