Stanley Quickslide Knife Review

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Stanley Quickslide Knife Review

Stanley Quickslide Knife STHT10828

3.5/5
Manufacturer: Stanley Tools
Model number: STHT10828
Price: $12.00
An interesting take on the utility knife. This Stanley tool features a skeleton design, with a compact profile, three positive stops, a belt hook, and a bottle opener. This tool puts the utility in utility knife.
Super flexible as a pocket knife, auxiliary knife, or primary utility knife. You can store it almost anywhere on your belt, body, or tool box. The blade is secure in the body of the knife but still easy to release when you need to change the blade and during use you can modify the reveal of the blade to best suit the application.

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Oh yeah, and did we mention it doubles as a bottle opener to reward yourself at the end of a hard days work?

Features

  • Carabineer
  • Bottle Opener
  • Easy Blade Change
  • Slide Operation
  • Die-Cast Body
  • Number of Blades: 1

Performance

When it comes to retractable utility knives the biggest pet peeve users have is the blade releasing from the knife. This is most prevalent with quick change blades. The Stanley Quickslide Knife has a quick change feature that is unique to it’s skeleton concept but holds up surprisingly well to tough applications.

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This knife shines as a light and fast utility knife that you can keep handy even when you drop your belt or if you are doing a task that requires a few tools. The innovative carabineer clip keeps the tool handy without filling your pockets. I find myself keeping the knife clipped to my pants even when wearing a belt, its a great back up and I barely notice it’s there due to the thin profile of the tool.

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Overall Impression

This is a great all around utility blade, whether you throw it in an all purpose tool box, use it as a pocket knife, or integrate it into your professional compliment of tools you’ll be glad you have it around.

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Especially when your ready to crack a beer at the end of the day.

About the author

Philip Benevides

Phil is a 28-year old Air Force Veteran who decided to transform his passion for construction and home improvement into a career. Inspired by his Grandfather who built his home from the ground up with his bare hands in Portugal, he received his formal training in Carpentry at the North Bennett Street School in Boston, MA. Phil continues to grow his skills as a lead carpenter, managing job sites in and around Boston, and a Captain in the Air National Guard bettering himself as a leader. He loves exploring new building products and construction methods to solve job-site problems and reviewing tools for the pro-contractor and serious DIYer.

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5 Comments

  1. Fred C

    I’m a relatively handy guy, but I’m puzzling over this knife like a chimp with a cellphone.
    How DO you change blades?
    No hints from Stanley…no instructions…not on youtube…
    ???

    1. Jesse

      I can’t figure out how to change the blades, either!! People on Amazon say it’s easy, but as far as I tell, the blade in mine, is locked in, short of me destroying the knife.

  2. Fred Connolly

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk692mAcTqs

    Blade change shown about 4:45 into this video. It’s what had me frustrated too. Someone…might have been Phillip…was kind enough to email me directions.

    It’s all about the little silver blade retention clip. Try not to break it…ask me how I know…LOL

    (gotta love that Stanley warranty)

    1. tony m

      thanks for the video I had changed the blade once but forgot

  3. SATworks

    Very easy to change blades. Look at the above picture of the hand holding the knife, with the thumb in an obvious position. Press right where that thumb is, and remove the blade. It’s a small spring retention clip–so easy, it’s easy to miss!

    Also, the knife actually has 5 positive stops, counting fully open and fully closed.

    Easiest knife in my arsenal to carry on the jobsite because of its light weight and low profile.

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