Expanded Milwaukee Fastback Knife Line

Milwaukee® Expands Fastback™ Line with Innovative Cutting Solutions

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with three new Fastback™ Knives, launching in November 2013. Expanding the utility knife line to include pocket knives as well, the new additions to the Fastback™ family will include a Fastback™ Hawk Bill Knife, Fastback™ Smooth Pocket Knife and Fastback™ Spring Assisted Knife.

Milwaukee Fastback SL.48-22-1995

The entire line of Fastback™ Knives feature one handed blade opening for easy activation. Similar to the original Fastback™ and Fastback™ II, the Hawk Bill and Smooth Pocket Knife are designed to activate the blade 3X faster than a 2-handed opening with a Press & Flip opening. The Spring Assisted Knife delivers even faster activation by flipping open with the aid of a durable spring.

Each of the new knives feature a stainless steel blade with a sharp cutting edge that the user can re-sharpen, and are all designed with specific needs and preferences in mind. With a curved “Hawk” Blade, the Fastback™ Hawk Bill Knife is ideal for pull cuts or slicing around the edge of cable to remove installation. With a sharp, pointed tip, The Fastback™ Smooth Pocket Knife is designed for controlled piercing and smooth general purpose cutting. Lastly, the Fastback™ Spring Assisted Knife features a black oxide coated blade for ultimate durability and sharpness, and a serrated edge for tearing through material like rope.

All Fastback™ knives also feature a thin body design and a wire form clip for comfortable pocket storage and quick access. After much demand, the belt clip on the new knives will now be reversible for user preference and ultimate storage versatility.

Backed by a limited lifetime warranty, each of the new Fastback™ Knives confirm Milwaukee’s commitment to best-in-class durability and their relentless commitment to provide innovative solutions to the end user that will increase productivity. The Fastback™ line will continue to grow with innovative cutting solutions.

Model Options

  • Fastback™ Hawk Bill Knife (48-22-1985)
  • Fastback™ Smooth Pocket Knife (48-22-1990)
  • Fastback™ Spring Assisted Knife (48-22-1995)

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Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz, and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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