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Klein Tool , Chicago...curved sheepfoot slitting blade

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Drum4fun, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. Drum4fun


    Mar 21, 2018
    Found at Thrift store...she wanted $0.25... I gave $1.00. Locking (liner) blade...made for line
    work. Klein 1550-24, 2 1/2". Found on line retail for $36...(on sale for $21). Good snap
    open/close. Made in Sheffield , England (Stainless). At first the plastic scared me away
    ...but, the price sucked me right back in ! :cool: Nice HawkBill blade....a working man's knife. Will go
    in the keeper pile. Would be nice if it had a clip.

    Last edited: Jun 19, 2019
  2. gazz98

    gazz98 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2008
    Damn, can't go wrong for a buck. Nice find.
  3. rxavage


    Aug 16, 2014
    Nice find. I do linework. I’m always on the fence about this knife, most are junk. Is this actually a working mans knife that can withstand abuse?
  4. Tjstampa

    Tjstampa Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 25, 2019
    It was when I had one. However one day it grew legs and walked out of my tool belt. I found it easier to strip romex and other heavy insulators. I quit that job a short time latter and never replaced it.
  5. Drum4fun


    Mar 21, 2018
    RX.... as I've only owned this for a day I cannot speak to durability. In my hand it
    seems to have quality fit and finish, is hefty, and, appears well made. I have read on
    line where some reviewers felt it was a challenge to sharpen. I hope this one doesn't
    grow legs. My experience with Klein Tools (Chicago) and Sheffield steel blades has been


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