Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#290351 - 08/29/18 04:46 PM Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife
clearwater Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 03/19/05
Posts: 1044
Loc: Channeled Scablands
https://www.knivesplus.com/outdoor-edge-slidewinder-swb-10c-utility-knife-multi-tool.html

Might be nice if the blade is held securely without wobble when out.

Anybody tried one?




Edited by clearwater (08/29/18 04:47 PM)

Top
#290352 - 08/29/18 05:29 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
Jeanette_Isabelle Online   content
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 1848
Loc: Emerald City, OZ
The ones I used are different; I used sliding utility knives when I worked in the distribution center. The handle of most of them was uncomfortable.

Earlier this year I bought a folding utility knife that is comfortable in my hand and is small enough to fit in my pocket comfortably.

https://www.amazon.com/Husky-Folding-Sur...k+utility+knife

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with Husky.

Jeanette Isabelle
_________________________
"When you're up to your [neck] in alligators, it's hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp." -- Floridian proverb

Top
#290361 - 08/29/18 11:21 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
dougwalkabout Offline
Crazy Canuck
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 2708
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Neat. Could be a handy little pocket buddy.

Or a stocking stuffer for the person who is always borrowing your stuff.

The strength and reliability of the locking mechanism is always a worry, esp. with a hammer grip. Failure means skinned knuckles, or stitches.

Top
#290364 - 08/30/18 12:07 AM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
Montanero Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1374
Loc: North Carolina
I have one on the way and will try it out to let you all know how it goes.

Top
#290384 - 08/31/18 08:39 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
Montanero Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1374
Loc: North Carolina
The Little Sidewinder seems to be decently made. The screwdrivers and bottle opener are on the steel base and are strong enough. The default position of the blade is closed, and it is spring loaded to close. The blade will lock in the open position for use, and the little button on the "switch" will close it with a very little pressure. Replacing the blade will require a small Allen wrench to unscrew four screws to open the side. The pocket clip is also attached on the steel side, so it will be durable. The pocket clip is not reversible, however; only one position. It is light enough that you will barely notice it when clipped on a pocket.

Top
#290385 - 08/31/18 10:12 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: Montanero]
clearwater Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 03/19/05
Posts: 1044
Loc: Channeled Scablands
Thanks for the report. I thought you could change blades by pushing the button and holding?

Top
#290389 - 09/01/18 01:37 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
Montanero Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1374
Loc: North Carolina
My mistake, you can do that Clearwater. Note: Always read the instructions first.

Top
#290403 - 09/04/18 12:18 PM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 2930
Loc: USA
Nice, thank you.

Top
#290549 - 09/15/18 12:03 AM Re: Little SlideWinder multitool utility knife [Re: clearwater]
Russ Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 4901
Loc: SOCAL
Thanks for the recommendation. The Slidewinder is a nice easy carry lightweight, very unobtrusive.

Top



Moderator:  KG2V, NightHiker 
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Who's Online
0 registered (), 229 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
helium_voices, Nic0612, FeloMedina, Weather9237, EHoward
5261 Registered Users
Newest Posts
CA military ditches plan to paint new search plane
by hikermor
Yesterday at 10:40 PM
SRU-16/P Training Film
by hikermor
Yesterday at 10:31 PM
Defense, bear v handguns 97% success, & by caliber
by Phaedrus
Yesterday at 05:33 PM
Martial Law
by chaosmagnet
Yesterday at 03:39 PM
Emergency Alert System Test
by bsmith
Yesterday at 12:41 AM
Giving paper matches another look
by Jeanette_Isabelle
09/20/18 05:11 PM
get a cheap laptop
by TeacherRO
09/20/18 04:57 PM
Surviving a Small City
by Jeanette_Isabelle
09/20/18 04:55 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.