Model # 10-788

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Stanley Instant Change Knife


Instant Change Knife

  • Easy, tool-free blade change
  • Three blades included
  • Stores up to 10 blades
$893 /each

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Product Overview

Stanley's Instant Change Knife comes with three FatMax blades and features an integrated string cutter. The push-button ergonomic design provides an easy way to change blades without tools. A rugged, cast metal body provides a sturdy grip and long tool life, holding up to 10 blades inside for convenient access.

  • Instant change knife allows for a quick blade change without tools
  • Cast-metal core offers lasting durability
  • Soft-touch rubber grip panels ensure stable control
  • Ergonomic push-button design for easy, comfortable use
  • Retractable slide for safety
  • Pop-up blade dispenser provides easy access and a fast changeover
  • Blade wiper removes excess dirt and protects knife
  • Blade clamp eliminates blade wobble for greater control
  • Integrated string cutting feature
  • Supplied with three FatMax blades for convenience
  • Large hang hole makes it easy to store
  • Limited lifetime warranty

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Brand Stanley Stanley Stanley Stanley
Ratings (8) (38) (5) (3)
Knife Type Utility Utility Utility Utility
Blade Length (in.) 1.125 2.437 in 1.125 3.75
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Customer Questions & Answers

my knife had broken in 2 places. what do i do for a warranty claim?

Asked by: DubzIn602
STANLEY warrants this product for its useful life (not to exceed one year for products with electrical or electronic components) against deficiencies in material and workmanship. This LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY does not cover products that are improperly used, abused, altered or repaired, nor does it cover consumable good such as knife blades, glue sticks, etc. If found to be defective, a replacement will be sent to you. THIS LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY EXCLUDES ALL INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so these limitations may not apply to you. This LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY gives you specific legal rights that may vary from state to state. Deficient products that are covered by this policy will be replaced or repaired. If you believe that your tool meets the criteria for warranty replacement, please send the tool(s) to: Stanley Tools 1000 Stanley Drive Concord, NC 28027 Attn: Quality Assurance
Answered by: SBD_Product Expert
Date published: 2017-04-25

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Asked by: Jeff
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Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2016-01-22
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Customer Reviews

Instant Change Knife is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 38.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Remember when Stanley used to make decent products? This product is a prime example of how far t... Remember when Stanley used to make decent products? This product is a prime example of how far they have fallen. Why does something as simple as a utility knife have to be so complicated? From just getting the embedded unrippable packaging out of it, to even being able to load the thing, every "feature" of this thing is unbearable. Don't bother consulting the instructions, they're completely useless. All I wanted is something that I can cut open boxes with and this product fell woefully short. The only easy thing about this thing is the aforementioned unrippable packaging, so that it can be easily returned.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This knife is hit or miss. I got one of the bad ones. Blade stopped retracting and now I can't ge... This knife is hit or miss. I got one of the bad ones. Blade stopped retracting and now I can't get it to retract or to let go of the blade so I can try again. From the reviews it seems that your odds are 50/50 if it works or not. Not quality in my eyes.
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Talk about "BRUTAL", it's a utility knife!! They couldn't make it any more difficult if they trie... Talk about "BRUTAL", it's a utility knife!! They couldn't make it any more difficult if they tried. All I want to know before I throw it as far as I can is how do you load the first blade!! I got it with the blade exchange, great, but how do you load the first ONE??? Not to mention the packaging is like an IQ test, I mean really, are you kidding me!!! Do yourself a favour and buy the cheapest knife you can get it'll work a lot better. I bought another Stanley, same model, thought the 1st may have been defective but nope, they're all the same. Absolutely horrible!!!!!
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I have been fooling around with this thing all afternoon. Are you kidding me? What genius desig... I have been fooling around with this thing all afternoon. Are you kidding me? What genius designed this? I fought with the packaging at least 15 minutes. There were basically no directions. I still can't get the blade in correctly. This is not worth my time and I will buy a new one from another manufacturer.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Hope you get a good one. I didn't. I'm glad some reviewers had no problem with changing the blade. My experience was different. The instructions were little help, so I went to online videos. They were clear and helpful. The trick is that you have to push the blade slider an extra bit beyond the "fully extended" setting. I understand that. But it won't go. I've pushed until my thumb is sore and my nail is cracked. I've used a flat screw driver to push down and forward. It just won't go that extra bit. I can put the blade in the end, but it won't lock into place and won't retract. Apparently there are good ones and bad ones. Mine is definitely bad and going back to the store. I won't get another of these.
Date published: 2016-03-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad packaging and difficult to use product The most unintuitive device I've purchased in a long time. Comes with a cardboard hanger piece that must be removed, but jams the device if you can't - which is what happened to me. Once you do get it into operation, it works, but even inserting a new blade is difficult. I'll take the old screw-together cheapo over this.
Date published: 2016-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great knife! I highly recommend it. I love this Knife. I've got 4 of them now and have had a few of them for more than 6 years. I love the quick change feature and the blade storage in the handle is amazingly convenient and very easy to use. The feel and weight of the knife is nice and it fits in the hand very comfortably. I was surprised to see that this knife had a one star review from someone, because I love these blades. I got my first one around 2005 or 2006, and I quickly decided that it was the best utility knife I had ever owned. The only one of them I've ever had break, broke because I was trying to cut a really hard to get to cut-out in a piece of vinyl siding and I was using a hammer to beat on the top of the knife to drive the blade down. Given, that was not the intended use for the knife, but it got the job done, and the blade is still fully functional, the damage to the blade was purely cosmetic and it still works great. Not to mention that particular blade has seen extremely heavy use since the day I bought it. I guess with any product one buys they run the chance of getting a lemon, and maybe that's what happened to the other reviewer, because like I said, I have four of these and everyone of them is awesome. I actually bought another one a few days ago and it's feel and weight seem identical to the other ones I already owned. I'm very happy with this particular product.
Date published: 2013-06-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from solid utility knife i've had a couple of these knifes for a few years now. both are still holding up. like another reviewer here, i have broken part of the nose off of one (mine broke on the bottom though) and it still works fine. not sure how it happened, but it's just a battle scar... the only thing i can list as a possible "con" with this knife is when you have to take it apart. (ie; when you break a blade) it can be tricky to get it back together. not a huge deal though.
Date published: 2013-10-07
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