Model # 48-22-1903

Internet #203980980

Store SKU #1000004433

Milwaukee Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage
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Milwaukee

Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage

  • Unique and innovative design for productivity
  • Compact design for tight spaces
  • Limitied lifetime warranty
$1497 /each
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Product Overview

  • Unique and innovative design for productivity
  • Compact design for tight spaces
  • Limitied lifetime warranty
The Milwaukee 48-22-1903 Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage is designed to improve user productivity. Press and Flip one-handed opening provides fast access to the blade. On-board magnetic blade storage holds four additional blades to improve user efficiency. Tool free blade change allows the user to quickly and easily insert a new blade. The integrated gut hook enables the user to make a cut without opening the tool while an integrated wire stripper adds versatility.
  • Press and Flip Opening
  • 4 blade storage
  • All metal body
  • Quick blade change
  • Gut hook
  • Wire stripper
  • Wire form belt clip
  • Lanyard hole
  • Includes: (1) Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage (1) General Purpose Utility Blade
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product Overview

  • Unique and innovative design for productivity
  • Compact design for tight spaces
  • Limitied lifetime warranty
Model #: 48-22-1903
Sku #: 1000004433
Internet #: 203980980

The Milwaukee 48-22-1903 Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage is designed to improve user productivity. Press and Flip one-handed opening provides fast access to the blade. On-board magnetic blade storage holds four additional blades to improve user efficiency. Tool free blade change allows the user to quickly and easily insert a new blade. The integrated gut hook enables the user to make a cut without opening the tool while an integrated wire stripper adds versatility.

  • Press and Flip Opening
  • 4 blade storage
  • All metal body
  • Quick blade change
  • Gut hook
  • Wire stripper
  • Wire form belt clip
  • Lanyard hole
  • Includes: (1) Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage (1) General Purpose Utility Blade
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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Name Fastback Utility Knife Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage Push Button Carpet Knife 18 mm Ratchet Wheel Locking System with Quick Return Retractable Mechanism
Brand Milwaukee Milwaukee NT Cutter
Ratings (105) (62) (0) (0)
Knife Type Utility Utility Utility Utility
Blade Length (in.) 1 in 1 in 2.25 3.94
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
6.75 in
Assembled Height (in.)
1.5 in
Assembled Width (in.)
0.8 in
Blade Length (in.)
1 in
Handle Length (in.)
6

Details

Blade storage
Yes
Hand Tool Type
Utility Knife
Handle Material
Metal
Individual/Set
Individual
Knife Type
Utility
Lockable Blade
Yes
Product Weight (lb.)
0.5lb
Removable Blade
Yes
Retractable Blade
No
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
6.75 in
Assembled Height (in.)
1.5 in
Assembled Width (in.)
0.8 in
Blade Length (in.)
1 in
Handle Length (in.)
6

Details

Blade storage
Yes
Hand Tool Type
Utility Knife
Handle Material
Metal
Individual/Set
Individual
Knife Type
Utility
Lockable Blade
Yes
Product Weight (lb.)
0.5lb
Removable Blade
Yes
Retractable Blade
No
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Questions & Answers

Why can't be shipped to NY

Why Can't it be shipped to NY.?
Asked by: Mike
it can be shipped just not from home depot
Answered by: aaadc
Date published: 2015-11-08

Why is Milwaukee Fastback II Flip Utility Knife not available in New York?

Cant be shipped to NY and not in any stores. Is it considered a switch blade and illegal?
Asked by: Mike
Without actually knowing, I'd bet that New York classifies it as a "switchblade" or "gravity knife." I have to admit it produces a satisfying SNAP! when you open it with a flick of your wrist. Too bad it's outlawed, because it's one of the best utility knives on the market, IMHO.
Answered by: BobboMax
Date published: 2017-03-23

How do I change blade

Asked by: ice
The top of the blade holder has a button that you push in order to insert or remove a blade..
Answered by: cnymike
Date published: 2017-09-25

Can you put carpet blades on it ? Im reffering to the squared blades

Asked by: CarpetGuy
No- entirely different blade retention system.
Answered by: BobboMax
Date published: 2017-03-23
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Customer Reviews

Fastback Flip Utility Knife with Blade Storage is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 62.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've been doing a gut of a condo and am tearing out a lot of drywall. My previous utility knife h... I've been doing a gut of a condo and am tearing out a lot of drywall. My previous utility knife has not been up to the task. The blade keeps coming out of the sliding blade holder every time I try to make a heavy cut in drywall. It had to go. Found this Fastback Flip knife and it's great. This is heavy duty and feels great in the hand. I love the flip out blade. It can lock into either of two positions. And it has blade storage. Also has a wire cutter, belt clip and lanyard hole. This knife cost about 3 times more than the el-cheapo utility knife I had been using but it's at least 100 times better. Totally worth it.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I purchased this utility knife recently after seeing it on many "top 5" sites, and my first day o... I purchased this utility knife recently after seeing it on many "top 5" sites, and my first day of use I used it quite a bit. I was very pleased at first as it has a durable handle, flips open/closed easily, and changes blades quickly. After a couple hours of use, however, the blade would no longer stay in. It seems to lock into place but when cutting pressure is applied the blade slips right out! I changed the blade several times throughout the day but and it kept happening. Apparently, the blade-locking mechanism is a weak link in this product. Regardless of how nice the rest of the tool is, if the blade consistently slips out it renders the knife useless. Very disappointed, as I wanted to love this product.
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product overall but the clip is garbage and I've bought two now because the first clip fina... Great product overall but the clip is garbage and I've bought two now because the first clip finally broke completely. The clip lasts only a couple of months at most before is get bent out of shape and stops working right. Then it will easily slide out of your pocket.
Date published: 2017-10-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is the best one i've had so far I have been using utility knives for about 20 years now and so far this is the best one i've had. The one I have right now has served me for a few years of almost daily use and is still a good knife but the clip broke so I have to look for another one. Definitely worth it!!
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fragile Blade Holder I took this knife - brand new - to Mexico on a build we were doing in Juarez. I was excited to have a decent knife for cutting buffalo board, drywall, stripping wires etc - unfortunately for me, as soon as we started cutting the buffalo board it was clear the blade holding mechanism was going to be an issue. Continuously, the blade lodged itself into the buffalo board and VERY easily pulled right out of the knife. If I wiggled the knife wrong the blade would fall out. In general this design seems like the weakest link, if the blade won't stay in, it doesn't do much good. Maybe I got a bad one, but even if it worked for a while, there are much more robust blade lock designs that seem like they'll stand the test of time better (Greenlee, and Bessey Knives for example). I wanted to like this knife as I respect the Milwaukee brand alot, but this is one is a dud.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My current choice electrical knife I put in extensive research into each and every tool I buy. This is the knife I am using for all of my electrical work. It works lightning fast one hand operation with some practice and I have never cut myself in over a year of continuous (20-150 times a day) use with the Fastbacks (I and then II) I use this knife on everything from stripping wire, to detail work on drywall, to extracting slivers. For 3 wire, use it like a hawkbill. There are no hawkbills that can do what this knife can do - even the milwaukee one, so until there is, this is still the best knife.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't beat the one-handed operation I've owned many many utility knives in my life. The retractable blade was the first big innovation allowing for safe storage and one-handed opening. The problem was after extended use with dry wall the blade would become encrusted and refuse to retract. Then, somebody invented the folding utility knife which was safe and convenient but it required two hands to get it open. Enter Milwaukee. Press the button and flick your wrist and it's ready to work. I especially like the belt clip which easily secures to the pocket in a pair of jeans. I'm sold. I think this is the best design on the market.
Date published: 2013-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from fastback II i use this for everything,when it's not on my belt i'm naked. one handed is great ,balanced nicely,xtra blade a plus over the first one, don't like the belt clip,three years just broke my fourth clip,gonna try to fabricate a flat steel one instead of the wire
Date published: 2016-03-04
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