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Model # 10-788

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Store SO SKU # 1000388325

  • Easy, tool-free blade change
  • In-handle blade storage stores up to 10 blades
  • 3 Stanley blades included
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Product Details

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
  • Return Policy

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Questions & Answers

Q:Does a blade come loaded in it? After fighing to get the packaging out of the knife, I only counted two blades in the handle. Did one fly out?
by|Jun 14, 2020
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A:  Well you did better than I did. I got zero blades in the package and yes it was ridiculously hard to open.

by|Aug 18, 2020

A:  No, the 10-788 will not include a loaded blade. There should be 3 blades included with the 10-788.

by|Jun 17, 2020
    Q:How do I get the paper packaging out of the inside of the knife so I can put a blade in?
    by|May 28, 2020
    2 Answers
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    A:  I just cut it with a scissors and pulled it out.

    by|Jun 9, 2020

      A:  Anyway you can! No, seriously,, why do "they" package it like that? I managed to get it out by cutting and pulling but if so inclined, simply take knife apart. Screws hold it together. The only difficult part once paper is removed is alignment of the slide in the front. Oh, and do not load more than 3 blades in end or they will move and you will have difficulty getting the blade storage compartment to open. If this happens, whack end of knife several times to get blades towards the rear.....Paper in front....you can get it out...just keep working at it......

      by|Sep 21, 2023
      1 found this answer helpful
      Q:How do I get the label off?
      by|Mar 7, 2020
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      A:  We do not have a specific process for a label removal.

      by|May 28, 2020
        Q:How do you get the blades out when you first get it?
        by|Dec 27, 2018
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        A:  If you are referring to the blade storage in the handle there is a button on the backside of the bottom of the handle that releases the storage compartment. If you mean removing the blade from the cutting end of the knife then you fully extend the blade, push in the yellow button and then pull the blade free.

        by|Feb 10, 2020
        1 found this answer helpful

        A:  Push the button on the back of the handle and the bottom of the handle swings down. Blades are stored in there. None are in the knife when you get it.

        by|Feb 5, 2019
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          Customer Reviews

          3 out of 5
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          • 41% recommend this product
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          Just works, bomb proof.
          I don’t know how long I’ve owned this knife, it seems like forever and it’s not let me down yet. And that’s despite me loosing it for about two years and it spending that time on a customers garage roof. I found it today, a bit of silicone spray, five minutes with some sand paper and a new blade and it’s perfectly functional again. What more do you want?
            I have had one of these for over 3 years now and it is the best utility knife I’ve tried. I use it almost everyday for a very wide variety of applications and I don’t have a single complaint about it
              • Recommended
              Decent knife
              This knife is decent, not great, but decent. It would be better if the could extend a little farther. That said, it’s comfortable to hold, and it’s easy to change the blade, which releases easily. Spare blades store securely in the handle, which opens with the push of a button. I’ve had this knife for several years and it’s held up well.
                • Recommended
                Best box cutter on the market
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I love this box cutter. I also own one that has a safety release and it’s good but I prefer this one. There’s nothing fancy about it, but there’s also no reason to reinvent the wheel. It’s practically indestructible. I honestly doubt that I’ll ever need to buy another unless I lose this one. It doesn’t have any major safety features so you’ll want to keep it away from kids, but I also can’t imagine their fingers are strong enough to release the blade. Great stuff!
                  • Recommended
                  Excellent grip and easy to change blade
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This knife has a great grip, feels comfortable and I believe the best feature would be the ease of changing the blade. No unscrewing something, no twisting the handle apart, just extend it, push the yellow button and pull the blade out. I have the dual blade version of this and this one is a little easier to change and a nicer fit in my hand. Each definitely have their advantageous. The heft and solid feel in your hand help in cutting and the confidence in using it. With the ability to keep spare blades in the handle you should never have a dull blade.
                    • Recommended
                    Best Utility Knife I’ve Owned
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This thing feels very nice in your hand. Great grip, solid weight. Very simple & easy to change out the blades. My only complaint would be that the packaging gives no direction on how to open up the storage compartment for extra blades. It took me a little bit to figure out how that black button at the bottom came into play. Overall, would definitely recommend.
                      What a piece of junk!
                      Just purchased. Can not remove plastic hang tab, cut off tab to read instructions. Oh wait there are none! Cannot advance blade. Cannot open. Cannot use. If I’m going to give away money I’d prefer the charity of my choice not Stanley tools. Try again. Now I have to waste 45 minutes of my life to return because the packaging cannot be removed from the inside of the blade holder. Asked quality time f product. Who knows packaging stuck in the darned thing
                        Works great when you don't use the supplied blades
                        Took one star off for poor and incomplete instructions that are in 1-point type and packaging that is way too hard to remove. Took off another star because Stanley supplied blades that did not work with this knife handle. However, when I use bulk no-name aftermarket blades, the knife handle works perfectly. Why? Who knows? The Stanley blades have only two notches on the top, where the aftermarket blades have four notches. (See photo below.) It does feel like the knife handle's internal mechanism finds a notch on the aftermarket blades that it does not find on the Stanley blades.
                          • Recommended
                          push button blade release does not work
                          Stanley sent me 7 to replace 1 that did not work. ALL SEVEN DID NOT WORK!. 9 utility knives in total, failure rate 100%
                            The worst
                            Wish I read the reviews before buying! Single mom and can’t take it back tonight, when I need it the most! Wish I had bought literally anything else
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