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BUCK KNIVES TO DEBUT NEW 030 SPLIZZORS AT 2013 ICASTJul 10, 2013
In a recent field-test, the Splizzors, Buck’s new multi-purpose fishing tool turned heads while effortlessly cutting braided line and removing hooks and lures from a multitude of fish. The Splizzors will make their official debut at ICAST.
The Splizzors innovative design efficiently combines the use of scissors and pliers to create a versatile tool even for the most rugged of fishing tasks. Utilizing the concepts of BASS Elite anglers Bill Lowen and Brandon Palaniuk, along with Mark Davis of Big Water Adventures TV show, the Buck product development team designed a tool that through extensive field testing by a variety of experienced anglers has been developed into the ultimate fishing product. The Splizzors use edge to edge pressure 10X that of normal scissors. The replaceable blades contain micro serrations to cut braided and high performance fishing line with ease. The stainless steel blades and frame are constructed of 420HC steel, with an overall length of 8 ½” and a total weight of 8.3 ounces.
The long nose plier design allows for deep hook extraction with dexterity. Tested to exhaustion, the plier tip dimensions are perfect for manipulating the smallest drop shot hooks to the heaviest flipping hooks in any fish mouth. Utilizing the Splizzors for hook and lure manipulation means more time for casting and catching!
The Splizzors also integrate a large and small crimping tool into the design, allowing for split-shot crimping. They are capable of crimping sleeves on cable as well. Along with these features, the tool utilizes a Dynaflex® rubber handle, bottle opener and a lanyard hole. All the features, designed into one product, pack easily in a nylon sheath for safe storage and secure carry.
With all the features the 030 boasts, this product offers a single option to replace many other tools in the boat. This innovative product, made in the USA and backed by Buck’s famous Forever Warranty is a must have for all fisherman.