blue vein steel i own that same Kobalt. Works fine. Takes up less space in the toolbox. I don't get his issue with them. I'm glad the "authentic frontier gibberish" tag is populating.
bawbag cheap shit mountings on those lockback style ones has a tendency to snap open or snap out entirely iirc.
I stick with my crappy 1990s Olfa.
blue vein steel Mine seems pretty sturdy, but i could see that being an issue on some (quality control lapses, etc), but i mainly do car stuff, so the utility knife isn't something i'm using constantly anyway.