Hardened alloy steel blades offer maximum cutting edge life. Superior material flow and lower profile allows maximum maneuverability. Fast adjusting, long life pivot bolt and nylon locking nut with pressure washer holds desired adjustment even for repetitive use in heavy gauge metal. Comfortable ergonomic handle design maximizes natural power stroke range of an average size hand and allows a more efficient full length cut. Multi-operational latch is accessible from right, left or top and is friendly to right or left hand users.