Bix punchdown tools. BIX 16a (broken cutter blade) FREE cabling and networking Helpdesk
 Question by Travis Vance posted 14 May 2003
 Bix punchdown tools. BIX 16a (broken cutter blade)
Are these blades repairable? I've been out of the telcom/networking biz for a little while now, but I still maintain a bix-block cross connect in my house (for my servers and phones...what can I say, I'm still a gear head)...and I do pick up the occasional small contracting job...

I can use my Bix tool as-is, but I'd really like to have a functioning cutter on it. Is this worth trying to fix? Or should I get a new one, and where do I get one?...or would I be further ahead to get a bix blade for my greenlee type punchdown tool, (removeable blade tool, usually comes with 110's and 66's)..and where do I find those?
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 19 May 2003
Dear Travis,

I doubt seriously that the blade is repairable. Usually you would just buy a new one for about $25. I checked with an online supplier we usually recommend,, but they do not stock Greenlee. The only source I came up with was here: It was a bit pricey though, but that seemed to be the part you need.

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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