7 3/4" overall. Black finish stainless construction with molded black nylon handles. First developed for U.S. Military communications personnel. An invaluable tool for civilian communications and telecom professionals. A specialized, industrial grade multitool for work on fiber optic, IT, and cable systems. All tools that a communications professional needs are combined into one: spring-loaded wire and cable cutters, CAT5 jacket cutter, RJ45 crimper, wire strippers, locking combo-edge knife and multiple drivers with storage compartment and magnetic driver extension. Detachable component handle. Black nylon belt sheath. The Cable Dawg performs the job efficiently, safely and quickly, cutting out multiple trips to the toolbox or work truck.