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Part# 12-21395
MFR Model# KRC-1203


This aviation oil filter cutter will open any size oil filter canisters for your inspection. To use the tool, place the filter in a vice, attach the tool to the top of the filter, & rotate 4 to 6 turns to open the canister. Cutting wheel will stay sharp for about 50 uses, and is easily replaced when dull.The tool is made from 6061 aluminum anodized finish. The tool is ready to use on any oil filter with a male or female thread. Download Oil Filter Cutter Photo Instructions PDF
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Easy to use and the price is good.

Patti L
April 12, 2018

Heavy duty, solid aluminum. The quality is what youd expect for a $46 tool

October 15, 2017

Perhaps I should have realized this beforehand, but the oil filters I need to cut have male threads on them that prevent the filter from sitting along the bottom of the tool so it can reach the cutting wheel. To cut a filter, as a result, I have to first hacksaw off the male threaded portion, which I have to be careful about to avoid introducing metal particles into the filter, so its not quite as streamlined a process as I expected it would be. Once the filter threads have been cut, the tool works well, but it is really designed for filters with female threads instead.

Syzygy R
February 13, 2017


Q: Where can I get a replacement cutting wheel for this Aviation Oil Filter Cutter?

We have the replacement cutting wheel listed in the "Accessories" tab on this web page. It is part number 12-21396 and is available to order.

Q: Will this aviation oil filter cutter work with the oil filters on a Rotax 912?

Yes, it will.

Q: Will this cutter open automotive oil filters?

We do not have any information on the use of this cutter with auto filters.

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