Best Value in Shears/Scissors for cleanly, quickly cutting UHMWPE, Dyneema, Kevlar, etc. cord/rope.
Klein Tools 544KV Utility Shear, 6-3/8-Inch
These shears cut like a dream.
Micro-serrations on one blade firmly grip fabric/cord during the cut; the other non-serrated blade allows sharpening.
Klein forged the blades from carbon alloy steel and tempered them to Rockwell hardness = 62C (VERY HARD)
Pivot bolt allows tension adjustment.
Price: $12 to $14 typical