Swiss Army Knives.

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  1. ms6852

    ms6852 GUNZILLA Supporting Member

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    Was just wondering which is your favorite Swiss Army Knife? For me it is the camper and gave it to one of my nephews. Had it for many years and he wanted something of mine that I valued to remember me by. He has always heard me say that with a knife you can make the necessary tools to make a fire, weapons and shelter for survival.

    Well anyway I went to go buy a new one and could not find the camper so settled for the hunter. It has two extra items I did not care for but its still a great knife, only problem is that I can't seem to get it out of the packaging it came in, that hard plastic case is impenetrable.
     
  2. Firpo

    Firpo Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Ah the reliable Victorinox Tinker. That’s my daily carry. In fact I have three as they kept falling out of my pocket. I’d buy another then find the one I lost in the sofa. I also found there’s a little spot for a straight pin buy the Phillips screwdriver. All together I believe I have five or six different models but the Tinker is my “go to”. I use it’s various tools throughout every day.

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  3. joe45c

    joe45c Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Like firpo i always carry The Tinker. Just seems like a million uses for it.
     
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  4. ms6852

    ms6852 GUNZILLA Supporting Member

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    There is this person on you tube that has some amazing tips on the Swiss army knife, he is good.
     
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    I always carried one years ago but had a hard time keeping them sharp.
     
  6. Hovannes

    Hovannes Well-Known Member

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    How cool is this?
    I always keep a SAK Tinker or a Spartan close at hand.
    I'll add another with more blades soon.
    Great little knives!
     
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    Yep have to sharpen mine frequently but they are easy to sharpen.
     
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    Don't you wish you had some kind of tool for that?
     
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    ms6852 GUNZILLA Supporting Member

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    Yeah, just like what I am trying to get out would be perfect.
     
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    Boy scout branded Super Tinker. Have carried it daily for over 30 years
     
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    LIKTOSHOOT No Power Options Supporting Member

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    How do you keep a butterknife sharp?? Way to many tools to replace those junkers of yesteryear.
     
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    The only kind of Swiss Army knife that I ever really carried was the little key chain version and about the only thing I ever used was the toothpick!
     
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    I've never been real fond of Swiss Army knives. I have nothing against them they're just not for me.
     
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  14. Hovannes

    Hovannes Well-Known Member

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    The tweezers do good work on splinters
    The #2 Phillips is about as perfect as a #2 Phillips can get
    The corkscrew makes a personal statement about your taste in vino(not screw top):stir:
     
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    gdmoody Full Time Moderator Moderator Supporting Member

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    I have not found anything that the tweezers are good for!;)
     
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