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Anyone carry a swiss army knife? (pics appreciated)

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  1. JuneauMike

    JuneauMike Poster Extraordinaire

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    the other problem with a Swiss Army Knife is that its not compact at all as far as pocket knives go. Eventually you will probably grow tired of a bulging pocket, or the corkscrew or whatever attachment poking your leg, and just not carry it anymore. Then it becomes just one more thing to throw in your junk drawer at home and forget about.
     
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    Califiddler Friend of Leo's

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    Huntsman.jpg Yes. Victorinox Huntsman.
     
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    Not Swiss.....but I carried this one for a lot of years....till I broke the 2nd blade.
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    suave eddie Friend of Leo's

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    I used to carry this one also.
    Very useful. Small and large flat screwdrivers and a quality Phillips head also.
     
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    Cargo shorts, mang.
     
  6. ukepicker

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    That's a pretty big knife. How do you carry it?
     
  7. Califiddler

    Califiddler Friend of Leo's

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    Just a purse.
     
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    I've got a Tinker which I carry everyday. I wanted it to start whittling in my spare time and found a guy online who modifies the small blade so it's better suited for carving. I enjoy it a lot and since this has fewer layers than a lot of the more tool-rich versions it's not very noticeable in the pocket. I also like that SAKs don't have that more aggressive/tactical look a lot of other pocket knives do these days. It's just a simple tool and it does what I need it to do.
     

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    How manly can you get?
     
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    Definitely. Victorinox is like guitar brands that add new features 20 years after people ask for it.
     
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    I carried a USN issue sak sometimes...but always always always a sturdy, heavy blade folder and a Leatherman when at sea. Now my edc is a single blade folder, unless in the yard or hunting.
     
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    I like that, too.
     
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    I used to and still keep one in the car - I don't know which model, but a mid-size one and I've had it for many years. In my briefcase (when I used such a thing, nearly 10+ months ago) and my backpack I keep leathermans. In my pocket I carry a variety of small, lockable folding knives.
     
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    I was riding my bicycle one night and happened to see this guy lying in the road. That's at least 20 years ago. The only thing missing is the toothpick which is fine by me as I wouldn't have used a used toothpick anyway....

    I have no idea of the model or age of the knife. It sits on my desk and I use it from time to time.

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    This was my Dads.....it goes with me always? Great piece of kit. image.jpg
     
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    i have a SAK i've been carrying for close to 40 years. the screwdriver has been the most useful part. i have never used the corkscrew. it has a really good saw blade, i've used it many times and it has never worn down at all, still sharp.
     
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    At one time I carried this in case I had a trouble:cry:
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    It's me being pedantic.

    You're definitely getting a lot more responses than I would've originally thought. I seem to remember the SAK thing being more a bigger deal in the 80's, like a back of the mind Cold War reminder thing. I don't recall the last time I met anybody in person who has a SAK with them.

    After seeing SAK used twice, I realise it looks awful. I'm going to stop doing that.

    Edit: I just remembered I do sometimes have one of those Ibanez multitools with me. A blue one. Because everybody has the red one.
     
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    You never can be too careful in Disneyland. Especially at night when the masks come off.

    I originally said 'after dark', but I don't want to get sued.
     
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