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Swiss army edc

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by Cao87, Jan 7, 2020.

  1. Cao87

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    Leaning towards the super tinker and the Swissqlip


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  2. A.B.

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    Just pull the trigger

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  3. Cao87

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    Just ordered the silver pioneer x because of the scales


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  4. Cao87

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    What is a good pocket clip for pioneer x


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  5. Moshe ben David

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    @Cao87: I'm seeing reviews on YouTube for something called the 'SwissQlip'. Not so sure that it will work on any of the Alox knives though.

    On the other hand..... the Alox like other SAK, do have a small ring to which one could attach a lanyard or a clip to a pocket dangler (for example the TEC industries P-7 dangler system). I use pocket danglers all the time when I'm carrying any of my SAK or Alox knives. Works well for me!

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  6. Cao87

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    Just got it in. I’m wondering is it normal for it to be really hard to open and will it loosen up over time

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    The Alox (aluminum scaled) knives do have stronger springs than the regular sak knives, so it is normal. They will loosen up a little but from my experience not that much.
     
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  8. Cao87

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    Stupid question could you jimmy a door open with a Swiss Army knife


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  9. MicroMike

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    A knife is NOT a pry bar or screwdriver. That would be a good way to ruin your new beautiful Alox. I guess as a last ditch ope this door or die situation, you could try?
     
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    Yeah it’s a hypothetical situation like a really bad situation.


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    I have the standard pioneer it is a good knife . For future reference, since SAK's are like lays potato chips and you can't stop at one . I find a Alox scale knife 3 layer knife is as big as I am comfortable carrying . With regular celluloid scales don't go over 2 layers my favorite SAK that has become the most carried knife by far is a Walker it has a blade, combo tool and a saw in an 85 mm size . Back in the day when finances didn't allow me to have 60 knives I carried a tinker for many years. It has been sharpened enough that I have been asked if I had custom blades made for it
     
  12. Cao87

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    Last question tools have you used what it’s not intended for


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    That'd make a pretty good thread on it's own!
    • The can opener makes a pretty good orange peeler.
    • The flat back of a SwissChamp makes a decent light-duty hammer. (The scales don't! (No, I didn't, but one of my friends did when I lent it to her!))
    • The scissors are much better wire strippers than the wire stripper.
    • NEVER use the fish de-scaler for de-scaling fish!
     
  14. Cao87

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    Ok I swear last question how tough are alox scales


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    SAK Manager on keychain - upgraded from a Classic SD because of a need for a pen and bottle opener; almost always on me.

    Have a Forester and (from my dad) an older SAK (didn't know which model, but comes with bottle and can opener, cork screw, saw, etc.). Those will be packed & used only for special (planned) events.

    Quality is superior, and the price is worth every cent.
     
  16. PragmaticMurphyist

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    They're aluminium, so that tough. If you don't use them as a hammer then they should stand up to reasonable use and abuse, but they'll lose a fight with steel. The colour will wear off over time on the raised areas and remain in the grooves (this is normal and some find it adds character).
     
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    Just ordered the keysmart nano clip for $8 anybody have good luck with it


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    Yes. It's a flat piece of metal. I've done it (once I finally found a spring loaded lock around here!), but it's not safe or practical.
    That's a tough question since the "intended use" is a somewhat loosely defined when it comes to multitools, my Huntsman has been with me in several dangerous situations and has been used for digging, clearing mines, scraping, cut off clothes and body armor, smashed windows, cut through airbags and seatbelts, cleared jams in weapons, been used as a weight/hook to retrieve things from a very deep hole and so on. None of those were the intended use but it worked.

    Bottom line is that it works and unless you put extraordinary pressure on a part it will work fine.
    Tough enough to withstand a lot of abuse but they will be scratched eventually.
     
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