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Which Swiss Army Knife would you chose for urban EDC ? - Show me your SAK for EDC

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by morang, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. 62Tele

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    Yep, that would be the perfect EDC for me too. Maybe someday Victorinox will bring this one back, but I'm not holding my breath. In the interim, the Executive cab be handy.
     
  2. Moshe ben David

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    How about a Pioneer-X? I think it'd cover your tool needs, but it would be heavier than a Cadet of course.

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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  3. 62Tele

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    I tried one, and it's a nice piece, but while the Cadet disappears in your pocket, the Pioneer is more of a brick. By the time I'm carrying a Pioneer, I'd just as soon carry a Spirit X, which is even more functional.
     
  4. this_is_nascar

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    I felt the same way. For me, the additional tools of the Pioneer over the Cadet just didn't justify how much bigger, chunkier and heavier it is to pocket carry.

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  5. Moshe ben David

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    I can see how you guys might feel that way. Although when I'm wearing jeans (MOST of the time!), a Pioneer or for that matter a Farmer don't bother me. But then I always carry these at the end of a P7 dangler, with the result they just hang along the seam of the pocket and don't really add any bulk. For me at least.

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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  6. jcombs

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    The P7, and probably any dangler type of thingy, does make a real difference in how a SAK carries. I rarely carry one with out using the P7.
     
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  7. mizedog

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    I don't have a P7, but diy'ed a bent fork handle. It works great and makes my Explore/aaa Olight a wonderful combo. The sad thing is that I rarely feel the need to switch out knives:(

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  8. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    My Pioneer
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  9. jaya_man

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    My Urban Pioneer
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  10. jcombs

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    Looks like this is new? It looks fantastic, Lessard does beautiful and unmistakable work. Congrats on a great looking SAK.
     
  11. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Yes, just came in.


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  12. xrayit

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    For just urban and an office environment I am using the Compact and EvoGrip 16. The compact wins pocket time over the EvoGrip most often just because it fits nicely in a suit pocket.


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  13. calvinw

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    For an urban EDC SAK, I want scissors, #2 Philips, (bonus for #1 Philips), no redundant small pen blade, no useless parcel hook = Delemont EvoGrip 16.


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  14. Day Tripper

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    I have found myself carrying the Tinker the most out of any of my SAKs. The 84mm size seems about perfect for a pocketknife IMO. Not too big, and not too small. It's tool-set also seems to have everything that I typically need when reaching for an SAK. I purchased a Pioneer X because I wanted the capability of scissors, but when push comes to shove, I found that I prefer having the extra smaller blade to open packages and boxes, to keep the bigger main blade clean. I do not tend to use scissors in my everyday life as much as I thought, and the size difference between the two favors the Tinker for a pocket knife.
     
  15. CIVSD

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    Another vote for the tinker here. Admittedly I have scissors in my swisscard so I use those when the need arises.
     
  16. this_is_nascar

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    I feel the same way about the Tourist. I always have my Executive or Classic, so scissors are covered.

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  17. Moshe ben David

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    Probably the Huntsman or the Fieldmaster are the ones I carry most often.

    I too used to think the parcel hook was a useless holdover from the early days of Victorinox. Until I ran across the videos from that guy 'Nikgyver'. He really shows how versatile the hook is. Take a look at some:

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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    A brick? Bigger, chunkier and heavier? The Pioneer X weighs less than 3.5 oz, while the Spirit X is bigger, thicker, and weighs 7.5 oz. Okay, ounces count, but this reminds me of the story about the princess and the pea. :rolleyes:
     
  19. Berny

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    IMO, the best urban swiss army knives are the Swiza...

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    Interesting. I know nothing about them. How are these better than their Victorinox counterparts?