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8" Blade - 2" Blade Width at Handle - Chef's Knife
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Swiss Army Knife stories:
I was in an IED HumV accident in IRAQ 2003-2004 and had to cut my seat belt to get out. You always need a knife on you, everywhere.
The knife that saved my life was the Silver Classic given to me by my brother before I deployed. Thank you.

SGT Morris - Fort Carson CO
 
This may sound kind of conceited, but it’s just the truth: I am a mechanical genius. I don’t exactly know why, but I can fix almost anything; machines just speak to me. To this end, I have been carrying one or another Swiss Army Knife for about the past 40 years. Often, when crossing a parking lot or driving down a road, I find a poor stranded motorist standing and peering into their open hood with a look of dismay and disgust. I love to step up, ask “Do you mind?” take out my Swiss Army knife and see if I can get the thing running. Occam’s razor says it’s usually some silly little thing, and often as not, I can have the hood closed, the engine running and my hands filthy in just a couple of minutes. I then fold up my knife stick it back in my pocket and just walk away with a smile and a wave. Those are some of the happiest moments of my life.

When I was young and vain, I was a Tinker (gotta have the Phillips) guy, just the basics. But it didn’t take long before I grew to love those wonderful tiny little scissors (I’ve made cuts 10 yards long in fiberglass cloth) and so became a Super Tinker guy. Then I discovered the awesomely beautiful and versatile Space Shuttle and learned the amazing value of a couple of saws and files when it comes to real high tech pocket fabrication. A series of about 6 Space Shuttles were my constant companion for a couple of decades. When they got scarce, I carried a couple of Apollo Soyuz commemoratives for a while and got to love the pliers. Sadly, both of those are now lost somewhere in the entropy well. I did a couple of the similar Fieldmasters when the Shuttles finally dried up completely (I jealously guard one nice Space Shuttle for old time sakes) before discovering the truly incomparable Cybertools.

Screw driving is one of the most common demands I make on my SAK’s, and the Cybertool, of all the multitools I have ever seen, has by far the best screw driving ergonomics (Bravo!). I’m on my fourth Sapphire Cybertool, upgraded from the 34 to the 41 for the last couple. It’s a big, heavy pocket-tearing piece, but I don’t leave home without it. I have a back up Super Tinker in my briefcase, my Shuttle at home in its place of honor, a camper in the glove box of my car, and a Tinker, covered with grime that’s lost one of it’s side plates and the tip of the big blade, in my mechanic’s chest.

I’ve probably had and lost or destroyed or dropped overboard, or donated to friend in need, well over 30 Swiss Army Knives in my life. I’ve used them to fix hundreds of cars, dozens of bikes, houses, boats and even an airplane or two. I’ve fixed gourmet meals, spread peanut butter and cut firewood. I consider it my moral obligation to always have an Swiss Army Knife in my possession. With their help I’ve escaped from stuck elevators, fixed broken outboard motors miles off shore, and brought home more cars than I can count. I just know when the Big One hits, my life, and maybe those of dozens of other folk, may hinge on whether or not I have a Swiss Army Knife with me. I can hardly imagine my life without one. Whoever designed these holy objects, you have my eternal gratitude. Accept no substitutes!

N. Booth - Topanga, CA
 
I have always enjoyed collecting knives and the last couple of years started picking up on Swiss army knives.  They have been my most favorite so far because they are so versatile. The Swiss Army knives I own are a Swisstool spirit, camper, super tinker, pioneer settler, recruit, sentry, pocket pal, and a classic. I mostly carry the spirit and the super tinker and I keep the classic on my key chain.  I am a repairman at a cement plant in Inkom, Idaho. Since I use tools everyday there are many times these guys come in handy. There are a lot of places that's hard to carry a lot of tools, for example two weeks a go working on top of a 90 foot cement silo. I climb all the way to the top and need a screwdriver, which I forgot to grab out of my tool box.  No problem with a Swiss army knife in my pocket.  It saved a lot of time and hiking. There are many other instance like this, too many to mention.  I like how well they hold an edge. They cut some stuff better than a sharp utility knife. I am also involved with a boy scout troop and work on a farm, so I have plenty of chances to use my Swiss army knife.  I don't think I go anywhere with out one and if I do that's when I end up needing it the most. I hope to keep collecting them as money permits. Anyway, thank you to you folks at Victorinox for the great knives you produce.

B. Murdock - Inkom, Idaho
 
Like so many other stories, when I was a teenager, I received my first Swiss Army knife, the Spartan. I put it in my pocket and one has been there ever since. One comes with me every day. While the Spartan has been retired, other models have taken its place. When I started working, I found that the Executive was much easier to carry to work. Plus, I could it clean my nails, peel an orange, open a letter, or cut papers. While it was good for the office, I would need something more substantial to take hiking and camping. At that point I found that the Climber or the Altimeter knives was needed. My collection of knives has grown over the years as Victorinox has expanded its offering and added features. It appears that I have a knife to cover any situation. Even though I am now retired, I still use one every day to handle all the common problems that arise. Someday, my sons will have inherit quite a collection!

E. Horn - Coopersburg, PA
 
I bought my first Swiss Army Knife at 1999 in China. It was a Climber, a special Beijing edition version, features with a picture of Beijing Drama.

I am a girl. Most people might think that a girl does not need a Swiss Army knife at all. But I like it very much and enjoy it. It is beautiful. The more important thing to me is it is so useful. I used my Swiss Army knife everywhere: cutting a pizza for a lunch with blade, chipping fruits for salad with blade, cutting papers, leathers and even plastic with scissors or blade, fixing my Ikea stuffs with screwdriver, repair my bike with screwdriver ... It works perfectly beyond my words. I take it with me everywhere, because I may need it anywhere. It has 13 tools, but actually, in many cases, it can do more by combining those tools.

So after a few months with my climber, I bought more Swiss Army Knives (climber, fisherman, hunter, etc.) as birthday gifts for my friends. I believe it will absolutely be the greatest gift. Now I am a graduate student in US, majored in computer science. It helps me a lot more. I can use it to do repairing of my work station. :) And it is really so solid that it is still as sharp as a new one. Last month, my roomie bought a book shelf, but can not fix it up since he has no screwdriver or something like. I lent my Swiss Army Knife to him and finally he made it! That made him a fan of the Swiss Army Knife like me!

I always bring it to work with me, just taking it and using it when needed. But, unfortunately, it was stolen on my trip last week. After that, I came to know how useful and important it was to me: it is not just a swiss army knife, it is indeed a tool box!

That's my Swiss Army knife story. And now I am searching for a new one to continue my story. Thanks for your website.

F. Che - Newark, DE
 

A Story of One Swiss Army Knife, One Airplane, Two Fathers and Two Sons

My son and I (and my red swiss army midnight manager knife) were returning from a Washington D.C. trip when our life took a series of unexpected twists and turns. By way of background, this story ends with my 9 year old son in tears, a genuinely sympathetic United Airlines employee and the gifting of my favorite red midnight manager swiss army knife to a father and son that we will never know.

The day starts at 3:00 a.m. with my son and I waiting for the blue Shuttle Express van to take us to Duells Airport, D.C. Naturally, it shows up nearly an hour late and the stress level is high enough to make the flight to Southern California. Next, we are dropped off at the wrong terminal which requires us to walk a country mile to the correct terminal. We check the baggage with only minutes remaining to board the aircraft. We can "relax" after we go through the scanner with the carry-on bag. We were not so lucky.

The nice fella at the scanner stated that the swiss army knife key chain would need to go with the checked baggage. We mistakenly believed it was in the checked bag. Off we go to check the carry-on item. We were told too late and it was not going to make it on the airplane. Further, we must board the plane immediately or we were assured to miss our flight.

It is at this point that I notice my son is in tears about the fate of our favorite knife. He reminded me of its importance and that he knows it is my "favorite" knife. He has heard me tell everyone how much I enjoy the white light, bottle opener, writing pen, knife and more. I told him I can get another identical one. He remained upset and stated it would not be the same (from a sentimental perspective). I had to admit that I really enjoyed the little pocket knife and felt badly to leave it behind.

With only seconds to decide the fate of my loyal buddy (the Victorinox knife), I looked around the airport and noticed a father saying goodbye to his son. I asked them if they would like my knife since I could not take it on the flight. They smiled and said they would love to have the knife. I said it's yours for free and I asked them to enjoy this great little tool. The father, luckily, said he was not flying and he would take care of it.

We boarded the flight with the door slammed behind us immediately. I explained to my son that it was my fault for not double checking to make sure it was in the correct bag. I further suggested that the knife may help the boy's father in an emergency situation. He seemed to feel a little better after he imagined it helping another person someday.

The lesson learned is to be extra careful when traveling with these terrific knives. They are fine quality products that are painful to lose or surrender to anyone!

Daryl McCance - Upland, California

 
I am a great admirer of Swiss Army Knives and other equipment. I have been using Swiss Army Knives since I acquired my first knife in the early 1970's. My husband was in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Scotland from 1970-1973. We first learned about Swiss Army Knives when the Navy Exchange got some in for sale. The first knife we purchased was the Camper because it fit our needs for travel and camping. It proved to be so handy, that it wasn't long before we purchased Camper knives for our sons and "graduated" to the Swiss Champ for ourselves. In all, we own a total of seven Swiss Army Knives. We did have eight, but a brand new black handled Swiss Champ mysteriously disappeared three years ago. What do I use my knives for? Just about everything. I am a 67 year old female and I carry a Swiss Champ in my purse wherever I go. I have used it numerous times to remove splinters (tweezers), examine small print or other hard to see items (magnifying glass), cut things like loose threads on clothing (scissors), open cans (can opener) and bottles (bottle opener), loosen or tighten screws (screwdrivers), fix eyeglasses (mini-screwdriver), cut branches off of small trees (saw blade), punch holes through leather (awl), grip and loosen small items (pliers), and so many other things that I find too numerous to mention. I also carry one of the small swiss Army knife Classic's on my key-ring as a quick-fix for things like ragged, broken fingernails and small cutting tasks. With a Swiss Army Knife, you can do just about anything. They are the handiest tools that I own.

L. Stallings



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