It is also difficult to make a recommendation without knowing more details on the modifications that were done and maybe a few more details on how the knife was used or what specifics of that model made it so great.
I love and do use the pliers enough that all the rest of the tools I don't really use are just filling gaps it would otherwise still have. I do use the knife, and saw along with the screw driver a fair bit when I use my multitools.
Besides my Leatherman which resides in my car I have a Swiza...
I wasn't trying to do anything other than keep myself in the loop sometimes the new threads start without notice for me and I miss out on much of the fun in these giveaway threads. With the new forum software even more reason to think I might miss out on keeping up with the thread.
I can understand issues with flying I haven't flown since I think 2004 no real plan to anytime soon. I have checked google maps it tells me I can get to Hawaii by driving to the west coast and then kayaking to islands so seems I have options :p
The 89 could be a decent doctor's knife though I would prefer the flat but on the handle to make it more traditional but it is the right size just add the fun spatula "blade" into it but the size and general design is mostly there.
So lots to consider after setting the budget
Free Hand vs Guided?
If Guided do you want Powered or Manual?
What steel(s) will you be sharpening?
Do you plan or want to change the edge angle?
How polished do you want to go?
What kind of storage space do you have for a kit?
I can't say much for...