Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by rustyspike, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. rustyspike


    Jan 17, 2016
    Just got this. Boy is it nice. I have knives costing way more.

  2. Rich S

    Rich S

    Sep 23, 2005
    Nice - black Alox Pioneer X.
  3. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    Is this your first Vic SAK? The Pioneer X is a favorite for regular carry with folks that prefer to have a scissors.

    Been pleased with Victorinox products for years. I carry a Vic Small Tinker every day.
  4. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Yup. So do I.

    And I carry a Super Tinker.
  5. Therom


    Nov 13, 2013
    Small rambler on the keychain every day :)
    Long time spartan and tinker user
    Just got a bantam Alox today and may get a pioneer next
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  6. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    I believe this is a super tinker. It has scissors. Phillips rather than corkscrew which is nice. Hard to find in the sapphire blue. Carry this most days.
  7. vwb563

    vwb563 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 2007
  8. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    The "perpendicular" Phillips on the Super Tinker is amazing.

    Only thing I dont use is the hook, but if I ever get some brown paper packages wrapped up with string, I will be set.
  9. marsturm

    marsturm Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    The quality and value of Victorinox knives, especially the Alox models, are outstanding. High on my list of, "if I could only pick one knife", it would be my Farmer.
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  10. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    image.jpeg image.jpeg I can't figure out what model this is. It has a lot of Tinkerish features. It's missing the awl, hook, and small blade, but has a pocket clip, small screw driver, and a 1/4" bit driver.
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  11. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2015
    I always carry the pioneer (without scissors) as my secondary blade, great tool
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  12. DrRollinstein

    DrRollinstein Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2018
    I carry a Victorinox whenever i have an extra pocket or dont have my leatherman for some reason. Ive got 4 of them, but the super tinker is my favorite
  13. lieferung

    lieferung Basic Member Basic Member

    May 24, 2016
    That's a sharp looking tool. The SAKs are so clean and refined, I've always eyed the storm trooper Spartan model.
  14. Wowbagger

    Wowbagger Basic Member Basic Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    Looks GREAT in black Alox !
    Thanks for posting it.
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  15. Wowbagger

    Wowbagger Basic Member Basic Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    You got that right.
    I was watching a review of a lock back the other night and the reviewer said that he finally got a lock back and then said he used to carry a SAK and that they are crap. I wanted to reach through the screen and choke him. Any body that out of touch should not be doing knife reviews. He claimed his SAK folded up on him all the time.
    Proves he doesn't know how to use a slip joint. Strike two.

    Nah the more I buy and use other brands of high production slip joints the more I appreciate how consistently well SAKs are made !
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  16. lambertiana

    lambertiana Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    Victorinox is the one brand that I will buy sight unseen without the slightest worry that it will have a QC problem. The most consistent quality around.
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  17. rustyspike


    Jan 17, 2016
    Thanks all for the comments. Its my second lost the first. lol. Its one wicked blade. Or lets say tool.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2019
  18. James Y

    James Y

    Feb 18, 1999
    I’ve been using Victorinox SAKs for nearly 40 years and have never had one come close to folding up during use.

    Truth be told, I consider Victorinox to be the gold standard in quality and consistency against which all other brands are judged.

    I always have two SAKs on me; a Spartan and an Executive. Sometimes I swap out the Spartan for my Alox Pioneer.

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  19. irons


    Oct 19, 2018
    I know it's a personal thing but when guys talk about great walk and talk. It reminds me that of all the slip joints I own, I prefer the victorinox knives to the more expensive and fancy ones when it comes to using them. Great little knives/tools.
  20. mabrowns


    Apr 18, 2012
    Victorinox Classic of some in my pocket

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