November 2010

Victorinox one-handed German Army Knife (OH-GAK)

Victorinox one-handed German Army Knife (OH-GAK)

The one-handed German Army Knife (OH-GAK) replaced the 108mm GAK in 2003. This knife is almost identical as the one-handed Trekker, a 111mm liner locking knife with a one-handed, partially serrated main blade, a wood saw, a can opener and a locking can opener/screwdriver/pry bar. It also has a reamer/awl, Phillips screwdriver and a keyring. …

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Victorinox StayGlo Camper

StayGlow Victorinox Camper

This is a Camper that I retrofitted with StayGlow scales. Those greenish-yellow scales are fluorescent which is a nice feature. They actually glow in the dark. Other than that, it’s a regular Camper, just like my green and black ones.

Victorinox Fisherman

Victorinox Fisherman

This is a Victorinox Fisherman. It has the Phillips screwdriver instead of the corkscrew and is one of only a few knives that have the fish scaler/hook disgorger tool, which is also a ruler and, apparently, a Halloween pumpkin carver ;) The Fisherman has a metal inlay of a fish on the front scale. Older …

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Victorinox 108mm knives

Victorinox 108mm knives

These knives are from the 108mm Victorinox knives. The 108mm range started when Victorinox began making the German Army Knife (GAK) to specification for the German army. Based on the GAK, a couple of other knives have been available until recently. There are a limited number of different tools in the series and the 108mm …

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Victorinox Jubilee Series Climber - 125 years

Victorinox Jubilee Series Climber

This Climber is part of the Jubilee Series which Victorinox released in 2009, celebrating their 125th anniversary. The knife has red cellidor scales with a nice pattern of the Swiss shield and cross printed in gold. It has a “125 YEARS YOUR COMPANION FOR LIFE” logo etched on the main blade. The series also included …

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