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Sosakonline Archive

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SOSAK History, Part II

Part II of the History of SOSAK explores the beginnings of what I like to think of as my enlightenment, and it's all thanks to a little thing called the Internet! As you may remember from Part One last month, my career as a knife collector/enthusiast seemed in jeopardy after having no decent role models to look up to.

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Collection Highlights- January 08

    Continuing on the Urban Chameleon series from last month we’ll be looking at the “Alien From Mars” this month.  Almost identical to last month’s “Alien From Uranus” the Martian is green and black rather than blue and black.  The scales are still textured with the same textile scale pattern (scaled scales- confused yet?) as the Alien from Uranus.

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LED Revisit

    Well it’s been over a year since I first looked at Victorinox’ entry into the LED market, and I thought it might be time for an update.  In addition to just talking about how I’ve gotten on in the past year with the 2xAA light I reviewed last year in the LED Shootout, I will also be looking at the 2xAAA light that I got with the new OHT, as seen last month.

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Rescue Squared

    We are all familiar with the new Victorinox Rescue Tool which debuted at the end of last year, and won the Knife of the Year award for 2007, but something you may not be familiar with is the two handed version of the knife, made for regions that frown on one handed opening blades.

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Black Oxide Spirit S

    For a while now I have been interested in getting a Spirit S model, and I really liked the looks of the black oxide version- thanks to my friends at www.Multitool.org I now have one to write about!  What can I say except thanks to all the guys that contributed!  Needless to say, I decided the best way to thank these guys I would make a big stink about it, and here it is! 

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The Father of Wenger's Giant

Wenger North America sent twenty questions to Michel Champion the Father of the Giant Swiss Army Knife in hopes of learning more about this marvel of modern engineering.  It was a finalist for The International Academy of Sciences Technology of the Year for 2006 and the Guinness Book of World Records just recently awarded it Most Functional Penknife.

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Wenger Orthodontic Knife

    When Wenger sent me the interview on the Giant knife that I posted this month, they also sent me some info on another very strange SAK that rivals the infamous Toilet Paper SAK.  I was going to attempt to describe it, but I doubt any of you would believe me if I did, so I'll let the pictures speak for themselves!