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I wasn't sure where to post this so I'll start it here for the
TACTICAL knife afficionados. Course it could also go in the test section but
would probably fit better in the SOSAK. However, due to the manner of
acquiring the tactical folder, a case could also be made for the "Cutup"
forum. In any case, here are the results.
At a recent family gathering, me and some of the other guys got into a
conversations about knives. We went through the "what everyone carries" routine
and surprisingly, every knife there was either a SAK, or a Stockman pattern
slipjoint. As is typical, most of the stockmans were carried by the older guys,
most of which are former farmers and serious outdoorsman. And the SAKs were
typically carried by the younger guys, with the exception of my Dad who
surprisingly carried the SAK I gave him, (and he's managed not to lose)
For quite a few years the Victorinox
Mauser was my outdoors SAK of choice. I hadn’t been introduced to the beauty of
alox models yet and there was something about the 108mm size that felt just
perfect. When I learned about the collection value of a Mauser I promptly
retired it, it had served me well from age 10 and it was time to find a
Introducing the most beautiful aftermarket handmade sheaths available!
Often times the subject of carrying a SAK is brought
up.In fact, easing the carryability of
tools has spawned a number of credit card type tools like the Victorinox
SwissCard to the Spydercard.Many
times, the discussion goes to maximum size for pocketability, then into number
of layers that are comfortable etc.I
personally prefer carrying SAKs in sheaths, which is the subject of this