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The SwissTool owners club 50344

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The SwissTool owners club
« on: March 27, 2010, 02:48:57 PM »
Let's hear about when and where you got your Swisstool and why you like it. and how about some shots of it and of it getting put to work?

I got mine off a member here in a trade. I'm hefting it around in a Surge leather sheath. >:D Fits rather well in it.



more shots later :cheers:



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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2010, 02:59:34 PM »
I got mine off a guy that was an MT enthusiast in his younger days... From the sticky in I learned that it's a 1998 model.

All of the following shots are posted on the board before.. just reposting them again here. :D :D
Closed.


Open.


Tools out, with bit and ratchet kit.


Got it after I read the reviews here on the boards, and true enough, it lives up to my expectations of a quality tool. Nearly every implement I need to go about my daily miscellaneous chores could be found on it. The only complain I have is the lack of a pocket clip for it, and though its heft is reassuring (  >:D ) sometimes it's just far too heavy. But still.. for all the MTs I have now, this is probably the one closest to The Perfect MT, as least for me. :D
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2010, 03:21:28 PM »
I had just joined this forum and found out that Victorinox had a few MT models. Who knew?  :D


Anyways, I found an online retailer and bought one of every model he sold. I was rather impressed with these. This was before I started into SAKs.

Some new photos.








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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2010, 04:14:23 PM »
And once again, Chako crushes competition with his colossal amount of tools. :D
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2010, 04:20:26 PM »
I quite like that pile of SwissTools... as if they would just be casually out and laying about.
Wouldn't mind a few stray SwissTools in my house. :D

Great photographs as always Chako, but where's the BO Spirit? ???
And you call yourself a collector! :twak:

Got those frog legs.
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2010, 04:26:10 PM »
I'm applying for membership , got an RS .

Chris
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2010, 04:45:27 PM »
I only cruise eBay Canada. I know they have more choice in the US, but most of them are CONUS only, and it literally kills me to see something I want but can't have. So I relegate myself to the Canadian side of things. It is much easier on me. Therefore, I haven't seen a BO Spirit up for grabs yet. You can bet I will pounce on one when I see one up for sale.

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2010, 11:51:49 PM »
 I got mine off Neil a few months ago. It has the wrench and a leather case. It's the one I go for when I've a tough job to do.

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2010, 12:14:06 AM »
This thread should be stickied like the Spirit owners club .

Chris
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2010, 12:46:06 AM »
Finally, a club I can be part of.  :)

Apart from being a great tool, the Swisstool I have was a gift from a generous member on here and was my first gift I ever got from this place.

I'm back!!
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2010, 12:51:16 AM »
I noticed this club was not made by Chako :think: so I scrolled down in anticipation and sure enough that Chako bursts in and dominates with one of each model!

Anyway ::) Nice thread Pacu, I was waiting for one to pop up so it would throw me into getting one!
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2010, 03:00:14 AM »
Long time owner (had one for over ten years) just recently traded it to Gadget Guy for a SwissGrip.

Did some more trading and now she is coming home never again to leave. :mail:

I was blinded baby please forgive me and I will never let you down again.  :'(
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2010, 03:02:18 AM »
Now that is the main reason why I do not trade.

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2010, 05:23:03 AM »
My first real multis, I love them!

Carlos




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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2010, 05:33:41 AM »
Sweet looking tools there crls.  :tu:
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2010, 05:33:51 AM »
i gotta get a bo swisstool after lookin at Chako's pics :drool:

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2010, 03:09:59 PM »
A big thanks to two MTO members for my favorite SwissTools :salute:





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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2010, 07:31:43 PM »
can anyone to a detailed pictoral comparison between the tool thickness of the core/ST300(same tools I think) and the swisstool?
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2010, 11:24:28 PM »
I got my Swisstool RS off Dunc  :salute:

Not sure how old it is but it is great condition and very sharp  :tu: My first non Leatherman; I am still impressed  :cheers:






             
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2010, 03:27:27 AM »
keep that swiss rolling... :2tu:

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2010, 03:34:09 AM »
Mine's in my car :)

I don't seem to have any pictures of it which is odd  :think: If I remember tomorrow I'll grab it and take a couple :tu:

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2010, 09:03:44 PM »
Got two of them. :) The first is a '98 head shiny ST-X I bought myself during a trip to Zurich circa '99-'00 and now lives at home. The other is a (iirc) '02 head BO ST I got from Dennis as part of a MT.o support auction, delegated to car duty.
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2010, 09:29:38 PM »
Woohoo, gotta get some money and buy a BO one  :drool:  :D .
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #23 on: April 15, 2010, 12:09:53 AM »
i just got a leather sheath for mine from felinevet

thanks feline...now the swisstool isn't bare nekkid. ::)

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2010, 07:06:22 PM »
not long now  :ahhh   :ahhh   :D
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #25 on: May 17, 2010, 07:56:41 PM »
not long now  :ahhh   :ahhh   :D

Have you gone all swisstian Paul?  :D
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« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2010, 08:35:09 PM »
not long now  :ahhh   :ahhh   :D

Have you gone all swisstian Paul?  :D

you never know john, your know if my avatar changes to how much i like it  ;)
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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #27 on: May 17, 2010, 10:47:35 PM »
I had a swisstool, but had to get rid of it. It was just too big for my little girly hands.  :'(


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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2010, 10:59:59 PM »
i almost got one then went for a sideclip  :o

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Re: The SwissTool owners club
« Reply #29 on: May 17, 2010, 11:24:56 PM »
not long now  :ahhh   :ahhh   :D

Have you gone all swisstian Paul?  :D

Swisscheese!  :D

Gabba gabba hey!

 

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