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Flair Owners Unite!¡! 8805

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Re: Flair Owners Unite!¡!
« Reply #90 on: April 02, 2018, 10:57:09 PM »
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« Reply #91 on: April 03, 2018, 05:14:21 PM »
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Re: Flair Owners Unite!¡!
« Reply #92 on: September 06, 2018, 08:44:41 PM »
Hmm, I looked through and re-read all the topics about Flair on the MTO, I tried to find all available information on the Internet, and found no mention of this important detail anywhere. Well, I'll be the first to notice that the older (xx99 - 0200) Flair's corkscrews has 5 small turns, and the later items (0300 - xx04) - 4 larger turns :whistle:


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Re: Flair Owners Unite!¡!
« Reply #93 on: September 06, 2018, 10:01:18 PM »
Good eye !    :tu:
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« Reply #94 on: September 16, 2018, 12:22:47 PM »
Another intersting Flair detail - on early items (~0699 - ~1099) date code has only on knife handle, corkscrew handle without date codes  :think:


So, at now, I counted 4 different Flair modifications.
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Re: Flair Owners Unite!¡!
« Reply #95 on: September 17, 2018, 12:39:00 PM »
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« Reply #96 on: September 17, 2018, 12:46:41 PM »
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Re: Flair Owners Unite!¡!
« Reply #97 on: November 04, 2018, 06:26:47 PM »
Hmm, I looked through and re-read all the topics about Flair on the MTO, I tried to find all available information on the Internet, and found no mention of this important detail anywhere. Well, I'll be the first to notice that the older (xx99 - 0200) Flair's corkscrews has 5 small turns, and the later items (0300 - xx04) - 4 larger turns :whistle:

The only reason of the 5 turns vs. 4 turns is that less turns on the corckscrew worm means wider spacing and is less likely to cause damage to the cork compared to the 5 or more turns with tighter spacing. However, not sure if that's the main reason why LM decided to change the design, unless Tim is a wine aficionado or connoisseur ;) :drink:

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