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Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models? 1141

Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,805
Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« on: May 19, 2014, 05:41:51 PM »
I took my Wenger S10 out yesterday and remembered how much I liked the locking blade.  I've never had an issue with a blade closing on me but sometimes a "safety net" is nice.  I know the many countries don't allow a locking blade so maybe not.  I was thinking it would be neat to have a Swisschamp with a locking blade.  I was thinking maybe on some of their 91mm "outdoor" knives.  Just a random thought I was having.     

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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2014, 06:50:07 PM »
A Huntsman or Fieldmaster would be sweet if the blade locked.

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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 07:08:10 PM »
I like and appreciate the locking feature on my Wengers. IMO they are a nice plus, with very little real downside that matters to me.
My only minor wish would be for the lock button/pusher to be a little more integrated into the overall form of the knife. Not that it catches on much, nor that it hurts my fingers, it's mostly an aesthetic frippery.

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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2014, 07:13:02 PM »
I like and appreciate the locking feature on my Wengers. IMO they are a nice plus, with very little real downside that matters to me.
My only minor wish would be for the lock button/pusher to be a little more integrated into the overall form of the knife. Not that it catches on much, nor that it hurts my fingers, it's mostly an aesthetic frippery.

Seems like a great opportunity for Vic. 

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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2014, 09:11:06 PM »
They don't seem to be integrating any of the Wenger features in their line up for now. Just some Vic tools in the Delemont Vics. I'd actually much rather see a version of the button lock (liner lock) Wenger uses on their 130mm integrated into the 91mm and 111mm models. Hopefully we'll see some other hybrids soon. :D
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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2014, 10:01:59 PM »
Good thinking, I sincerely hope someday Victorinox will make some 93 Alox models with a frame lock, such as the farmer. 
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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2014, 10:19:13 PM »
Locking blade, ehh...I'd much prefer designs which opened one handed.
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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2014, 10:27:08 PM »
They don't seem to be integrating any of the Wenger features in their line up for now. Just some Vic tools in the Delemont Vics. I'd actually much rather see a version of the button lock (liner lock) Wenger uses on their 130mm integrated into the 91mm and 111mm models. Hopefully we'll see some other hybrids soon. :D

That's what I am thinking. That would be pure genius on the 91mm platform. And it would be much safer to close than a pure linerlock.
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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2014, 12:14:57 AM »
Bludy well hope not! Not enough useful slippies as it is! Besides,it would take a major redesign of the 91mm knife layer to instal the Wenger lock mechanism

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Re: Do you think Wengers locking blade will show up on some Vics models?
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2014, 12:53:53 AM »
Good thinking, I sincerely hope someday Victorinox will make some 93 Alox models with a frame lock, such as the farmer.

Good idea, seems like one of the modders here could make a liner lock for a 93mm. After seeing the insides of a 111mm, it doesn't look too complicated, but too advanced for me to try. I like the S lock on the 85mm Wengers, more in theory though, my S557 hangs up a little when unpocketing, but the blade sure locks up nicely.  :tu:

A Farmer with a locking combo blade would be sweet... :)
« Last Edit: May 20, 2014, 01:04:16 AM by twiliter »

 

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