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Why the cork screw? 2441

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,836 \o/
Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2015, 07:28:33 AM »
No one has mentioned the recent discovery that if tourqued too hard.  the backside phillips can snap off due to the thin shank/tang of the driver. 

Good point, but dks already mentioned it ;)
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Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2015, 08:26:04 AM »
 :D

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Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #32 on: April 14, 2015, 10:22:54 AM »
I want a Swisschamp when I grow up!!  :D
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Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #33 on: April 14, 2015, 01:26:48 PM »
It's the sort of tool you think "oh, why would I need this?" until something happens... like you are terribly drunk with friends and you need to open that bottle...

Correct: The corkscrew is definitely the tool with the highest potential to convert the owner a true hero.

I "saved" a big catered University donor party at a museum once ...the caterer forgot a corkscrew and me, the always helpful "SAK guy", pulled out my Champion and handed it to the staff....30+ bottles of wine were opened that night. Lots of thank you's and a free bottle of Pinot Noir came later that evening!  8)

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Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #34 on: April 14, 2015, 01:36:06 PM »
Corkscrew=free booze. That's a win in my book.

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Re: Why the cork screw?
« Reply #35 on: April 14, 2015, 07:15:27 PM »
If a product standardized for umpteen million users should only contain the tools all of them want, a SAK would have exactly 0 (zero) tools.

In other news, some people drink wine from glass bottles sealed with real cork for long term storage, some people carry stacks of newspapers bundled together with sharp-edged straps and some people buy canned food with no opener tab.

 :duel:

 

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