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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #330 on: October 19, 2017, 05:20:28 PM »
Great set of tool for edc, light weight and i found that combotool is more convenient for me than the divided openers, only if  i do not take its to use as a screwdriver and mini crowbar.
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I think the Compact is an example of a SAK that punches way above its weight (to use a boxing analogy). It's only two layers and yet it has an excellent span of functionality. I carry it when I want a blade and scissors in a slim form factor.  I am definitely a fan of the Compact.
Jim
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+1  The Compact is special to me... it's the SAK that got me back in to SAK's.  Believe it or not. El Corkscrew was a mostly just a Tinker man for most of my life.   Now I scarcely carry a Tink... and feel like the Compact or Climber is "the" SAK for me...  if we're talking practicality.

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #331 on: October 20, 2017, 12:29:48 AM »
A wonderful EDC!

Victorinox Compact by NorCal Jim, on Flickr
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #332 on: October 20, 2017, 06:05:56 AM »
A wonderful EDC!

Victorinox Compact by NorCal Jim, on Flickr

So interesting background on a pic Jim.

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #333 on: October 20, 2017, 06:11:16 AM »
A wonderful EDC!

Victorinox Compact by NorCal Jim, on Flickr

So interesting background on a pic Jim.

My wife has a 7 volume set of Van Gough letters and I sometimes use one of those volumes as a background.  Lately, I have just been taking photos of SAKs on my hobby table.

Jim
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #334 on: October 20, 2017, 06:16:55 AM »
A wonderful EDC!

Victorinox Compact by NorCal Jim, on Flickr

So interesting background on a pic Jim.

My wife has a 7 volume set of Van Gough letters and I sometimes use one of those volumes as a background.  Lately, I have just been taking photos of SAKs on my hobby table.

Jim
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #335 on: October 20, 2017, 06:47:06 AM »
A few days ago  i decided to put a Compact in my pocket. Never carried it before. And i was surprised about it. Great set of tool for edc, light weight and i found that combotool is more convenient for me than the divided openers, only if  i do not take its to use as a screwdriver and mini crowbar.

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I think the Compact is an example of a SAK that punches way above its weight (to use a boxing analogy). It's only two layers and yet it has an excellent span of functionality. I carry it when I want a blade and scissors in a slim form factor.  I am definitely a fan of the Compact.

Jim

Great analogy, Jim. I absolutely agree that the 84mm & 91mm Golfers/Compacts punch way above their weight.   :2tu:

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #336 on: November 08, 2017, 08:56:33 PM »
A few days ago  i decided to put a Compact in my pocket. Never carried it before. And i was surprised about it. Great set of tool for edc, light weight and i found that combotool is more convenient for me than the divided openers, only if  i do not take its to use as a screwdriver and mini crowbar.

 :like:

I think the Compact is an example of a SAK that punches way above its weight (to use a boxing analogy). It's only two layers and yet it has an excellent span of functionality. I carry it when I want a blade and scissors in a slim form factor.  I am definitely a fan of the Compact.

Jim

Great analogy, Jim. I absolutely agree that the 84mm & 91mm Golfers/Compacts punch way above their weight.   :2tu:

Carried my Custard Compact today and from the moment I picked it up I thought "Yes this works just right". Still working this evening. You can't beat Custard though milk chocolate almonds aren't half bad  :like:
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #337 on: November 08, 2017, 09:16:54 PM »
My fav Hershey product is Hershey w/awlmonds but I prefer el dark chocolate. :drool:

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #338 on: November 09, 2017, 10:26:39 PM »
My fav Hershey product is Hershey w/awlmonds but I prefer el dark chocolate. :drool:

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #339 on: November 10, 2017, 02:06:38 AM »
It's so convenient carrying a two-layer SAK with scissors. My trusty Compact had package opening detail today. I can't even feel it in my pocket and quickly forget about it until I need it...

Compact by NorCal Jim, on Flickr
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #340 on: November 10, 2017, 02:44:20 PM »
Certainly do appreciate Compact
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #341 on: November 10, 2017, 08:13:38 PM »
Certainly do appreciate Compact

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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #342 on: November 14, 2017, 05:54:10 PM »
I've been carry this Chinese hunk of metal in my wallet, surprisingly, it's not uncomfortable.  I figure if I end up need to pry something, I'll spare my combo tool and use that thing.   It looks capable of a lot though, honestly.
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Re: Compact Appreciation
« Reply #343 on: November 14, 2017, 07:57:42 PM »
I have a couple of look alikes. They´re buried somewhere deep in the dark corners of my house.

 

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