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New Year's Swisschamp Challenge 26146

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New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« on: December 06, 2018, 04:09:45 PM »
Fast Bill and I have been working on this for awhile, and it's finally here!  I'm inviting all here the chance to carry a living legend for 30 days and see if we can't add to the lore.  Beginning 1 January 2019 (Can you believe it's already 2019??!!), accept the challenge of edc'ing the mighty Swisschamp!  As always, if you need anything else for work, etc it's fine but let us know where the Swisschamp fell short.  Come all!  Everyone is invited!!



Barry
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 04:15:32 PM »
Nice! Count me in  :tu:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 04:16:42 PM »
Outstanding!  Bring the crew my friend!!

Barry
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 04:18:00 PM »
Outstanding!  Bring the crew my friend!!
Will do my friend - They'll need to help me carry it!

'Use the force Harry' - Gandalf

'Derail a thread and we'll come at you like a block of cheese'. Captain Mags and Sergeant Fuzzbucket of the Anti Derai.... mmmmmmm cheese
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2018, 04:22:52 PM »
 :rofl: :rofl:. I might have to draft some help myself!

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2018, 04:28:16 PM »
OK.....not without reservations.....I'm in!   :cheers:
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2018, 04:33:04 PM »
 :dd: :dd: :dd: :dd:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2018, 04:37:38 PM »
Outstanding!!  Come on Obi1!!

Barry
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2018, 04:44:17 PM »
Do Champions count? Because that's what I've got.  I know the model number for it at present is based off the Swiss Champ. Need to get new scales for it, I borrowed the Plus scales to go on another knife.
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2018, 04:46:02 PM »
I've never had a Swisschamp before.  :o

The 'champ seems dauntingly large. I never understood how such complex and big multi could be actually used, in the field, in vivo, as it were. So I shied away, sticking to 2-layer, 3-layer, and a maximum of 4-layer SAKs.

However, as a Swiss Army Knight in relatively good standing, I feel somewhat duty bound to give this legendary SAK a chance to prove it's mettle. And metal.

So, for this challenge I will finally have a mighty SwissChamp!   :SAKnight:

(and I'm a little scared here.....)
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2018, 04:48:56 PM »
I've never had a Swisschamp before.  :o

The 'champ seems dauntingly large. I never understood how such complex and big multi could be actually used, in the field, in vivo, as it were. So I shied away, sticking to 2-layer, 3-layer, and a maximum of 4-layer SAKs.

However, as a Swiss Army Knight in relatively good standing, I feel somewhat duty bound to give this legendary SAK a chance to prove it's mettle. And metal.

So, for this challenge I will finally have a mighty SwissChamp!   :SAKnight:

(and I'm a little scared here.....)
Courage Mon Brave  :salute:

'Use the force Harry' - Gandalf

'Derail a thread and we'll come at you like a block of cheese'. Captain Mags and Sergeant Fuzzbucket of the Anti Derai.... mmmmmmm cheese
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2018, 04:58:16 PM »
Very glad Barry and FB gives us sufficient notice; I think I'm going to start going to the gym to get in shape......
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2018, 05:21:18 PM »
I might give it a go, it's not much bigger than my Craftsman.... :think:
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2018, 05:56:40 PM »
Yes!! 
Do Champions count? Because that's what I've got.  I know the model number for it at present is based off the Swiss Champ. Need to get new scales for it, I borrowed the Plus scales to go on another knife.

Barry
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2018, 05:56:47 PM »
I'd join you lot, but it's more than overkill. I've been carrying an Executive and, most days, I don't even use it...

 :facepalm:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2018, 05:57:03 PM »
 :rofl: :rofl:
Very glad Barry and FB gives us sufficient notice; I think I'm going to start going to the gym to get in shape......

Barry
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 17,697 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2018, 06:02:44 PM »
Very glad Barry and FB gives us sufficient notice; I think I'm going to start going to the gym to get in shape......

C'mon!

 :pok: :pok:

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2018, 06:21:38 PM »
Sounds a excellent challenge  :like:

Unfortunately I won’t join as
I have a lot on for January
with no use for the SwissChamp

But I will follow this challenge
Good luck everyone  :cheers:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2018, 07:11:49 PM »
Yes!! 
Do Champions count? Because that's what I've got.  I know the model number for it at present is based off the Swiss Champ. Need to get new scales for it, I borrowed the Plus scales to go on another knife.

Awesome! :cheers:

Then I will join with my Champion (chopped up my regular SwissChamp last year for my mods, and I am seriously considering chopping up my SwissChamp XLT as well  ::))

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2018, 07:58:57 PM »
Hmm as tempting as this is, the SC is my normal EDC SAK

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2018, 08:30:16 PM »
Outstanding!!  Come on Obi1!!


Im in with XLT SWISSCHAMP  :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2018, 08:32:35 PM »
I'm also in with the XLT.
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2018, 08:36:58 PM »
I've never had a Swisschamp before.  :o

The 'champ seems dauntingly large. I never understood how such complex and big multi could be actually used, in the field, in vivo, as it were. So I shied away, sticking to 2-layer, 3-layer, and a maximum of 4-layer SAKs.

However, as a Swiss Army Knight in relatively good standing, I feel somewhat duty bound to give this legendary SAK a chance to prove it's mettle. And metal.

So, for this challenge I will finally have a mighty SwissChamp!   :SAKnight:

(and I'm a little scared here.....)

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2018, 08:39:59 PM »
Awesome! Count me in Bill Barry  :salute:
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2018, 08:42:54 PM »
Great to see more people joining up.

(Mostly because I think I'll need the support and encouragement. Is it true these weigh 4.25# without the T&T?)
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2018, 09:08:37 PM »


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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2018, 09:12:20 PM »
Well damn, I carried SwissChamp daily from the day I got it until end of October, when I got my Cybertool 41, a long time dream SAK of mine, and have carried it since on the go, though SwissChamp still is what's used when around the house. But I guess I'll get some home tasks done, or could the "2000 variation" be allowed at least occasionally?
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #27 on: December 06, 2018, 09:17:27 PM »
Looks like this is going to be a big challenge  :like:

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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2018, 09:17:41 PM »
Great to see more people joining up.

(Mostly because I think I'll need the support and encouragement. Is it true these weigh 4.25# without the T&T?)

This is the 1990/91 model with T&T&P.
About 6.7021ounces
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Re: New Year's Swisschamp Challenge
« Reply #29 on: December 06, 2018, 09:23:42 PM »
Did it break your scale? 

 

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