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Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review 1827

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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2019, 06:13:49 AM »
I ordered one today, thanks to this review. Excited to try it out  :tu:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2019, 10:29:35 AM »
Excellent review RP.   It certainly looks like Roxon is taking things to the next level - reasonable price and excellent build and design.

John.

Thanks! :cheers:
I am very satisfied with them so far.
I am also thinking of getting the Spark, the one with the ferro rod. We'll see.
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2019, 10:30:01 AM »
I ordered one today, thanks to this review. Excited to try it out  :tu:

Let us know what you think once you do. :cheers:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2019, 06:44:58 PM »
WeAllJuggleKnives's review of it.  :cheers:
It did not show up in my subscription feed. :think: I only saw it today.
Great stuff, but I already knew that. :D
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #34 on: April 15, 2019, 04:53:35 PM »
I like mine too, but today my confidence in it got a little bit stumped. Tried to cut off a paracord fob from one of my SAKs, and it failed miserably. The paracord got stuck in the scissors without being cut.
I will sharpen the scissors later and try again.
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #35 on: April 16, 2019, 08:21:30 AM »
I am sorry to hear that. :-\
I hope you get it back to working order. It would help if it had an adjustable pivot, like the Storm does. Don't know why they did that differently. :think:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2019, 03:51:27 PM »
 :iagree: I sharpened the scissors yesterday and they have no problems with paracord anymore as long as i cut in the back third of them. Which i would consider quite normal for a cut on a soft material.
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2019, 07:41:45 AM »
SirVic,
Did the jamming stretch the pivot and create any play?
I only ask, because that usually causes permanent damage to scissor pivots. :ahhh

Pontificating particularly pious positions pertaining to polymorphic paraphernalia. G-Man.
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #38 on: May 11, 2019, 04:14:24 AM »
Sorry glbm, just seeing your question. I am not sure, will check it tomorrow.
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #39 on: May 17, 2019, 03:05:04 PM »
RP, after reading your good review I went ahead and ordered my Roxon for which I received today. I am not disappointed. The quality and feel is top notch and defies its modest price. Thank you for your review  :like:

The only thing I would like to add is a lanyard. I am still trying to figure out how as I see no 'opening' that I could attach a lanyard. Has anyone got any ideas?
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2019, 03:44:20 PM »
Only suggestion I have is a short metal tab under one of the nuts, like the LM PSTs...  :dunno:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2019, 06:41:58 PM »
RP, after reading your good review I went ahead and ordered my Roxon for which I received today. I am not disappointed. The quality and feel is top notch and defies its modest price. Thank you for your review  :like:

Thanks so much! :cheers: Isn't it great? :like:


defies its modest price.

You mind if I use that for my upcoming reviews? :cheers:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2019, 06:42:36 PM »
About the lanyard:
You can either run the lanyard through the pocket clip hole, or just under it.
Or what Max suggested. Something like a bike chain's figure 8.



If you are good with a Dremel, you could also drill two tiny holes through the steel, where it bends to cover the blade tip.
Not an ideal solution. What Max suggested is easier to do, and easy to reverse, as long as you can you can find a suitable piece and the screw fits.

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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2019, 03:18:42 AM »
Thank you RP, thank you Max. All good advices  :salute: I will give it a go and see what happens  :cheers:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2019, 03:23:40 AM »

You mind if I use that for my upcoming reviews? :cheers:

Of course not, please feel free to do so. I'm honored. :cheers:
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Re: Roxon KS S501 Multi-tool Review
« Reply #45 on: May 25, 2019, 12:30:41 AM »
SirVic,
Did the jamming stretch the pivot and create any play?
I only ask, because that usually causes permanent damage to scissor pivots. :ahhh

Just checked the pivot. No play whatsoever. It is still pretty snug.

 

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