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What did you use your Sak on today?

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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10020 on: May 15, 2022, 01:59:20 PM
Interesting looking frame - is that all chrome?
Yup. Helkama did these for a year or so in ’82 - ’83 or thereabouts


They were standard Kulkuri XII’s. So nothing special there. I’ve had mine since ’83. It saw quite a lot of abuse and then spend many years in a shed. I pulled it out few years back. Quite some elbow grease was required to get most of the surface rust away from the frame (it still has quite some spots on), changed tires, tape and saddle and it is now used for pottering about in summertime


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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10021 on: May 15, 2022, 06:49:16 PM
XAVT failed to produce large enough head and was forced to observe:
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whilst cheapo generic bike tool tightened up crank on ’80s Helkama
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10022 on: May 15, 2022, 06:50:45 PM
I like that bike!  It reminds me of a French bike I rode around that same timeframe, but the name and the bike are both long gone :facepalm:
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10023 on: May 15, 2022, 09:43:41 PM
Yup. Helkama did these for a year or so in ’82 - ’83 or thereabouts
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They were standard Kulkuri XII’s. So nothing special there. I’ve had mine since ’83. It saw quite a lot of abuse and then spend many years in a shed. I pulled it out few years back. Quite some elbow grease was required to get most of the surface rust away from the frame (it still has quite some spots on), changed tires, tape and saddle and it is now used for pottering about in summertime


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Cool looking machine, and great to see you’ve managed to keep it since 1983 and now have it looking splendid!  :like: :like: !
Sadly I sold my 531 tubed Harry Hall to help pay for university in 1983…. wonder how it looks now? No where near as great as your machine I’ll bet! :facepalm:


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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10024 on: May 16, 2022, 02:13:30 AM
Kinda embarrassed to say I opened an envelope... :rofl:
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10025 on: May 16, 2022, 05:41:38 AM


Sadly I sold my 531 tubed Harry Hall to help pay for university in 1983…. wonder how it looks now? No where near as great as your machine I’ll bet! :facepalm:

Here's hoping that it is still eating miles in proper condition!
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10026 on: May 19, 2022, 06:00:29 AM
Used the main blade on my MiniChamp to help separate stubborn Lego bricks.
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10027 on: May 19, 2022, 10:48:46 PM
Used the little driver on the end of the can opener blade to remove staples as some #^@%^! "Borrowed" my staple puller thing...
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10028 on: May 20, 2022, 05:39:14 AM
Used the main blade on my MiniChamp to help separate stubborn Lego bricks.
Perhaps the chisel is awlso well suited for that task? :think:
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10029 on: May 21, 2022, 06:16:26 AM
Perhaps the chisel is awlso well suited for that task? :think:
Hmmm, might have to give that a try. Though it seems like the smaller 58mm frame would be easier to handle on small bricks than my Swiss Champ or Champion in a T hold?
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10030 on: May 22, 2022, 08:34:31 AM
Finally got around to fixing the joycon drift on my Nintendo Switch today, the Swisstool crimped the paintbrush the repair kit came with together (it was about to come off out the box) and then stood by and watched more delicate operations undertaken by the speSmurfpillsts.







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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10031 on: May 23, 2022, 04:52:01 AM
Lots of yard work today. The wood saw on the Champ was used many times to cut new branch shoots off trees, and some low-hanging dead branches.
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10032 on: May 23, 2022, 05:56:51 AM
Lots of yard work today. The wood saw on the Champ was used many times...
If I'm working in the yard, I have a multi with a saw on me...no exceptions. I wish it took me less than 30 years to realize how great those sawd are.
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10033 on: May 23, 2022, 06:18:55 AM
If I'm working in the yard, I have a multi with a saw on me...no exceptions. I wish it took me less than 30 years to realize how great those sawd are.
Yep, I hear ya. It was a case of "I have the Champ in my pocket so I can use it" or "Well, I guess I'm walking from the back yard, around the house, to the garage to get a saw, then back to the back yard". The branches I cut off were about a half inch or less in diameter so the Vic saw cut through them easily.

Perfect example of making do with what I had on me.   :D

The only multi-tools I have are a Wave and a couple of no-name brands. Might be interesting to see how their saws compare with the Vic?
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10034 on: May 23, 2022, 07:09:18 AM
OK, I did a quick, impromptu, non-scientific saw test...

The no-name brand multi-tool doesn't have a wood saw, so that left Vic Champ vs. Leatherman Wave.

I fished a branch out of the yard waste bag and started cutting. The Vic saw cut through it faster than the Wave's.

I've also got an early '60s Champion with angled teeth and a Vic Delemont Evolution 18 so I'll try them as well, tomorrow. Might as well test all the configurations I've got.
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65mm: Wenger Esquire
74mm: Executive
84mm: Bantam
85mm: Evolution S557, Serrated Commander, Traveler, Evolution 18
91mm: Champion "c", Swiss Champ (4), Explorer (3), Deluxe Tinker, Climber, Huntsman, Serrated Spartan/Weekender, Explorer Plus, Deluxe Explorer Plus (mod), Outdoorsman Plus, Spartan, Champion "a", Champion Plus, Timekeeper Alarm, Golfer
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10035 on: May 23, 2022, 11:54:11 PM
The only multi-tools I have are a Wave and a couple of no-name brands. Might be interesting to see how their saws compare with the Vic?
I haven't tried out any of the saws on my bigger Leatherman tools (yet), but the Juice Pro saw is at least on an equal footing with Victorinox.
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10036 on: May 24, 2022, 06:20:50 AM
OK, I did a quick, impromptu, non-scientific saw test...

The no-name brand multi-tool doesn't have a wood saw, so that left Vic Champ vs. Leatherman Wave.

I fished a branch out of the yard waste bag and started cutting. The Vic saw cut through it faster than the Wave's.

I've also got an early '60s Champion with angled teeth and a Vic Delemont Evolution 18 so I'll try them as well, tomorrow. Might as well test all the configurations I've got.
I dug through my collection and found a few other tools with saws:
'63 Champion "a"
Vic Delemont Evolution 18
Leatherman Leap
The Hammerhead

My unofficial ranking from best to worst cutting:
Tied for 1st: Vic Swiss Champ and Vic Delemont Evolution 18
Leatherman Wave
'63 Champion "a" - the angled teeth did not cut as well as the straight teeth
Leatherman Leap - it cut, but being less than 2" long, it did not cut well
The Hammerhead

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65mm: Wenger Esquire
74mm: Executive
84mm: Bantam
85mm: Evolution S557, Serrated Commander, Traveler, Evolution 18
91mm: Champion "c", Swiss Champ (4), Explorer (3), Deluxe Tinker, Climber, Huntsman, Serrated Spartan/Weekender, Explorer Plus, Deluxe Explorer Plus (mod), Outdoorsman Plus, Spartan, Champion "a", Champion Plus, Timekeeper Alarm, Golfer
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10037 on: May 26, 2022, 01:53:21 AM
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Reply #10038 on: May 26, 2022, 11:23:04 AM
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10040 on: May 29, 2022, 11:07:07 PM
No action shots, but the Camper's large screw driver and small blade completely disassembled a crib.
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10041 on: May 31, 2022, 12:59:49 PM
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10042 on: May 31, 2022, 11:30:22 PM
Well, the Mrs wanted our front tree trimmed a little so I had a pair of snips which worked but then this monster needed to come down, only thing I had on me was the FarmerX, so I started cutting through and around then snapped it off, as you can see, it worked! Of course I could have ran in and got my battery operated reciprocating saw but where’s the fun in that? Needless to say this bad boy is in the garage starting to dry out, it’s only 90° (32°c) out so I can only imagine what it is in there,, this should make a nice hiking staff some day!!
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10043 on: June 02, 2022, 01:17:00 AM
Well, the Mrs wanted our front tree trimmed a little so I had a pair of snips which worked but then this monster needed to come down, only thing I had on me was the FarmerX, so I started cutting through and around then snapped it off, as you can see, it worked! Of course I could have ran in and got my battery operated reciprocating saw but where’s the fun in that? Needless to say this bad boy is in the garage starting to dry out, it’s only 90° (32°c) out so I can only imagine what it is in there,, this should make a nice hiking staff some day!!
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Reply #10044 on: June 02, 2022, 01:17:35 AM
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10045 on: June 04, 2022, 10:45:46 PM
Got an issue with my ear - an otitis as doctor said, so Swiss Champ helped with the treatment

Specifically I used scissors to cut bandage and tweezers to dip a tampon I made out of the bandage in the Chlorophyllipt medicine.

One thing I have to say is that the SAK scissors are just great. Sadly I won’t be able to just as easily do this with Spirit scissors
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10046 on: June 05, 2022, 03:17:24 AM
I've been using my Spartan Hardwood as a fidget toy. :D
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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10047 on: June 05, 2022, 09:25:09 AM
I started Saturday by shrimp fishing and used the tweezers on my Tourist to remove the hooks from their mouths and the large blade to cut a hole in a foam cooler to feed an aerator hose in. I ended the day with a barbecue, where the bottle opener and corkscrew came in handy.


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Reply #10048 on: June 05, 2022, 09:57:55 PM
Swiss Champ scissors helped me to take off an entrance bracelet to a truly beautiful place and a nice weekend



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Re: What did you use your Sak on today?
Reply #10049 on: June 05, 2022, 11:11:32 PM
Thise are nice shots alexanderre  :like:


 

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