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Woodsmans Owners Club 20342

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Woodsmans Owners Club
« on: June 02, 2015, 03:32:00 PM »
It's an Explorer WITH A WOODSAW!

What more needs to be said about this awesome SAK except it's so rare I had to make mine from a Champ.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2015, 03:35:57 PM »
Or a Huntsman with a mag/Phillips layer...
Nice one man!

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2015, 03:41:39 PM »
Or a Huntsman with a mag/Phillips layer...
Nice one man!

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Yep, that too....

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2015, 03:56:44 PM »
they should still make those to buy off the shelf
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2015, 04:00:02 PM »
they should still make those to buy off the shelf

Agreed - it's a great tool combo.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2015, 04:12:33 PM »
Fantastic Sak I wish I had one :salute:

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2015, 04:31:01 PM »
I'm in!  I was going to join with the caveat that I modded mine from a SwissChamp, but you'd mentioned before that yours was also a mod :)

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2015, 04:39:35 PM »
I'm in!  I was going to join with the caveat that I modded mine from a SwissChamp, but you'd mentioned before that yours was also a mod :)

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Nice one eddie!

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2015, 06:50:15 PM »

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2015, 08:02:05 PM »
Mags, it just dawned on me that your Woodsman is just a fish scaler away from a Marly Outdoorsman.

That Woodsman has a great toolset!!!  :tu:

http://www.sakwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page=Outdoorsman

- Robert




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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2015, 08:41:10 PM »
Mags, it just dawned on me that your Woodsman is just a fish scaler away from a Marly Outdoorsman.

That Woodsman has a great toolset!!!  :tu:

http://www.sakwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page=Outdoorsman

I gave the fishscaler from the champ I used to mod this from to Hiraethus - he'll do anything for a fish scaler.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2015, 11:14:48 PM »
Can I join with a modeler (woodsmans cousin)metal saw instead of woodsaw? It could be called the urban woodsman for this thread!
A lame attempt I know but there it is. :salute:

Weasel
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2015, 11:17:19 PM »
Can I join with a modeler (woodsmans cousin)metal saw instead of woodsaw? It could be called the urban woodsman for this thread!
A lame attempt I know but there it is. :salute:
Come on in- the water's lovely. Gotta do a pic though. Check out SAK Guys.always a great pic.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2015, 03:05:57 AM »
I'm in ....

And I can join this club with two Vic Woodsmen.
Woodsman was the former name for the Huntsman - So this old beauty also qualifies me for this club I hope!!

As a lifelong Huntsman user and a recent convert to the mag/Phillips layer - The modern Woodsman is a great tool for me.
Definitely agree with Luna Knife that these should still be in production.

I think it would also be good with a metal file layer too. Not sure if that is an official model.

Picked this up last year off the bay - almost 'by accident'  :D - for a very reasonable price - so was very chuffed

It also has the very nice Vic piccie on the handles, which I have seen around in a few places
But would really like to know the origin/meaning of the piccie - Can anyone help?
« Last Edit: June 03, 2015, 04:12:20 AM by Huntsman »
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2015, 03:40:06 AM »
I'm in!!!!!
Huntsman/Woodsman variation
http://www.sakwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page=Huntsman

Hi SAK Guy
I was going to say this was not a Woodsman - As it was not old enough - Eg look at mine above.  :)
However I checked the wiki and it looks like no tp/tw means it is a Woodsman.

It gets very confusing when Vic re-use names - eh !!  ???
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2015, 03:51:43 AM »
Here are five of the seven that I have - all real, no mods. Not shown here are one from c. 1981 and a "left-handed" (i.e. scissors and phillips/mag layers switched) model from c. 1985.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2015, 03:56:42 AM »
I'm in!!!!!
Huntsman/Woodsman variation
http://www.sakwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page=Huntsman

Hi SAK Guy
I was going to say this was not a Woodsman - As it was not old enough - Eg look at mine above.  :)
However I checked the wiki and it looks like no tp/tw means it is a Woodsman.

It gets very confusing when Vic re-use names - eh !!  ???

Yes it does!!! :cheers:  Ii had me fooled too early on and it's such a minor thing that it's easy to miss yet it's one of the little things I love about SAKSs!  :D

- Robert




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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2015, 03:59:14 AM »
That's really nice JB!!!!!   Great collection!!!

- Robert




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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2015, 10:29:38 AM »
Can I join with a modeler (woodsmans cousin)metal saw instead of woodsaw? It could be called the urban woodsman for this thread!
A lame attempt I know but there it is. :salute:
Come on in- the water's lovely. Gotta do a pic though. Check out SAK Guys.always a great pic.

I'll post a pic when it arrives from Lowtech, it shouldn't be too long :salute:

Weasel
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2015, 10:38:50 AM »
Can I join with a modeler (woodsmans cousin)metal saw instead of woodsaw? It could be called the urban woodsman for this thread!
A lame attempt I know but there it is. :salute:
Come on in- the water's lovely. Gotta do a pic though. Check out SAK Guys.always a great pic.

I'll post a pic when it arrives from Lowtech, it shouldn't be too long :salute:

The one with the motorbike decal on it? Sweet!

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2015, 10:42:50 AM »
Yeah buddy i got for the toolset  mainly not the scales but they are cool ,but don't think it will be a user as them scales seem quite rare


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Weasel
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2015, 10:45:41 AM »
Here are five of the seven that I have - all real, no mods. Not shown here are one from c. 1981 and a "left-handed" (i.e. scissors and phillips/mag layers switched) model from c. 1985.

(Image removed from quote.)

Nice pic and info jazzbass - you know what I'm going to ask? Have you got a pic of the lefty?

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2015, 10:59:33 AM »
+1 I'd like to see that too


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Weasel
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2015, 02:07:20 PM »
I'm in ....

And I can join this club with two Vic Woodsmen.
Woodsman was the former name for the Huntsman - So this old beauty also qualifies me for this club I hope!!

As a lifelong Huntsman user and a recent convert to the mag/Phillips layer - The modern Woodsman is a great tool for me.
Definitely agree with Luna Knife that these should still be in production.

I think it would also be good with a metal file layer too. Not sure if that is an official model.

Picked this up last year off the bay - almost 'by accident'  :D - for a very reasonable price - so was very chuffed

It also has the very nice Vic piccie on the handles, which I have seen around in a few places
But would really like to know the origin/meaning of the piccie - Can anyone help?
Huntsman that top one is lush!

Why is this model so rare? The only original ones so far are jazzbass' and Huntsmans and the rest are mods.

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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2015, 05:07:23 AM »
I only have the Alox Woodsman
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2015, 08:06:45 AM »
OK guys, I have two brand new Explores with woodsaw for sale. They are being sold in Mexico as Fathers' day specials, complete with pouch.  I can post actual photos on friday. Until then this promo picture is going to have to do. https://www.facebook.com/VictorinoxMx/photos/a.10150116831410921.315966.169740300920/10153502114700921/?type=1

US$55.00 plus shipping each. I'll be in NYC next week so I can post them then from there. I guess shipping would be arround $6.00 but I'm not sure.

Who's interested?
« Last Edit: June 04, 2015, 08:10:14 AM by ebarberena »
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2015, 08:16:46 AM »
Huntsman that top one is lush!
Why is this model so rare? The only original ones so far are jazzbass' and Huntsmans and the rest are mods.

Thanks M - It is certainly one of my favourites in my wee collection!!

I came across it almost by accident on the bay, it was local to Oz - so no massive postage costs and was a great price.
One of those ebay purchases that makes up for all the crazy ones I have done  :o

When it arrived it was in excellent condition, just a tiny, tiny dent on the mb which I hammered out a little, it's not really noticeable now.

I dated mine between 92 (Hook, scissors w rivet) and 04 Old mag glass
- But not sure when they stopped making this model - so could be older
Fraid my dating is not as accurate as JBs

I love the logo on the scales

I have used it a bit - But it's tempting not to - to keep it in its pristine condition.

PS. Wow - Just seen Ebareena's post whilst writing this - That sounds like a good deal to me!! Even personal delivery!!
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2015, 08:44:04 AM »
OK guys, I have two brand new Explores with woodsaw for sale. They are being sold in Mexico as Fathers' day specials, complete with pouch.  I can post actual photos on friday. Until then this promo picture is going to have to do. https://www.facebook.com/VictorinoxMx/photos/a.10150116831410921.315966.169740300920/10153502114700921/?type=1

US$55.00 plus shipping each. I'll be in NYC next week so I can post them then from there. I guess shipping would be arround $6.00 but I'm not sure.

Who's interested?

I'm interested - need to complete the set. I'll send you a PM with details. Thanks!
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Re: Woodsmans Owners Club
« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2015, 12:02:20 PM »
I only have the Alox Woodsman

Ah, but that's got the hollow rivet and bail. Lovely

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