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Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair! 709

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Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« on: October 18, 2020, 10:05:52 AM »
Surprised this wasn't posted!

Adam does a one day build to repair the moving display SAK in his shop, I've followed tested for awhile and seen the display in the background but never knew it was missing a blade!

https://youtu.be/gygyNt2AnKA
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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2020, 04:37:13 PM »
Surprised this wasn't posted!

Adam does a one day build to repair the moving display SAK in his shop, I've followed tested for awhile and seen the display in the background but never knew it was missing a blade!


Thanks for that, I enjoyed seeing the insides of a ginormous display SAK.

BTW I'm not a qualified electrician, but I suspect that the green wire with a yellow stripe was probably meant for a simple earth connection (as a safety measure), not for some kind of fancy thermal cutoff sensor.

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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2020, 05:16:18 PM »
Thanks for posting this, i enjoy watching him tinkering. Gotta check out the rest of his channel  :tu:
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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2020, 10:35:02 PM »
Always love watching Ama's one day builds and tha display model is so cool  :tu:

I had to cringe a little bit when he referred the the can opener as a blade and the bottle opener as the can opener multiple times  :whistle:

Watching his Hell Boy Samaritan build ,the amount of hyper precise machining is insane, that would be one satisying prop to handle  :ahhh

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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2020, 02:04:39 AM »
I see a Giant SAK Challenge on the horizon . . .  .

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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2020, 02:30:19 AM »
Nice!
JR

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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2021, 07:57:37 AM »
Here's the update video

https://youtu.be/FEHYccr5bC8
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Re: Adam Savage: Giant Swiss Army Knife Repair!
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2021, 10:12:30 AM »
Mr. Elsener forgot to put "technically, these display knives are still owned by Victorinox so you're not allowed to own one" in the letter.

You should seriously visit vicfan.com. All the hoopy froods are doing it.

 

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