If you had to pick one Victorinox, which one would it be?

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  1. marchone

    marchone Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2013
    Compact
     
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  2. marchone

    marchone Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2013
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  3. David Nowlin

    David Nowlin Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2018
    Swiss Champ Plus. A Swiss Champion minus the saw.
     
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  4. Tx308

    Tx308

    74
    Dec 30, 2014
    As of right now I'd have to say Fieldmaster especially since I put some new grippier scales on it. The super slick original scales were the biggest turnoff to me but when I found out about aftermarket scales I picked up the Fieldmaster and haven't been without it since.
     
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  5. JaxBaron

    JaxBaron Gold Member Gold Member

    877
    Jul 4, 2016
    Another vote for the field master. Use to love the Huntsman but the cork screw feels uncomfortable in my hand when using the knife. The Phillips on the field master eliminated this problem.
     
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  6. allenC

    allenC

    Jun 18, 2000
    After carrying various SAKs over the last couple of months, I have to amend my answer...

    If I only had one SAK model to carry forever, it would be...

    The Victorinox Explorer.
     
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  7. allenC

    allenC

    Jun 18, 2000
    Swiss Army Knives are maddening!!!

    I just can't pick one SAK for all time!

    Now I'm back to considering the Deluxe Tinker and the Fieldmaster.
     
  8. Welshie12

    Welshie12

    59
    Jan 15, 2020
    I don't think anyone else has said my choice but a ranger. It's like a huntsman but with a file/hacksaw on it. Not much thicker than a huntsman but I find the file really useful. I've carried mine for the last 6 months or so and it's seen quite a bit of use. Carried a huntsman exclusively for years and always felt it missed a file. I have a handyman but thats a bit too thick for me to carry comfortably the pliers add quite a bit of bulk to it.
     
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  9. Jonny D

    Jonny D Gold Member Gold Member

    463
    Jan 25, 2014
    I go between the climber and compact but I’ll give the win to the compact because I’ve carried it nearly every day for the past 6 years or so. Makes a great companion to my maratac aaa in copper that I’ve carried just as long and are always clipped together.
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  10. tew3006

    tew3006 Basic Member Basic Member

    132
    Mar 12, 2012
    I would have to pick a alox farmer.
     
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  11. WalkTheEdge

    WalkTheEdge

    46
    Dec 14, 2019
    Tinker. 95% of what I need to get through most of my days, and I carry 2 other knives for the other 5% (one for digging around in the dirt and one for emergency situations and larger cutting jobs). That's an impressive ratio I think.
     
  12. Onebigbill

    Onebigbill Gold Member Gold Member

    May 21, 2019
    If it were made it would be a Cadet with scissors. Anyone out there doing that mod?
     
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  13. WalkTheEdge

    WalkTheEdge

    46
    Dec 14, 2019
    Interesting. I see where you're going with that.
     
  14. MarvinTMartian

    MarvinTMartian

    1
    Jan 24, 2020
    If I could only have one: My Explorer Plus, in sapphire
    But my most used is a Cadet,
    And my most carried is either the Cadet or a Mini-Champ,

    Honorable mention would go to the humble Floral Knife. I have probably six or seven, some have been re-profiled to a double-bevel, some not. All are razors, and handy as heck in my garden/greenhouse for veggies and such. Great box cutter too.
     
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  15. SteeleJ1976

    SteeleJ1976

    22
    Jan 24, 2020
    If I could only have one: Huntsman
    I prefer the Super Tinker and it is my EDC but the Huntsmans probably has everything one could need for 95% of the situations out there.
     
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  16. mushka

    mushka

    197
    Jun 27, 2018
    I like the huntsman. Has everything I need. I used to carry the Centurian but I didn't like the big Phillips screwdriver, never used it. The corkscrew on the huntsman holds a small screwdriver for the eyeglasses. I also like the large scissors of the huntsman.
     
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  17. Andess78

    Andess78

    13
    Feb 9, 2020
    [​IMG] Pioneer
     
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  18. Plainsman

    Plainsman

    834
    Apr 5, 1999
    I have to say the one I EDC now, Vic OHT.
     
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  19. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    I really like the old side lock Adventurer. It was discontinued and now there is a liner lock version. But it is a very useful size (111mm) and the knife I carried for better than 15 years. It is essentially a large Tinker without the second blade.
     
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  20. jackknife

    jackknife Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Oct 2, 2004
    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    I've been working with one for several months now, and frankly, I don't know why its taken me this long to realize what a great general pocket knife it is. A pocket razor for sure, and super easy to touchup the blade. Rugged, simple, light weight, and inexpensive. Whats not to Love?
     
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