Laws & Popular Items to Know About Victorinox’s Famous Swiss Army Knife

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Swiss Army knife is a multi-tool represented by Victorinox in Switzerland. Introducing 20 recommended items! Information you need to know, such as the Firearm and Sword Law and the Minor Crimes Law, how to use it, and how to sharpen it are posted. We will deliver all the “good to know” information about the Swiss Army knife!


What is a swiss army knife?

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A swiss army knife is an item that is also called a Totoku knife or a tool knife. A knife with multiple basic knife functions, such as scissors, a screwdriver, a bottle opener, a can opener, and a saw.


Swiss Victorinox is typical!

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Among the army knives, the Swiss brand Victorinox is the most major, and it is a historic knife brand that has been recognized by the Swiss army for more than 130 years since its establishment.


It is still produced at our own factory in Ibach as it used to be, and it is still popular for its high quality.


Is the Swiss Army knife a violation of the Firearms and Swords Act?

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It is not a violation of the Firearm and Sword Law even if you have a sword with a blade length of 6 cm or more. However, you should be careful because you may be exposed to the misdemeanor law.


Do not carry it without good reason, such as always in the car.


How about carrying it on an airplane?

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Due to the risk of terrorism and hijacking, it cannot be carried on board an airplane. However, it is possible to put it in your checked baggage, so please check the website of each airline before departure.


14 items of Victorinox, the representative of the army knife! You must be captivated by the functional beauty completed as a multi-tool. Please try to find the item that suits you.


[Victorinox limited model]

The limited-edition color for 2016 is a luxurious orchid violet. Its handle is anodized, making it resistant to corrosion. As it is a large blade, it is easy to use even outdoors.


Function details: Large blade (large blade), can cut, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, slotted screwdriver, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, wire stripper, claw file, claw cleaning, key ring


Victorinox Cadet ALOX Limited Edition 2016

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  • Size: 8 x 84 mm
  • Weight: 46g
  • Number of functions: 9


[Victorinox classic model]

Victorinox Traveler PD

Victorinox’s classic Swiss Army knife that incorporates 14 types of functions such as scissors, screwdriver (plus / minus), and can opener into two types of knives, large and small. If you have trouble with your first Swiss Army knife, this is it!


Function details: Large blade (large blade), small blade (small blade), can cutting, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, tweezers, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, wire stripper, reamer (drilling) / punch, Phillips screwdriver, scissors, Multi-hook, key ring, tweezers (hair removal), tooth pick

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  • Size: 17 x 91 mm
  • Weight: 84g
  • Number of functions: 14


Victorinox Huntman

The Huntman is equipped with a saw and has become more EDC. Do you use a saw? It’s easy to think that, but it’s surprisingly frequent in the open air. Recommended for the first camper.


Function details: Large blade (large blade), small blade (small blade), can cut, tweezers 3 mm, tweezers, tweezers 5 mm, wire stripper, reamer (drilling) / punch, cork tweezers, scissors, saw, multi Hooks, key rings, tweezers, toothpicks Victorinox Huntman

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  • Size: 21 x 91 mm
  • Weight: 97g
  • Number of functions: 15


Victorinox Classic SD

An army knife with a very compact body with a total length of 58 mm and features that are easy to use in everyday life, such as scissors, files, and small knives. The flat-blade screwdriver attached to the tip of the nail file is also convenient for opening the pull tab for women who are worried about cracking their nails.


Function details: Small blade (small blade), scissors, file, flat-blade screwdriver 2.5 mm, key ring tweezers (hair removal), tooth pick

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  • Size: 9 x 58 mm
  • Weight: 22g
  • Number of functions: 7


Victorinox Rambler

Knives, scissors, screwdrivers (plus / minus), etc. are packed tightly into the size of a little finger. If you have a rambler, you can decide smartly even if you don’t have a Phillips screwdriver in case of emergency.


Function details: Key ring, small blade (small blade), screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver (Phillips type), wire stripper, claw file, flat-blade screwdriver 2.5 mm, scissors tweezers (hair remover), toothpick

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  • Size: 10.5 x 58 mm
  • Weight: 30g
  • Number of functions: 10


Victorinox Swiss Champ

Victorinox’s ultimate swiss army knife with 33 functions. Whether it’s outdoors or indoors, the Swiss Champ will solve most things, right? There is a sense of trust that you can think of.


Function details: Large blade, small blade, glasses driver 1.5mm, reamer (drilling) / punch, can cutting, flat head screwdriver (2, 3.5mm), wire stripper, scissors, pliers, wire bender, terminal crushing, scallop removal, Remove beam, scale (cm / inch), saw, claw file, metal saw, metal file, claw cleaning, loupe, Phillips screwdriver (Phillips type), only 4 mm, multi-hook, pin, key ring, cork stripper, tweezers, toothpick

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  • Size: 33 x 91 mm
  • Weight: 185g
  • Number of functions: 33


Victorinox Outrider NL

A large type of Victorinox army knife. By that amount, the grip is firm and the ease of use as a knife has improved dramatically. It is a safety design that can lock the blade.


Function details: Large blade (large blade), can cut, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, tweezers, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, wire stripper, reamer (drilling) / punch, cork tweezers, saw, key ring, scissors, Phillips screwdriver (Phillips type), Tweezers (hair remover), screwdriver

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  • Size: 21.5 x 111 mm
  • Weight: 132g
  • Number of functions: 14


Victorinox Soldier Knife

A real Soldier knife carried by Swiss soldiers. The main large blade has a hole for hooking your thumb, so you can put it in and out smoothly with one hand. The resin-made handle that is easy to grip and does not slip is cool because it is made with an emphasis on practicality.


Function details: Large blade with wavy blade (large blade), reamer (drilling) / punch, punch, wire stripper, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, saw, Phillips screwdriver (Phillips type), can cut, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, key ring

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  • Size: 18 x 111 mm
  • Weight: 131g
  • Number of functions: 10


Victorinox Soldier CV AL

An improved model of the Soldier AL, which has supported Swiss soldiers for many years, for the general public. The number of functions is modest at eight, but the ease of use as a knife is outstanding. It is durable because it is an aluminum handle.


Function details: Large blade (large blade, reamer (drilling) / punch, can cutting, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, punching, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, wire stripper, key ring

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  • Size: 12.5 x 93 mm
  • Weight: 70g
  • Number of functions: 8


Victorinox Traveler Light

An unusual model traveler light with an LCD panel on the handle. Not only time but also temperature, altitude and barometric pressure can be measured! Predicting changes in the weather from measured values is also the real pleasure of camping and mountain climbing.


Function details: Large blade, small blade, glasses driver 1.5mm, reamer (drilling) / punch, can cutting, flat-blade screwdriver (3.5mm), punching, wire stripper, scissors, multi-hook, claw file, key ring, tweezers, Phillips screwdriver, thermometer (° F ・ ℃), digital watch (12h / 24h), alarm, countdown, timer, altimeter (m), altimeter (feet), barometer, pin, LED, cork file

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  • Size: 25.5 x 91 mm
  • Weight: 110g
  • Number of functions: 29


Victorinox Ranger Grip 78

Comes with a thumb hole that allows you to pull out the main large blade with one hand. This is a really nice feature for those who frequently put in and take out knives. It’s also safe to lock the knife.


Function details: Key ring, can cut, flat-blade screwdriver 3 mm, large blade punch, flat-blade screwdriver 5 mm, wire stripper, saw, reamer (hole punch) / punch, Phillips screwdriver

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  • Size: 22.5 x 130 mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Number of functions: 7


6 Recommended Army Knives from Gerber, Leatherman and Coleman!

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Victorinox is not the only army knife. Check the functionality and choose the item that seems most suitable for your use!


GERBER classic model

Gerber Suspension Multiplier

Gerber’s best-selling EDC knife with pliers. The eye-catching handle is made of titanium-coated stainless steel. This alone will tickle your desire for ownership!


Function details: Knife (2 types), Phillips screwdriver, Minus screwdriver, Bottle opener, Can opener, Wire trapper, Scissors, Saw, Pliers, Baggage hook, Ear cutter, Awl

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  • Size: 5 x 2.25 x 8.25 inches
  • Weight: 188g
  • Number of functions: 13


Gerber dime

Gerber’s dime with a cool black body. The point is that there are scissors as well as knives. The price of about $40 and this size and function are really good items for EDC!


Function details: Pliers, wire cutter, knife (straight blade), package opener, scissors, flat-blade screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, tweezers, nail file

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  • Size: 10.8cm (storage size 7cm)
  • Weight: 62.4g
  • Number of functions: 10


Leatherman popular model

Leatherman style PS

A multi-tool that mainly uses pliers and scissors instead of a knife. The design that is asymmetrical and integrated with the carabiner is excellent. The folding size is so compact that it can be completely hidden in the palm of your hand.


Function details: Spring action (needle nose pliers, regular pliers, wire cutter), scissors, flat Phillips screwdriver, nail file, tweezers, carabiner, bottle opener

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  • Size: Overall length 7.5 cm (when pliers are stored)
  • Weight: 44.7g
  • Number of functions: 8


Leatherman sidekick

The sidekick has a certain amount of weight, but it is a sign of robustness that does not dent even when used outdoors. Pliers and saws with easy-to-use spring mechanisms are useful in camping.


Function details: Spring action needle nose pliers, spring action regular pliers, spring action wire cutter, 420HC straight blade knife, 420HC small wave blade knife, sawtooth, woodworking / metal scissors, minus driver (S), minus driver ( M), Phillips screwdriver, ruler (3.8 cm / 1.5 inch), stopper / can opener, wire stripper

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  • Size: Overall length 9.7 cm (when pliers are stored)
  • Weight: 198.4g
  • Number of functions: 14


Leatherman Wave Plus

Since each function of Leatherman products has the same quality as a dedicated tool, it is easier to use than a multi-tool. The representative model is this wave. A gem that is so reliable that it can be described as a small tool box.


Function details: Needle nose pliers, regular pliers, wire cutters, hard wire cutters, 420HC straight blade knives, 420HC wave blade knives, sawtooth, scissors, woodworking / metal knives, diamond coated knives, large bit drivers, small bit drivers, minus Driver (M), ruler (19 cm / 8 inch, stopper / can opener, wire stripper)

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  • Size: Overall length 10 cm (when pliers are stored)
  • Weight: 241g
  • Number of functions: 17


Coleman popular army knife

Coleman Ember III

Speaking of camping knife, after all Coleman. A swiss army knife that firmly holds down the standard tools. If you put it next to the red old lantern, it will look like a picture.


Function details: Knife, saw, fishhook remover, scale remover, scissors, bottle opener, can opener, plus / minus driver, corkscrew, nail file, pry open, sewing eye (thread hole), key ring

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  • Size: 89mm
  • Weight: 117g
  • Number of functions: 14


Introducing how to use and sharpen an army knife!

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Taking the Victorinox Traveler model as an example, it comes with all these features, with # 1 having a sewing eye and # 2 having a wire stripper (wire exterior stripping). + A model in which the driver changes to a corkscrew has also been released.


How to care for and sharpen an army knife?

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Let’s touch up (simple sharpening) when the sharpness is getting worse. Apply a stick-shaped sharpener to the blade at an angle of 15 to 20 degrees, and sharpen while maintaining the angle. Sharpen evenly on both sides.


If the sharpness of the wave blade or saw is reduced, do not forcibly sharpen it and bring it to the factory.


The Victorinox bag is also amazing!

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So far, we’ve introduced you to Victorinox swiss army knives, but did you know that Victorinox also sells bags? We have a wide range of products from daily use to business and travel. All bags are light and resistant to decay. All the bags are simple but have a storage capacity.


The swiss army knife is a strong EDC ally!

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Machine repair is also a handy leather army knife.


A knife that specializes in one function is good, but after all the army knife is a convenient tool. Because it is compact, it solves the problem of carrying around even when touring or mountain climbing.


It’s a secret that you can’t let go of it once you have it as an outdoor partner, because it has excellent functionality that you can reach the itch in case of emergency.



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