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Victorinox Ranger with Edelweiss scales

Here’s a nice black Ranger with an Edelweiss print on the front scale. The Ranger is a five layer SAK with backside tools on each layer.

 

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Victorinox Hiker with Finnish camo scales

These are quite nice! Two Hikers with camo scales. It’s the Finnish “M05” camo pattern.

They are sold by Varusteleka. Their logo is based on Ukonvasara, a Finnish symbol and magical weapon.

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Various 93mm alox SAKs

I mainly collect 74mm and 91mm SAKs, but somehow I now own more 93mm alox SAKs than I thought I would. I have bought and sold/traded several more in the past (including a 2010 Damascus Pioneer, colored Classics, Farmers and Cadets, and of course a million Dutch Army Knives), and there is a mint old cross Pioneer in a sealed display case that is not in the picture.

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I’m not an expert on 93mm SAKs but these are: green Farmer, black Pioneer with red shield, Swiss Bianco (+B) Pioneer in Apocalypse Green, +B gold First Mate, Syph007 custom HA black Pioneer with scissors, pocket clip, red anodized liners and Black Oxide tools, Syph007 custom HA matte gray Pioneer with scissors and brass liners and a regular Soldier (08).

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Victorinox Tinker and Climber with Mossy Oak New Break-Up camo scales

Look closely or you may not see them :)
These two SAKs feature a rather cool camo pattern made by Mossy Oak. It’s called New Break-Up and each knife uses a different/random part of the whole camo image.

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The scales feel a bit like paper, I have no idea what material they are made out of and what kind of printing technique is used. They may or may not be cellidor or nylon. The Victorinox emblem is not a metal inlay but is printed in silver ink instead.

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Victorinox soft grip Tinker “Wabenmuster”

Here’s a nice Victorinox Tinker. It has special soft grip scales with a Wabenmuster (honeycomb) design in black/gray. I think the scales are actually cellidor with some kind of rubbery coating. Victorinox introduced the soft grip scales in 2009 with the Climber Road Tour. I think this Tinker, along with a ruby soft grip Spartan, was introduced a year later.

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I believe this knife was also known as Geotec or Geotech Tinker.

Edit: white balance is off. It appears to be blue which it isn’t :)