The best Swiss Army knife? According the the Swiss Army it’s this one.
The new standard issue Swiss Army knife was updated in 2008 and first issued to Swiss soldiers in 2009
Everyone knows the familiar red Swiss Army knife, friend to Boy Scouts, campers, hikers, and anyone who wants to carry a lot of tools in a compact frame.
By order of the Swiss Army, the old favorite has been updated with a modern design that still includes the essential tools of the familiar classic.
Swiss Army Soldier Knife Standard Issue
The Tinker Swiss Army knife is 91mm, the new design, called the Soldier Knife, is 111 mm or 4-3/8 inches long, and weighs 130 grams or 4.6 ounces.
The modern design was 48 years in the making and it shows. The blade opens differently and locks, with a modern, ergonomic grip. The large screwdriver locks, too.
The new Swiss Soldier Knife includes a saw.
Like it’s familiar ancestor, the modern Swiss Army knife also includes can and bottle openers, small and Phillips head screwdrivers, ream, and wire stripper.
And perhaps best of all, NO CORKSCREW!
An amazing collection of tools in a streamlined, modern design, the Soldier Knife is made for the 21st century. And with a lifetime warranty, it’s guaranteed to last a century or as long as you do! Yes, it’s more expensive. Wonder why?
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