When my wife and I were dating I bought her a SAK to carry in her car. I think it was a Victorinox Super Tinker. At the time she just said thank you but I could tell she was just being polite. She really did not see a need for a knife outside of the kitchen.
It has now been over ten years since...
Agreed. Overall they look to be in decent shape.
Sharpen these edges and put them to work.
I have one of their pocket folders and I really enjoy the heck out of it.
Those were quite the find. Most people don’t own kitchen knives that nice. I know I don’t.
It’s “cheap chinese crap” because that is what China exported for years and the world bought it. We are still buying it and will continue to do so.
Why? Because of the mindset of your average consumer. He/she makes purchases based upon price, first and foremost.
It hasn’t always been “cheap...
I am finding that ergonomics are becoming more important to me as time goes by.
Heat treatment is becoming more important than blade steel.
I am also finding that “style” is taking a back seat to simple, well proven designs. A FFG blade is becoming one of my favorites.
I hate to admit it...