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What did you use your sak for today?

Discussion in 'Multi-tools & Multi-purpose Knives' started by smitty1505, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel

    Feb 11, 2016
    If you ever eat at jack in the box do yourself a favor, order some bacon cheddar potato wedges and some chicken nuggets then proceed to cut them up and mix them in. It's one of the most delicious things to be had from any fast food restaurant😋

    Anyways that's what I used my vic recruit for today.
  2. redsparrow


    Oct 3, 2014
    Yesterday was a big day for my Evogrip 11. The large screwdriver opened some stubborn pistachio shells without hardly trying. The small screwdriver help out with some light repairs twice. Once on the minuscule screws of a tiny flashlight needing battery replacement and the second time mounting a buffing pad on a rotary tool. The bottle opener was used for it's intended purpose and the blade shortened some leather laces being used in the making of knife fobs. Both the fingernail cleaner and file came in handy in an on-the-spot grooming need as well as the toothpick. At the end of the day I was wondering how anyone could get along without one. :)
  3. RP13


    Sep 30, 2013
    My dedicated SAK this weekend was my Black Classic, with my deluxe tinker by my side just incase. The Classic handled all my needs with ease. Tasks handled by the knife included opening mail, baby wipes, batteries, and a toy car. The scissors took care of a loose thread, tags on a pair of shoes, and cut a straw to make it shorter. The screwdriver was my go to for a quick battery change in my sons music box, which he always helps out with. As always I can't say enough good things about my Classics.
  4. DocT


    Mar 25, 2012
    Today I put my Cadet to work. My wife's cell phone had a stand attached to the back that was held in place with some very stout adhesive tape or something. The stand broke so she wanted the whole thing removed. I took some surgical spirits and the nail file of my Cadet and went to work. In just a minute or two I had that removed using the spirits to work on the adhesive and the file to shove underneath to break the bond. Then it was just a matter of cleaning up. Gotta love a Cadet.
  5. Dair

    Dair Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 14, 2017
    Just picked up a classic sd today, was great for a quick manicure on my lunch break:D
  6. znapschatz


    Jan 24, 2005
    Just a short while ago I did the same with my Manager after trimming a broken nail with the scissors. Yesterday, I used the pen for hours while shopping and ticking things off my list as I added them to the baskets (grocery, hardware.) I’ve given up carrying a full size pen for these tasks and use the Manager instead. The pen is actually more reliable than the cheapo ones I steal from the bank.
  7. arizonaranchman


    Jan 1, 2012
    That's a great after-action report! :thumbup:

    The tiny Classic is up to the majority of most mundane tasks and disappears into the pocket along with change and keys. I love mine.
  8. Cinnamon Toph Crunch

    Cinnamon Toph Crunch

    Mar 22, 2017
    Being that I Live in a apartment full of men who like to game, we have many game systems. Last night I used the main blade of my Vic Farmer to trim down the rubber and plastic coating on the head of an HDMI cable. GTA was calling our name, and unfortunately we had used all but the last HDMI cord in our stash. The head of the cable was way too thick to fit into the port on the back of the PS4. The Farmer saved the night as per usual, and we enjoyed GTA, and a few cold ones cracked open by the cap lifter as well!
  9. RP13


    Sep 30, 2013
    Well today was my birthday and I received a nice little Classic so I used my other Classic to open it.
  10. K.O.D.

    K.O.D. Banned Platinum Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Happy birthday. Mine is tomorrow, though I highly doubt anyone will give me a knife.

    Yesterday I used my Super T to cut the hospital band from my wrist, among other things. I didn't want to bring a modern folder into the hospital with me, so it was perfect.

    Sent via carrier pigeon
  11. RP13


    Sep 30, 2013
    Thanks! Happy Birthday to you also. My Twin girls birthday are today as well.
  12. cornfedgroove


    Aug 28, 2011
    I always end up using the screwdriver
  13. OMark


    Mar 26, 2017
    Seems like I'm always using mine to slice up an apple.
  14. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    A trick shared by Robert aka Sak Guy. Enjoyed an end of the day cigar:thumbsup: When you get to the best part (for me anyways) to deal with the heat you implement the awl mighty awl, see what I did there;):D

  15. 22-rimfire


    Nov 20, 2005
    Never tried that with a cigar. But I'm not a big cigar smoker either. Last one was probably a year ago.

    Used my discontinued Adventurer today to open a case of Coke, open some mail, cut spent bloom stems off some of my flowers, open some bags of soil and mulch or in other words, whatever needs a little cutting.
  16. redsparrow


    Oct 3, 2014
    Noticing that my bicycle's trip computer had stopped working caused me to peddle to a nearby store where I used the scissors on a Vic classic to open the new battery's packaging. The Vic's screwdriver was then put to use unlocking, opening, and re-locking the speedo's battery compartment. Finally the toothpick was used to repeatedly press a recessed button to reset the time and mileage counter on the odometer. Three tools necessary and all three in my pocket, Vic classics do come in handy.
  17. numberthree


    Dec 14, 2000
    used my black cadet to start the woodstove today; it made the fuzz sticks and even split the kindling (gently)
    redsparrow likes this.
  18. deltaboy


    Jul 6, 2014
    I took mine and disables a lock set to tighten up so it would work right.
  19. Pomsbz

    Pomsbz Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 31, 2015
    My Pruner opened a parcel with the pruner blade then used the main blade to open a packet of hot dogs, slice some buns, spread the ketchup then spear the hot dogs into the buns. All that and it's only 2pm. :D
  20. Shanks4300

    Shanks4300 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 3, 2015
    Used the scissors on my compact to snip the head off a tick that was crawling up the neck of my daughter's orthodontist. Bit of an odd start to the day.

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