The Victorinox Ranger is well-known 91-mm model which was produced for the years. Due to some evolution of included tools, this model has a variety of possible tools combination. Current one has a mix of «old / new» tools, – it includes old-style «grooved» corkscrew and new-style of technician screwdriver for instance.
- Master Craftsman
Which model from Victorinox knives is a most ‘equipped‘?
If we will exclude from all variety of models few ones, produced not for people but for collectors, in result we’ll get a Super Timer — ‘older brother’ of famous Swiss Champ.
Additionally to all tools from Swiss Champ
, this model has an analogue clock
has) in own scales (and missing tweezers
as result of this substitution).
Rare and nice.
The Victorinox Troubleshooter is a 5-layers 91-mm knife, which is very often associated with Marlboro company (as other model — Trail Guide) due to the fact, that during some period of time it was sold with logo of this company on the scales.
- Hoffritz LE2
- Deluxe Tinker
The Victorinox «flagman» model from 91-mm series — SwissChamp.
This variation has wooden scales, but without place-holders for «plus-tools»: stainless pin and pen.
- Champion (Plus)
- SwissChamp’s series
The Victorinox SwissChamp XXLT knife is a one of fews, produced specially for
stupid people collectors. Moreover — it’s a one from three (or four?) models which has extremely rare tool — Butane Lighter.
Short summary: nice, valuable, not suitable for EDC.
- SwissChamp X series
Twenty years ago in honor of 100-years jubilee, company Victorinox
announced a special run of limited series «100th Anniversary (1897-1997)»
. This set included a two models:
I found first model from this list in mint condition, second one very hardly used..
- SwissChamp XL series
The SwissChamp XLT isn’t so popular as EDC knife, but very valuable as collector’s item 🙂
This is an «enhanced» version of SwissChamp model, but little bit wider (11 layers instead of 8 layers in regular model).
- SwissChamp XL series
SwissChamp is a very popular knife, it has a lot features (maximum from existing regular models) and sometimes used as EDC knife. Victorinox company produced a variety of different variations (I mean color and material of scales) of this knife.
Additionaly, Victorinox released few «tool sets», which includes SwissChamp and some additional tools. One of them is a subject of current review:
Survival Kit 1.8812 contains from: regular SwissChamp, special dual pouch and a lot of «usefull» things, like flashlight, compass, ruler, etc. The weight of this set is around a 400g.
- SwissChamp X Series (XL, XLT, XAVT, XXLT)