585. SwissChamp XXLT

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.
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Related models:

  • SwissChamp
  • SwissChamp X series

550. SwissChamp XLT

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).
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Related models:

  • SwissChamp
  • SwissChamp XL series

460. Hunter XT-CS

At the beggining I should say that Hunter XT-CS is an unofficial name for the knife which was released as known Hunter XT, but with corkscrew instead of Phillips screwdriver. In Canadian marker this knife was known as Hiker XT.

Hunter XT-CS, like all other knives in Hunter series, announced in 2012 year, doesn’t have layer with can-opener and cap-lifter. It’s uncommon decision, because all other 111-mm knives (except some limited editions for Czech market) has these tools.

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Related models:

  • Hunter XT
  • Hunter XS

423. Hunter XS

Hunter XS is a “junior” version from Hunter series (it also includes Hunter XT and Hunter XS-CS), which was introduced in 2011. It has very minimal tool-set and doesn’t have standard openers’ layer like other 111-mm models (except Hunter series, seems only Cheese knife doesn’t contains this layer).
So, very unique and laconic 2-layers knife with few tools – OH plain blade, gutting blade and corkscrew. That’s it, no tweezers, no toothpick. Dual density scales (also known as Dual-Grip), but in unusual color – orange/black.
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Oops,  I forgot a lanyard from orange paracord 🙂
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Tangs:

  • VICTORINOX SWISS MADE (front)

Related models:

  • Hunter XS-CS
  • Hunter HT
  • Dual Pro

422. Dual Pro

Dual Pro knife is a 3-layer 111-mm model which is a relatively new (was introduced in 2010 in US market). This model exists only in one variation – with Dual-Grip scales, so there no tweezers and toothpick.
It has two blades, both for one-hand operations. One of them is a well-known serrated blade as many other models (like OH Trekker, OH Forester) has, another one – special gutting blade (as far as I know it was specially developed for hunters). Both blade are serrated. Due to the shape of these blades this knife is not so comfortable for regular use – closed blade doesn’t allow well fit knife in your hand. My opinion – good for collectors, but bad choice for regular using.
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Tangs:

  • VICTORINOX SWISS MADE STAINLESS (front)

Related models:

  • Dual Pro X
  • DAK 2010