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#289454 - 06/15/18 05:01 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: hikermor]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
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At more than 15" that tool is longer than the three-cell MAG-LITE I use to EDC.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#289455 - 06/15/18 06:01 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Ren Offline
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Registered: 11/05/07
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The selection is not complete without a certain YouTuber's favourite box opening implement...

https://www.bosch-do-it.com/gb/en/diy/tools/easycut-12-3165140830843-2577102.jsp


Yes, a cordless mini chainsaw. smile


Edited by Ren (06/15/18 06:01 PM)

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#289456 - 06/15/18 06:24 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
gonewiththewind Offline
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Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1517
For when you need more precision than a survival axe when opening boxes.

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#289457 - 06/15/18 06:31 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
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That ax reminds me of Gallagher's all-purpose kitchen tool.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#289458 - 06/15/18 07:40 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Russ Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jeanette_Isabelle
That ax reminds me of Gallagher's all-purpose kitchen tool...
Not familiar w/ Gallagher's all-purpose kitchen tool. Link? ...or was that Gallagher’s imagination running wild?

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#289459 - 06/15/18 08:28 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
KenK Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jeanette_Isabelle
That ax reminds me of Gallagher's all-purpose kitchen tool.

Jeanette Isabelle


I assume you're speaking of the Sledge-O-Matic?

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#289460 - 06/15/18 08:49 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: KenK]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
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Loc: Somewhere in Florida
Originally Posted By: KenK
I assume you're speaking of the Sledge-O-Matic?

Do you know of any other tool he uses?

Jeanette Isabelle
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"I have no quarrel with you, good sir knight, but I must cross this bridge." Arthur, Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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#289461 - 06/15/18 08:58 PM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Russ]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2532
Loc: Somewhere in Florida
Originally Posted By: Russ
Not familiar w/ Gallagher's all-purpose kitchen tool. Link? ...or was that Gallagher’s imagination running wild?

Here is a video demonstrating his multi-purpose tool, the Sledge-O-Matic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErppAlOIGQE

Jeanette Isabelle
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"I have no quarrel with you, good sir knight, but I must cross this bridge." Arthur, Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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#289465 - 06/16/18 04:42 AM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: hikermor]
Bingley Offline
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Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1457
Originally Posted By: hikermor
Evidently there are other possible uses, as well...


Sounds like a ringing endorsement!

Regarding sharpening a disposable blade -- that was primarily in response to Jeanette's requirement that the tool continues to be useable if all the shops were closed in some sort of catastrophe. I've done it, and it's not hard at all. I used the Spyderco Sharpmaker. Maybe the angle was not the same as the original angle, but the blade worked.

Normally, it's just easier to replace the blade.

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#289468 - 06/16/18 07:32 AM Re: Folder for Opening Boxes [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Burncycle Offline
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Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 559
Spyderco Ladybug is a great little keychain sized folder that can still be opened one handed, fits basically any place and can be found in straight or partially serrated (I prefer the straight for easier carrying)

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