CRKT Minimalist cleaver vs Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Super Tinker

  • Great for camping and survival
  • Sharp out of the box
  • Feels great in hand
  • Packaging is simple but satisfying to open
  • Design is killer
  • Great for camping, hiking, and general use
  • Blades hold an edge well
  • Easy to sharpen
  • Compact design
  • Doesn't overload a pocket

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Weight

CRKT Minimalist cleaver
Topic of the Week - Week of February 22, 2021 - Packing your fears
Through many others, I finally have been using the CRKT minimalist and actually just ordered a SpyderCo LadyBug (supposed to be about 15 g). I don’t think I’ll ever be someone who ditches a knife completely or goes the razor blade route, but I’ve definitely shaved a lot of weight over the years.
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Super Tinker
Tried and True
I think this is my forth Swiss Army knife. I like going ultra light, so whenever I lose a Swiss Army knife, I look for something else that might be lighter with fewer features that I don't really need. I just want a knife and scissors and the tweezers and bottle opener are a bonus. It comes in light...
5/5
dafohs
2 years ago
rei.com
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Blade

CRKT Minimalist cleaver
CRKT Minimalist Cleaver
The packaging was simple but very nice. It was a green CRKT small box that had the brand written in white. Sturdy cardboard and very satisfying to open. The unit inside was placed inside a plastic sleeve in it's plastic carry sheath. It came with a belt clip and lanyard and can only be mounted longw...
5/5
Ryan M.
1 year ago
smkw.com
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Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Super Tinker
28 years and going strong!
My Dad bought me this knife at an REI store on the way to my first Outward Bound course in 1982. In the 28 years since then it has been used constantly and reliably in every situation imaginable: home, work (geologist), camping, climbing, everywhere. The large and small blades both have their specif...
5/5
Work
12 years ago
rei.com
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Price/value Ratio

CRKT Minimalist cleaver
CRKT Minimalist Cleaver
The packaging was simple but very nice. It was a green CRKT small box that had the brand written in white. Sturdy cardboard and very satisfying to open. The unit inside was placed inside a plastic sleeve in it's plastic carry sheath. It came with a belt clip and lanyard and can only be mounted longw...
5/5
Ryan M.
1 year ago
smkw.com
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Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Super Tinker
The price was much better than the price I have paid elsewhere for the ...
The price was much better than the price I have paid elsewhere for the same knife. I buy these to give to my friends who are retiring and need a mobile tool kit like this.
5/5
Mitty Plummer
4 years ago
amazon.com
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Durability

CRKT Minimalist cleaver
Great little knife. Would make a great gift.
Great little knife. Comes razor sharp. Sheath is secure but if I comes loose I will just heat the plastic and push together to make it tighter again. Highly recommended, especially for under $30. Also very small so keep that in mind.
5/5
Jovana Muñoz
1 year ago
amazon.com
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Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Super Tinker
Traditional Knife Quality
There are a lot of pocket knives to choose from. Many years ago I decided that a swiss army knife was the one to give me the flexibility and utility I needed for search and rescue assignments, simple repairs around the house and everything in between. Then recently I had the opportunity to travel to...
5/5
Mike Dog Hiker
2 years ago
rei.com
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