posted on Oct, 28 2007 @ 05:55 AM
Various models of Swiss Army knives exist, with different tool combinations for specific tasks. The simplest model sold includes only a single blade.
The most common tools featured are, in addition to the main blade, a smaller second blade, tweezers, toothpick, corkscrew, can opener, bottle opener,
slotted/flat-head screwdriver(s), phillips-head screwdriver, nail file, scissors, saw, file, hook, magnifying glass, ballpoint pen, fish scaler, hex
wrench w/bits, pliers and key chain. Recent technological features include USB flash drives, digital clock, digital altimeter, LED light, laser
pointer, and MP3 player. The official army model also contains a brass spacer, which allows the knife, with the screwdriver and the reamer extended
simultaneously, to be used to assemble the SIG 550 and SIG 510 assault rifles: the knife serves as a restraint to the firing pin during assembly of
The standard full-size SAK is approximately 9 cm (3.5 inches) long and 2 cm (0.75 inches) wide; smaller models are typically about 6 cm (2.25 in) long
and 1.5 cm (0.5 in) wide. Thickness varies depending on the number of tools included. Although red celidor SAKs are most common, there are many colors
and scales available. Many textures, colors, and in fact, shapes are now popping up in the Swiss Army Knife.
As of 2007, the most technologically advanced model includes a laser pointer and a 2GB detachable USB flash drive . Wenger has even manufactured a
$1200 Swiss army knife that includes every implement the company has ever made Victorinox is located in the Swiss town of Ibach with a show room,
Wenger is located in the Swiss town of Delémont with no show room.
The Victorinox Cybertools  have many tools of use with computers and electronic equipment. In addition to the usual tools, including pliers and
scissors, they have a 4mm hex screwdriver bit holder and bit case with 4 double-ended bits (8 ends); the bit-holder itself can be used with no bit
fitted to turn the hex pillars often used to fasten chassis-mounted D-connectors in place