Victorinox Swiss Army Unsheathes Farmer X Alox EDC Knife

The latest Swiss Army Knife is ready for practically anything.
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You'd be hard-pressed to name a more iconic pocketknife brand than Victorinox Swiss Army. The venerable knife manufacturer and military-inspired watchmaker based in Ibach, Switzerland is perhaps best known for its signature pocketknife with a red handle, Swiss cross and familiar stainless steel implements. But the company also makes knives with anodized aluminum, wooden, and even patterned handles. 

Victorinox's latest 10-tool aluminum-handled model, the Farmer X Alox, features all the usual suspects: a blade, scissors, wood saw, screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, reamer and key ring.

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So yes, it essentially serves exactly the same purpose as the Swiss Army Knife you may already own, but the tactile pattern on the handle imbues the 93mm-long Farmer X Alox with an eye-catching aesthetic. 

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The medium-sized knife is a reliable EDC multitool fit for cutting, sawing, stripping wire, opening cans and bottles, and probably even whittling, if you're into that kind of thing. 

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Like all Victorinox knives, it comes with a lifetime guarantee against any defects in material or workmanship, and can be custom engraved upon request. 

The Victorinox Swiss Army Farmer X Alox is available beginning May 25 for $74.