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Pocket knife with corkscrew? Not Laguiole or Swiss Army?

jackie Jun 4, 2010 11:31 AM

I'm looking for a gift, and specifically want to get a pocket knife that has a corkscrew. I'd prefer not to get a Laguiole or Swiss Army, only because the giftee already owns these. Case makes a neat Bartender's Pocket Knife... aside from this or buying a cool antique on eBay, does anyone have any favorites?

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  1. Quine Jun 4, 2010 11:38 AM

    This looks like a beauty:

    http://www.chefsarmoury.com/wine-acce...

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    1. re: Quine
      jackie Jun 5, 2010 06:58 AM

      That is gorgeous! the wood! But I'm looking for something that is a pocket knife also, more like the style of this-
      http://www.knifeworks.com/browseprodu...

      1. re: jackie
        Quine Jun 5, 2010 10:45 AM

        Maybe this, it works.

        http://www.agrussell.com/boker-scout-...

        1. re: Quine
          jackie Jun 9, 2010 09:27 AM

          Yes! I hadn't seen that one yet, thank you.
          It's amazing how few of the hundreds of pocket knives on the market have corkscrews.

    2. applehome Jun 5, 2010 08:06 AM

      Here's an interesting looking Buck:
      http://www.amazon.com/Buck-Knives-Summit-Knife-Blue/dp/B0001WAXK4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1275750040&sr=8-2

      Also, going back to the sommelier's tool - if you want a cheaper one:
      http://www.agrussell.com/ag-russell-i...

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      1. re: applehome
        c oliver Jun 5, 2010 02:10 PM

        Since the recipient already has knives, I'd opt for the agrussell one. People can be very, very picky about their pocket knives.

      2. Veggo Jun 5, 2010 08:25 AM

        Friendly reminder that they are not allowed in airline carry-ons. I had a nice one confiscated by TSA. They politely told me they wouldn't "write me up".

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        1. re: Veggo
          jackie Jun 9, 2010 09:13 AM

          I once had my beloved Laguiole confiscated at jury duty! This was after the whole lecture about not bringing weapons into the courtroom, with me scoffing to myself, "who would be foolish enough to try THAT?" ... just forgot it was in my bag.

        2. tanuki soup Jun 5, 2010 10:21 PM

          How about a Leatherman Juice?

          http://www.chow.com/uploads/9/8/6/463...

           
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          1. re: tanuki soup
            Quine Jun 8, 2010 02:21 PM

            LOL That's not a knife, it's a very small tool store.

            1. re: Quine
              jackie Jun 9, 2010 09:15 AM

              you think that's funny, you'll LOVE this one:

               
              1. re: jackie
                c oliver Jun 9, 2010 09:17 AM

                If carried in a man's trouser pocket, that could be considered false advertising.

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                  Veggo Jun 9, 2010 09:36 AM

                  You mean that circumscissor?

                  1. re: Veggo
                    jackie Jun 10, 2010 11:30 AM

                    The Bris Army knife?

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