Outside Knife

The not-so-trusty original. (Tim Tomkinson)

A yellow knock-off Swiss Army knife given away by Outside to new subscribers from the early nineties through 2008. The corkscrew was as stout as cooked fusilli. The saw struggled to get through Brie. The knife read, simply, Stainless China, which raises the question: Just what was the official Outside magazine pocket knife made of? We’re still not sure.

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