Product Comparison: Victorinox RangerGrip 78 vs Victorinox RangerGrip 79


General Specifications
Brand
Victorinox
Victorinox
Model
RangerGrip 78
RangerGrip 79
Origin
Switzerland
Switzerland
About the Product
Like all of the knives in the Ranger series, the Ranger Grip 78 is made for skilled craftsmen and tested by professionals. It's a great tool that can be used with just one hand thanks to the thumbhole perfectly located in its large locking blade. And with two-component scales, the Ranger Grip 78 combines outstanding grip with a modern and sturdy look.
The Ranger Grip 79 is ready to join you in the forest for a day of work. Its features include a wood saw, a large lock blade with a thumb hole so it can be opened with just one hand and two-component scales that ensure excellent grip at all times. Like all of the knives in the Ranger series, it's made for skilled craftsmen and tested by professionals.
Key Specs
Number Of Functions
12
12
Tools
Key ring, Toothpick, Tweezers, Can opener, Screwdriver 3 mm, Large blade, Bottle opener, screwdriver 5 mm, Wire stripper, Wood saw, Reamer, punch and sewing awl, Phillips screwdriver 1/2
Large blade, Wood saw, Can opener, Screwdriver 3 mm, Bottle opener, Screwdriver 6 mm, Wire stripper, Reamer, punch and sewing awl, Corkscrew, Tweezers, Toothpick, Key ring
Scale Material
ABS / Cellidor
ABS / Cellidor
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Victorinox RangerGrip 78 Swiss Army Multi-Tool Pocket Knife
  • The other tools are generally useful, and I prefer the screwdriver over a corkscrew. (I favor work over wine, and I find that corkscrews tend to get tangled in things and become a hassle.)
  • This knife will serve you well. It has exactly what I was looking for: a locking, non-serrated blade and saw.
  • The Ranger grip is a larger version of the Trekker line of knives, all are great tools if you call you knives tools.
  • I own a delmont 55 with walnut scales, it’s beautiful, but I am afraid to take it out of the house as to not scratch it. The rangergrip 78 answered the problem.
  • Nice Swiss army knife. I was hesitant that I might not need the extra saw in it, but the very first day that I got it, I had to use to widen a hole in a wooden kitchen knife holder and it was awesome!
  • Blade and saw are sharp but lose. Like they would easily snap.
Victorinox RangerGrip 79 Swiss Army Pocket Knife
  • The saw is quite substantial. All-in-all, a great knife.
  • The big knife and the saw are awesome.
  • The corkscrew on my knife is mounted too much inward resulting in a non-flat surface. Not all layers are the same length. That would have looked better.
  • The saw is a few mm's too long in my opinion and therefore sticks out too much.
  • The scales do not feel as solid as the scales from a Forester.
Size & Weight
Height
0.9 in.
0.9 in.
Width
5.1 in.
5.1 in.
Depth
0.55 in.
0.55 in.
Weight
6.27 oz.
5.9 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Victorinox RangerGrip 78 Swiss Army Multi-Tool Pocket Knife
  • The construction and overall product quality is high, as expected of the brand.
  • Be warned, though: the knife may be slightly larger than you think. It happens to fit my large hands nicely, though, so I'm not complaining.
  • When given the choice, I always by Victorinox products because the quality is excellent.
  • Good knife....And I probably would go with the German Army issue knife even though it's a bit smaller...
  • A little bigger than i wanted, but my own fault for not reading the dimensions so i give 5 stars still.
Victorinox RangerGrip 79 Swiss Army Pocket Knife
  • I really like the size of the tools on this knife. I also like the way it fits my hand
  • The finish of this former Wenger knife is not as good as I'm used to from my Victorinox Forrester and Pioneer Alox knives.
Features
Scale Color
Black / Red
Black / Red
Main Blade Type
Non Serrated
Non Serrated
One Hand Blade
Yes
Yes
Blade lockable
Yes
Yes
Pocket Clip
No
No
Pounch Included
No
No
Extras
Lifetime Warranty, Ergonomic handle
Ergonomic handle, Lifetime Warranty
What customers say about "Features"
Victorinox RangerGrip 78 Swiss Army Multi-Tool Pocket Knife
  • The quality is better than expectations.
  • All the blades open easily, but there is no looseness or any cheapening affects that ive noticed.
  • I like that this knife has a saw with enough length to really be worthwhile, and a nice blade that can be opened with one hand.
  • The one handed opening moves well after a few openings and the push button to close works well.
  • Best tool for hiking or out doors. Can’t complain about the finest engineering in the wourld. The fact that you push the logo in order to unlock the blade is way cool,very unique for victornox.
Victorinox RangerGrip 79 Swiss Army Pocket Knife
  • Recently I bought the Rangergrip 55, similar to the Ranger Grip 79, except the one hand opening knife.
  • I love the locking mechanism which works great. The finish of this former Wenger knife is not as good as I'm used to from my Victorinox Forrester and Pioneer Alox knives.
  • Victorinox gives a lifetime warranty for steel of the knifes (I think, that Victorinox knife with defect will replace to new knife, or I'm wrong).
  • I've been using Swiss Army Knives since I was 4 or 5 and I've always loved them, discovering and using this one when adult it's like an amazing flash back, same feelings, awesome grip, sturdy and Victorinox!
  • But all victorinox knives comes oiled, so it captures dust, if you don't carry it in case.
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