Fitting Debian branded Swiss Knife Plastic Caps on existing Swiss Knives (was: Re: Debian Swiss Knife - Order yours now! - Yes, NOW.)
I know this information is late, but maybe someone else was asking
this himself this, too, before ordering:
Didier Raboud wrote:
> > http://wiki.debian.org/Merchandise/SwissKnives
> > All the needed information is already available on the Debian wiki (…):.
> As was mentioned in the original annoucement, the pre-ordering period will en
> on 31. August 2011. That is today. So if you want a Debian-branded Swiss
> Knife, please give the above wiki page a visit and register yourself as soon
> as possible. I will definitely close the pre-ordering period on friday.
> > Two models⁰ are available:
> > a) the big "Nomad", with 11 functions (34 CHF)
> > b) the geeky "CyberTool 29", with 28 functions (41 CHF)
If you, like me, already have a similar Victorinox knife with the same
size of plastic caps but with more or other tools than the two offered
models, and wondered if you can exchange those caps against the Debian
Yes it should be possible.
There is a German written howto at
http://www.messerjoker.com/PDF/griffschalen.pdf which explains how to
exchange the plastic caps. If others are interested, too, I can
translate that howto into English. (Found via the also German forum
thread at http://www.messerforum.net/showthread.php?t=63270.)
A picture of the plastic caps not yet mounted is
(picture 8 from
> I would like to highlight that the big "Nomad" hasn't yet reached its minimum
> amount of pre-orders for the order to happen.
JFTR: It has now reached over 35 knives and so both orders will
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