The Italian Army Knife, a very SILCA take on the traditional
multi-tool. We've addressed the things that frustrate us with
conventional multi-tools, while keeping the layout which fits so
conveniently in the SILCA EOLO Wallet or Seat Roll Premio.
The IAK as we have come to know and love this product combines
fully forged mid-length tools with forged aluminum side plates and
full stainless steel hardware.
The mid-length tool design is long enough to provide access to
recessed fasteners, but short enough not to experience twist or
damage under moderate torque as experiences on longer tools.
All tools are forged rather than bent from hex stock, this
method of construction is more expensive, but worth it on the side
of the road!Mid length tools also allow us to position the tools
within the same plane, this reduces the thickness of the overall
package by half.
Double chromed tools and fully stainless steel hardware and
bushings guarantee a long life without corrosion (the number 2
killer of multi-tools is corrosion, number 1 is loss!). Forged
aluminum sidebars contain rare-earth magnets for holding a spare