A few years back, I wrote a somewhat negative review of Mantis Knives’ products, which even managed to attract the attention of the president of that particular company (who never emailed me, I would point out).
Well, a few days ago, I discovered the B-3 Necessikey sucks almost as hard as the MT-1 Sliver. The Necessikey has a grand total of three tools to its name – a flashlight that is barely enough to find a car’s key hole in the middle of the night, a knife that is not suited for much more than cutting open tape on boxes, and a bottle opener.
It turns out that "bottle opener" damned near cannot. Due to the remarkably blunt tooth on the underside of the bottle opener, it could not actually get a grasp on the bottle top unless I placed it exclusively at one of the creases in the metal, and even then, there was no guarantee. After that, due to the short lever arm, pretty much all I ended up doing was mutilating the cap, and I had to use my bare hands to pull off its remains from the bottle.
I am not exactly a connoisseur of bottle openers, but even I know that it should be relatively easy to stick up underneath the cap, twist upwards, and completely remove said cap. The Necessikey failed on all counts.
Once again, Mantis Knives’ products have demonstrated that the company is comprised of more hype than material, and who has the money to waste on that?