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Best multi-tool

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by alwilliam, Nov 13, 2003.

  1. alwilliam

    alwilliam Banned BANNED

    856
    Dec 8, 2002
    I'm will be purchasing a multi-tool and want to know, what is the most useful and the best quality that can be EDC,cost is not a factor in this ? Thanks for the info.
     
  2. Steven Roos

    Steven Roos

    Jun 29, 2002
    My personal favorite is the SOG Powerlock, but I really like the Swisstool also.
     
  3. tardis

    tardis

    190
    Jun 4, 2002
    Try doing a search on here - there's been a load of discussions on this recently. Search for Leatherman, Swisstool, Gerber etc and you'll find what you're looking for.
     
  4. blastjv

    blastjv

    512
    Feb 23, 2003
    You've just opened a HUGE can of worms!!!

    You really should search because this has been debated MANT times before, there's a LOT of good info if you look for it.

    My vote goes to the SwissTool X.

    -John
     
  5. alwilliam

    alwilliam Banned BANNED

    856
    Dec 8, 2002
    Sorry,search is a excellent idea, I am new to the multi tool crowd,but I should have known its the same as the knife crowd with lots of opinions and info
     
  6. glockman99

    glockman99 Super Moderator Super Mod

    Jun 12, 2000
    SOG Deluxe Pocket PowerPlier...That's what I carry on a daily basis.
     
  7. fishbulb

    fishbulb

    Sep 18, 2001
    If weight or bulk is not a factor I highly recommend the Swisstool. I personally prefer the one with scissors in place of the serated blade.

    If you want something a bit smaller and easier to lug around then the Leatherman Pulse is very nice as well. Not quite the same level of functionality or build quality, but the best of the mid-size multitools that I have used.
     
  8. Midget

    Midget Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 1, 2002
    Gerber 600 or 800. The 600 is considerably lighter and a great EDC.
     
  9. Matches

    Matches

    Jul 14, 2000
    My advice is to buy them all:D Each one has it's own place.
     
  10. Sid Post

    Sid Post

    Oct 14, 1998
    My experiences and yours are apparently the same. I carry a Swisstool everyday either in my blue jeans front pocket or, in a belt sheath with Dockers. FWIW, scissors are darn handy and I find I don't neet the scalloped blade anyway with the straight one in the tool.
     
  11. Point44

    Point44

    Jan 15, 2003
    you can't just have ONE multi tool...that just isn't enough...

    you've got to have one for the wife, one for the car, one for the house, one for the garage, one for work...etc...
     
  12. z17813

    z17813

    204
    May 21, 2002
    What he said.
    Then put a leatherman micra in a kydex sheath on your keychain for discreet, "not upseting people who hate knives and even multi-tool" uses.
     
  13. Blades

    Blades

    Oct 5, 1998
    SOG PowerPlier is what I would recommend. The gear drive does come in handy. But what I carry everyday is a Leatherman Juice(Kf4), it hangs in my pocket beside my wallet.
    Whatever you will carry everyday is what I would recommend also. I have 5 multi-tools myself. Stashed here and there. :)



    Blades
     

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