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Which Multi-tool?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Leggo, May 28, 2012.

  1. May 28, 2012 at 4:07 PM
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    Leggo

    Leggo [OP] slow is smooth, and smooth is fast.

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    So I have a Gerber multi tool. I checked out several before I bought this one. I am happy with it. Basically everyone knows all real men have a multi tool in their truck.
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  2. May 28, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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    Country101

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  3. May 28, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I have 2 Gerber Clutch, 1 Suspension, and a Husky Multi tool. I keep the Husky, and 1 clutch in the truck, and the Suspension, and the other CLutch in the kitchen.
     
  4. May 28, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    jamtoz

    jamtoz frog

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    victorinox ;) very well built, they serve me very well, but i havent tried gerber yet....
     
  5. May 28, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Leatherman is a Fantastic tool! However, given the use, abuse, and occasional loss, my Multi's experiance, I prefer the Gerbers for cost.
     
  6. May 28, 2012 at 4:23 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  7. May 28, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I also have a leatherman wave.

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  8. May 28, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Do the individual tools on the leatherman lock into place when in use?
     
  9. May 28, 2012 at 4:43 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The saw, two blades, and file lock in place with a button release. The other tools that fold out snap into place and need some rotational force to snap them back out to swivel them closed.
     
  10. May 28, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Nice!
     
  11. May 28, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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    All of mine lock. They have a lever on the back that locks them all in place.
     
  12. May 28, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    Tiedie

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    I use a Leatherman Skeletool on my hip. Plane and simple.
     
  13. May 28, 2012 at 4:51 PM
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    hogeyphenogey

    hogeyphenogey Rotted frame = New Truck!

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    Love my Skeletool.
     
  14. May 28, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    I have 2 leatherman's in my truck..for the Christmas exchange last year, i recieved a leatherman skeletool..goes with me everywhere! The buggest plus for that is it has a clip on it, so you dont need a pouch to carry it in.
     
  15. May 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    This made my go sharpen my knife on the skeletool with my diamond steel,real sharp again.:D
     
  16. May 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    Another Leatherman wave owner. Love it !
     
  17. May 28, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    I have both a Leatherman and a Gerber but had to take both out of my truck otherwise I'd get expelled from school.
     
  18. May 28, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    Leggo

    Leggo [OP] slow is smooth, and smooth is fast.

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    Thats ridiculous. WTF!
     
  19. May 28, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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    Put a shirt over it......

    What they dont know, wont hurt them.

    And I am in no way an expert on law, but I dont think they can search your vehicle witout consent and I dont believe tx law would say anything about a multi tool. You cant have it on your person, for sure, since it has a knife blade, but otherwise I dont see how they could say anything.
     
  20. May 28, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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    It's a state law in Texas to not have a knife, firearm, illegal drug, alcohol, or tobacco on campus.

    Or so the sign to the student parking law says.

    A kid was expelled this year for ciggarettes, brass knuckles, and a pocket knife.
     
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