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nowaypablo  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How can I pick out the best Swiss Army Knife?

That is one meaaan lookin' multi-tool. How do you like its functionality?




_refugee_  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've got the wingman and it's always done right by me, plus I am never without a wingman if necessary. Leathermans are the way to go in my opinion, of course I'm biased as my dad always had one and it imprinted.

Speaking of sexist, etc, I had to ask for this sucker for three birthdays in a row before I got it. I don't know, I just feel like a dude would've gotten it before then. (I could've purchased it myself, yes, but I wanted it - as a gift - from my father.)

I did get nerdy and buy a belt-holder as the one problem with it I have is that the belt clip seems to get loose with use.

nowaypablo  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've asked my mother (whom I live with) since 7 or 8th grade, I really just don't think she understands the value of a gift like that. That's why I'm gonna cozy up to my dad this summer and try to wiggle it out of him :D we'll see what happens.

xenophon  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Maybe mention something about having it in your car in case you break down or just need a screwdriver when you're away from home. IMHO, everyone should have one (as well as a Maglite) in their glovebox at all times.

xenophon  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's great. I use it all the time. I've also owned a Gerber multitool and a SOG multitool, and I prefer the Leatherman. The SOG feels clunky in my pocket and pulling out the attachments is too complex, and the Gerber didn't feel as solid as the Leatherman. The knife on the Gerber was sharper out of the box, but I used the Leatherman more because it felt more solid as I used it.

nowaypablo  ·  1558 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    The knife on the Gerber was sharper out of the box, but I used the Leatherman more because it felt more solid as I used it.

That seems to be the review I'm getting. Thanks for the input I appreciate it!