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Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by senfinger, Feb 28, 2011.
Looking for a jack of all trades for my EDCBag... Torn on everything> :lolhammer:
Thanks in advance!
Leatherman Surge with bit kit and driver extender
The 'no EDC knife' bit causes me to say: LM Charge TTi, because of the superb,one-hand-opening,located-on-the outside-of the-tool blade,which is S30V steel,easy to sharpen Scary Sharp,and holds an edge like my $200+ folders do.
Normally,I'd say SOG,and if it wasn't for the incredibly fine S30V blade,the TTi would not even be mentioned here.
In fact,if SOG had a blade even near it's equal....nevermind.
There is a lady seller on eBay who sells display model TTi's as 'used' occasionally,for <$75,shipped.Cannot be told from New.
Thanks Gnarly! I'm toying with the idea of a ESEE 3 Mil on my bag and a Multi instead of a (Folder&Mini-Tool setup to save space and $$$).
That seller I mentioned isn't advertising any right now,but here's one Charge TTI from another seller w/ 100%+ feedback -new;no original box- for $74.95 w/ free shipping:
Looking back,I paid $76.90 delivered,for mine.
Like the ESEE's; good idea.
Might also want to add one of the Doc Allen Versatools,to complement your kit.$12.95 + $2.50 shipping.
Made in USA.Lifetime guarantee.Tiny,tough,and extremely handy.Comes with a GOB of 1/4" drive bits,including TORX.
Worth a look,anyhow.I have two + gave one as a gift.
I'm not affiliated,but do sing their praises.
Sorry for drifting off-subject,and good luck on your kit.
Thanks a lot for all of your help!
I agree with the Charge recommendation. It has a blade made of quality steel with true one hand opening capability. However if you are going to carry a fixed blade for your knife needs ther Victorinox Spirit is a very nice multitool. I started carrying one recently and have been very impressed. I love LM but the Sprit's build quality is far superior and it has some unique tools that aren't found elsewhere.
Vic spirit X.
Plain edge blade, a good selection of tools, and it's built like a tank.
No one hand opening, but if that's not a deal breaker for you, that's my vote.
Probably my Charge TTi, or the New Wave if I didn't already own the charge. It there's no other knife available, I'll take a multi with a one handed opening blade. A plain edged Spirit with scissors would be a close second, though.
For me it would be the Leatherman MUT....but thats just me!
That pretty much sums up my feelings. Thank you, Gnarly!
Your set up is pretty close to mine. except I use the older Ontario RAT-3 in D2 which is indentical to the ESEE 3, other than blade steel.
The best EDC multitool I would say in the Leatherman Skeletool CX, I tried both the Leatherman charge XTI and Leatherman MUT, but both were really heavy when used by the pocket clip.
I now use either the delica4 or a dragonfly in my pocket, and RAT-3 and a SOG S60 both on molle pouches on my EDC bag. Ill be out at green hills tomorrow if you want to check it out.
I usually don't carry a dedicated knife, just my Charge ALX and I've never felt it to be lacking... however I'd much prefer the TTi...
Probably would be the Skeletool for me.
I rarely ever need other tools besides the bit drivers and pliers and bottle opener anyway, and the one-handed knife opening is sweet.
Second choice is a Victorinox, probably the Deluxe Tinker but really any of the medium-sized ones are great for EDC, just pick the one that has the tools that suit you.
Charge is nice... but I carry a Skeletool CX myself
after owning the Charge, and the MUT, the Skeletool CX is the one for me.
+1 LM Charge TTi
Got both a Charge Ti and a Skeletool CX. The Charge would be the one I carried. Superb pliers. Great blade. Any a few other bits that are very handy to have.
Have also added a tiny toolkit to my EDC bag & one in my truck 'lite' bag....with it & a multi-tool,my options are quadrupled.
I took a few bits out,put in some Wiha TORX bits that fit my ZT knives + scope screws,and 3 small 'nut-driver' quarter-inch drive sockets.
By using the multi to grip,it is pretty amazing what it'll do.Made in USA,lifetime guarantee,about $15 delivered.
Much cheaper than paying CoComm's shipping,plus the Doc will sendja twice as many sockets & holders.
They also have a different kit available,for those with bicycles,etc.
Well worth the money,the first time it saved me from a long hike back to the truck for the bigger tool kit.
I carry everyday and love my Leatherman juice! Good luck with the hunt.