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Swisstool carry

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by xxecatxx, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. xxecatxx

    xxecatxx Empty Pockets

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    anyone have any ideas on how to carry a swisstool? i don't really like the sheath that comes with it, and it's much too heavy for my pocket.
    thanks!
     
  2. Foskey

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    I don't really care for it on the belt myself. I will carry it in my back pocket next to my wallet or flashlight. The Swiss Tool was priceless in a rural area I lived in prior to living in the big city. However, now I find it to heavy and cumbersome for most urban daily tasks. Dependent on dress of course. I am looking for a smaller lighter replacement and will just keep the swiss tool in the car when I figure out what works for me. It is a fantastic tool and I hate to set it aside. But, I have to find what works best in this case unfortunately.
     
  3. jujigatame

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    Are you looking to be rid of a sheath altogether, or would you be willing to get something in the aftermarket that'd be more to your liking?
     
  4. max6166

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    The SwissTool is definitely a heavy beast.

    There are a few alternate sheaths available if you google around, as well as some generic ones that should fit a ST.

    I have no personal experience with any of them though. Instead, I just grabbed a Spirit. ;D
     
  5. grimm_kaosboy

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    I carried one for years in the nylon sheath it came in. No complaints, I rather liked it. When I got the version with the scissors (swisstool-x I believe) I upgraded and got one of the nylon pouches with the bit kit and wrench. As a pouch its alright, but I hate the velcro and it doesn't want to stay shut for nothing. Luckily the lid is stiff, adding to that I don't PLAN on hanging upside down anytime soon...
    Give me the old nylon pouch with the snap anyday. If you are looking for a belt sheath its hard to beat.
     
  6. Paracord Junky

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    how about nite ize pockits? i edc the Clip Pock-Its XL and it's very comfortable.
     
  7. leatherman123

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    How about a Victorinox Spirit? Probably the best ounce for ounce urban EDC tool out there.

    There are a myriad of other sheaths you can use! You could pick up a Leatherman SURGE nylon or leather sheath that has nylon elastic pockets to store accessories, buy a magazine pouch, or have a nice kydex sheath made for it!
     
  8. SpacemanSpiff23

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    I keep mine in the outside pocket of my Maxped M-2. Right next to my flashlight. It probably accounts for more than half the weight of my M-2, but I would be at a loss if it wasn't there.
     
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    Got any kydex sheath makers out there to recommend? I have a Swisstool as well, but hate the sheath. Ideally, an Inside WaistBand kydex sheath, would be awesome. I contacted Comp-Tac, but they were too busy to make me one. :-(
     
  10. xxecatxx

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    I'd rather be rid of the sheath altogether. is there any good way to suspend it in my pocket?
     
  11. jonesy

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    Ideally, I would prefer a pocket clip on it, has anyone come up with a way to mount one? I wish more companies would offer them as an option.
     
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    I carry my Swisstool RS in a Blackhawk mag pouch , usually in the horizontal mode .

    Chris