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Which Multitool do you carry?

Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by CanDo, Sep 21, 2006.

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Which Multitool(s) do you carry?

  1. LM Wave New

    148 vote(s)
    15.7%
  2. LM Core

    4 vote(s)
    0.4%
  3. LM Surge

    43 vote(s)
    4.6%
  4. LM Charge TI

    77 vote(s)
    8.2%
  5. LM Charge XTi

    26 vote(s)
    2.8%
  6. LM Squirt

    65 vote(s)
    6.9%
  7. LM Blast

    15 vote(s)
    1.6%
  8. LM Micra

    45 vote(s)
    4.8%
  9. LM Fuse

    9 vote(s)
    1.0%
  10. LM Kick

    14 vote(s)
    1.5%
  11. LM Wave Old

    51 vote(s)
    5.4%
  12. LM Supertool

    43 vote(s)
    4.6%
  13. Other Retired LM (please specify)

    23 vote(s)
    2.4%
  14. Gerber 400 Series

    18 vote(s)
    1.9%
  15. Gerber 600 Series

    13 vote(s)
    1.4%
  16. Gerber 650 Series

    5 vote(s)
    0.5%
  17. Gerber 700 Series

    3 vote(s)
    0.3%
  18. Gerber 800 Series

    4 vote(s)
    0.4%
  19. Victorinox Swiss Tool

    32 vote(s)
    3.4%
  20. Freebie or Cheap, Made in China

    1 vote(s)
    0.1%
  21. SOG Powerlock

    40 vote(s)
    4.2%
  22. SOG Cross Grip

    2 vote(s)
    0.2%
  23. SOG Cross Cut

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  24. SOG EOD

    5 vote(s)
    0.5%
  25. SOG Pocket

    2 vote(s)
    0.2%
  26. SOG Pocket Deluxe

    1 vote(s)
    0.1%
  27. SOG ParaTool

    5 vote(s)
    0.5%
  28. Schrade Tough Tool

    3 vote(s)
    0.3%
  29. Schrade Tough Chip

    1 vote(s)
    0.1%
  30. Schrade Multi Tool Boxed

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  31. Schrade Imperial Multitool

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  32. Schrade Tradesman Tool

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  33. LM Juice

    74 vote(s)
    7.8%
  34. SOG Power Plier

    3 vote(s)
    0.3%
  35. Other

    96 vote(s)
    10.2%
  36. Victorinox Spirit

    72 vote(s)
    7.6%
  1. x923x

    x923x Empty Pockets

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    Charge TTi as a part of my work edc still going strong here.
     
  2. ackbar

    ackbar Loaded Pockets

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    LM Charge Ti
    LM Micra
    McFeely Pocketwrench
     
  3. BoxANT

    BoxANT Empty Pockets

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    LM SKeletool CX (not on list)
     
  4. sean m

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    Swisstool at work
    Gerber multiplier in the car
    Gerber PST on the weekends
    Sog Powerlock when i need something heavier
    Schrade visegrip multitool when camping
     
  5. Nephiel

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    For me it's a Charge TTi (I voted the XTi since there's no TTi in the list).

    Did you know that when you deploy the pliers, the Charges' straight and serrated blades lock so they can't be accidentally opened? That's a well thought design.

    Now I'm thinking of anodizing the Ti handles on mine.
     
  6. znapschatz

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    Actually, the Ti and TTi have more in common with each other than either with the XTi. That is the one which provides an additional large bit holder in place of the scissors. For me, that set up is more useful than the dinky scissors supplied, my main disappointment with the TTi. The old Wave had that one right.

    What would anodizing do for the finish and appearance of the TTi handles? BTW, exactly what is anodizing, anyway? :-[ ???
     
  7. itsrob

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    Original leatherman in the car, retired Juice Kf4, micra, and squirt P4 in regular rotation around the house, swiss army knife (midnight manager) in my pocket (though I've been considering switching to the micra or squirt).

    Why did you buy the leatherman you bought? I got the Kf4 specifically because it had a sawblade and a serrated blade.
     
  8. Nephiel

    Nephiel Loaded Pockets

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    You're right :-[ I should have voted for the Ti. Only thing I don't like about the scissors is that they present the sharp edge when deploying them. Other than that, they work just fine for me.

    Anodization is a process by which a metal part is covered in a layer of another material by means of an electric current. This changes the properties of the part's surface, making it tougher/harder to scratch, and/or more resistant to rust; think "plating". The part to be anodized is the anode of the electric circuit, hence the name. More info

    In this case, anodizing would change the color of the handles. Since they're titanium, no dye is needed, and I can choose the color by selecting the voltage of the current (any color except red and black).

    I had been EDCing two LM Micra clones for years. Each one had tools the other hadn't. On one of them, stress fractures appeared on the frame so I started looking for a replacement, and I saw the Micra. Then I thought "I'm carrying 2 small multitools because I don't have enough tools in one, why not carry a larger one instead?". I also needed a decent knife blade. Plus, the Charge had such cool factor... I managed to get one as a gift :) Been EDCing it since.
     
  9. Bucky

    Bucky Loaded Pockets

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    Leatherman Skeletool CX has been my recent carry.

    Bucky
     
  10. Stelth

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    Leatherman Crunch in my EDC bag and a Bucktool 360 when I do yardwork.
     
  11. David.s

    David.s Loaded Pockets

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    If im out on the car or going camping its usually a LM charge ALX

    But i find myself carrying my LM juice XE6 more as i find it more useful.

    And i have my LM squirt on my keys.
     
  12. Darkling

    Darkling BST/Marketplace ban

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    I carry a Leatherman Juice (the grey one) it does everything I've ever asked it to do. I also have Gerber Freehand that I've never used but just in case, the knife blade is interesting looking though.
     
  13. astrogiblet

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    I've carried a Victorinox Swiss Champ XLTwith me everyday for the last 3 or 4 years..


    -Brandon
     
  14. subrosa

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    Mine are not on the list, but I carry two :

    SOG toolclip, most solid feeling multitool I have ever had, used mostly for heavy jobs.
    Leatherman E4, small and easy to use when working on electronics and computers.
     
  15. jonny8642

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    I use to carry my Gerber 400 for years. until I got my first leatherman squirt E4 and then the wave. i still have my gerber and the squirt they're more end less used as backups, both come in handy but I miss my wave. But thats going to change come tomorrow found one for $50
     
  16. NeitherExtreme

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    I tend to carry a Charge Ti, Juice KF4, or Squirt p4 most of the time. I kinda scale the tool to fit the day. :)

    I also have a beater Kick that gets carried quite a bit.

    And two that I occasionally carry, but didn't make the list would be the LM Pulse and Crunch, both of which I like quite a bit.

    Also carry a Surge when I'm feeling especially tough. :laugh:
     
  17. ohmygoat

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    At work, still using a Leatherman Pulse. Does what I need it to do, but I've been eyeing the Skeletool. Just replaced a Micra on my work key ring with a Squirt S4. Also have a P4 (from a Costco combo pack) that may take the place of a Spyderco Ladybug (SE sheepsfoot) on my house/car key ring. Not sure about that one yet for weight reasons.
     
  18. Styerman

    Styerman Empty Pockets

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    At work , a Victorinox Spirit or Swisstool ,at play a Leatherman Skeletool CX. All others are unemployed !

    Chris
     
  19. SALT

    SALT Loaded Pockets

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    I still carry an all black Gerber Multi Plier my father gave me 15 years ago. It is well broken in but serves my needs
     
  20. mrichelo

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    I have a Leatherman PST the original design. My first multi-tool.

    I still love it.

    Mark