The Best Leatherman Multi Tool - A Complete Review

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Leatherman is a Oregon based company that sells multi-tools, pocket tools, knives and accessories. The company prides itself on supporting U.S. workers, staying local and dedicating itself to creating high quality products.

Tim Leatherman’’s first product was the multitool. Below check out some of Leatherman’s best multi tools.

1. Leatherman Wave Multi-Tool

Leatherman Wave Multi-Tool (FFP)

The Leatherman Wave Multi Tool includes seventeen tools and one of the best leatherman multi tools.

The Wave in particular includes tools that are accessible while it is in the closed position. It can also be operated with one hand. This is one of Leatherman’s most popular multitool models. It became popular because of its outside-accessible blades.

The Wave includes needle nose pliers, regular pliers, hard-wire cutters, wire cutters, a wire stripper, a 420HC knife, a 420HC serrated knife, a saw, a spring-action scissors, a ruler (8in, 19cm), a can opener, a bottle opener, a wood/metal file, a diamond coated file, a large bit driver, a small bit driver and a medium screwdriver.

MUT Multi Tool

The MUT includes fifteen tools and is made for specialized work. The MUT model is also one hand operable. Tool bits of the MUT EOD handle either for easy access during a job or to store securely between jobs.

These tools include needle nose pliers, stranded-wire cutters, a 154CM replaceable fuse-wire cutters, a military a performance spec cap crimper, a electrical crimper, a 420HC combo knife, a saw, a replaceable cutting hook, a hammer, a bolt override tool, a replaceable a C4 punch, a replaceable bronze carbon scraper, a#8-32 cleaning rod/brush adapters, a carabineer/bottle opener and a large bit driver.

Super Tools 300

If you want to purchase one of the best leatherman multitools, choose the Super Tool 300 EOD Multi-Tool. This Leatherman includes all locking features and includes a lanyard. The Super Tool 300 EOD is made of an improved, high carbon form of 420 stainless steel and is considered to be the workhorse of Leatherman’s multitools.

It includes nineteen tools; needle nose pliers, regular pliers, 154CM replaceable wire cutters, 154CM replaceable hard-wire cutters, stranded-wire cutters, a electrical crimper, a wire stripper, a 420HC knife, a 420HC serrated knife, a saw, a awl w/ thread loop, a ruler (9in, 22cm), a can opener, a bottle opener, a wood/metal file, a Phillips screwdriver, a large screwdriver, a medium screwdriverand a small screwdriver.

leatherman-surge

The Surge is one of the best Leatherman tools they have made. This tool includes all locking features, has outside accessible tools and can be operated with one hand. The Surge in particular is one of Leatherman’s two largest multi-tools built with their largest pliers, longest multi-tool blades and easy-to-use locks.

It is equipped with needle nose pliers, regular pliers, 154CM replaceable wire cutters, 154CM replaceable hard-wire cutters, stranded-wire cutters, an electrical crimper, a wire stripper, a 420HC knife, a saw, spring-action scissors, awl w/thread loop, ruler (8in, 19cm), a can opener, a bottle opener, a wood/metal file, a diamond coated file, a blade exchanger, a large bit driver, a large screwdriver, and a small screwdriver.

Rebar

5. The Rebar

The Rebar is one of the best Leatherman's and includes seventeen tools. The Rebar is one of the best leatherman tools because its wire/hard-wire cutters are replaceable. In fact, this model is the first of Leatherman’s to be produced with a replaceable wire/hard-wire cutters in a four inch tool. This tool also comes with a lanyard ring for easy carry.

The tool includes needle nose pliers, regular pliers, 154CM replaceable wire cutters, 154CM replaceable hard-wire cutters, a electrical crimper, a wire stripper, a 420HC knife, a 420HC serrated knife, a saw, a awl w/ thread loop, a ruler (8", 19cm), a can opener, a bottle opener, a wood/metal file, a phillips screwdriver, a large screwdriver and a small screwdriver.

Summing It Off

Leatherman has high quality multi tools and some of the top rated ones including the Rebar, Surge ,Super Tool 300 EOD, Wave and the MUT. They are all high quality tools, but have varying tools and unique features. Before making a decision consider what tools you are looking for in a tool. If you are looking for even more options, check out the Leatherman website.

These are the best Leatherman tools out there. If you want to support a US based company and want plenty of variety when choosing a multi tool, Leatherman products are a great choice.

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Colin

Colin is a freelance writer and editor. A fan of The Walking Dead. It led him to think what if SHTF and what does it takes to survive. Colin hobbies includes gears, tech gadgets and rehearsing different "End Of The World" situations in his head.

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