What is a Multi Tool?
To make sure you make the correct choice when buying a multi tool, it is vital to first know what precisely a multi tool is. It is a tool that has several various instruments, like a knife file, pliers, or bottle opener to be used for professional or personal use. Usually, a multi tool is small, compact, and can fit into your purse, waistband, or pocket with a sheath. Multi tools are one-handed apparatuses which is real important if you need one where each second can mean the difference between life and death.
Regardless what the reason for your need of a multi tool, you will want one that satisfies the purpose, as well as being worth the price. Multi tools vary, but there are some features, like a file or knife, that is typical with most of them. To get a feel of what today’s multi tools have to provide, here are two of the more popular ones by the leading name in the multi tool industry, Leatherman.
Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multi Tool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath
One of the most popular multi tools from Leatherman, this multi tool is full-size and has over 16 tools in one compact, small package. It is made with 100% stainless steel, and you can work it with one hand. This one does what it says it will do and is worth the money you spend on it.
Leatherman Charge TTi Multi Tool with Leather Sheath and Bit Kit
This Leatherman multi tool is assembled with heavy-duty, resilient stainless steel 420HC. Like the Leatherman New Wave 830039, it comes with numerous tools, including a file, pliers, knife, etc.