Multi-tool

Would you be happy with this multi-tool on your keyring?

NEWS – The Swiss Advance Chrono multi-tool key looks interesting, but is it truly useful? It is made of stainless steel and has the following functions: Screwdriver, leverage slot for the keyring, hex nut KW 8 / 5.5, Philipps screwdriver, ruler (cm / inch), mini saw, bottle opener, wire stripper, nail remover, parcel opener, and …

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This belt has multi-tool functionality!

NEWS – Back in 2019, I wrote about the unique 686 toolbelt buckle with its built-in screwdrivers. Now, there’s a newer version of the 686 toolbelt that has added multi-tool functionality. The belt itself is made of 100% genuine leather and is available in brown, and black. The removable buckle is available with an antique …

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This multi-tool has 14 functions AND it’s TSA compliant!

NEWS – Almost every time I write about a multi-tool that has a blade, someone complains that it’s not TSA-compliant. Today I have a 14-in-1 multi-tool that is TSA-compliant, but it doesn’t have a built-in knife. Wait, don’t go, because it still could earn a spot in your EDC gear collection. It’s the S.R.T. (Survival …

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Olight’s Opry Pro multi-tool has a ton of features in a small package

NEWS – Last year I introduced you to the Olight Opry multi-tool. At the time, I thought it was a great little prybar-style multi-tool. But just today, I found that Olight has a Pro version of this little EDC tool which adds 2 extra tools in an even smaller form factor. The Olight Opry Pro …

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You can dig a hole, rake some leaves, and chop wood with this multi-tool!

NEWS – We’ve reported about similar outdoor modular axe multi-tools before, but the Forrest Tool Company MAX Tool Kit caught my eye because it’s made in the USA and is standard equipment on Army Light Tactical Vehicles (according to their product page). The MAX Tool Kit features a 34” composite polyglass handle and a 3.5-lb …

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NexTool Gemini 13-in-1 electric multi-tool review – this multi-tool has a secret power

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – What is a must-have feature of your multi-tool? Scissors? Spring-loaded pliers? A knife? The NexTool Gemini 13-in-1 electric multi-tool has all that, and it also has… a built-in electric bit driver! Let’s check it out. What is it? The NexTool Gemini is a 13-in-1 electric multi-tool made of stainless steel with a built-in …

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5 last minute unique multi-tools and EDC gift ideas plus 1 crazy idea!

ARTICLE – We’re coming down to the wire of shopping time with Christmas in just one week. If you’re still struggling to finish your gift purchasing, I have a short list of ideas specifically for the people on your list who like unique multi-tools and other EDC gear. Ready, set, shop! 1. Leatherman Signal multi-tool …

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Zibra Open It! review (2022) – Do-it-all package opening multi-tool just in time for the holidays

REVIEW – In 2008 I reviewed the Zibra Open It! and now 14 yrs later they have launched an updated version of this ultimate package opening tool just in time for the holidays when there are many package opening opportunities. Let’s see if the updates make this already useful tool even better. What is it? …

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Clip & Carry Leatherman Bitlokr, Kydex sheath, and Storage Case review – Efficacious EDC excellence!

REVIEW – My Leatherman tool is as much a part of my daily attire as my shoes. The bit kit is rarely far behind and is usually accompanied by a plethora of paraphernalia. Over the years, I’ve used many different EDC methods and was eager to have a look at a few of Clip & …

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4 cases that turn your AirTag into a multi-tool!

NEWS – AirTags are useful tools for keeping track of your gear. These tiny disks from Apple work with Apple’s Find My app on your phone, iPad, or Mac to show where that tag is even if it’s miles or continents away from you. Cool right? Many people use them to keep track of their …

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Screwpop Toolkey review – 15-in-1 multi-tool on your keyring

REVIEW – We sure do love our multi-tools around here, but sometimes you don’t want or need to carry a full-sized Leatherman multi-tool on your belt. For those times, the Screwpop Toolkey might be a reasonable alternative. Let’s find out. What is it? The Screwpop Toolkey is a 15-in-1 multi-tool that is designed to hang …

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Gerber lets you customize their popular Center-Drive multi-tool with your own artwork!

NEWS – When it comes to multi-tools, are you team Leatherman, or are you team Gerber? If you’re team Leatherman, you might change your mind when you find out that Gerber is now letting you customize their popular Center-Drive multi-tool. In addition to being able to choose from 9 color combinations, and two tool packs …

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Can an axe be a multi-tool? 5.11 thinks so.

NEWS – I doubt anyone would consider an axe as an important part of their EDC compared to a multi-tool. But the 5.11 Operator Compact Tactical Axe has some interesting features that make it worth looking at. First and foremost, this is a small 10-inch axe that is made of stainless steel with a black …

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Keep your multi-tools in tiptop shape with Leatherman’s maintenance kit

NEWS – A quality multi-tool is an important item in anyone’s EDC gear collection and when it comes to multi-tools, one of the best brands out there is Leatherman. To keep Leatherman and other multi-tools ready for action, you need to maintain them regularly by cleaning them, sharpening blades, and lubricating joints. Leatherman’s new Maintenance …

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