Multi-tool

Leatherman adds Watch to Tread, Tread LT

Leatherman has finally added a watch to the Tread Bracelet called the Tempo. It is a Swiss-made quartz movement with diver’s bezel, glow-in-the-dark hour markers and hands (stainless only), and a shock resistant sapphire crystal.  It is water resistant to 200m.  It will retail for $575 and be available in November.

Victorinox SwissTool BS comes in every guy’s favorite color

I don’t want to stereotype an entire gender, but I feel like it’s safe to say that when given a choice of colors for gadgets and tools, a typical male will almost always choose black. If you’re one of those typical males and are looking for a new multi-tool, look no further than the Victorinox …

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LighterBro turns a BIC lighter into a multi-tool

Here’s a cool and relatively inexpensive EDC accessory for those of you that already carry a BIC lighter. The LighterBro is a slide on sleeve for standard sized “BIC” lighters that adds multi-tool functionality. LighterBro has four tools that include a pair of spring-loaded scissors, a razor sharp knife blade, micro screwdriver/poker, and a bottle …

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SOG introduces a pen-shaped multi-tool with pliers

The word “multi-tool” has become a household term since Leatherman marketed the original PST, Pocket Survival Tool, in 1983. I bought my first one in 1984 to replace a backpack full of tools that were required to bring to all of my engineering labs, making for a very heavy backpack. Since then, multi-tools have become …

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SOG Batons are your urban multi-tool EDC kit

Earlier this week, SOG Specialty Knives & Tools unveiled their new set of Baton tools. The Baton Q1 is a tactical pressurized ball point pen that hides a variety of other tools inside. When you fold the Baton Q1 in half, it converts into a pair of spring-assisted travel-friendly scissors. The Q4 also has a …

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Keyport wants help bringing new Slide 3.0 and Pivot key holders to market

I’m a huge fan of Keyport’s Slide key organizers and carried the Slide 2.0 for a couple of years until I began a minimalist phase and switched to something even smaller than the Slide. My alternative solution worked ok, but I missed the Slide. That’s why I was very excited when I found out that …

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The Lil Trucker claims to be the ultimate multi-tool

The Lil Trucker is a current Kickstarter project.  This multi-tool is designed by firefighters and built in the US.  You can see from the image that it packs a lot of functionality in a small space.  It has rescue tools – a belt cutter and a window breaker – to get you out of a …

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Leatherman LEAP is a multi-tool designed just for kids

When I was a kid, I loved taking things apart to find the magnets, gears and other cool little components. I even had my own little toolbox which I kept under my bed where I stored tools and parts that I had scavenged. I would have loved a multi-tool in those days. The folks at …

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You wont mind if this one treads on you, the Leatherman Tread

You have the perfect watch, but what about the perfect watchband? The folks at Leatherman have thought of this and have come up with the new Leatherman Tread. The idea came from Ben Rivera (President of Leatherman) when he was stopped at Disneyland security for carrying his Skeletool. The Tread is designed to be worn …

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