Decent leatherman like knife for edc?
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EDC?! Looking for recommendations for a decent leatherman. I fish quite a bit so was looking I can carry all the time. ty for all the recommendations!
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SargeII
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Jul 28, 2020
By "Leatherman-like knife" do you mean a knife with a multi-tool function? If so you have to pick between a "a good knife with tools" or a "multitool with a good knife". The first option, the knife is the primary function and all others are secondary. For the first option, I recommend the ff based on my personal experience: 1. Kershaw's Shuffle series gives you a decent knife with limited tools 2. Leatherman's Skeletool gives a good blade with pliers and a driver (the clip lets you use it as a small pocket knife). 3. Leatherman's T2, T4 and K2, K4 are bulky knives but have a lot of tools too. For a full multitool with a decent knife: 1. Leatherman's Wave, Charge, OHT, Free P-series, Wingman/Sidekick have good outside accessible blades. The Leatherman Rebar is a balanced choice but the blade is not outside accessible (i assume you want outside accessible knives since your hands are full). 2. Gerber's NXT and MP-600 series have decent blades and are more affordable. 3. SOG's Powerlock and Victorinox' SwissTools are hefty but have toolsets that rival Leatherman's. I personally carry a dedicated knife and usually a bladeless multitool. If weight is an issue, there are a lot of high-value lightweight knives and multitools out there: Ontario Rat 2 and Gerber NXT is a good combo.
DoubleR
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Jul 24, 2020
Gonna have to agree with mirrored Andrea: the Rebar is small enough to be an unobtrusive carry but big enough for most MT jobs.
Andreaerdna
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Jul 24, 2020
Rebar is quite a good edc IMO
Mr.Blubrys
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Jul 23, 2020
When it comes to leather man the more tools it has the better imo. I carry the surge just cause it has everything I could possibly need.