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Posted: 4/23/2002 12:16:46 PM EDT
What do you guys like use? Iam thinking about trashing my Leathermans and getting BYO Gerbers or SOGs EOD Powerlock.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:22:10 PM EDT
I prefer the Gerber.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:26:16 PM EDT
gerber, gerber, gerber........ Fantom
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:26:28 PM EDT
My fave is the Leatherman Wave, didnt like any others till this tool came along
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:34:41 PM EDT
Leatherman super tool. Had 3. Lost one, gave one away to a good friend and still have the third. Speaking as a mechanic, it is the greatest thing since video porn.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:36:12 PM EDT
I carry a SOG Paratool. [url]http://www.sogknives.com/para.htm[/url] It has never let me down.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:36:14 PM EDT
I had both a Gerber and a Leatherman and the Gerber sucks. Leatherman all the way.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:36:25 PM EDT
My Victorinox Swisstool kicks ass.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:45:26 PM EDT
I have a Schrade, two Leathermans (Pulse and PST) and two Gerbers and two cheap chinese ripoffs I keep in the ashtrays of the vehicles. The old Gerber isn't so hot, the new ones are nice. I'd take any of the ones I have. Lately my favorite is the Pulse but that might change next week. Even the chinese junk ones are hella lot better than nothing.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 12:55:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 1:02:30 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Helldog40: I've had four Gerbers and I choose them for one reason: You can flick them open with one hand. It may not seem like much, but I find it an invaluable feature...
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One of the main reasons I have one. One-handed operation is very convenient, and I have had to use that feature on more than one occasion.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 1:07:24 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ronin47: I carry a SOG Paratool. [url]http://www.sogknives.com/para.htm[/url] It has never let me down.
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Same here. Just modified a hacksaw blade to fit in the extra spot, works like a champ. Been on my belt every day for the past two years.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 1:10:52 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 2:44:55 PM EDT
Thanks for the replys, I may just get one of each of the Gerber and SOG and compare them with some daily use and abuse.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 2:57:22 PM EDT
I have two, a SOG Paratool and a Leatherman. Both have distinct conveniences, but IMHO, the Leatherman is a better and more functional device. The Paratool looks like it IS built to survive a war, but I've had the jaws of the pliers fold closed on me a couple of times (pain in the ass, not to mention the fingers!). I do, however, have two SOG lockblades that I wouldn't trade for ANYTHING.
Link Posted: 4/23/2002 3:00:38 PM EDT
Leatherman sideclip
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