Many outdoors enthusiasts carry multi-tools with them when they’re on the go, but what about those of us who aren’t always out in the wilderness? Here are some multi-tools that you should add to your everyday carry kit to help you be ready for any situation. Each one of these has multiple tools and can be a lifesaver in more ways than one.
1. RAPTOR® RESCUE
Includes: 420HC Knife, Glass Breaker Scraper, Flat/Phillips Screwdriver, Ruler (8 in | 19 cm), Bottle Opener and Can Opener.
The Raptor Rescue is an ideal choice for an everyday multi-tool. It weighs less than half a pound and measures only 6 inches long allowing it to fit easily into any pocket or purse. The Raptor Rescue is also available with a carbon fiber handle as well as 20 or 30 tools.
Includes: 420HC Knife, Pliers with Wire Cutters and Hard-Wire Cutter, Reamer with Threadlocker, Scissors, Medium Screwdriver and Small Screwdriver.
This is the most basic multi-tool in the Leatherman Wave family. It weighs only 4.5 ounces and is less than 8 inches long which makes it perfect for stuffing in a purse or bag.
The Wave+ is also available with 11 additional tools including a saw, diamond file and scissors ideal for cutting fishing line.
Includes: 420HC Knife, Pliers with Crimper, Wire Cutter and Hard-Wire Cutter, Screwdriver with 2 Bits and Bottle Opener.
The Bond is the most compact multi-tool in Leatherman’s line up. It weighs less than 5 ounces and measures about 7 inches long which makes it a perfect everyday carry item for those who want the functionality of a multi-tool without adding bulk to your pockets or purse.
The Bond also comes with 17 additional tools including scissors and a flathead screwdriver.
Includes: 420HC Knife, Glass Breaker and Seatbelt Cutter, Flat/Phillips Screwdriver, Ruler (7.5 in | 19 cm), Bottle Opener and Can Opener.
The Signal is the smallest multi-tool in Leatherman’s line up. It weighs less than 6 ounces and measures just 5.5 inches long making it easy to carry in a pocket or purse.
The Signal is also available with 19 additional tools including scissors, a saw and a file.
Includes: Needlenose Pliers, Regular Pliers, Wire Cutters, Hard-Wire Cutters and Crimper.
This tool offers all of the functionality of a larger multi-tool in a smaller package. The Skeletool weighs less than 9 ounces and is 10.5 inches long (when tools are closed). It’s perfect for those who want to reduce the size of their everyday carry items without sacrificing any functionality.
Includes: 420HC Knife, Pliers, Regular and Needlenose Pliers, Wire Cutters and Crimper.
The Surge is one of the largest in the Leatherman line up and is arguably their most feature packed multi-tool. It comes with a full set of pliers including regular and needle nose pliers, wire cutters and a crimper. It also includes screwdrivers with two bits in both sizes (regular and Phillips) which make it perfect for most everyday tasks including sunglasses repair.