It was the first multi-tool with worldwide popularity. Then Leatherman showed up with a pair of folding pliers to give Switzerland a chance to make their money. Now there are multi-tool tools in all kinds of shapes and sizes from an impressive number of companies. But how many of them are actually well made? I spent months testing several models to find out, implementing them by putting together frames, slicing open packages, opening beer and wine bottles, and slicing apples. They are the ones who did their jobs in an exceptional way.
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