A multi-tool is best described as a hand tool that can perform many functions. Now some background; I have owned a Gerber Legend for years, and I just today bought a Leatherman Wave. The Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate multi-tool is functionally the same as the *Gerber Suspension. Both multi-tools are exceptional. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Sep 21, 2000 #1. We like that the tool fits well in the hand and is always comfortable when being used. The manufacturer provides with a lifetime guarantee of quality. Nov 15, 1999. 4.7 star rating. Gerber designs and manufactures a variety of multi-tools that are designed to tackle tasks from the everyday craftsmanâs requirements, to the demands of the United States Military. GERBER Vs. LEATHERMAN What do you prefer in a multi tool and why ? Since you carry your portable universal multi tool with you, it is the only compact and versatile kit you need right there on the spot! Multi-tools could be required by anybody, for instance, plumbers, cleaners, electricians, and so on. A multi tool serves for the sole purpose of providing you with all the required tools in one package. As the name might already suggest the special Center-Drive screwdriver is the highlight of the Gerber multi-tool. 0. The Gerber MP400 is a compact sized multi-tool with a total of 12 tools, increasing its portability without sacrificing function. If youâre an outdoors adventurer, DIY-er, PC builder, or just like to be prepared for anything, you need a good multitool. Grande Finale of the Leatherman Vs SOG Shootout. Multitools come in different types and set of implements, so the best one for you is whatever fits closest to your need. As I mentioned at the beginning of the Center-Drive VS Surge video that I would do a separate comparison of the âGerber Center-drive and Leatherman Wave.â Based on that comparison review, it comes down to what end userâs needs or wants are in a multi-tool. See the shootout between Gerber's Center-Drive multitool and Leatherman's One Hand Tool (OHT) to see which multitool is best! (Read Leatherman Vs Gerber Here) With over 1100 reviews on Amazon, this multi-tool has stood the test of time by many different users. ... A removable clip which allows the user to wear their multi-tool attached to a pocket or belt loop without the use of a sheath. The Slant team built an AI & itâs awesome Find the best product instantly. I have purchased 8 (3 supertool, 2supertool200, 1blaze, 1crunch, 1wave) Leatherman tools to use and give to my children. Would like to get some input as to what tool you like and why. All of them are a must to be carried as life-savers during on rough routes and in military actions. Gerber MP600. Hereâs another face-off, this time between the Gerber MP400 Compact Sport and the Leatherman Skeletool. The Leatherman Leatherman has developed its own multi-purpose kit, which comprises of all basic instruments for commercial use. No two multitools are exactly the same across different brands, therefore doing a straight comparison is difficult. Introducing . Quite simple really- we are designers and do-ers, outdoors types and indoor types, mechanics, doctors, problem solvers and problem makers. Our detailed Pliers-Based Pocket Multi-Tool comparison of the Gerber CenterDrive Multi-Tools (2016) versus the Leatherman Surge Multi-Tool (2013). Here you will find our ultimate buying guide to choose a multi tool. A LM nor a Gerber will fix a fence (they just won't). Handles. We like the design and the materials that it is made of as well. I broke 3 of them which they replaced free of charge and that is how i ended up with 2 surge tools. Gerber MPT vs Leatherman PST - General Tool Discussion - Multitool.org We think that Gerber did a good job designing this multi-tool and the quality of construction of this multi-tool is a good example of great Gerber â¦ For this round, Gerber wins. The Leatherman Wingman continues to be the favorite because of its pocket-sized form factor and ability to handle pretty much anything you may throw at it. When it comes to Multi-Tools, Leatherman is the brand of choice amongst many EDC fans. Gear up and go further with the Leatherman Signal®. By removing the clip, the user is able to easily carry their tool in a sheath if preferred. If you are confused in choosing between Gerber MP600 vs Leatherman OHT right now, you have come to the right place. Tighten gear with the customizable bit driver and anchor your tent stakes with the built-in hammer. Center-Drive screwdriver vs Leatherman bits. The outcome of all that usage? Find out! Itâs much more durable and has more leverage than other multi-tools. Part three of the epic heavyweight showdown between the Gerber Center-Drive and the Leatherman One Hand Tool- Which one is best? 73. Sadly, I rarely carry the Gerber, hence buying the LM Wave. These two models are available under a hundred dollars. I've had the stainless steel version for years (I often go back-and-forth between the Wingman and the Sidekick in my daily carry) and this is a definite upgrade. Add to Chrome Try it now. I prefer the Gerber 600 pro scout deluxe with its saw coupler. Gerber Multi-Tool VS. Leatherman Discussion in 'Blade Discussion Forum Archive' started by Colt, Sep 21, 2000. The Leatherman Supertool was the first multitool I bought (back in '94) and I still love it, I bought the Gerber Multiplier about 4 years after I bought the Supertool, and I also like it, but not half as much as I like the Supertool. This is also one of the top multi tools offered by Gerber, giving Leatherman a run for the money. Itâs slightly smaller when closed and weighs half an ounce less. It has been in existence in long and advancements have made such tools smaller, reliable, and more functional. Leatherman Wingman Multi-Tool (832464) This is a gorgeous multitool, and I love both the look and FEEL of the black version. The design of the pliers is perfect and it distrobutes the torq in the right places so that if you are gripping extreamly hard it will not break like a leatherman will. For a solid keychain multi tool built with scissors as the main tool check out the Leatherman Micra or Leatherman Style CS. Both are great multi-tools, so you canât really go wrong with either. They are just small with 1/2 inch cutting blades. Victorinox > Leatherman or Sog > Bag of individual tools > Nothing > Gerber This is how I would rate multi-tool brands based on what I've owned. This multi-tool from the Gerber brand is a mandatory weapon for US military engineers. Both brands are extremely durable and useful in their functions. DLC coating on â¦ Well, if we really want to compare the prices, Leatherman Wave is indeed the more expensive option, but the price gap from Gerber Diesel is â¦ This multi-tool has a unique plier opening design that can be done so with just one hand to revel a host of tools internally. I suppose you all get how in this multi-tool obsession, one thing leads to another. Having just acquired Gerber Center-Drive, getting familiar with the layout of the multi-tool, it shows a lot of promises. Until the Center-Drive was introduced using a bit holder was always a little awkward. 4.4 out of 5, a solid review for a middle of the line multi-tool. But if you use the pliers/cutters heavily, your best option is actually SOG. This was the first and last gerber multi-tool I'll buy. So I need to work with it to give a fair evaluation. What kind of people would write collect and review multitools? The package includes 15 different tools. Have been looking at the PST II and Super Tool and/or Gerber 600. Here's a pic from my Gerber Multiplier vs my Leatherman Supertool. Read below our SOG vs Gerber comparison and get a better understanding of these big brands of multi tools. Some deeper background; we raise cattle (lots); tools and speed of use is important. We have compared these tools extensively, and it appears that everything else is the same. Leatherman and Gerber continue their clash in the multi-tool market, this time with Wave and Diesel. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Gerber mp600 Vs Leatherman Wave+ â The Wave+ is Leathermanâs flagship multi tool, the same as the MP600 is for Gerber. Colt. However, they definitely come with different pros and cons, so one may be a little better than the other, depending on your needs and preferences. Choose the right Leatherman Leatherman Surge vs Wave Plus Leatherman Wave Plus vs Gerber Center-Drive Leatherman Charge Plus TTi vs Wave Plus Leatherman vs Victorinox multi-tools Fast delivery from our own stock Over 12.000 products Extended return policy until 31-01-2021 Gerber Dime: Gerber use 3Cr13 stainless steel throughout the Dime, including the knife blade. Leatherman is responsible for developing the multi-tool into what it is today, while the Gerber brand is a multinational brand that makes multifunctional knives, tools, and other household products. ... Leatherman Crunch, Gerber Dime, and Leatherman Squirt PS4 do not have this attribute. Sometimes slowly. Leatherman is better than Gerber in terms of quality, design, fit and finish, tool performance...pretty much everything. I personally use Leatherman Surge at work and found it very efficient. I broke a gerber multi-plier 600, got it replaced from where I had purchased it, then broke the replacement two months later. Gerber Multi-Plier 600 is a one-handed (patented) open, stainless steel, 14 tool multi-tool. Their geared plier jaws can be flipped open with one hand, and more importantly they allow you to apply an insane amount of leverage. This multi-tool readies you for the unexpected with its fire-starting ferro rod, 420HC combo blade, and emergency whistle. Laser engraving is a great way to make your Leatherman uniquely yours, or to make any gift extra-special. Different from the butterfly fold, which is the tradition amongst multi-tools, instead the MP600 pliers slid up from inside its body. The only difference is the branding and the handles' rubber patches. Itâs also a standard butterfly open multi tool with scissors, replaceable wire cutter blades, and both a saw and included bit drivers. The holder is namely not located in the middle of the axis of the tool, like with the Wave. The tools are set inside the handle and hidden away from the inside of the hand grip. 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