While there’s a variety of different multi-tools that a person can choose from, there are few that can stand shoulder to should with Leatherman multi-tools. They are considered by many people to be the top pliers-based tools that can a person can own. Which is probably why they are carried by everyone from construction workers to craftsmen to survival enthusiasts.
And while there are a ton of different models out there, and everyone thinks the one they like is the best Leatherman, I have gone ahead and selected ten models that, in my humble opinion, I feel are the best Leatherman models available. Sure, as this company continues to crank out great tools, this list will probably change but for right now, it’s my definitive top ten.
10. Raptor Shears With Holster
Designed to be a useful tool for medical professionals or anyone else who may need specific tools for survival. The Raptor comes with 6-different tools which each have a very specific function. It has a pair of folding medical shears that are made from 420HC stainless steel and is strong enough to cut through clothing, a ring cutter, a strap cutter, an oxygen tank wrench and a 5-cm ruler. It also has a carbide glass breaker that can be used to break automotive glass in emergency situations. It can be hooked to a belt, used with a pocket clip or attached to a lanyard.
9. Squirt PS4 Multitool
The Squirt PS4 might be small, with a total closed length of 2.25-inches and weighing only 2-ounces, but it does have a variety of tool which makes it useful for everyday use. This tool comes with 9 different tools which include a file, pliers, a knife, wire cutters, scissors, a bottle opener and a screwdriver, among others. It can be opened with only one hand and is designed to be durable and able to hold up to regular use. On top of that, it’s back by this company’s 25-year warranty in which they’ll fix any tool they’ve manufactured and has broken.
8. Skeletool CX 830850 Multitool
With a closed length of 4-inches and a weight of 5-ounces, this tool is as easy-to-use as it is useful. It’s manufactured using stainless steel that covered with a Tungsten DLC coating and has a carbon fiber handle scale. This tool can be quickly and easily opened with just one hand and comes with a number of different tools which make it useful for a number of jobs. This simple tool is designed to be minimalistic and only has a bottle opener/carabiner, pliers, a steel blade and a universal bit driver. And like all tools by this company, it’s backed by an impressive warranty.
7. Skeletool Stainless Steel Multitool
With a minimal design that’s supposed to be as compact and lightweight as it is versatile, this tool has all of the features that a user needs it to have without anything they don’t. Its pliers can be used as needlenose pliers, regular pliers, wire cutters and hard-wire cutters, and a universal bit driver is incorporated into the handle. This tool has bit storage in the handle, has a stainless steel 420HC blade, and has a carabiner/bottle opener. All in a tool that only weighs 5-ounces and has a closed length of approximately 4-inches. This makes this a useful tool for anyone who needs a variety of tools with them but doesn’t have a lot of room to store them.
6. Wingman Stainless Steel Multitool
Anyone who needs a multitool with a large variety of different tools may want to check out the Wingman. It has 14 different tools in its collection, which includes such tools as pliers, a knife, a package opener, bottle opener, wire strippers and wire cutters, a can opener, a ruler, screwdrivers and a ruler, among others. This tool can be easily opened with one hand and has a locking blade that stays in place while it’s being used. This makes this tool ideal for homeowners, craftsmen or anyone else who may need a number of different tools during their day.
5. Sidekick Multitool With Black Nylon Sheath
Easy to open and use with just one hand, the Sidekick is a multitool that has a number of excellent tools built into it and is ideal for just about anyone. It’s made out of stainless steel, has a closed length of 3.8-inches and only weighs around 7-ounces. It has 15 different tools which include pliers, knives, a small screwdriver, wire cutters and needle nose pliers. Backed by the company’s 25-year warranty and made of high-quality components, this tool is capable of lasting a lifetime with proper care and maintenance.
4. Micra Keychain-Sized Stainless Steel Multitool
Although the Micra is small, with a closed length of 2.5-inches and a weight of 1.8-ounces, it still is designed to the same design standards as other multitools manufactured by this company and comes with ten very useful tools. Some of the tools which can be found on this tool include a flat head screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver, a nail cleaner, ruler, spring action scissors, tweezers, and a bottle opener. All of these tools make this unit helpful for dealing with anything from a splinter to a broken fingernail and is a useful personal care item to keep around.
3. Surge Multitool With Nylon Sheath
Designed as one of the largest multi-tools in the company’s arsenal of multi-tools, this device contains twenty-one awesome tools that a person could use for a wide variety of different tasks. Some of the tools which can be found in this include small and large screwdrivers, a bottle opener, can opener, a large bit driver, diamond-coated file, stranded-wire cutters, a saw, needle nose pliers, regular pliers, an electrical crimper, a wire stripper, spring-action scissors and a 420HC knife, among other tools. And it also has a stylish nylon sheath.
2. Wave Stainless Steel Multitool With Leather Sheath
This Wave multi-tool is not only made of high-quality stainless steel and is sold with a stylish leather sheath, but it also contains 17 innovative tools in it. Some of these tools include small and large bit drivers, a wood/metal file, a 420HC knife and serrated knife, wire cutters, wire strippers, regular and needle nose pliers, a saw, spring-action scissors, a ruler, and a bottle opener. And as a measure of its quality, this tool is backed by a twenty-five-year manufacturer’s warranty that ensures the buyer that if it breaks during this time period, the company will fix it.
1. Super Tool 300 Stainless Steel Multitool With Leather Sheath
Equipped with the strongest pliers ever produced by this company and with 19 invaluable tools built right into it, no wonder it’s called the Super Tool 300. It has large size cutouts that make it easier to handle with gloves and has hard, stranded and regular wire cutters that are removable so they can be resharpened when needed. The other tools which can be found in this multi-tool include a 420HC knife, an awl with thread loop, small screwdrivers, medium screwdrivers, a can opener, bottle opener, metal file, large screwdrivers, a ruler and a saw. All of which makes this tool useful for everyone from craftsmen to handymen.