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jim_escalante
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Mar 21, 2011 13:40 |  #16

I have tried a number of multi tools. They all work in a pinch. However, the one item that I use more than any other and that is why I added one to my key ring, is an alan wrench key to remove my Really Right Stuff L bracket. I shoot with a non pro sized camera and occasionally shoot with a battery grip. The L bracket does not fit on the camera when I add the grip. Therefore, I need to remove the bracket frequently. I have not found any multi tool that has an alan wrench as part of the tool set. I may look for the Swiss Army Cybertool mentioned above! The multi tool is a great thing to have, but I never travel without my alan wrench. Happy searching.
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Mar 21, 2011 13:41 |  #17

jim_escalante wrote in post #12063256external link
I have tried a number of multi tools. They all work in a pinch. However, the one item that I use more than any other and that is why I added one to my key ring, is an alan wrench key to remove my Really Right Stuff L bracket. I shoot with a non pro sized camera and occasionally shoot with a battery grip. The L bracket does not fit on the camera when I add the grip. Therefore, I need to remove the bracket frequently. I have not found any multi tool that has an alan wrench as part of the tool set. The multi tool is a great thing to have, but I never travel without my alan wrench. Happy searching.
Jim

That's what's neat about my Cybertool. If I need to remove, or tighten, the A-S plate, it has an allen head.


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Mar 21, 2011 13:52 |  #18

I just carry a .32 myself ;)


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Mar 21, 2011 14:57 |  #19

I keep a Swiss Army 'camping' model in my bag, and I have a Leatherman micra on my keychain that lives on my belt loop at all times. It is the small model that has scissors instead of pliers.


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Mar 21, 2011 16:48 |  #20

I keep a Leatherman Micra in my bag. LINKexternal link


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Mar 21, 2011 17:38 |  #21

Leatherman wave all the way! Preferably the original model, with me on camera outings and everyday for work. Bless the 25 yr warranty!


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Mar 22, 2011 03:31 |  #22

I EDC a SOG Aegis, so thats my main knife. When I'm fishing, my Leatherman Fuse comes with me. When I'm camping, my ESEE-3 comes with. Can't wait for the ESEE-3F to come out. That will be my new EDC knife.


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Mar 22, 2011 06:25 |  #23

Jon wrote in post #12062507external link
Victorinox Swiss Army Cybertool 34external link. Even includes an Allen wrench that fits the typical A-S anchor bolt.

Yup, I have two of these. That allen key has been very useful in the past.


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Mar 22, 2011 10:51 as a reply to hollis_f's post |  #24

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Mar 22, 2011 10:53 |  #25

arentol wrote in post #12063314external link
I just carry a .32 myself ;)

Oh, I thought you prefer a lovely FORTY FIVE :lol:




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Mar 22, 2011 15:00 as a reply to post 12063215 |  #26

I can personally recommend any blade from Besh Knivesexternal link I have one of his Spec 1 Mini's and it has served me well at home, in Iraq and in Afghanistan.

If what the OP is looking for is a clean, sharp simple and above all else strong blade, these simply cannot be beaten.


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Mar 22, 2011 15:21 |  #27

Leatherman Super Tool...it's always in a bag near me, especially at work!


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Mar 22, 2011 15:41 |  #28

arentol wrote in post #12063314external link
I just carry a .32 myself ;)

If only we can CCW up here... ;)

My EDC is a Small Sebenza, a classy and "non-threatening" folder. It's compact, inconspicuous, and if you take care of it properly, will cut like butter.

For multitools, I also recommend the Leatherman Wave.

This thread makes me wanna take pics of my EDC gear. :D


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Mar 22, 2011 15:47 |  #29

I use a Microtech Halo. It's a knife designed with amatuer photographers in mind.


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Mar 22, 2011 15:57 |  #30

Indecent Exposure wrote in post #12071164external link
I use a Microtech Halo. It's a knife designed with amatuer photographers in mind.

Unfortunately, auto knifes are banned in Canada. :(

And you already know how I feel about no CCW'ing... :mad:


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