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Leatherman New Wave Multitool

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    Leatherman New Wave Multitool

    Packing a punch, the New Wave is sharper and bigger with easy-to-unlock blades and heavy-duty strength. See details

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    Item # 715771

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    Packing a punch, the New Wave is sharper and bigger with easy-to-unlock blades and heavy-duty strength.

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    Packing a punch, the New Wave is sharper and bigger with easy-to-unlock blades and heavy-duty strength.

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    Packing a punch, the New Wave is sharper and bigger with easy-to-unlock blades and heavy-duty strength.

    • Secure blades are easy to open and close using lock-release on the outside of the handles
    • Interior blades/tools rotate individually, letting you easily grab one at a time
    • Made from 100% stainless steel to provide years of dependable service; each implement is heat-treated to optimal hardness for its function
    • Includes both needlenose and regular pliers, plus wire strippers and newly designed wire cutters and hard-wire cutters that have 58% more cutting area
    • Clip-point knife, serrated knife and a saw efficiently handle cutting tasks, and are on the outside of tool for quick and easy access
    • Two bit drivers, large and small, allow you to customize your bit selection to fit every job; a 3/16-inch standard screwdriver tackles the rest
    • Includes two double-end bits: one with a Phillips #1 and #2 and the other with an extra-small Phillips and flat-tip eyeglass screwdriver
    • Diamond-covered file is designed to work effectively on wood or metal; ruler measures up to 8 inches
    • Features a can/bottle opener, and scissors that are strong enough to cut seat belts, fishing line, zip-ties and fabric
    • Compatible with the Leatherman Bit Kit, sold separately
    • Comes with nylon carrying sheath
    • Assembled in the USA with domestic and imported parts

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    Leatherman New Wave Multitool Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Camping
    Straight edge / Serrated
    Yes
    3
    (clip-point knife) 3 inches
    4 inches
    Stainless steel
    Stainless steel
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    8.5 ounces
    Knife blade type
    Locking blade
    Number of blades
    Max blade length (in.)
    Closed length
    Handle material
    Blade material
    Phillips screwdriver(s)
    Standard screwdriver(s)
    Eyeglass screwdriver
    Bottle opener
    Can opener
    Wire stripper
    Scissors
    Fingernail file
    Lanyard ring
    Wood saw
    Pliers
    Wire cutter
    Hard-wire cutters
    Ruler
    Weight

    Leatherman New Wave Multitool

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    Leatherman New Wave Multitoolis rated4.7143out of5by7.
    Rated5out of5byfromThe single go-to solutionA very versatile and useful tool; basically, it is my go-to solution at home and on the road.
    Date published: 2013-11-29
    Rated4out of5byfromVery well built multitoolVery well built multitool. Very strong / durable tool with reasonably sharp knives out of the box.
    Date published: 2013-11-14
    Rated5out of5byfromBest out thereI have owned two. One that I lost after four years and immediately bought another. It holds a great edge. Has the right tools, and is invaluable in the field and at home. Everyone should own one.
    Date published: 2013-09-10
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat multitoolI like this model of Leatherman because it is a good compromise with having almost every tool you need without being too large and heavy. Be careful not to lose the very small screwdriver bit.
    Date published: 2013-08-08
    Rated4out of5byfromWave- LeathermanThis is a very good knife with a lot of different uses. I recently took it with me on a 10 day trip to the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. The only knock on it is the blade got pretty bad rust spots while there. I had cleaned it daily and used gun oil as a protectant, but it still didn't prevent oxidation. May not be the best knife if you plan on using it in a rainforest or marine environment. Otherwise, it's a very good all-around multi-tool
    Date published: 2013-05-20
    Rated5out of5byfromThe most unappreciated giftAbout 12 years ago my parents got this for me on a trip to the Denver REI. At the time, I'd never heard of REI, nor did I fully care why they got me a Leatherman. However, it has turned out to be one of the most useful gifts I have ever received. It's functionality is remarkable. I've held many different positions in the last 12 years and there hasn't been one where my Wave didn't prove useful. I've used it as for computer repair, home repair, overt and covert security camera installation, auto repair, bike repair, and many others. I take it with me on every hiking and backpacking trip I take. I keep it handy at home to take care of quick repairs, too. It's extremely durable; I've never broken anything on it. The only downfall I've found is that it is a pain to clean.
    Date published: 2013-01-01
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat Variety of Useful ToolsI've had a variety of multitools, but this takes the cake. I honestly haven't used the full range of tools on my new Wave yet, but I just got back from a month out in Emigrant Wilderness very impressed. I mainly used the Wave for it's thin, extra sharp knife for gutting and cleaning fish. It was really, quite easy to clean, just a shake in the lake and leave it completely open to dry. I had a beater knife though, so as far as putting the Wave to the test, it really had an easy time. The pliers are very handy, scissors are remarkable, (compared to the horrible ones on other multitools), the knives are very sharp out of the box and easy to sharpen, and I rarely used most of the other tools. My friend DID break my small flat head insert trying to unlock his door, but... that's the only ware it really had and REI exchanged it no problem. Leatherman is the way to go. I put off buying one cause I couldn't "afford" it, (I'm cheap), but now I'm glad I did, as it's much better quality than the other brands I've always used.
    Date published: 2012-09-13

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