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Leatherman Skeletool CX Multitool

    Leatherman Skeletool CX Multitool

    Go minimalist with your multi-tool! This new Leatherman combines high performance, light weight and futuristic, rugged good looks.

    • $89.95

    Item # 762082

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    • Steel handle is coated with Tungsten DLC/carbon fiber; holds a blade, needlenose/regular pliers, wire cutters, four bits/bit driver and bottle opener
    • Includes Phillips #1 and #2 bits and 3/16 in. and 1/4 in. flathead bits
    • Removable pocket clip gives you the option of clipping onto belt, backpack or car's visor; quick-release carabiner clip detaches easily
    • Secure blade is easy to open and close using the lock-release on the outside of the handle
    • Stainless-steel construction provides years of dependable service; each implement is heat-treated to optimal hardness for its function
    • Sculpted handles protect the blade and implements; perforations minimize weight
    • Compatible with the Leatherman Bit Kit, sold separately
    • Assembled in the USA with domestic and imported parts

    Made in USA.

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    Leatherman Skeletool CX Multitool Specs
    Best use
    Straight edge
    2.6 inches
    4 inches
    Tungsten-coated steel/carbon fiber
    Stainless steel
    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)
    Bottle opener
    Lanyard ring
    Wire cutter
    Hard-wire cutters

    Leatherman Skeletool CX Multitool

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    Rated 4.0208/5 based on 48 reviews
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromDisappointed Loved the design of this tool and happily bought one, then a couple of weeks later while trying to straighten a thin wire D ring, the pliers broke. This was surprising because I was using very little pressure.[...]I took it back, exchanging it for a Wave tool instead. Hopefully it'll last, though even its pliers look a little thin above the hinge...we'll see. Glad I still have my second generation Leatherman - it's bomb proof.
    Date published: 2008-08-15
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromdo not buy this it is trash my boss bought 30 for safety awards for us we all got excited but after the first weak 1/2 of the knives given out were broke by the 2nd weak i was the only one who still had there's and that's only because i never used it its trash and that's all save your $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
    Date published: 2009-12-23
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromNot all that great This tool isn't terrible but it isn't all that great. The pliers on it are pretty weak, I tried to bend a cotter pin and I could feel the jaws on the tool bend and was def fearful they were going to snap right in my hand. Had the tool for maybe a month and its starting to rust. That isn't saying much for a tool that spends 95% of the time in my pocket. I would also like to point out that the "carbon fiber" inlay is totally lame. It isn't real as far as in concerned. The "fiber " rubbed off and there is some metal underneath, it's totally weak. Either its some synthetic material over a mental piece or carbon fiber dust glued to a piece of metal, either way for a 90 dollar tool that seems like a burn. All and all its not worth the money. If you are looking for something to "look cool" maybe, but as for a rugged tool not so much. Its now on my ta do list as a return
    Date published: 2010-05-31
    Rated 2out of5
    by fromsave your money This is a nice lightweight tool, but I suggest the regular model, the only upside to the carbon is the serated blade, but there is only one strip of carbon and the rest is black steel so you might as well save your money and buy the stainless version and save some $
    Date published: 2009-01-08
    Rated 2out of5
    by fromdisappointed I bought this knife as a Christmas present for my son to use day to day and when we section hike the AT. The knife is lightweight, and functional. Unfortunately the bit for the screwdriver fell out easily and after a slip in the snow, it was lost. Also the removable pocket clip is a soft metal and bent out of shape after getting caught on a branch while hiking. Although it is supposedly removable there are no instructins how to remove it and repair it. I would recommend this only when these problems are fixed
    Date published: 2009-03-28
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromHopefully just a fluke I really like the look and feel of the CX, but I've only had it for 3 days and the clasp that holds the bits in place has lost it's spring, and now a bit. [...]It's just disappointing to pay good money for something that's supposed to be durable and last a long time just to be let down when I'm on the road with it and have nothing else.
    Date published: 2008-05-20
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromForm leading function... I used this on two backpacking trips before abandoning it in a drawer. On the plus side, it looks cool and the knife opens one-handed easily. On the downside, the knife blade "vent holes" gum up and are impossible to clean in the backcountry (limited water), the screwdriver bits are too short and can fall out, and there's no can opener. The Juice model line seems to work much better for me in the backcountry.
    Date published: 2009-06-28
    Rated 3out of5
    by frompliers are brittle I broke the pliers while working outdoors the second time I used them, expecting that they would be as durable as a typical cheap needlenose, but one of the tines snapped off. To their great credit, Leatherman very quickly sent a new replacement, but now I am reluctant to use this tool the way I had intended. I mean, everybody has one particular tool in mind when they get a multitool, and that is the pliers/wirecutter. This being a minimalist multitool, there are only a few other tools to consider: the bit driver, which does work well, and the knife, which has an excellent, versatile shape and quite a sharp blade out of the package. The bottle opener/carabiner is a nice consideration as well that deserves inclusion on subsequent versions of the Leatherman.
    Date published: 2009-12-23

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