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Details

  • 420HC stainless-steel blades are accessible from the outside and can be opened easily with one hand
  • Rounded handles offer a sure and comfortable grip; spring-action jaws make using the pliers a breeze
  • Features straight and serrated blades; medium, small and Phillips screwdrivers, bottle and can openers and a 1-in. ruler
  • Also includes spring-loaded regular and needlenose pliers, spring-loaded wire cutters, wire stripper, metal file, fixed lanyard ring and removable pocket clip
  • The Leatherman Sidekick multi-tool comes with a nylon sleeve and convenient carabiner accessory (not intended for climbing)

Made in USA.

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Specs

Best Use Camping
Knife Blade Type Straight Edge / Serrated
Locking Blade Yes
Number of Blades 2
Max Blade Length (in.) 2.6 inches
Closed Length 3.8 inches
Handle Material Stainless steel
Blade Construction Stainless steel
Phillips Screwdriver(s) 1
Standard Screwdriver(s) 2
Bottle Opener Yes
Can Opener Yes
Wire Stripper Yes
Fingernail File Yes
Lanyard Ring Yes
Wood Saw Yes
Pliers Yes
Wire Cutter Yes
Ruler Yes
Weight 7 ounces
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent companion tool I carry this tool with me daily. I use it frequently for work (stripping wires, cutting tape) and around the house for odd jobs. I like the non serrated blade as it sharpens easily and retains its edge. The pliers work well when needed. I rencently used the Philips screwdriver to adjust the bindings on my snowboard. The screws were extremely tight but the tool did the trick without stripping anything. I would recommend this tool for everyday carry.
Date published: 2013-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tool This is a great multitool and is my EDC knife. I like the feature that the blade is accessible while the tool is closed. The pliers are nice since they are spring opening and are helpful when using.
Date published: 2012-11-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Only Leatherman I've Ever Returned I've used Leatherman tools for decades,and have quite a collection,but this is the first one I've ever returned. I bought the Sidekick because I liked that it was in between the Wave/Charge and the Skeletool in size,had what looked like a good assortment of tools,and had a pocket clip(I also looked at the Wingman,but wanted the saw more than the scissors). Upon opening the package,I got my first disappointment. The small file did not have the diamond coated side I expected;instead it had the tiny,poorly marked ruler(I had figured the ruler would be along the backs of the handles like other LM's). I was already prepared to not like the serrated blade. It's not only small,but LM still hasn't figured out Spyderco's excellent serration pattern. Spydie blades of this size are actually effective cutters. The carabiner tool was also a let down. It has a socket for 1/4" bits,but no way to hold them in place,so it's not very useful. But the final straw was the pliers. I've pinched myself twice between the jaws and handle because of the design and spring action. And when I tried to cut a piece of bicycle brake cable,it wouldn't do it. This isn't the easiest thing to cut,but the cutters on this tool wouldn't even try;they just squashed the wire without severing a single strand. Looking closely,I found that unlike other LM's,the cutters on the Sidekick meet rather than sliding past each other. So I dug out my angle dikes,put the Sidekick back in its package,and returned it the next day. In my opinion,this tool does not meet the level of quality or usefulness that I've come to expect from LM.
Date published: 2012-01-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not a quality product I have been using this tool for 2 years now and am continually disappointed. It has completely rusted out, first of all. Before the rust built up I found the tools difficult to access quickly. I have large man hands and they are not easy to open. The tools are also very tight and get stuck easily. The blade is also not great quality, but not too disappointed at this price point. Basically, I was expecting a tool that wouldnt rust out and be useless after a year's time
Date published: 2014-08-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Tool, Marginal Sheath This tool is pretty self explanitory, but if you are looking for a tool to keep on your belt, you may wish to reconsider. The little leather pouch it comes with is not ideal unless you are just going to throw it in your pack.
Date published: 2013-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multi-tool is handy This comes in handy when needing a Phillips or flathead. I like the carabiner that can be used to keep things like keys secure. I've had it over a year and it doesn't wear fast.
Date published: 2017-03-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good tool NICE TOOL WORKS WELL
Date published: 2012-04-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from red novara divano stolen from CSUS comfortable grip belt loop neat but not very practical to use quickly
Date published: 2013-08-22
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