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Re: Leatherman Tread

#21  Postby BWE » Jun 22, 2019 11:56 pm

zulumoose wrote:I have carried a Leatherman Wave every day that I have worn a belt for over 20 years. It has come in useful a ridiculous number of times, and everything on it still works perfectly. I have also used it for many things it was not designed for, such as levering things open (even manholes), hammering, chiselling, hanging as a plumb-bob weight, hair trimming, and many others I don't recall right now.

The price is high, but the quality and utility over time makes it well worth it.
What is missing for everyday carry is a light source and ignition source, both of which are on my keyring.
I also recently added a new leather pouch and a perfectly sized torch as a companion tool that slots onto the pouch.

The tread, OTOH, I regard as a an overpriced and rather pathetic gimmick.
The tread is like a 4x4 that has low profile rims and no ground clearance, the practicality is theoretical only.

Yeah, my multitool pocketknife has been with me for maybe 20 years and I still use it all the time. Works perfectly.
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Re: Leatherman Tread

#22  Postby Scot Dutchy » Jun 23, 2019 8:18 am

Never needed one.
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Re: Leatherman Tread

#23  Postby felltoearth » Jun 23, 2019 2:30 pm

Well then, I don’t even know why they exist.
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#24  Postby Fallible » Jun 23, 2019 3:37 pm

:lol:
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