Leatherman Tread

Architecture, graphic design, your projects.

Moderators: Calilasseia, Blip, ADParker

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.
User avatar
BWE
 
Posts: 2409

Print view this post

Ads by Google


Re: Leatherman Tread

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

Never needed one.
Myths in islam Women and islam Musilm opinion polls


"Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.” — Napoleon Bonaparte
User avatar
Scot Dutchy
 
Posts: 43007
Age: 70
Male

Country: Nederland
European Union (eur)
Print view this post

Re: Leatherman Tread

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

Well then, I don’t even know why they exist.
"Walla Walla Bonga!" — Witticism
User avatar
felltoearth
 
Posts: 11513
Age: 51

Canada (ca)
Print view this post

Re: Leatherman Tread

#24  Postby Fallible » Jun 23, 2019 3:37 pm

:lol:
John Grant wrote:They say 'let go, let go, let go, you must learn to let go'.
If I hear that fucking phrase again, this baby's gonna blow
Into a million itsy bitsy tiny pieces, don't you know,
Just like my favourite scene in Scanners .
User avatar
Fallible
RS Donator
 
Name: Alice Pooper
Posts: 48945
Age: 46
Female

Country: Engerland na na
Canada (ca)
Print view this post

Previous

Return to Technical Design and Engineering.

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 2 guests