I have had something in the region of 50 Leatherman Sideclips pass through my hands in the last couple of years as I have organised forum group buys and internet auction sales, but there was a particular version of the Sideclip that eluded me up until recently….
I’m not hugely into modifying my Leatherman tools, beyond refurbishing and restoring old beaten up tools that I pick up on the cheap. During the last week however, I seem to have been quite busy producing no less than three custom tools…
I’ve been collecting multitools, particularly Leatherman multitools for several years now and have managed to accumulate around 200 different examples so far. (I’ve started to catalogue them in my Tool Blog).
In my time collecting multitools, I have often seen reference to a tool that was discontinued many years ago, and for several reasons I never actually got one. The tool I’m referring to is the SOG Toolclip, which I believed to be an oversized, heavy and impractical tool of little interest to me.
In 2004, Leatherman unveiled an update to their most popular and biggest selling multitool, the Wave. Although the overall look and concepts of the original Wave were retained, several enhancements and improvements were made to keep the Wave at the forefront of multitool design….
The Buck X-Tract 732 FIN is Identical to the X-Tract 730, except the can opener is replaced by an excellent pair of scissors.
The Buck X-Tract 731 LED is Identical to the X-Tract 730, but for the addition of an LED light on the scales.
The Buck X-Tract 730 is the basic X-Tract model, but displays all of the unique features and benfits inherent in the X-Tract design.
The Bear Jaws 155EL is the electricians’ variant of the the Bear Jaws 155L.