The New Leatherman Is a Freakin’ Smartwatch Strap

It's also got 29 other debatably useful doohickeys

August 1, 2017 9:00 am

When is it Tool Time?

On Home Improvement, always, Also, if you purchase this new adapter from Best Tech Tools.

Designed to let you outfit a smartwatch or device from brands like Apple, Garmin or Fitbit with an ever-useful Leathermen Tread, the BTT Adapter is the easiest way possible to turn your old watch band into a circular tool box.

If you’re asking what a Leatherman Tread is and why you’d want one on your wrist, here’s the scoop. Produced by the same folks who created the most famous multitool in the game, the Tread is a stainless steel bracelet made of links containing up to 25 tools including Allen wrenches, screwdrivers and box wrenches.

BTT Adapter (3 images)

To be clear, you’ll have to get the Tread ($165) — and the watch for that matter — separately before you can you use the adapter, but don’t let that stop you from bulking up your wrist.

Also, since the adapter kit comes with a spring bar removal tool, you can swap your Tread out with your original band for formal occasions or transfer it to a new watch if you buy a new one.

You know what time it is.

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