The Best Multi-Tool for Every Job

Leatherman Wave Plus Multi-Tool

Editor's Choice

The Leatherman Wave Plus continues to exceed our expectations year after year. Though it doesn’t pack the same bells and whistles as some of its multi-tool siblings, the Wave Plus offers a balance of quality and cost that justifies its overwhelming popularity.

Gerber Armbar Drive Multi-Tool

Best Driver

Most multi-tool designs try to pack a slim profile with as many tools or functions as possible. For this reason, the Gerber Armbar Drive is a refreshing departure from the norm. Featuring only eight tools and weighing a mere 3.1 ounces, the Armbar Drive sheds unnecessary functions, guaranteeing it will fit comfortably in your pocket.

Leatherman Free P4 Multi-Tool

Easiest One-Handed Operation

To improve upon the Wave’s award-winning design, the engineers at Leatherman went back to the drawing board for five years. In 2019, they unveiled the Leatherman FREE collection — a series of Leatherman multi-tools, each designed to operate effortlessly with one hand. at the top end of the new lineup, you’ll find the FREE P4.

Gerber Dime Keychain Multi-Too

Best Keychain Multi-Tool

It would be wrong to compare the Gerber Dime to most full-size multi-tools. After all, it only weighs a shade over 2 ounces and occupies as much space as a Bic lighter. But when we compare the Dime to similar keychain-size multi-tools, it continues to surprise and charm.

Victorinix Swiss Champ Army Knife

Best Survival Toolset

To discover multi-tool functionality in a pocket knife presentation, consider the Victorinox Swiss Champ pocket knife. As the ultimate SAK (Swiss Army Knife), the Swiss Champ boasts a staggering 33 different functions, making it one of the most versatile pocket knives available.

SOG Powerpint Multi-Tool

Best Value

With 18 tools and a price tag under $50, the SOG Powerpint is a tough bargain to beat. And it’s no slouch, either. The needle-nose pliers deliver compound leverage to amplify squeezing force, and most of the tools are accessible from the outside.

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