Ratings Overview - Multi-tool Knife

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Leatherman Charge TTI
Leatherman Charge TTI
Leatherman has nearly 30 years of designing and building multi-tools, and the Charge series is the pinnacle of that process. In our testing, no other tool came close in overall performance. In the...  read more >
$171

Editors' Choice Award
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93
Function - 10 of 10
10
Ergonomics - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 8 of 10
8
Construction Quality - 10 of 10
10
Leatherman Wave+
With the introduction of the Wave+, Leatherman brings their top of the line design and materials to a more reasonably priced product. To step up in marginal feature and materials improvement costs...  read more >
$100

Best Buy Award
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85
Function - 9 of 10
9
Ergonomics - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Construction Quality - 9 of 10
9
Leatherman Skeletool CX
Leatherman Skeletool CX
The Skeletool is surprisingly effective. At first glance, it underwhelms. It's a full-size device with fewer than half the features of similarly scaled tools. However, it grows on you. It's elegant...  read more >
$80

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84
Function - 7 of 10
7
Ergonomics - 10 of 10
10
Portability - 9 of 10
9
Construction Quality - 9 of 10
9
SOG PowerAssist
The SOG PowerAssist S66 stacks up well in our test and presents unique characteristics. The multi-tool category is targeted at people who need to tackle repair and building tasks while away from a...  read more >
$127

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Function - 8 of 10
8
Ergonomics - 9 of 10
9
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Construction Quality - 6 of 10
6
Victorinox SwissTool Spirit X
Victorinox SwissTool Spirit X
It's very seldom that one can call a product from a company founded in 1884 a "newcomer" to the category. However, that is exactly what the Victorinox SwissTool is. Victorinox has made "multi-tools"...  read more >
$135

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Function - 7 of 10
7
Ergonomics - 8 of 10
8
Portability - 6 of 10
6
Construction Quality - 8 of 10
8
Leatherman Crunch
Leatherman Crunch
There is basically no comparable product readily available on the market. Various manufacturers have attempted multi-tools based on locking pliers, but none have had the success that Leatherman has...  read more >
$110

Top Pick Award
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Function - 7 of 10
7
Ergonomics - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 5 of 10
5
Construction Quality - 9 of 10
9
SOG Pocket PowerPlier
SOG Pocket PowerPlier
The SOG, in many ways, is average. It is slightly above average in overall score, slightly below average in price, and just a little below average in size for the full-size tools. With no other...  read more >
$73

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Function - 5 of 10
5
Ergonomics - 6 of 10
6
Portability - 6 of 10
6
Construction Quality - 9 of 10
9
Gerber Dime
Gerber Dime
We have very few complaints about the Gerber Dime. It is tiny, inexpensive, and beats the close competition in most ways. To compare it to full-size multi-tools is inappropriate, but when stacked up...  read more >
$25

Top Pick Award
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Function - 4 of 10
4
Ergonomics - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 9 of 10
9
Construction Quality - 8 of 10
8
Leatherman Wingman
Leatherman Wingman
The Leatherman Wingman is an average-sized tool with an easy-entry price. In our testing, its function and durability were above standard. It exceeds the competition with a couple externally opening...  read more >
$50

Best Buy Award
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Function - 5 of 10
5
Ergonomics - 7 of 10
7
Portability - 8 of 10
8
Construction Quality - 5 of 10
5
Baladeo Locker
Baladeo Locker
The Baladeo Locker, at first glance, is a great tool. The feature set is unique in that it has a corkscrew and included 1/4" bits. No other tool we tested has these features. Only the Top Pick...  read more >
$39

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Function - 8 of 10
8
Ergonomics - 4 of 10
4
Portability - 7 of 10
7
Construction Quality - 3 of 10
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Leatherman Squirt PS4
In our testing, the Leatherman Squirt PS4 is near the top of an important sub-category. It is the smallest in our test but has a blade that rivals some of the full-size folders. It is the lightest...  read more >
$37

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Function - 4 of 10
4
Ergonomics - 4 of 10
4
Portability - 10 of 10
10
Construction Quality - 6 of 10
6
Stanley 12 in 1
We pay close attention to the multi-tool market. We find it hard to believe that Stanley can even acquire the materials for the 84-519K for the price they sell it for. An economy of scale is a good...  read more >
$19

Best Buy Award
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54
Function - 7 of 10
7
Ergonomics - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 4 of 10
4
Construction Quality - 4 of 10
4
Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier
Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier
Gerber has a solid, successful tool here. They are up against stiff, established competition in this category, and deliver a great product. We scoured the market for the best of the best, and have...  read more >
$44

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Function - 4 of 10
4
Ergonomics - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 4 of 10
4
Construction Quality - 6 of 10
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Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Multi Tool
Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate
Testing the Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate was easy, as we have already tested this tools for a couple years now. The catch is, we tested it under a different name. The Gerber Suspension has been...  read more >
$66

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Function - 4 of 10
4
Ergonomics - 5 of 10
5
Portability - 4 of 10
4
Construction Quality - 6 of 10
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Total 14 products tested