Jul 03, 2017Leatherman Skeletool CX

Leatherman Skeletool CX multi tool with original box (color photograph)
Leatherman Skeletool CX Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

My new everyday carry knife / multi-tool.

The Leatherman Skeletool CX weighs less than my Milwaukee Fastback, or Swiss Navy knife. It has a carabiner and pocket clip – which was a must-have for me. The tools include pliers, side cutters, screwdriver (Phillips and flat bits) and, of course, a bottle opener.

The only tools I miss from my Swiss Navy knife are the marlinspike, tweezers, and toothpick.

I like how the blade can be deployed and put away single-handed. I’m also impressed so far with the build quality. Though, it is all a little tight at the moment. We’ll see how it frees off with time.

Copyright © 2017 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

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