Multi tools are really great tools in the world. The person who comes up with this idea should get an award. It doesn’t only make our life better and more convenient, It also makes things easier than ever before. The main features of multi tools are easy to carry, easy to use, and useful in most urgent situations.It can be used in numerous emergency situations like cutting wire, bottle opener, scissors and many more functions. You can use it while you are travelling, cycling, biking, working in a metal area, or even agriculture and just for emergency preparation.
There are two familiar brands we can look into for multi tools. The first one is Gerber, a brand and or company coming from Portland, USA. Their products are more focused on the expert user and often offer hard skill products for hunting, military and tradesman. Apart from multi tools, they also provide products like knives, cutting tools, and some other equipment. Each of them offer various types. Like knives, It has folding, fixed, assisted, and automatic. While for cutting tools, they have axes, machetes, and scissors. They also have sheaths, kits, breaching tools, and accessories.
On the other hand, there’s a brand or company called leatherman, they are also based in Portland, USA. But their target seems for different users. They don’t only provide multi tools but also wearables, knives, pocket tools, and some accessories. Just like Gerber, they provide different types of tools as well. They have tread and tread links for wearables, combo and straight for knives, general, hunt, skate, and many other types for pocket tools, also sheaths and hardware for accessories. Now, let’s see for multi tools, which brand will suit your requirements better and more importantly affordably and long lasting. Let’s pick the most basic tools which everyone needs as their emergency preparation. Dime from Gerber and Style PS multi tools from Leatherman.
What Gerber Dime can offer you with?
Dime is one of hundreds of products of Gerber. It’s multi tools with 12 tools in it, butterfly opening type and easy to carry for emergency preparation. You don’t have to prepare any specific or larga space of storage to store these tools as It’s already being equipped with a keychain so you just simply hang in your bags or your wallet. It’s equipped with 12 tools, but It’s very handy because It’s made with a simple concept to start with plus a value of always being prepared. Read also: Leatherman Micra vs Gerber Dime.
Gerber Dime will give you a lot of great features like wire cutter, tweezers, crosshead, and medium flat. You can use it as blade and retail package openers. It is equipped with sturdy stainless steel construction, and needle nose spring- loaded pliers as well. The design is genius, It’s so handy if you fold it. In one multi tools, you can have needle nose, tweezers, retails package opener, file, spring loaded pliers, bottle opener, scissors, small flat head driver, wire cutters, fine edge blade, medium flat head driver, and lanyard. How amazing the tool isn’t it!
| ||Gerber Dime||Leatherman Style Ps
|Product Dimensions||2.75 x 4 x 0.6 inches|
|3.1 x 2 x 1.3 inches
|Shipping Weight||2.2 ounces|
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What Leatherman Style PS Multi Tool can offer you with?
Style PS Multi Tools comes with a travel friendly kit for your convenience and easy use whenever necessary. Same with Gerber Dime, It’s also available in keychain mode and equipped with many useful tools. Following the name, PS Multi Tools are provided with three different colors, black, blue, and red. So for you girls, If you prefer a more feminine color, then you can choose either blue and red. The way It’s being folded is more handy than Gerber Dime but It’s not a big gap.
Leatherman Style PS Multi tools has 3 main features which are key ring holes as mentioned before, travel friendly for you to carry, and has outside accessible features. But not like Gerber dime who has 12 tools in one, Leatherman Style PS has only 8 tools. It consists of spring action needle nose pliers, spring action regular pliers, spring action wire cutters, spring action wire scissors,flat/phillips screwdriver, tweezers, nail file, and bottle opener. For your additional information, Leatherman Style PS is made from glass-filled nylon , and stainless steel materials.
Gerber Dime vs Leatherman Style Ps
- Sturdy stainless steel construction
- Compact, lightweight size fits perfectly in pocket - a daily companion for any task
- 10 tools: Needle nose spring-loaded pliers, Wire cutter, Fine edge blade, Retail package opener, Scissors, Medium flat driver, Crosshead driver, Bottle opener, Tweezers, File
- Convenient, easily accessible butterfly opening
- TRUSTED TRAVEL-TOOL: The ultimate pocket-sized multitool for travel, campsites and life on the go; Made with stainless steel and glass-filled nylon
- BUILT FOR FUNCTIONALITY: Includes all the necessities, from spring-action needlenose and regular pliers to spring-action wire cutters and scissors, screwdrivers, combination carabiner and more
- OUR GUARANTEE: We’re proud to stand behind every product that leaves our factory in Portland, Oregon; That’s why we offer our 25-year warranty, so you can be confident your Leatherman lasts a lifetime
- TSA COMPLIANT: Your Style PS is compact, lightweight, key-ring friendly, TSA-compliant and always within reach when you need it
Which products are the most suitable for you?
We have compared them in terms of main features and the availability of the tools in one set. Now, let’s look at the price. Surprisingly, Gerber Dime with more tools in one set is cheaper and more affordable than Leatherman Style PS. Gerber Dime with 12 tools costs you only $23 or 350,000 IDR while Leatherman Style PS with 8 tools costs you around $35 or 520,000 IDR. So you know which is the best for you, right? Yes, for simple and emergency preparation, It’s better to choose Gerber Dime over Leatherman Style PS. It’s more simple, convenient, has a lot of tools, and more importantly offers a more affordable price.