Leatherman is a reputable brand when it comes to providing quality and durable multi-tools for everyday use. Among its series of products are the Leatherman Mut and Leatherman Mut EOD, which both have a unique construction approach as well multiple uses. The two tools are sturdy and include a variety of general use tools, alongside special tools for caring for the M16/AR15 line of assault rifles. In both tools, the most usedand prone-to-wear parts can easily be replaced I the field with a Torx T8 bit. Nonetheless, despite sharing these characteristics, the tools have a number of differences that set them apart.
The first difference between the Leatherman Mut and Mut EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) can be found in the features. While the Mut has 16 different tools, the Mut EOD has 15 tools. With the Mut, you need to open the tool before retrieving the tool of choice. However, with the Mut EOD, you can access some tools when the tool is still in a folded or closed position, as it mimics the operation of a pocketknife. Therefore, the Leatherman Mut EOD offers faster operation as retrieval of tools is simple, without need to open up the tool first.
The other difference between Leatherman Mut vs Mut EOD is that while the Mut includes a regular needle nose combination pliers and hard wire cutters, the Leatherman EOD has in place ‘military performance spec cap’ crimpers and fuse wire cutters. Additionally, the Mut features a firearm disassembly punch while the Mut EOD has a replaceable C4 punch.
|Name||Leatherman Mut||Leatherman Mut EOD|
|Key Features||- FEATURING 16 TOOLS
- Every feature on the MUT can be opened and operated with one hand
- Conveniently store Leatherman tool bits in the handle of the MUT for easy access in the middle of a job, or for safe keeping when not in use||- FEATURING 15 TOOLS
- The MUT EOD features tools that are accessible while the tool is in its folded or closed position, mimicking the functionality of a pocket knife
- Conveniently store Leatherman tool bits in the handle of the MUT EOD for easy access in the middle of a job, or for safe keeping when not in use|
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Besides the few differences, both tools perform optimally and include a variety of handy tools. Since the Mut EOD is an improvement of the Mut, it seems to be the better choice. Nonetheless, the upgrade is minor and does not make the Mut any less of a performer.