Top 5 multi-tools to replace your toolbox
A toolbox in your pocket? Sounds like a fairy-tale. Right? Well, it is possible! You, of course, can't literally fit a toolbox in your pocket. There are, however, a lot of multi-tools that come close!
They are namely sometimes enhanced with 40 functions. Ideal for use at home or around the house. After all, why would you move back and forth when you can carry everything in your pocket? Incredibly practical if you are three meters high on a ladder and suddenly realize you have forgotten your pliers or screwdriver. But which multi-tools can actually replace your toolbox? To make the choice as easy as possible we listed five of the best multi-tools that can replace your toolbox.
Victorinox - SwissTool Spirit Plus - Nylon sheath
A multi-tool for at home may radiate some class. After all, these multi-tools don't have to look tactical like a multi-tool for professional use. That is where the Victorinox SwissTools come into play. These gentleman's amongst the multi-tools look amazing and are incredibly practical. With 40 functions the SwissTool Spirit XC Plus is one of the most versatile tools in our range. Yes. 40 functions! This SwissTool can handle any task. The mini ratchets are what make the SwissTools so unique. They fit in the belt sheath next to the multi-tool and will make your life a whole lot easier!
SOG PowerPlay & 12-piece bit set Multitool PX1001N-BX
The SOG PowerPlay, like the SwissTool Spirit XC, comes with a nylon belt sheath with a bit set. The tool missing, however, is the ratchet. SOG namely added this to the head of the multi-tool! When closed you can put the bit in a slot in the top part. A magnet keeps the bit in place to make sure it won't fall out during use. Incredibly clever! As such you will never lose anything during use.
Gerber Center-Drive multitool, 31-003173N
To continue with the bit 'theme': there is another multi-tool that excels in this department. The Gerber Center-Drive! It is remarkable to see that each brand has its own approach. Gerber decided to attach an arm to the multi-tool that contains the bit. Just like with the SOG this bit is kept in place with a magnet. Because this arm locks when opened you can easily continue your work. Even tightening screws in narrow corners is a piece of cake because of this arm. However, this is not the only thing that makes the Center-Drive so unique. With the sliding mechanism you can easily one-handedly slide the head of the multi-tool from the handle. As such you can even get the job done with one hand.
Leatherman Charge Plus TTi multi-tool, nylon sheath
One of the most premium multi-tools to replace a toolbox is the Leatherman Charge TTI+ Plus. The scales, for instance, are made from titanium and the blade is made from CPM S30V steel. A premium type of steel that retains its sharpness well. The Leatherman Charge TTI+ Plus is a multi-tool you can proudly use and carry with you on a daily basis. As a result carrying out tasks in and around the house will be something to look forward to!
Leatherman Crunch, leather sheath
The Leatherman Crunch is a unique multi-tool in this list. The first thing you notice is the strong pair of pliers. With this foldable pair of pliers you will never have to go looking for it because you will always have it close. Bolts and nuts are not a problem for the Crunch which makes it perfect for the more demanding tasks. The beak of the pair can open 25 mm wide and the handle is enhanced with a 1/4 bit slot. In addition, the Crunch contains the most important standard tools such as a knife, file, screwdriver and much more.