Leatherman PocketToolX arrive in time for holidays.
Leatherman’s newly acquired PocketToolX’s range of simple, clever, pocket- and keyring-friendly multi-tools promise to be the exasperated shoppers survival tool for gifting the man who has everything…
Though Leatherman has only just announced their deal locally, it’s not really news anymore. This buyout happened earlier this year. The snippet gearheads and outdoor enthusiasts in the southern hemisphere are pricking their ears up over is Leatherman agents – Awesome Tools – are pushing to get these uber-nifty one-piece multi-tools into retail stores during November.
Leatherman will sell the new range under the Leatherman brand name but will retain the existing PocketToolX model names: The Brewzer Keychain Tool, Mako Bike Tool, the Piranha and Piranha Ti (titanium) Pocket Tools. All Leatherman’s new single-piece multi-tools will also be covered under the company’s 25-year, no-questions-asked warranty. Mop that brow.
If you don’t know what the PocketToolX excitement is about, sit down and take a deep breath. These things are flipping cool.
Here’s the lineup:
Brewzer Keychain Tool
Perfect for your keyring, The Brewzer is a stainless steel, two-in-one bottle-opener and mini-pry tool. If you’re wondering, the mini-pry tool would be used for things like opening paint tins and ripping packing tape on boxes…
Brewzer image: Moore Cutlery
Mako Bike Tool
The titanium PocketToolX Mako nine-in-one bike tool – with five box spanners, two spoke wrenches, a hex driver and bottle-opener will get lycra pant lovers hearts pulsing. Or rather calm those cardiac muscles when bicycle disaster strikes…
Piranha Pocket Tool
Available in Stainless steel and Titanium the PocketToolX Piranha would be our choice, judging from the specs and our interests. The product copy on Leatherman’s website says:
The Piranha is a single-piece, multi-purpose pocket tool constructed from heat-treated, 100% stainless steel. A built-in rubber bit holder secures full size bits. Like the fish for which it’s named, the Piranha pocket tool will help you get the job done quickly: tightening screws, loosening bolts, prying things open and popping the top on your favorite beverage. And, since you’ll barely notice this super slim multi-tool in your pocket, it’s perfect for everyday carry. It’s also TSA-compliant so there is no need to worry about it when you board your next flight.
Feast those peepers:
That’s all we know for now but rest assured we’ll try, one way or another, to get more info including pricing and the full range bring get some PocketX product hands-on and file an impressions report for you.