Leatherman http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman/reviews en-GB Leatherman Skeletool CX http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman-skeletool-cx/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This multi-tool wouldn’t look out of place on Batman’s utility belt – and if the Dark Knight hasn’t got one already, he should </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="526" height="239" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/SkeletoolCXw2.JPG?1364299492" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Leatherman has long been a multi-tool master, and with the Skeletool it has pared down the folding pliers format to perfection.</p> <p><strong>Cutting edge</strong></p> <p>The first tool on tap is the knife, which is accessible without folding open the arms. The knife blade is scarily sharp and has a combo leading straight edge and a serrated rear. </p> <p>The blade has a thumb-tip hole on the back edge so you can flip it open with one hand and a simple thumb-press lock means it will close with just one hand, too. </p> <p><strong>Sci-fi looks</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £80.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A very basic, lightweight multi-tool, but the essentials are here and the sci-fi looks only improve its desirability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/leatherman-skeletool-cx </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman-skeletool-cx/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman-skeletool-cx/review#comments Leatherman Skeletool CX Sport Wed, 22 Apr 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12373 at http://www.stuff.tv Leatherman Multi Tool http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman/leatherman-multi-tool/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This Leatherman is the Rolls Royce of multi-tools: function and form in perfect harmony. Take it camping and you’ll beat Mears at his own game… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1018" height="1161" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/SURGE_FANNED_0.jpg?1364300389" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>There are a garden shed load of multi-tools on the market. Not all of them are up to the job, but the Leatherman AL certainly is. It's the best camping tool since cavemen invented the flint axe. </p> <p>Pretty fly (for a multitool)<br />It has an impressive list of tools built around Leatherman's signature set of fold-out pliers. None of these tools are superfluous to requirements and all the right one for the job – you can saw wood for the fire, gut fish, open cans, slice, screw, file, snip or clasp.&nbsp; </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £125.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Even a poor workman couldn't blame this. The right tool for nearly every job a camping trip could throw at you </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/leatherman-multi-tool </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman/leatherman-multi-tool/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/leatherman/leatherman-multi-tool/review#comments Leatherman Multi Tool Sport Sat, 29 Sep 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 7719 at http://www.stuff.tv