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#197991 - 03/14/10 02:04 PM Does anybody use this
kd7fqd Offline
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Found it at Cabelas








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#197996 - 03/14/10 03:59 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
ILBob Offline
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Registered: 02/05/10
Posts: 776
Loc: Northern IL
I bought a two pack a few months ago - $3.99 shipped I think.

http://www.meritline.com/stainless-steel-survival-tool---p-27264.aspx

Not sure they have any real utility.

BTW, I don't mean to sound like a shill, but Meritline has some dirt cheap stuff.

I also noticed this at ML the other day.

http://www.meritline.com/6-in-1-multi-to...---p-25417.aspx

Look familiar?

cabala mini multitool

I signed up for Meritline's email subscription. I get an email about once a week. Maybe once a month I buy something.
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#198007 - 03/14/10 06:28 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
wildman800 Offline
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I have a similar tool in my "work" EDC pouch. I haven't actually used it yet, but I know that the time will come.
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#198018 - 03/14/10 10:45 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
ironraven Offline
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*giggle*

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#198027 - 03/15/10 12:27 AM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
nurit Offline
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Registered: 03/27/08
Posts: 191
Loc: NYC
I bought one just to try out. But the design (exposed blade) seems like an accident waiting to happen.

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#198050 - 03/15/10 11:55 AM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: nurit]
sybert777 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/09
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Loc: 62040
They make Good strikers against the flat edge, at 90 degrees to your firesteel, I bought one and lost it so, yes but not any more!
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#198071 - 03/15/10 06:10 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: sybert777]
Alex Offline
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I have one too. Good quality steel for pry bar. Nothing really fancy in regards of other functions, but it's better than nothing and very easy to carry - in a wallet, shirt pocket, behind the lining (I'm usually carrying it in the jeans lighter pocket - completely unnoticeable and tight fit). Got it for $1 (shipped!) of eBay.

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#198083 - 03/15/10 07:27 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
Leigh_Ratcliffe Offline
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Posts: 1355
Loc: United Kingdom.
Quality can be very variable. I had one back in the 1980's. They are not bad for what they are, sadly they ain't no substitute for a small multi-tool.

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#198096 - 03/15/10 11:28 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: kd7fqd]
philip Offline
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Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 639
Loc: San Francisco Bay Area
I have one or two, but I don't know where it (they) are. I prefer my Swiss Tech micro pliers and a good knife.

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#198762 - 03/23/10 04:15 PM Re: Does anybody use this [Re: philip]
TeacherRO Offline
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I'd rather carry a SAK or small multi-tool.

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