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#295653 - 04/06/20 08:59 PM Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations?
gulliamo Offline
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Loc: Denver, CO, USA
Does anyone use/carry the Gerber Center Drive (Plus has scissors and cost more)

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P56HJLX https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P56HJLX

I don't like the leather sheath that came with it... Recommendations?

Requirements: carry the tool and bits in one package.
Preferences: Preferably some other gear (e.g. small flashlight); Molle for both belt and pack carry.

Any experience with these?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001DRHFIO
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JU783PI
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DEA4RY

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#295655 - 04/06/20 09:12 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
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Leatherman fan here. I prefer the Wave, plus bit kit and extender, all of which, and more fit, in their supplied pouch.
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#295656 - 04/06/20 09:31 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
Ren Offline
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Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 239
Skinth Solutions probably makes something that meets requirements.

https://skinthsolutions.com/

But which? No idea.

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#295660 - 04/07/20 02:38 AM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: Ren]
gulliamo Offline
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OMG Ren! That link may have cost me a lot of future income. I love every one of them!

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#295662 - 04/07/20 02:04 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
KenK Offline
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The L Sheath reminded me ...

Does anyone here recall that Doug R. originally offered a very nice sheath for use with the Ritter Mk1?

I had purchased the sheath along with the Mk1 (still carried today without the sheath, though I'd carried the mini for a long time ... until I lost it, sigh). The sheath had a snap closure, and for some reason, after seeing the brand, I decided to purchase the velcro closure version of the very same sheath.

After I got it I was bothered by the loud rrrrip sound associated with opening the velcro sheath.

Soon after that a Police Commander friend of mine told me that cops NEVER use velcro closure for such gear for that very reason. Very hard to nonchalantly/silently access a knife or firearm. Lesson learned.

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#295663 - 04/07/20 02:14 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: KenK]
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Back in the dark days before pearl harbor, the military used leather pouches and holsters with stud closures : a secure and very nearly silent solution. Neither snaps nor velcro are an improvement. Another evidence of entropy.

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#295665 - 04/07/20 03:51 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
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I've known "Metropolicity," the proprietor of Skinth Solutions, on EDCForums for some number of years. My transactions with him have all been first rate, highly recommended.

My Wave+ tends to ride in a kydex belt sheath. I seem to recall buying it on eBay and I like it a lot. For the LM bit kit and extender, I've found the CountyComm Zipper Key Pouch (https://countycomm.com/collections/pouches/products/zipper-key-pouch-by-maratac) to be ideal.

I used to run the LM Molle pouch in your link -- that bag was converted to "100% TSA Safe" before the COVID-19 crisis so I don't use it any more. Rugged as all get out, highly recommended for multitool carry. But I'm not sure you'd find enough room for your bit kit.

No affiliation with any of the above.

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#295669 - 04/07/20 10:10 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
Ren Offline
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Yeah, knew of him & Skinth via EDCForums too.

Also note RAE gear have branched out to making belt sheaths for multitools other than Leatherman. Have one for the Gerber Centre Drive, but no option for a bit kit too.

https://www.raegearusa.com/store-selection-page

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#295670 - 04/07/20 10:22 PM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: gulliamo]
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The one RAE Gear sheath I bought didnít work well for me, and I sold it.

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#295740 - 04/14/20 02:58 AM Re: Gerber Center Drive Plus sheath recommendations? [Re: Ren]
gulliamo Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
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Loc: Denver, CO, USA
Originally Posted By: Ren
Skinth Solutions probably makes something that meets requirements.

https://skinthsolutions.com/

But which? No idea.

This is my question! I've emailed the site but no response...

Any other ideas?

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