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Leatherman Wave

$90 leatherman.com

I just got a Leatherman Wave multi-tool, and to say I’m in love is an understatement. In the three days I’ve had it, it has left my side for no more than 15 minutes at a time. In addition to the two outer blades (serrated and normal) that can be deployed in seconds using only one hand, there’s a diamond-coated file and a saw.

Inside, you find not only the standard pliers (which are beautiful all by themselves) but also two bit drivers (large and small), a bottle opener, a ruler, and more.

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