Features of Skeletool CX … Elegance ve štíhlém těle Leatherman SKELETOOL CX podědil po svém starším bráchovi všechny jeho základní atributy – atraktivní design, extrémní odolnost i … Lightweight, low volume, perfect size. It quickly became my go-to tool for those odd jobs instead of using a dull screwdriver or risk my knife tip. The real benefit of the FREE P2 is the pliers open easily with one hand. But having one-hand capability is really a game changer. 1. The FREE P2 pocket clip is also removable if you want to just carry it like a pocket knife; the pocket clip on the Skeletool CX is attached with a rivet. I do miss the additional 3.25″ reach from the bit driver extender that I would sometimes carry with my Skeletool, but I don’t miss the additional clutter in my pocket. Quantity. But they’re 7 functions that people ACTUALLY use ever… Leatherman Skeletool CX: The Skeletool CX uses the same large bit driver Leatherman uses for the Wave+, Charge+, Surge, Super Tool 300, MUT and Signal. With the awl and pry tool on the FREE P2 you should never break the blade tip on your knife again. 1. Made in the USA. It's my only multitool with a pocket clip. Leatherman Wave Plus vs Skeletool – Conclusion Both multi tools are excellent handy tools, perfect for carrying around and ultra-useful in all outdoor scenarios. Awl12. Even though it is slightly larger and heavier, the FREE P2 packs additional functions that make the trade-off worthwhile. While it has a basic set of tools its a functional set. 154CM is harder steel for a sharper blade with better edge retention and also more durable with better corrosion resistance than 420HC. Small screwdriver. If you need can opener don’t get the Skeletool because it doesn’t have one. Pros: The Leatherman Skeletool is currently the 2nd best-rated multitool on our website. Leatherman carried the weight-cutting design elements into the knife blade with three holes that also serve as decoration. It is always accessible and works great. The P2 is slimmer than the P4, but the P4 changes the main blade to a straight edge, adds a dedicated serrated blade and also a saw blade. The "CX" designation indicates an upgraded blade and a sliver of carbon fiber in the handle. The Skeletool CX has only the most necessary of multi-tool features, because sometimes that's all you need. We review here Leatherman's top of the line Skeletool. Leatherman Skeletool Original, CX and RX Tools. La Leatherman Skeletool es muy utilizada por los aficionados al ciclismo y los fans de las actividades outdoor y la náutica. With a 154CM stainless steel blade, pliers, bit driver, pocket clip and carabiner/bottle opener, you’re set. The magnets are in the opposite end of the handle, just inside the tool lock release tabs, and are just strong enough to keep the handles closed but not strong enough for the magnetic field to go beyond the handles and interfere with other devices. 95. The FREE P2 blade is hollow ground and the thin profile lets it keep cutting even after the honed edge is dulled. with the pocket clip mounted on the outside handle the tool naturally swings into the seam and stays put (no pendulum in you pocket). This leather belt sheath features the Leatherman name and logo with a snap closure. Leatherman added a spring retention clip to the bit driver on the Skeletool so the bits stay locked in place. Leatherman launched the Skeletool product line in 2007 with the standard stainless steel model and upgraded CX model. Good explanation of an abstract concept. The Skeletool Original, Skeletool CX, and Skeletool RX each have slightly different tool loadouts. Leatherman Skeletool The Leatherman Skeletool is Leatherman’s Multitool’s top 5 best product. The knife blade has superior steel compared to the FREE P2 and I prefer its straight edge blade to the combination edge on the P2. Included on the FREE P2 are XS, small, and medium flathead drivers and a Phillips driver. The combo-edge knife blade opens smoothly using your right thumb and locks in place with the same frame locks that secure the other tools. Most users don’t get much benefit from a combo edge because cutting rope is a rare event for most people. I did watch the FREE P2 to see if the magnets would attract metal filings and there were a few times I noticed some on the magnets. But the took has the solid feel of a higher end Leatherman. This multitool is a lightweight 5 ounce multitool with 7 in 4 “, means-looking package tools. Originally the CX had the combo edge blade and the standard Skeletool had a straight edge blade but they switched in 2010. Combo knife blade7. Occasionally though, we manage to find a couple that are close enough that we can match them against eachother in a very fair fight- last year it was the Leatherman OHT vs the Gerber Center-Drive and it resulted in a draw. When I first got the FREE P2 in early 2019 I carried both the P2 and my Skeletool CX for a few months but since then I use the FREE P2 almost exclusively as my EDC. Leatherman was smart and beefed up the Phillips and medium flathead drivers to a 1/8″ shank thickness, matching the thickness of their proprietary flat bits. The Skeletool CX has only the most necessary of multi-tool features, with a 154CM stainless steel blade, pliers, bit driver, pocket clip and carabiner/bottle opener, you’re set. I don’t recommend the Skeletool CX as a survival knife where you will be batoning the blade, but it does work well as an EDC general purpose knife. Page of 2 Go / 2 Bookmarks; Advertisement. https://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,71214.0.html, Re: Shootout- Leatherman Skeletool vs SOG Reactor, Quote from: ThePeacent on February 16, 2018, 01:58:16 PM, Quote from: OldBoy2016 on February 16, 2018, 07:27:25 PM, Quote from: Nix on February 18, 2018, 08:10:06 PM, Quote from: Syncop8r on February 19, 2018, 02:12:00 AM, Quote from: alexTOOL on February 18, 2018, 08:11:53 PM. The Skeletool SX is just a snowboard type tool in the Skeletool series. I'm looking forward to your results. However when it comes to concluding a final winner, it would be the Wave Plus hands-down. If size and weight are at a premium, the Skeletool CX edges out the FREE P2. Leatherman Skeletoolvs CX are very similar in terms of dimensions. Leatherman FREE P2 vs Skeletool CX – Pocket Clip: Both tools are comfortable in my right pocket. Regular price £129.95. Scissors are one of the tools I use the most when I have them and simply work better than a knife blade for making precise cuts. I carry my cell phone in my left pocket leaving my right pocket for keys and my EDC multi tool. $79.95 Compare. Its lighter and slightly smaller, although most people won’t notice a difference. Not going to dress out an Elk with it, but for EDC-type tasks, it seems a reasonable length. Leatherman beefed up the shank from normal tools to 0.13 inches thick, tapered to a thick chisel point, and put a bevel on the bottom edge. While those numbers might not sound noteworthy at first glance, bear in mind that most full size multitools weigh upwards of 8 ounces. FREE™ P2 If you’re looking for maximum functionality, look no further.Designed for unmatched comfort, durability, and ease-of-use, the P2 represents decades of consumer feedback, testing, and engineering. And I like being able to tailor the 2-D drivers for a specific (anticipated) task. Ruler19. If yours does have a problem you can rely on Leatherman’s 25 year warranty to get it fixed. The other main Skeletool options have hybrid straight/serrated blades. We like that the spring action re-opens the jaws to about a 50° angle and you can manually open them further if needed. I've been in the outdoors all my life fishing, hunting, hiking and camping. The Skeletool CX: who says more is better? The Skeletool CX has only the most necessary of multi-tool features, because sometimes that's all you need. Medium screwdriver10. The upgraded blade steel gives the Skeletool CX blade better performance compared to 420HC, but the blade on the FREE P2 has 2.55 inches of sharpened edge, a quarter inch longer than the Skeletool CX. The pry tool uses the same 1/8″ shank as the Phillip driver and tapers the last 1/2″ to the medium flathead tip. History Introduced in 2013. To cut weight, Leatherman removed all the tools that only get occasional use. I never used it to carry the tool from a belt loop – not my style – but the carabiner came in handy a couple of times when I was working on a ladder. In addition to lowering the weight, the … Lightweight, low volume, perfect size. The thumb pad is double width for comfort and knurled for control. Check out our line of Skeletools including the CX and SX. Hodnocení produktu: 96% (14 recenzí). The CX has the 154CM (stainless steel) blade, the regular skeletool does not. This replacement bit features a Tungsten Carbide Glass Breaking tip on one end and a 1/4" Screwdriver on the other. I never handled a SOG, but this looks great to me. I'm liking the shootout. FREE P2 vs Skeletool CX – Wire Cutters: Both tools use bypass-style wire cutters with replaceable blades that have sections for soft wire and hard wire, but the similarities stop there. Product image 2. The replaceable blades are the same one used on the heavy-duty Surge so you can use them all you want and replace the blades if they get damaged. Knife6. Having made an effort I have had a change a mind. At first I was a bit underwhelmed by it's simplicity, it seems heavy for it's limited tool set. I note it here for completeness but it wasn’t even a minor annoyance because they always moved back in place when I opened the handles. Phillips screwdriver15. Well, they are a little longer than some other multi-tools because of the carabiner on the rear end. The extender works with Leatherman bits and any standard 1/4 inch hex bit you have. I grew up in Wisconsin with a love for the outdoors. All of the holes in the blade also weaken it – there are reports in the forums of blades breaking. This is Leatherman’s Ordering model and packed with Tang needlenose, regular Tang, the hard wire cutter, and the usual cutter. Oh, that's interesting. Lightweight, low volume, perfect size. Needle Nose Pliers2. I also like the decision to go with a drop point blade instead of the traditional Leatherman clip point. It is sturdy and the square edge makes an excellent scraper for small surfaces. The clip-point blade has a partial flat grind, a full length straight edge, and Leatherman made the knife from 154CM blade steel. How far can the Reactor jaws open one-handed? It is a great little tool that is strong enough to do whatever you need it to and we always used it for those jobs that don’t fit into a nice clean category. Namely, Leatherman presented three different versions of the Skeletool multi-tool – the CX version, the basic model and the SX one which has a diamond coated file. My only observation has been times when the tools would unfold slightly from the handle after opening the pliers quickly. The wire stripper is on the shank of the small flathead screwdriver/ruler and is a round groove with a beveled edge to score the pull off the insulation. The Skeletool CX has only the most necessary of multi-tool features, because sometimes that’s all you need. I’m looking forward to see what Leatherman does to their next iteration of the FREE P2. Ty ho s pouhými 142 gramy činí jedním z nejlehčích nástrojů své třídy. So it is more of a side note that Leatherman did not include a can opener on the Skeletool CX and just went with a bottle opener on the carabiner. The Skeletool CX was my EDC multi tool for years and is still a great multi tool for light duty work with just the essential tools that you use most. Awls are the most underutilized multi tool function so we wrote an entire article on what is an awl and how to use it correctly. They give you better materials (154CM steel) and a full straight edge. Leatherman Product #830845 Skeletool Stainless Steel combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #830849 Skeletool CX straight edge 154CM steel, Leatherman Product #831788 Skeletool SX combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #832198 Skeletool Coyote Tan combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #832199 Skeletool Green combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #832200 Skeletool Blue combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #832306 Skeletool RX fully serrated 154CM steel, Leatherman Product #832419 Skeletool Topo combo edge 420HC steel, Leatherman Product #832627 Skeletool Stainless Steel & Black Oxide combo edge 420HC steel. Our review claims it to be not only highly portable, but also caters to a top notch standard of quality! But the Skeletool has grown on me over time. The ruler is also on the small flathead tool with marking to 1 3/8″ (2.5 cm). Leatherman Skeletool mới giúp bạn quay lại với những dụng cụ cơ bản nhất…nhưng lại rất ngầu. Product image 3. User manual - 2 pages User manual - 2 pages . The sleek new Leatherman Skeletool CX gets you back to basics... very cool basics. The new elastomer springs won’t fatigue as quickly and also provide a nice haptic click to let you know the tool is fully opened. We like having options of what bits to carry and the ability to replace a damaged tip without putting our whole multi tool out of service. 4.7 out of 5 Customer Rating. Other than that though they have the same length, weight, and general layout. A Juice S2 has more tools and weighs less. Leatherman SKELETOOL ® CX Elegancia v štíhlom tele. When I ordered the FREE P2 and P4 I was just looking to see what new technology Leatherman had engineered into their tools. About the same size as a 91mm Victorinox. I've got a plain-edge Skeletool. Other than it being folded away and you have to open it when you need it, the bottle opener is just as easy to use on the FREE P2 as it is on the Skeletool. The Skeletool CX: who says more is better? Package opener16. Re: Shootout- Leatherman Skeletool vs SOG Reactor « Reply #29 on: February 19, 2018, 06:26:20 PM » While I really like the idea of these "shootouts" between two similar tools of different brands, I have to say - and maybe this is just me here - the price to … It was an easy choice for me. Leatherman heard from their customers when they sent in a tool for a blade replacement or other minor repair that they were worried the service would mess up the action they had worked hard to achieve. With the pry tool to take over the heavy duty jobs, Leatherman went with a sturdy chisel-tipped sewing awl on the FREE P2 with one beveled edge for reaming holes. I like the design of the FREE P2 pocket clip better because it puts the multi tool deeper in my pocket. You can’t see the elastomer springs, they are inside the handle pivots by the pliers, but it is easy to see the absence of the metal springs from older designs. There were multiple times where I would be working and realize I needed pliers to complete the job. If anything, the magnets help keep the filings and grit away from the pivots and messing up the action. Also See for Skeletool CX. Multi-tools are very useful, pocket knives are very useful, but is there such a thing as being able to carry the best of both world for EDC? Except for the scissors, awl and pry tool the other tools on the FREE P2 are unremarkable: Leatherman Skeletool CX – Carabiner: With the Skeletool CX you have additional carry options using the carabiner. The company is known to design products that are up to the mark. Proudly made in Portland, Oregon. With the FREE P2 all I simply pulled them out of my pocket and kept working, with the Skeletool CX I needed to put things down to get the pliers open. We are compensated for referring traffic and business to Amazon and other companies linked to on this site. Mini pry bar17. Hard Wire Cutters4. The Skeletool CX upgrades from the base Skeletool with a carbon-fiber handle insert and a DLC (diamond-like coating) on the handles. The Skeletool has just seven essential tools and packages them in a 4.2 inch, 5 ounce frame that is easy to carry with the pocket clip. Elegance ve štíhlém těle Leatherman SKELETOOL CX podědil po svém starším bráchovi všechny jeho základní atributy – atraktivní design, extrémní odolnost i … Hide thumbs . Carabiner/Bottle Opener7. The mini pry bar is a new addition to Leatherman’s toolbox and they took notes from the chisel on the Victorinox SwissTool Spirit. FREE P2 vs Skeletool CX – Pliers: The Skeletool CX pliers are compact, medium duty pliers and I enjoy using them but they are really outclassed by the FREE P2. FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $75. Multi tools have been in my pocket or on my belt for most of my life and this site is where I share what I've learned. 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