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Leatherman: Surge or Wave? Answered

Ok, so I want to buy a Leatherman. I have narrowed the choice down to the Surge or the Wave. The Surge has more tools, but you cannot have the file and the wood saw at the same time. The Wave has both. I am swaying towards the Wave at this moment, do any of you have Leathermans and would recommend a certain one?


I didn't like the look of the plastic handles on the Blast.

I use a Juice, which is slightly smaller.

Of your choices, I think I'd go for the Surge, and splash out on a pouch as well - mine has contributed to more than its fair share of holes in pockets.

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Thanks, I'll have a look at the Juice.

A surge would be better for greatest tools, Wave for good # of tools and mobility. A Juice Xe6 would be best for mobility.