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The PST is the original Leatherman tool. Packs a dozen essential tools into one compact package. Continual improvements have enhanced screwdriver performance and added a hard-wire cutting notch. Comes in standard or black finishes and a cap-crimper model. Tim Leatherman's original invention is as handy as ever.

PST® Tools

  1. Ruler (8 in | 19 cm)
  2. Awl
  3. Bottle Opener
  4. Can Opener
  5. Hard-wire Cutters
  6. Large Screwdriver
  7. Medium Screwdriver
  8. Needlenose Pliers
  9. Phillips Screwdriver
  10. Regular Pliers
  11. Small Screwdriver
  12. Wire Cutters
  13. Wood/Metal File
  14. 420HC Blade

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PST
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Compact/easy to carry (6)
  • Durability/quality (6)
  • Functionality/number of features (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Strength (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • On the job (6)
    • Maintenance & repair (5)
    • Outdoor activities (camping/hiking) (5)
    • Fishing (4)
    • Home improvement/do-it-yourself (4)
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    4.0

    Everything I need

    By Sarge

    from Ontario, Canada

    About Me Aircraft Maintenance

    Pros

    • Compact/Easy to Carry
    • Durability/Quality
    • Functionality/Number of Features
    • Lightweight
    • Strength
    • Versatile
    • Warranty

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fishing
      • Gifts
      • Home Improvement/Do-It-Yourself
      • Hunting
      • Maintenance & Repair
      • On the Job
      • Outdoor Activities (Camping/Hiking)

      Comments about PST:

      I've been using this tool for the last 27 years, and while I've tried newer versions I always go back to this one. It has the right combination of tools without going overboard like many models, is lightweight and durable. The needlenose pliers are precision enough for picking up small objects and I regularly use them to gently remove tiny lightbulbs from switchlights. It takes a bit of practice to get used to using the screwdrivers without them folding closed, but it can be done. The file is very handy for taking burrs etc off rough items.
      I think what I like best about it is it's simplicity. So many of the other models are overkill when it comes to the tools you need everyday.

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      5.0

      Still a great tool!

      By Tom from Cleveland

      from Cleveland, Ohio

      About Me Construction Project Mgr, Gardener, Handyman, Outdoorsman

      Pros

      • Compact/Easy to Carry
      • Durability/Quality
      • Functionality/Number of Features
      • Lightweight
      • Strength

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Fishing
        • Home Improvement/Do-It-Yourself
        • Maintenance & Repair
        • On the Job
        • Outdoor Activities (Camping/Hiking)

        Comments about PST:

        I think I received mine in 1994, for Christmas, from a family member, after putting on my wish list. From day one, the PST was a life-changer. The knife is well made and sharp -- far more useful than my old scout-type jack knife. A Phillips screw driver is a must have, for the obvious reason that most screws seem to be Phillips. I'll confess that the large and medium regular screw drivers don't get much use since I rarely run into a screw of that sort. But would you believe that the small regular screw driver works on eye glasses screws? I'd have never believed it, but I tried it out of desperation once about a year back and it was a perfect fit! I was always a big awl-user, even with the old jack knives, and the PST's awl is a good one. The small size is the PST's most useful feature because if it wasn't so small, I probably wouldn't carry it as often as I do, though I'm tempted by the additional tools of the larger models. Sure, the PST's handles can be a wee bit tough on the hands, but it would be a lot tougher without the PST. All that said, the PST is definitely not your main survival knife for TEOTWAWKI, but I'd certainly want to have it with me under such circumstances because, just as on a repair job or weekend outing, while you might have heavier duty tools with you, in many cases if you you have the PST in your pocket, you won't need anything else. The only con I can think of (gotta have one, eh?) is the lanyard set up. I was never able to get that working and the small split rings I bought at a Florida fishing supply house snapped off because of the tight angle, so I stopped trying. I don't fish from aboat or use a bosun's chair, but the time might come when a lanyard is needed.

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        5.0

        Best invention yet,still got mine

        By Tim'llfixit

        from Oswestry Shropshire United Kingdom

        About Me Do-It-Yourselfer, Mechanic

        Pros

        • Better Than Competetion
        • Compact/Easy to Carry
        • Durability/Quality
        • Functionality/Number of Features
        • Lightweight
        • Strength
        • Versatile
        • Warranty

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Improvement/Do-It-Yourself
          • Hunting
          • Maintenance & Repair
          • On the Job
          • Outdoor Activities (Camping/Hiking)

          Comments about PST:

          I was given this tool by my local well known tool supplier as we had replaced a huge tool kit that had been stolen.What a gift!I have never been without a Leatherman tool since. I was in Africa on a hunting trip and a friends shotgun mechanism jammed on day one of a two week trip,I managed to strip and repair it in the middle of the bush using only my trusty PST.Moved on to a Charge Ti now but still have the PST.

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