From the Gulf of Maine to Antarctica
I long poo-pooed the need for a Leatherman, thinking they are heavy and bulky. However, when the woman who would become my wife and I took five months to paddle sea kayaks on an educational expedition around the Gulf of Maine, this one tool replaced most of my regular toolkit. It was used for spreading peanut butter, opening cans, trimming my beard, fixing a kayak rudder, and any number of other uses. My first trip to Antarctica, I found a dead bird with a numbered band on its leg. Enter my new Leatherman Juice and its pliers to simply remove the band so that I could later report it (turns out it was banded at a nearby research station). Now, I don't leave home without it!