Leatherman Squirt PS4 Multi Tool Review – Lightweight, Small & Practical
This is taking a totally different turn when it comes to taking a look at utility knives. Leatherman is known for creating some of the best multi-tool devices in the business. In one compact handle design, Leatherman is able to pack in a variety of working features that typically include a reliable knife, along with other features like screwdrivers, pliers, wood files, scissors, bottle openers, and wire cutters.
If you are looking adding more to your daily utility carry than just a reliable working knife, the Leatherman Squirt PS4 may be just what you are looking for.
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Any Leatherman fan already loves the fact that Leatherman tools provide the ultimate means of versatility, in a tool that fits inside of your pocket. If you are new to the leatherman brand or any of their multi-tools, you will find that they are the perfect, everyday all-in-one for handling a variety of daily tasks. The applications of this Leatherman provide an endless range of possibilities and is capable of handling just about anything, including
- Opening cards and envelopes
- Opening packages
- Wrapping a gift or package
- Filing down wood
- Loosening or tightening screws
- and even opening bottles.
If you are looking for a well-rounded multi-tool that can fit in your pocket, look no further than the Leatherman Squirt PS4.
More Functionalities on one Device
This device at first glance may appear to be a little overwhelming. Your first impression of this tool may be that it looks very similar to Swiss, multifunction knife, with a slightly different look and opening mechanism. In reality, this is a totally different multi-tool than the multi-function knives that your father or grandfather used to carry around. The Leatherman brand is known for packing the most useful functions, features, and extensions into one simple, compact package.
This device includes
- Spring-action needle nosed pliers
- Regular pliers
- Spring-action wire cutters
- A knife
- Spring-action scissors
- A flathead screwdriver
- A Phillips head screwdriver
- A bottle opener
- A wood file
- And a medium screwdriver
The reason that so many people have chosen Leatherman as their go-to brand, is because it is truly the all-in-one when it comes to the type and number of tasks that is can help you accomplish.
Single Hand Use Design
If all of the features on this multi-tool weren’t enough, you will be happy to know that the using this Leatherman is even more convenient than you may think. With any other type of multi-tool, you are most likely going to have to use two hands to open one of your extensions. One hand will typically hold your tool while the other is removing the extension that you need and putting it into the locked position.
Thankfully, with the Leatherman, you only ever need one hand to access any of the implements that you need in this tool. Not only that, but it also gives you the ability to use any of the tools on this Leatherman with a single hand so that you always have one hand free.
Another feature that leatherman prides itself on is the quality of the product they are giving you, the customer. This pride and promise in their product are presented by their 25-year limited warranty. If your Leatherman is having any issues or you find that it may have some defects that came with it from the manufacturer, you can send it to the company and they will fix it for you.
Both Lightweight and Durable
You would think that for all of the metal on this Leatherman that it would be fairly weighty and cumbersome, but you may be surprised to find out that it isn’t. The Leatherman Squirt weighs in at only two ounces. It is small and light enough that you can fit it in your pocket without even knowing that it’s there. It even comes with a keyring so that you can attach this compact multi-tool to your keys and take it with you anywhere. The handle of this leatherman is built with durable metals that can stand up to rugged working conditions, adverse weather, and years of regular use.
Things We Liked
- This Leatherman model provides everything that you need in the most compact of packages. It weighs in at the astonishingly light weight of two ounces and comes with a keyring attachment so that you can take it with you anywhere.
- The versatility that this compact tool offers is virtually limitless, which makes it the perfect everyday carry to take around with you. It can do everything from helping you open boxes, wrap presents, file wood, and remove or add screws to something that you are building or deconstructing.
- One of our favorite aspects of this unique tool is that you only ever need one hand to open and use the implement that you need. You can always have one hand free while using this leatherman.
- This device includes a Phillips screwdriver, a flathead screwdriver, a medium screwdriver, a knife, spring-action scissors, spring-action wire-cutters, a bottle opener, regular pliers, spring-action needle nosed pliers, and a wood file.
- Another aspect of this Leatherman that we really appreciated was the strong warranty behind it. Under this warranty, Leatherman says that if you have any issues or defects with your Leatherman within the first 25 years that you have it, you can send it to them and they will gladly repair it for you.
Things We Didn’t Like
- It would be nice if they could have fit a pair of tweezers into this model.
- The wood file on this model is pretty weak.
FAQ – Some pre-selling Questions and Answers about the particular product
Question: What are the screws or pins that hold this device together?
Answer: This model by Leatherman is held together tightly by flat pins.
Question: Does the Squirt PS4 include a can opener?
Answer: No, this model does not include a can opener in the toolset. It does include a bottle opener though.
Comparing the Spyderco Knife to this Leatherman would be like comparing apples to oranges. They are different tools and different devices that were created for serving independent purposes.
If you are looking for the perfect, compact, everyday utility knife, then the Spyderco Manix 2 is what you may be looking for. This high quality, durable, sharp knife is easy to grip and as safe as it gets when it comes to the locking mechanism and the handle on this knife. It is really comfortable to hold and can be used easily with or without gloves. The scallops and the serrations on the knife give it a lot of versatility in terms of what it can help you cut, which makes this a great daily use knife or working knife.
The Leatherman includes a knife with it, but the primary purpose of the Leatherman is far different from that of the Spyderco knife. You probably shouldn’t expect the same kind of performance on the knife on this Leatherman when comparing it to the Manix 2, though that is not the sole purpose of the Leatherman Squirt PS4.
The Squirt is the perfect, lightweight, everyday multi-tool that can be useful in a variety of different vocations and capacities. This tool provides several different implements which give you the ability to do everything from opening boxes and wrapping presents to filing wood, cutting tape or ribbon, handling screws, clipping wire, and assisting you with a variety of other daily or weekly tasks.