[amazon asin=B003WEA45C&template=iframe image&chan=default] My son gave me a Leatherman Fuse
Multi-tool with flashlight last year for Christmas. The tool came with a nylon belt case which
may be used vertically or horizontally. The case has three pockets, one internal and two external for
The tool has a knife, can opener, bottle opener, Phillips screwdriver, two straight blade
screwdrivers, scissors, wire stripper,and a ring to attach to a lanyard. The
needle-nose pliers have a hard and regular wire cutter. The unit is only 4 inches long when closed and
when the handles are opened in line, you have 8 inch and 20 cm rulers on the outside of the handles. It
weighs 6 ounces or 170 grams. It has Zytel, a gray plastic, inserts on the handles
for comfort. All the tools lock into place. I have used it many times aboard vessels and the
last time it was used was in the airport to tighten the handle of my suitcase. I carry it in my checked
bag when flying and in my backpack when I am out on the water.
There is an optional Bit Driver accessory which is sold separately and it fits over the Phillips
screwdriver. I have not used this accessory.
The Monarch 400 flashlight uses 1 AA battery and outputs 45 lumens. Translation - it is
bright. Perfect for checking dark corners of the engine room or cockpit lockers.
For anyone looking for a gift for a boater, this might be just what you need.