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What did you use your Leatherman for today? 200267

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3060 on: April 30, 2018, 01:22:31 PM »
a quick trim and a shave....same thing i do each morning!
there isn't much that you can't do with a Surge!

as long as you don't try to do Surgery with your Surge  :ahhh :D

A proper sharpening may be required, but who knows really

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3061 on: May 19, 2018, 04:37:36 PM »
Today the Surge helped me fixing the electric window on the front left side of our only car :tu:

Some torx screws were quite a bit recessed.
Good I've got the bit-adapter.











Extracted the control module for the motor located where I drew the orange lines...



... opened it...



... and found some corrosion at the contract pins...



Cleaned them and put all back together.
And it works again  :ahhh

I'm kinda' proud now  :angel:

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3062 on: May 19, 2018, 05:29:35 PM »
Nicely done Matt !  :tu:
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3063 on: May 19, 2018, 05:41:15 PM »
Excellent job MTMatt :cheers: :like: :like:

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3064 on: May 19, 2018, 06:24:15 PM »
Thanks guys  :cheers:
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3065 on: June 05, 2018, 06:29:27 PM »
Re-wired some built in speakers and used the Wave for opening boxes, unscrewing the cover plates and cutting the wires. For stripping the insulation of the wires a dedicated tool just works better, especially if you need to do it 20 times.
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3066 on: June 05, 2018, 06:31:12 PM »
Good work guys

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3067 on: June 11, 2018, 01:04:10 PM »
And there it is, a spoon. Maybe could use handle still. Well that can be tricky for my skills.

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3068 on: June 14, 2018, 08:47:47 PM »
Used the bottleopener on the squirt, a bit small but does the job

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Sr. Member Posts: 411 Another day, a whole 'nother set of possibilities
Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3069 on: June 14, 2018, 10:10:22 PM »
Well some heavy fabric got sucked up into our lawn mower so I had to cut it and pull it out. Here are some pics

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Sr. Member Posts: 411 Another day, a whole 'nother set of possibilities
Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3070 on: June 14, 2018, 10:15:36 PM »
As you see from the above pics my Jeep's jack couldn't raise the mower high enough so I could get under the deck and see what all was going on so I configured a (somewhat safe) ramp

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Sr. Member Posts: 411 Another day, a whole 'nother set of possibilities
Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3071 on: June 14, 2018, 10:16:58 PM »
And as they used to say on Full House. Cut. It. Out!

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3072 on: June 14, 2018, 10:20:00 PM »
And of course the trusty Rebar's serrated blade made quick work of the heavy foam and fabric  :hatsoff:

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3073 on: June 16, 2018, 07:59:06 PM »
And of course the trusty Rebar's serrated blade made quick work of the heavy foam and fabric  :hatsoff:

I love the Rebar!  That serrated blade has gotten me out of more jams than I can count.

Sean

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Sr. Member Posts: 411 Another day, a whole 'nother set of possibilities
Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3074 on: June 18, 2018, 12:11:46 AM »
And of course the trusty Rebar's serrated blade made quick work of the heavy foam and fabric  :hatsoff:

I love the Rebar!  That serrated blade has gotten me out of more jams than I can count.
With some jobs a plain edge knife just wont cut it!

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3075 on: June 21, 2018, 10:09:17 PM »
I got tired of getting poked in the leg with my can opener on my keychain. I saw a video on YouTube showing how to take care of the problem. I took apart an earbud and used the tiny magnet to hold my can opener closed when not in use :tu:
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3076 on: June 22, 2018, 12:52:10 PM »
clever use effjay!  :multi:

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3077 on: June 22, 2018, 06:49:29 PM »
I was helping my GM move new couches into some of the suites in our Hotel yesterday, and we forgot to grab a doorstop from Housekeeping so I opened my Rebar and wedged the pliers under the door.  Worked perfectly!  I also had to use the phillips to remove the temporary feet from the new sofas so they'd fit through the doors. 

You wouldn't think I'd need a Leatherman as a Sales Director but I use mine all the time here. 

Sean

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3078 on: June 22, 2018, 08:35:49 PM »
clever use effjay!  :multi:

Thanks.  :cheers: It was an ultra light duty day for the Wave  :D
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3079 on: July 20, 2018, 04:33:39 AM »
Needed to change the brake pads on my ‘02 Kawasaki ZRX1200 tonight. Getting the pins that hold the pads in the calipers was good case for my ST300 and Crunch.






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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3080 on: July 20, 2018, 11:52:43 AM »
Many excellent uses gents :salute: :like:
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3081 on: July 24, 2018, 08:27:04 PM »
I went around the house taking apart doorknobs and lubing them. Also made sure every last screw in my house was properly tightened.

Some knob ended up overtightening this dimmer, bending the tabs of the bracket. Had to take apart the switch, clean it and reassemble. Straightened everything and slapped a new plate on it. Now to address the knob shaft that got sheared off... 

:facepalm:

~CsB
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3082 on: July 24, 2018, 08:28:25 PM »
Nice, my pics are sideways  :P

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3083 on: July 24, 2018, 09:02:14 PM »
 :dd: :like:

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3084 on: July 24, 2018, 10:20:15 PM »
Used my skeletool and a lighter to replace a piece of uv degraded and broken rope  from my ham radio antenna (wire dipole) with some beter quality rope. 
Never thought about it when i put  it  up 2 years ago, altough i should have known better as i grew up with sailing and ropes on boats
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What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3085 on: July 25, 2018, 11:09:16 AM »
Well, last one last night, first this morning ...

This morning i used my Style PS to help my GF to open her birthday present she got form me yesterday. (Had no time to listen yesterday, but today we are both off. (And i like Willie very much too))

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3086 on: July 25, 2018, 11:01:32 PM »
Nice, my pics are sideways  :P
Photos I take in portrait mode on my phone often turn sideways at some point, usually on the forum (even if I had rotated them in WIndows' photo viewer before uploading) so what I do now is quickly open them in Paint, rotate then save. A bit of extra faff but has worked so far.

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3087 on: July 25, 2018, 11:14:32 PM »
Typical...I'm just discovering this thread now...just as we finished doing renovation and I have been using my leathermans or different tasks over the last 3 weeks :climber: :multi:

Kind regards,

MMR

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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3088 on: July 25, 2018, 11:36:36 PM »
Nice, my pics are sideways  :P
Photos I take in portrait mode on my phone often turn sideways at some point, usually on the forum (even if I had rotated them in WIndows' photo viewer before uploading) so what I do now is quickly open them in Paint, rotate then save. A bit of extra faff but has worked so far.

Thanks for the tip  :tu:

~CsB
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Re: What did you use your Leatherman for today?
« Reply #3089 on: July 26, 2018, 12:36:00 AM »
I’ve been carrying it , but it got the day off!

Chris

 

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