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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Hello!
« on: May 02, 2008, 11:58:58 PM »
Hi,

I'm Dave and I'm an alcoholic I've been lurking on this forum for a few months, so I thought I'd finally make the effort to register and say hi. So, err, hi!

I stumbled across multitool.org a few months ago, whilst looking for reviews on Leatherman tools. I found the review (and I honestly can't remember which one it was now) to be exactly what I needed, a non-biased, detailed and accurate account and I bookmarked it.

Then, I found myself coming back as my Leatherman collection grew and I was deciding which tool to acquire next.

So, here I am  :multi:

Leatherman tools "do it for me", and so far I've amassed rather a lot of different tools in my collection, along with copious amounts of sheaths and accessories. I'm Tim Leatherman's dream customer.  :)

I'll probably be around the Leatherman forum most, and will try to contribute to the forum if I can.

Just want to say thanks to the guys that run this site - keep up the good work!





Admin Team Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,321 Aggressive in defence
Re: Hello!
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2008, 12:01:21 AM »
Welcome to the forums Dave  :D What part of the world are you from ?

Dunc
Global Tuffy Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 28,102 Just Awesome! And a Slayer of Polar Bear!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2008, 12:02:32 AM »
Great to have you onboard mate.  :)  So what tools have you have so far?

I'm back!!
No Life Club Posts: 4,543 Hello...is this thing on?
Re: Hello!
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2008, 12:36:31 AM »
Glad to hear we don't have to convince you to buy lots of tools you seem to have that one under control :D Good to hear you decided to start posting :)

Life is like a sandwich...the older it gets the crustier it becomes!
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 6,572
Re: Hello!
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2008, 01:54:19 AM »
Welcome to the forum Dave! What is your favorite LM?

B
No Life Club Posts: 1,765
Re: Hello!
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2008, 02:15:15 AM »
Hi Dave welcome on board and prepare for poverty
Admin Team Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 23,281
Re: Hello!
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2008, 05:05:50 AM »
Oh goodie, another toolaholic! (The more of us there are, the less weird I feel!) :D

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
No Life Club Posts: 3,373 Naked without my multitool!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2008, 07:17:26 AM »
Hello Davek, welcome to the forum relax and be comfortable. Here it's okay to have some skeletool in your closet  :D

Multitools are the best thing that happened to mankind since the invention of the wheel!
Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 60,616 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Hello!
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2008, 08:06:31 AM »
Good to have you Dave!  The original concept of this site was to help folks decide what tool to buy.  The reality is that the site has become a way to help people decide what too to buy... next!

Welcome, and if you have any questions, feel free to ask!

Def

No Life Club Posts: 4,115 "Survival must be earned"-Klingon Proverb
Re: Hello!
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2008, 02:48:14 PM »
Wlcome to wour world.  Enjoy the multis you'll soon buy.  And be ready to have your wife/girlfriend/both chew you out for being broke!! :pok: :ahhh

"Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall;
 Some run from breaks of ice, and answer none:
 And some condemned for a fault alone." -William Shakespeare, King Lear (1608), Act IV, scene 6, line 169
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,274
Re: Hello!
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2008, 06:10:50 PM »
Welcome Dave :cheers: we want pictures! :pok:
lots of good folks here and good good stuff! :multi:

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2008, 09:38:33 PM »
Welcome to the forums Dave  :D What part of the world are you from ?

Dunc

I'm in England Dunc - Derby is probably the nearest town of any notable size!

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2008, 09:59:41 PM »
Thanks for the welcome! I just realised there's a fair few questions on here so - here goes:

Benner - I'm only collecting Leatherman tools, (although I do have a couple of others that I've gathered over the years). I just counted and have 42 tools at the moment - lol.

Roadie - Thanks!

Leatherman123 - My favourite LM changes a lot - today its the Charge TTi. Or maybe the Crunch....

jock1 - lol - I'm already skint mate.

J-sews - safety in numbers!

duckman - haha.

Defender - I love the concept of the site - great job!

BIG-TARGET - too late! She's happy at the moment though as I used my Core to fix her garden furniture earlier!

WhichDawg - what would you like pictures of? I'll see what I can do!

Thanks for making me welcome guys - much appreciated!



Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2008, 10:53:33 PM »
Well here's some hastily taken pics - let me know if you want any close-ups!

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No Life Club Posts: 4,543 Hello...is this thing on?
Re: Hello!
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2008, 10:54:44 PM »
Nice collection you have there! 20th anniversary wave 8)

Life is like a sandwich...the older it gets the crustier it becomes!
Global Tuffy Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 28,102 Just Awesome! And a Slayer of Polar Bear!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2008, 10:55:00 PM »
Great collection mate.  :)

I'm back!!
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2008, 11:17:56 PM »
Thanks  :multi:

I picked that 20th anniversary Wave up a few weeks ago on ebay - for a steal! The handles are quite badly worn, but the tool itself is in pretty good shape.

Just need me one of those Silver plated 25th anniversary charges now ;)


Chief of the Absolutely No Life Club! Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 43,126 Why haven't you got a Farmer yet!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2008, 11:19:37 PM »
Welcome to the forum mate, great to have another Brit along, were still out numbered, but we're holding our own :D

Give in, buy several Farmer's!!!!!!
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2008, 11:23:24 PM »
..... out numbered, but we're holding our own :D

That's what we do ;)

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,274
Re: Hello!
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2008, 11:29:50 PM »
that's what we want to see! nice shots and nice collection!
Shweeeeet :D

Chief of the Absolutely No Life Club! Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 43,126 Why haven't you got a Farmer yet!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #20 on: May 03, 2008, 11:43:03 PM »
..... out numbered, but we're holding our own :D

That's what we do ;)
Aye 'tis our way :D

Give in, buy several Farmer's!!!!!!
Admin Team Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 23,281
Re: Hello!
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2008, 12:10:23 AM »
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Four aluminum Micras! (You need to watch out for a green one friend!)  :)

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2008, 12:38:48 AM »
Yup, there's plenty more to get. Haven't got any of the painted micras yet either, so it will be a while (and a lot more cash) before I fill in the blanks there.

You like the way I've laid them out though? That's art that is.  :angel:

Global Tuffy Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 28,102 Just Awesome! And a Slayer of Polar Bear!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2008, 12:40:01 AM »
Very professional mate.  :D

I'm back!!
Admin Team Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 23,281
Re: Hello!
« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2008, 12:44:15 AM »
Yup, there's plenty more to get. Haven't got any of the painted micras yet either, so it will be a while (and a lot more cash) before I fill in the blanks there.

You like the way I've laid them out though? That's art that is.  :angel:

I do like the toolbox drawers with the foamy mesh in the bottom. Stuff doesn't slide around on it at all.  :)

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,385 Sing, Michael, sing. On the route of the 19 Bus!
Re: Hello!
« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2008, 12:52:17 AM »
Should stop them getting scratched too badly too!

Sr. Member Posts: 297

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Re: Hello!
« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2008, 01:12:52 AM »
Awesome collection there.  :multi:

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