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The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread 15092

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #30 on: November 24, 2016, 08:04:12 PM »
The first one I remember seeing was Gerber, but since it was already mentioned I will say.. SOG ??  :think:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #31 on: November 24, 2016, 09:17:31 PM »
The first one I remember seeing was Gerber, but since it was already mentioned I will say.. SOG ??  :think:

That's right!

SOG used to advertise that they were next in the market after Leatherman!

Got a good trivia question for us? :D

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #32 on: November 24, 2016, 09:31:45 PM »
I certainly do !  :D

When first appeared, the Leatherman Wave had what looked like a revolutionary handle design. However, there was a previous multitool from another manufacturer which sported the same features even with a Liner Locking Blade included. 

Which multitool it was ?   :think:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #33 on: November 25, 2016, 12:24:09 AM »
Kershaw A-100?
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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #34 on: November 25, 2016, 01:37:00 PM »
Kershaw A-100?

Exactly !  :tu: The Kershaw A100 with it's groundbreaking design is considered the forerunner of two Leatherman Multitools, the Wave and also (being the first multitool to feature locking plier jaws) the Crunch.

Your turn Cody ! :salute:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #35 on: November 25, 2016, 04:55:42 PM »
Kershaw A-100?

Exactly !  :tu: The Kershaw A100 with it's groundbreaking design is considered the forerunner of two Leatherman Multitools, the Wave and also (being the first multitool to feature locking plier jaws) the Crunch.

Your turn Cody ! :salute:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #36 on: November 25, 2016, 05:43:52 PM »
Sorry Grant, been a busy couple days. Heres my question (careful, its a tricky one):

How many multitool manufacturers have developed replaceable wire cutters, and which manufacturers were they?

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #37 on: November 25, 2016, 06:42:46 PM »
Sorry Grant, been a busy couple days. Heres my question (careful, its a tricky one):

How many multitool manufacturers have developed replaceable wire cutters, and which manufacturers were they?

No problem!  Glad to hear you have gotten busy again!  :D

Great question too!

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #38 on: November 25, 2016, 07:24:19 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #39 on: November 25, 2016, 07:36:53 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #40 on: November 25, 2016, 07:51:06 PM »
Who was the main engineer in the developement of the PST?

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #41 on: November 27, 2016, 10:41:10 AM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

I remember reading that years ago at the forum, but there are no pics of that Blacktip IIRC.
I couldn't find any picture back then, and nowadays it's the same. Remains an unseen mystery for me. Not from users, not from SOG, and West Marine didn't help there either.

Any help there, folks?

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #42 on: November 27, 2016, 04:00:38 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

I remember reading that years ago at the forum, but there are no pics of that Blacktip IIRC.
I couldn't find any picture back then, and nowadays it's the same. Remains an unseen mystery for me. Not from users, not from SOG, and West Marine didn't help there either.

Any help there, folks?

It is very possible if anyone has one it is Bob (J-Sews) if he doesn't then I am afraid there may not be many else on here that would have one :shrug:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #43 on: November 27, 2016, 04:01:37 PM »
Who was the main engineer in the developement of the PST?

Anyone have an answer to this :pok: I would throw out one but I have already answered one and want to give others a chance :D

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #44 on: November 27, 2016, 04:15:38 PM »
Tim Leatherman, I assume

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #45 on: November 27, 2016, 09:11:27 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

I remember reading that years ago at the forum, but there are no pics of that Blacktip IIRC.
I couldn't find any picture back then, and nowadays it's the same. Remains an unseen mystery for me. Not from users, not from SOG, and West Marine didn't help there either.

Any help there, folks?

It is very possible if anyone has one it is Bob (J-Sews) if he doesn't then I am afraid there may not be many else on here that would have one :shrug:

I may know someone else with one....  :whistle:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #46 on: November 27, 2016, 09:17:18 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

I remember reading that years ago at the forum, but there are no pics of that Blacktip IIRC.
I couldn't find any picture back then, and nowadays it's the same. Remains an unseen mystery for me. Not from users, not from SOG, and West Marine didn't help there either.

Any help there, folks?

It is very possible if anyone has one it is Bob (J-Sews) if he doesn't then I am afraid there may not be many else on here that would have one :shrug:

I may know someone else with one....  :whistle:

Def

Wow...instant Jaw Drop   :like:
What I agree with is the fact that there would most likely be cracking issues due to the huge force you can apply with the C.Leverage in the BlackTip, and how fine and precise those jaws are

Any other oic? Wishful thinking  :drool:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #47 on: November 27, 2016, 09:30:24 PM »
Tim Leatherman, I assume

You assume correctly!

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #48 on: November 27, 2016, 09:32:52 PM »
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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #49 on: November 27, 2016, 09:43:18 PM »

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #50 on: November 27, 2016, 10:22:46 PM »
Three that I remember of. Gerber, SOG and Leatherman. Are there others?
That would be it! for those that aren't aware, SOG produced a version of the BlackTip multitool for West Marine that had replaceable wirecutters. However, the wire cutter design was faulty, causing them to shatter prematurely. The tool was quickly recalled and pulled from the shelves, and remains an interesting little tidbit in multitool history.

I remember reading that years ago at the forum, but there are no pics of that Blacktip IIRC.
I couldn't find any picture back then, and nowadays it's the same. Remains an unseen mystery for me. Not from users, not from SOG, and West Marine didn't help there either.

Any help there, folks?

It is very possible if anyone has one it is Bob (J-Sews) if he doesn't then I am afraid there may not be many else on here that would have one :shrug:

I may know someone else with one....  :whistle:

Def

Wow...instant Jaw Drop   :like:
What I agree with is the fact that there would most likely be cracking issues due to the huge force you can apply with the C.Leverage in the BlackTip, and how fine and precise those jaws are

Any other oic? Wishful thinking  :drool:

I'll post some pics tomorrow, without my ugly mug in them so you can enjoy looking at it!  :D

I am relieved to see that I still have it- I had given away a BlackTip last year and I was hoping I hadn't grabbed that one by mistake!   :ahhh

So I think DKS is up for providing a question, but to pass the time until he does, here's an interim one:

What was the first plier based multitool with scissors?

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #51 on: November 28, 2016, 12:42:10 AM »
No one?  :think:

And here I thought that was an easy one!

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #52 on: November 28, 2016, 12:58:16 AM »
I thought it was an easy one Grant. Guess everyone is distracted.     :whistle:      :D

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #53 on: November 28, 2016, 01:40:14 AM »
I thought it was an easy one Grant. Guess everyone is distracted.     :whistle:      :D

Well?   :pok:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #54 on: November 28, 2016, 01:45:20 AM »
I thought it was an easy one Grant. Guess everyone is distracted.     :whistle:      :D

Well?   :pok:

Def



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What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #55 on: November 28, 2016, 01:53:45 AM »
I was thinking that Bob posted one that had scissors that was really really really old :think: I may have been dreaming though :shrug: :D

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #56 on: November 28, 2016, 01:56:14 AM »
SOG Blacktip

Guess Grant has one and Dennis had/has one as well :o May be more than a few of these floating around :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :like:

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #57 on: November 28, 2016, 02:08:43 AM »
I was thinking that Bob posted one that had scissors that was really really really old :think: I may have been dreaming though :shrug: :D

Info here.


SOG Blacktip

Guess Grant has one and Dennis had/has one as well :o May be more than a few of these floating around :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :like:


There are.

What? Enablers! Are you serrrrious? Where? I dont see any.

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #58 on: November 28, 2016, 02:16:26 AM »
I was thinking that Bob posted one that had scissors that was really really really old :think: I may have been dreaming though :shrug: :D

Info here.


SOG Blacktip

Guess Grant has one and Dennis had/has one as well :o May be more than a few of these floating around :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :like:


There are.

Do tell David :dd: :D

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Re: The Great Multitool.org Trivia Thread
« Reply #59 on: November 28, 2016, 02:20:51 AM »
I was thinking that Bob posted one that had scissors that was really really really old :think: I may have been dreaming though :shrug: :D

Info here.




I was thinking older than that :think: Like Pre-Leatherman even ??? Like I said I may have just dreamed it up :D


 

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