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Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools 19682

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Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #150 on: June 26, 2019, 12:41:34 AM »
Speaking of modded Center Drives, here's mine.  I replaced the serrated blade and awl with a u-shank holder from an MP600 Pro Scout. I also cut down one of the longer saw blades so that it fits in the CD. (they cut easily with a dremel and a cutoff wheel). I drilled and tapped holes and installed a titanium clip made for a Zero Tolerance knife. Finally, I made a custom lanyard using an old RCA connector I had lying around. I'm into hifi audio and I thought this was cool. It's attached with a quick-release so I can remove it when I use the CD as a screwdriver. (not really necessary, but if I'm screwing a lot then I'll remove it)

Charles.
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 38,126
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #151 on: June 26, 2019, 02:25:48 AM »
Could that Leatherman saw holder be modded into a CenterDrive, do you think?

Charles.

It could however just off the top of my head:

the LM pivot is larger
to clear the lock mech the surrounds might require thinning or it will push upwards which leads to...
likely need to arrange tools in the opposite handle for clearance
and lastly even with the holder fitted adding a saw or file etc will probably make it too long to store in the handle
No Life Club Posts: 1,006
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #152 on: June 26, 2019, 02:55:44 AM »
It could however just off the top of my head:

the LM pivot is larger
to clear the lock mech the surrounds might require thinning or it will push upwards which leads to...
likely need to arrange tools in the opposite handle for clearance
and lastly even with the holder fitted adding a saw or file etc will probably make it too long to store in the handle

You misunderstand. I would replace the locking blade with the saw and make it a bladeless multi tool. The remgrit holder would go back in my pro scout.

Perhaps even a sawzall blade would fit that large pivot instead of the t shank.

Charles.
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 38,126
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #153 on: June 26, 2019, 03:01:50 AM »
You misunderstand. I would replace the locking blade with the saw and make it a bladeless multi tool. The remgrit holder would go back in my pro scout.

Perhaps even a sawzall blade would fit that large pivot instead of the t shank.

Charles.

I did, sorry. I'm an idiot. Okay, let me try again:

liner lock angle will need changing over
the length might still be an issue
No Life Club Posts: 1,006
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #154 on: June 26, 2019, 03:38:16 AM »
Well I’m pretty happy with my CD at the moment. I do use the knife far more than I ever did with my MP600, so maybe I’ll keep it as it is for a while.

What did you get the blade holder out of, in case I change my mind?

Charles.
Global Moderator Point Of No Return Posts: 38,126
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #155 on: June 26, 2019, 04:10:52 AM »
Well I’m pretty happy with my CD at the moment. I do use the knife far more than I ever did with my MP600, so maybe I’ll keep it as it is for a while.

What did you get the blade holder out of, in case I change my mind?

Charles.

I was talking about the surge blade exchanger, same as in HG's post.
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Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #156 on: July 15, 2019, 08:42:02 AM »
That is a really sweet mod!

I have done so many recent mods to plier based tools I'll just link to my Pinterest page:

https://pin.it/suvct4lwmpzzhz

And here is the instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/functional3d3d/

Bonus picture which is also located in both:

(Image removed from quote.)

Very nice HG  :like:

Cheers!
Dutch_Tooler

Location: Southern Germany, most of the time
Newbie Posts: 20
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #157 on: October 25, 2019, 07:05:31 PM »
Tool Name: Monster MUT

Basis: Leatherman MUT

Aim: To turn the MUT into a tool that is very handy and applicable for a "gun less" user

Mods: ALL tools changed out.

1. Cleaver style blade,
2. Custom modified Victorinox outrider scissors,
3. Surge T shank attachment,
4. Utility blade holder. 
5. Custom made pry bar,
6. Victorinox Tweezers
7. ratchet attachment
8.Frame cut and modified to accomodate all the mods listed.

My imgur album as all the close up shots of the Monster MUT
Links: https://imgur.com/a/iRDgOa4

Detailed write up in this thread - https://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,83078.0.html

The Monster MUT




Just Bananas Posts: 68,640
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #158 on: October 25, 2019, 07:13:15 PM »
Excellent work x-iled  :like: :tu:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
No Life Club Posts: 3,782
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #159 on: October 26, 2019, 10:53:32 AM »
 :iagree: & thanks for sharing!

Cheers!
Dutch_Tooler

Location: Southern Germany, most of the time
Global Moderator Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 43,463
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #160 on: October 26, 2019, 03:20:51 PM »
 :iagree: :tu:
Newbie Posts: 49
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #161 on: December 19, 2019, 07:59:56 AM »
Not my own picture but wanted to share it with you guys. I know the wave/charge platform is appreciated here but most of the time people miss an awl. The Dutch police gave the Leatherman seen in the picture. A wave plus with guthook serrated knife and a awl.

Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Tapatalk

Just Bananas Posts: 68,640
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #162 on: December 19, 2019, 01:42:00 PM »
 :like: :tu:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 58,292
Re: Showcase: Mods to plier-based multitools
« Reply #163 on: December 20, 2019, 03:42:31 AM »
Was actually admiring that MUT today , x-iled :cheers: :like:

and that is cool that the Wave + for the Dutch police has all of that built in 8) :like:

 

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