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Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs 653

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Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« on: September 14, 2018, 09:28:55 AM »
See the full story here on how I adapted a Leatherman "large premium leather" sheath built for Surges and ST300s to smaller LM tools such as a modded Wave plus bit card.



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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 05:10:30 AM »
You could drop a small container such as a film canister, pill bottle, or small altoids tin filled with a fire starting kit or whatever you want to carry in it into the bottom of the sheath.  It would take up the space that is not needed for a shorter tool and keep the shorter tool accessible near the top of the sheath.
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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2018, 10:01:42 AM »
True Alan, valid point :tu:

What I was looking for was less overall bulk, also in view of possible horizontal carry. I tend to keep my multitools (which I rotate) separate from other emergency kit anyway.
« Last Edit: October 08, 2018, 10:02:52 AM by Dutch_Tooler »

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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2018, 11:42:38 AM »
You could drop a small container such as a film canister, pill bottle, or small altoids tin filled with a fire starting kit or whatever you want to carry in it into the bottom of the sheath.  It would take up the space that is not needed for a shorter tool and keep the shorter tool accessible near the top of the sheath.

That would awlso give you the possibility to carry some aditional items as EDC.

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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2018, 05:19:28 PM »
Nice job D_T :like: :tu:

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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2018, 06:12:04 PM »
 :hatsoff: thanks Wspeed

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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2018, 06:40:49 PM »
Have you got anything else planned  :popcorn: :like:

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Re: Adapting large LM sheaths to fit smaller MTs
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2018, 11:06:51 PM »
Gotta fix the Rebar VX... the spacer disintegrated :facepalm:

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