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The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.

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The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
on: April 05, 2014, 10:14:05 AM
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au Offline pietervn

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #1 on: April 05, 2014, 11:37:44 AM
Some very cool mods Mate,

Here is mine

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #2 on: April 05, 2014, 04:37:09 PM
Rebar with Wave head.



PST II with plain edged blade and later period Phillips added.

Be excellent to each other and always know where your towel is.


ca Offline CanadianLMfan

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #3 on: April 05, 2014, 05:14:26 PM
Another club I can't join. :(
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #4 on: April 05, 2014, 06:09:23 PM
Nice, I can join this club with my Sidekick-X :D

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #5 on: April 05, 2014, 06:41:45 PM
The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
You mean Leather-Franken-Man-Stein Club ?
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #6 on: April 05, 2014, 08:24:37 PM
Wave with rebar head




Swiss Army knives .


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #7 on: April 05, 2014, 10:57:55 PM
great idea for a club -- I wanna play too! :D

my ReCharge was the first mod I ever did, and it's gone through plenty of changes (including cerakoting!) since the original plier head swap. :)


this "skinny Charge" has been a terrific office EDC for me the past few months. :tu:


my modded Wave also got the cerakote treatment... I love this color, and I'm really happy with the way it turned out.


this Wave was a restoration project, but turned into a mod of sorts. ;)


I've got some smaller mods as well (Style CS/PS platform), but apparently I still need to take some pics of those. :think: And I've got a couple more that are either planned or currently in progress... :D


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #8 on: April 05, 2014, 11:12:38 PM
Nothing terribly fancy for me.

A Rebar with a (downgrade) headswap. If you ever want to know what happens with those folks that swap a Rebar head into their Wave (or whatever)... this was the result. A 'cast off' tool I couldn't say no to for the price.

And, my own creation, a simple handle swap, so I could have a green Style PS.



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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #9 on: April 05, 2014, 11:52:59 PM

this Wave was a restoration project, but turned into a mod of sorts. ;)
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I love it!
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #10 on: April 05, 2014, 11:58:32 PM


I'd forgotten about that one Breezy, very nice. 8)
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #11 on: April 06, 2014, 07:04:54 PM
Copycat. :D



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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #12 on: April 06, 2014, 11:16:27 PM
thanks Kampfer and Gareth... always nice to hear that someone besides me likes my mods. :)

Copycat. :D

Nikola, I never claimed it to be an original idea. :D  my apologies if I forgot to give credit where credit is due. :hatsoff:


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #13 on: April 07, 2014, 04:22:09 AM
Another club I can't join. :(


Oh why oh why...what do you want? PM me :)
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #14 on: April 07, 2014, 12:48:53 PM
thanks Kampfer and Gareth... always nice to hear that someone besides me likes my mods. :)

Copycat. :D

Nikola, I never claimed it to be an original idea. :D  my apologies if I forgot to give credit where credit is due. :hatsoff:

:D

Only joking, I never said it was my original idea, Andreas and Eric did it before me. A lot of ideas here get recycled and modified, everyone makes it a bit differently and we improve on each others mods to make it better and easier for the modders who follow. :cheers:


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #15 on: April 07, 2014, 08:17:03 PM
thanks Kampfer and Gareth... always nice to hear that someone besides me likes my mods. :)

Copycat. :D

Nikola, I never claimed it to be an original idea. :D  my apologies if I forgot to give credit where credit is due. :hatsoff:

:D

Only joking, I never said it was my original idea, Andreas and Eric did it before me. A lot of ideas here get recycled and modified, everyone makes it a bit differently and we improve on each others mods to make it better and easier for the modders who follow. :cheers:

no worries, I figured you were just giving me a hard time. :D my mods certainly aren't original ideas either, and I do try to give credit to the modder who inspired me (usually Eric!)

I love the modding community on this forum... I love the way people help each other with mods, seeing the way mods evolve around here, and the personal touches each member puts on their mods. :cheers:


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #16 on: April 07, 2014, 08:53:53 PM
I can play, too:

Bluntnosed...



plain edged wingman with vic scissors.




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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #17 on: April 07, 2014, 11:03:22 PM
I can play, too:

Bluntnosed...



plain edged wingman with vic scissors.



 :drool: :drool: :drool:
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #18 on: April 07, 2014, 11:09:10 PM
Stepped that wingman up a notch for sure.


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #19 on: April 08, 2014, 03:35:13 AM
Nice job on that Wingman Lowtech :tu:  I would love to have my Sidekick-X with Vic scissors.
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #20 on: April 08, 2014, 01:13:09 PM
Nice mod!

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #21 on: April 08, 2014, 03:55:39 PM
Nice job on that Wingman Lowtech :tu:  I would love to have my Sidekick-X with Vic scissors.

I tried out that mod with an old scissor at first - It is missing the spring and is gumemd up and needs sharpening, but it is drilled to the LM´s pivot size and ground so it will lock. If you want to polish it up, I´ll send it over to you. PM me your address.

And thanks, guys. It was fun to mod it.


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #22 on: April 08, 2014, 04:27:59 PM
Nice job on that Wingman Lowtech :tu:  I would love to have my Sidekick-X with Vic scissors.

I tried out that mod with an old scissor at first - It is missing the spring and is gumemd up and needs sharpening, but it is drilled to the LM´s pivot size and ground so it will lock. If you want to polish it up, I´ll send it over to you. PM me your address.

And thanks, guys. It was fun to mod it.

Sure, that would be great.  Thanks a lot man :D  PM incoming.
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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #23 on: April 08, 2014, 11:58:43 PM
Just got the new Surge and had to change it up slightly to make it my ultimate HDMT...




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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #24 on: April 09, 2014, 02:50:00 AM
Nice CB; I am waiting on a small bit driver too for my new Surge.


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #25 on: April 10, 2014, 11:18:00 PM
Does this count? Still needs some finish work, but functional for now.
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Reply #26 on: April 10, 2014, 11:24:29 PM
It counts!

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #27 on: April 10, 2014, 11:29:58 PM
Cool! Its always nice to be part of a club.  :tu:


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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #28 on: April 16, 2014, 07:06:46 AM
Thanks to Metro for getting me setup with the Surge small bit driver.

OK....... NOW it's perfect! :drink:

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Re: The Hacked Leatherman Owners Club.
Reply #29 on: April 19, 2014, 11:27:22 PM
New member here. Looks like I will be able to join this club soon.  My wife was going to get me a new leatherman for my birthday since I’ve been carrying my Charge ALX for years. I went online to look at the new models, and nothing looked much better for what I need then the Charge that I already have.

As luck would have it I stumbled upon these forums and saw my first Re-Charge.   I was hooked!  The wire cutter on my Charge was all but useless.  The only time I tried to use it, it didn’t cut very well and left a notch in the blade when it was done. The wife ordered me a Rebar last night for my project. I opted for BO, because I think the look of the black head with the black scales will look great.

So next week I’ll be taking the plunge into modding my Charge.  First I’ll replace the head, but later I might try replacing the small screwdriver.  I wanted that option back before I had Lasic. But now I never use the small driver.  Do you guys know if the awl from the rebar will fit in its place, or is the awl too thick? 

Thanks guys!


 

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