Re: Kershaw A100 Multi-Tool
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2020, 02:39:18 AM »
Every time I find one in intact, and affordable (which to me, the sweet spot is picking up one in the $50-75 range), I am almost always broke at that very point in time.
I am still on the fence between this and the Schrade Tough Grip. I want to use it a bit, so the Tough Grip in that regard is better. The Tough Grip uses actual Vise-Grip components, from the people that made Vise Grips (and actually, the plant has reopened under Malco produciton, making Eagle Grip locking pliers as opposed to Vise-Grips) and sturdy components from the Tough Tool. Some variants even have a bit driver. A100 has the OHO blade and a hacksaw. For the most part, neither have a really good and solid Philips screwdriver. That thing Irwin came out with recently is a pile of garbage. My 6LN version is in the bottom of my toolbox as a plan B when I misplace my USA 6LN Vise Grips. The 5WR is upstairs, mostly as backup. Blade steel might as well be cheese. It cannot hold an edge.