Is that made out of brass?(Image removed from quote.)
I will say however, that I have yet to see something the real Tread could do that these fakes can't. I'm not trying to promote the knockoffs, but for under $50 vs $200, im not sure if I'd get another Leatherman Tread.... or even reccomend anyone parts with the money for one. The only actual, functional difference I have noticed is the lack of a carbon insert for the Scriber.
I have a whole section of my knife/tool collection full of items that I only bought because they were discontinued!Many of them I looked at multiple times previously, deciding it wasn't for me, but as soon as I found out it was discontinued, I couldn't buy them fast enough. Def