Space Saving Tools for the Van Camper or Outdoor Enthusiast
When you purchase from Leatherman you are receiving quality space-saving tools that will last for years and are ideal for the outdoor enthusiast.
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On our first van camping trip, my husband packed his entire toolbox in the back of our minivan just incase our van broke down. I can understand a few pieces, but the entire took box? That was space I didn’t really want to give up for tools.
As you can imagine, once you add in a full-size mattress, clothes for two weeks, cooler, camp chairs and all your other camping gear, space is a premium, but he wanted to make sure he was prepared for any situation.
I get it. I do. And I love that my husband likes to be prepared. But did he really need to pack everything on that trip?
Thankfully we didn’t need any of the tools, but as my husband said, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
With Leatherman Multi-Tools You'll Never Overpack Again
When I was introduced to Leatherman Multi-Tools, I thought of one word.
That's right, these tools are very MacGyver-esque. You could say they are THE Mack Daddy of all multi-tools.
As the world’s largest manufacturer of high-quality multi-tools, Leatherman knows how to pack a big punch. Most of the Leatherman multi-tools are assembled around a pair of pliers, with additional tools stored in the handles. These may include knives (straight and serrated blades), screwdrivers (flat, Phillips), saws, wire cutters and strippers, electrical crimper, bottle opener and can openers. Sound impressive?
I couldn't wait to show the products to my husband and after seeing them at Smoky Mountain Knifeworks on a recent trip to Tennessee, he couldn't stop telling me all the uses he would have for them. He now has a wish list several hundreds of dollars long.
I know what I'll be buying him for his birthday, Father's Day, Christmas... you name it. I no longer need to stress over what to purchase a man who is hard to buy for. With Leatherman, my struggle of never knowing what to buy my husband is over. That reason alone should be enough to make a purchase from Leatherman. But I have others.
This is the tool I will buy my husband first. He may be a bit obsessed. I'll tell you why. I know because I heard all about it.
The pliers on this tool actually lockdown which is something that you don't find with other multi-tools. He said this tool will be perfect for van camping because you can use it to loosen or tighten bolts which would be great when swapping out the vehicle battery for starters.
Have you ever had your batteries die on your lantern when camping and then realize that you don't have a screwdriver? Yep. Pretty inconvenient isn't it? With the multi-tool, you're all set because it does have a screwdriver.
With 15 tools in one, this tool is a space saver. My husband is most excited about the screwdriver, knife, and pliers.
This tool can also be engraved, making it ideal for gift giving.
What man doesn't need a great watch in his life? Often the only accessory my husband will wear, when he gets a watch, it has to do double duty. Enter the Tread Tempo® LT.
This Swiss-made watch is the only watch to combine the multi-use functionality of 28 tools with the clockface. Water-resistant and travel-friendly, this watch features a unique selection of multi-tools that will come in handy whether you're hanging out outdoors or around the house. Consider it your new best friend that you can take anywhere.
If you'd rather not have the watch face, you can purchase the bracelet without it and while created with men in mind, there are times in my life when I've needed a screwdriver and this would make an awesome addition to my own wardrobe.
While you'll find a plethora of tools ideal for outdoor enthusiasts grouped by fishing, camping, hiking and more, the Signal from the Camping set not only caught my husband's eye but mine as well.
This handy little tool packs a bit punch with a firestarter (does anyone else ALWAYS forget their matches?), a blade and an emergency whistle. My husband would be more impressed with the wire stripper, hammer and box wrench. It also comes in a variety of colors- did you see the aqua? Hello! I love it. But I'm thinking my husband would appreciate the black or gray more. This handy tool also comes with a nylon sheath for storage.