McGuyver tool - opinions?

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Has anyone heard of the "McGuyver" tool? It has 33 functions. You can see it here:
http://www.safetycentral.com/mcguy33funto.html

I was surfing around, looking for another Swiss Army knife to lust after, and I found this. It certainly looks intriguing.

Anyone bought it yet?


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I couldn't get your link to go through, but it's probably just me. If the tool is what I think it is, it's geared toward cyclists. A mini tool of sorts for doing repairs on road and trail.
 
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Correct switchback.

As with a few models of some of those humongous Swiss Army type knives, how many of those tools will you REALLY get to use?? If you do need them all, then your bike needs to be carted to the local bike shop infirmary. For which then I will sell you one at a nice price.
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But kidding aside, if it is the ONLY one tool you can lug with you then it may prove helpful. But many of the foldout implements do not allow for a correct/ convenient angle to work properly with.

More gadgetry than tooly IME. But they do sell a bit, mostly to women to buy as gifts.

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That isn't in any of the shows. I believe MacGyver used a Victorinox Tinker, and Duct Tape. Not that fancy thing.

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Originally posted by scouter27:
That isn't in any of the shows. I believe MacGyver used a Victorinox Tinker, and Duct Tape. Not that fancy thing.

Did he really use a Tinker? Wow.

I tried one day to find out what SAK he used. I did so many web searches I won't even bore you with it. That was before I knew about this group of forums, of course.

Thanks for the info.



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Originally posted by Lone Hunter:
If MacGyver had a Leatherman Wave he would still be on the air.
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That's one of the things I'm asking for this Christmas. I've been good, honest!



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Originally posted by cardimon:
Did he really use a Tinker? Wow.

If I recall correctly, that is what I think it was. It had a narrow profile, and the phillips screw driver. It could have been others, but the Tinker would be my guess as I remember him using the tools in it, but not others.

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I used to think that was the coolest show...

I do remember him using the scissors on a SAK to cut something...and the blade to scrape some nitroglycerine off sweating sticks of dynamite.
 

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What? No canape' spreader? No olive fork? And you call that a multi-tool. A civilized hero carries a Leatherman Flair.

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I'm gonna have to agree with Lone Hunter on this one...you can't beat the LM Wave. I also own a Victorinox SwissChamp which is decent but to large and heavy to really carry around (do to all the other gear I carry) so just go with the Wave you won't be disappointed.
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BTW, Mr. MacGyver, MucGuyver or however the producers spell it, is quite an anti -gun/ weapon individual. Just some thoughts here...

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As for the character being Anti-Gun, I remember one episode where he popped the cylinder out of a revolver & used the interior of the frame as a wrench.
Was the knife indeed the Tinker? I seem to remember it being "thicker" & w/ more stuff...
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If I'm not mistaken (like thats never happened before), he used more than one model throughout the show. I remember the Tinker and Huntsman for sure. In one episode a rival used one of the original Leatherman PSTs.

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I used to watch that show every single day. The only episode I missed was the final show. He did have different models in different episodes, but the main knife he used was the Tinker. He also had an original leatherman in his pocket in one episode where he was shot and the letherman took the bullet. But the first time I saw the leatherman was in the episode where some bad guy used it to unscrew a socket plug or something. Man that was such a cool show. His western show and stargate series are horrible though. But he did throw a buck M9 bayonet through someone's hand in one episode of stargate.
 
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