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Pros: High-end multitool, no doubt about it. Very practical and easy to use. Clever design for easy access to all tools. The eyeglass is s freshening addition. No-matter-what warranty. Probably the best screwdriver in a multitool that you can see today.
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Cons: Some customers find it bulky. Nylon sheath instead of the leather one found in the old Wave.

It’s one of my all-time favorites but with a price to match.

Who am I to talk about multitools?

I am a multi tool collector and I worked in a multi-tool factory for years, I have been slowly building this website for years just for people like you, who might be confused by the avalanche of information on the multi tool you are looking to buy.

<<See how people on Amazon rated the Wave>>

But let’s proceed to explain why this is one of the best multi tool money can buy

The review will work in 3 steps:

  1. We take an in depth look of what the company is saying about their product
  2. We take a look at the positive reviews as per the end users and try to actually contact as much of these people as possible to ask question I, as a collector, know are important
  3. We take a look at the negative reviews and do the same as with the positive

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool ReviewThis multi tool is coming to us from Leatherman, one of the more renowned companies out there, so let us take a look at what they are saying about their product:

  • 4 outside tools can be accessed using one hand
  • all blades include safety locks
  • the tools include: two wire cutters, saw, 2 pliers, scissors, 2 files, screwdriver, ruler, 2 bit drivers, 2 double ended bits, sire stripper, bottle/can opener
  • all stainless steel
  • 25 year limited warranty (details included in the package)
  • 4 inches when closes, 6.3 inches when opened, weighs 8.5 ounces
  • comes with a nylon sheath

PROs according to the customer reviews:

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool

  • old Wave is still pretty darn good but this is a huge improvement…
  • the lock open feature on all the tools is great
  • I especially liked the fact that it comes with the extra driver bits that are removable, with this in your pocket you are ready to face any fastener
  • my favorite is that little eyeglass screwdriver…
  • my main purchase point and where I think this tools beats all the others is the fact that the knife blades are accessible when the tool is fully opened…
  • warranty was what tipped the scale for me into buying one…
  • it’s just the best, I don’t feel the need to explain it further…
  • I am a fan of Wave because of the two cutting blades…
  • the brand that lasts longer then any other one on the market…
  • it is simply a must have for your tool kit…
  • do not leave home without it, seriously…excellent, durable tool…
  • easy to access all the tools…clever design…
  • with so many choices out there and a few that I’ve tried before,hard to beat this one…
  • lays in the hand great…good grip and a solid sturdy feel to it…
  • this one rocks and I use it a couple of times each day…
  • absolutely great…opens very neatly and locks in place, locks work flawlessly, good grip on the pliers so that you can apply a lot of pressure. It has those little grooves on the serrated knife so that you know which knife you will be pulling out

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CONs according to the customer reviews

  • bulkier then the old wave, but still not as bulky as other tools from it’s class…
  • nylon sheath not as good as a leather one, but stillholds great…
  • for bigger problems you would still have to go with real tools
  • the case is a bit on the bigger side for the tool…
  • the bit drivers gets a little loose over time…

My review resume:

Overall rating Of Gerber Legend Multitool

Being a collector I know what is what and what can be a deal breaker when it comes to multitools.

I can say right out of the gate that this is one of the best products out there and with the holiday price, it’s a shame to miss out.

I asked a couple of important questions when I managed to find a few people that are actually using so what you are reading here is really first hand.

I am giving it 5 stars out of 5.

I hope this Leatherman New Wave Multi Tool review helped somewhat, if so every second of research and writing was worth it.