The Handyman Can: 7 Best Multi Tools under $50

The Handyman Can: 7 Best Multitools
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* Don’t need a whole set of tools? Spring for one of these multi-tooled devices instead
* Ideal for basic repairs and household chores
* Some of these picks are suited to the outdoors too

It’s always best to be prepared, whether you’re working on a home improvement project or taking a road trip or cycling trip. This is where the multi tool really comes in handy: all-purpose and portable, multi tools are easy to underestimate but great to have. Here are six of the best multi tools under $50.

1. Gerber Dime Multi tool


2. The Rose Kuli 7”

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3. Leatherman Stainless Steel Multi tool

Outfitted with 6 tools: a  420HC knife, spring-action scissors, flat/phillips screwdriver, tweezers, a nail file and carabiner/bottle opener, this stainless steel multi tool is heat treated for optimal durability. It comes with a 25 year guarantee.

Leatherman Stainless Steel Multitool Image Courtesy Amazon


4. The Gerber MP600 Multi-plier

Gerber mp600 Multitool Courtesy Amazon


5. Leatherman Wingman Multi tool

Leatherman Wingman Courtesy Amazon


6. Multi tools Folding Plier

Among the larger multi tools, this folding plier and screwdriver is a highly functional piece, with such features as a non-slip coating and multi-directional opening. It even features multiple screwdriver heads.

Multitools Folding Plier Image Courtesy Amazon


7. Leatherman Sidekick

This Leatherman multitool proves the company behind the classic multi-purpose folding pliers set is still a market leader. The Leatherman Sidekick has a distinguished, weighty and high-quality feel. With numerous functions including saw, knife and bottle opener, the Sidekick may definitely come in handy and get you out of a jam when camping or working on a project.

Leatherman Sidekick Multitool All images courtesy of Amazon

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