Swap a multitool ?

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  1. I have a little-used Gerber 600 multitool in good condition with nylon pouch.

    I would like to swap this for a Leatherman Crunch multitool in decent condition, with or without pouch.

    Any interest?

    Or if not a Leatherman Crunch, then some other locking plier multitool would be considered.
  2. This forum can sometimes be quite handy.

    After waiting patiently since Feburary someone has got in touch this week and agreed to swap multitools.

    So now I have the Leatherman Crunch that I was after, he will soon have a nifty Gerber 600, and the rest of you have missed out!

    All told though, it's been a nice result from this free advert.
  3. That's a bugger!

    I was after a 600, ;o)

  4. Which one?
  5. Unless it's the MUT EOD and people use it to crimp Brit issue dets
  6. I offered to pay the postage too, but the other party said it wasn't necessary. Sometimes preference counts for that bit extra and the Gerber is in near mint condition so it seemed pretty fair to me. Besides, it's a free choice with no bullying involved so all things considered it's a fair deal.

    It seems to me that this Classified section of the forum is pretty useful.
  7. Serious question: Don't they fit? I did No.2 and used what was presented/issued but never got into det sizings.
  8. There are those who know what they are doing and why....................and then there is the rest!

    Anyway, since when did you stop using your teeth to crimp dets? :)
  9. What could possibly go wrong? :)
  10. Obviously, you have to let them cool down for a while after you've taken them out...
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  11. It's not as if you would crimp plain dets onto det cord is it....
  12. Poking about a bit it seems that the diameter of the US M7 det is between .24 and .26 inches, and as all good ATs (and the occasional ATO) knows L1 dets have a nominal diameter of 6.5mm, which is .259 inches!

    So I can't see that much of a problem - I'm sure it's covered by a STANAG somewhere.. - though I m sure the official line is NO!

    I suspect the Brit/US difference rumour may come from the days of 27 dets which were smaller..
  13. You hear the old story about Leathermans guaranteed for life and how they will exchange them. Its true, I gave them a knacked Supertool at a show and the bloke gave me a boxed new one with a pouch.....no quibble, no hassle.

    I used to try to minimise my handling of dets, so temperamental.......added to which the ATO was always hovering around paranoid that we'd cause a problem in the playground with them.
  14. US dets are crimped tighter hence the problem.

    The photo is of over-crimping due to use of multitools on UK dets resulting in a break in the explosive train in safety fuze and fuze inst or worse if you follow the RAF practice of crimping plain dets to det cord!

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