Overview of camping tools
The type of gear carried during a trip can determines the trip’s success. Having the right gear is can be the difference between life and death. An appropriately selected, slick multi tool is an ideal sidekick for a trip. A multi tool can save you from tight scenarios and different circumstances, whereby mainstream tools are inapplicable.
It’s used for a variety of eventualities such as repairing your tent, or operating electronics in your vehicle and other numerous uses.
A multi-tool refers to a wide range of versatile and portable hand tools that integrate a number of independent functions to one unit. Multi-tool includes items such as credit-card or other key-size items designed to fit in a wallet or for carrying on your key ring.
However, larger multi tool are carried in belt-fastened pouch or in your trouser pocket.
Safety Multi Tool
Some specialized multi tools are useful for safety purposes when driving your vehicle. There are Multi tools are specially made for all types of driving eventualities such as accidents. Such multi tools include Leatherman Z-Rex, which is equipped with a strap cutter and a window breaker.
Another safety multi tool device is the Leatherman Style PS, which is equipped with a little flat driver that is useful in handling the tiny screws on eyeglasses.
A multi tool also has scissors for cutting torn fingernails as well as bottle opener. A saw is another handy feature of a multi tool especially for outdoor trips.
Leatherman PST or Pocket Survival tool types of multi-tools come in different types, size and multiples to suit different camping needs. Several Leatherman PST multi-tools are specially designed for users with specific needs such as electricians and gunsmiths.
Several multi-tools products are currently available for various uses in camping trips. Such products serve seven major functions in a camping trip including sand, grind, cut, saw, rasp and polish. A variety of additional blades and tools have currently emerged in the market.
Other tools and their specific uses
These comprise a multiplicity of standard blades in different tooth shape for cutting various materials. Cutting blades are straight or serrated.
The later help the user to “plunge cut” into circular blades or any other material.
Alternatively, cutting blades comprises bi-metal blades that provide hardened small teeth, which help the operators to cut soft metals. The infamous Japanese tooth blades with large teeth can cut wood faster though they are not unable to cut metal.
Grout, Tile and Masonry devices
To digress from camping use –these tools are diamond or carbide coated with attachments that help the user to remove grout sandwiched in tiles or for light masonry jobs.
These comprise standard sanding attachments help users to smooth flat surfaces. Specially designed sanding attachments for instance the profile sanding kit enables thorough profile sanding job to be performed.
These basically feature polishing pads attachments though such devices are unpopular in current multi-tools products.
This is a critical tool for cutting or starting a fire in the absence of a match particularly when you’re outdoors.
Multi-tools are critical requirement for camping trip due to their use in case of accidents, calamities or for general functions of a trip.