If you like the idea of carrying a multi tool, but don’t necessarily need pliers and want something more compact to carry, the the new Gerber Armbar Scout might be a good fit for you. At only a little over 3.5 inches closed, and 3.1 ounces in weight it carries compactly with its deep carry pocket clip.
It still packs seven tools into that small space, and that includes a one-hand opening blade with a frame lock. a pair of spring-loaded scissors, a saw, a can opener, a bottle opener, a pry bar and a hammer pommel. It comes in three colors: orange, onyx, and green.
Armbar Scout Specs:
2 1/2″ plain edge blade with frame lock
Length (closed): 3.625″
Length (open): 6.5″
Blade length: 2.5″
Weight: 3.1 oz.
Limited lifetime warranty