I was somewhat skeptical that this tool would be solid enough for me as I use a multi-tool many times a day and often push it to its limits. When my Leatherman Wave broke, I decided to try to this Spydero Byrd tool or whatever its called..My first impression was that it was well-made and a neat, functional tool. I still think that. What I especially like about it is the bits and the way they are standard-sized, like if you lose one in your multi-tool you can just grab another one from your drill, and vice-versa. I've used several multi-tools and I'd have to say that one feature gives it a nice advantage. However, it isn't as easy to whip it out and screw in a screw as some multi-tools, because you have to remove the file to get to the bits- I have lost my file, and am now using a ground down 16 penny duplex nail in its place to hold in the bits. I also lost the spring that holds the file tight, and I have replaced it with one from a pilot G-2 pen. I broke the blade lock spring also, and replaced it with a hair pin. So, while the tool certainly can be broken, it can also be fairly easily fixed if it does break- which was not true of some other higher priced tools I've owned.
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