Gerber Dime Multi-Tool Review

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool Review

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Quick Overview

Materials

Tools

Price

Weight

Pros

  • Affordable
  • 12 different tools
  • Stainless steel build

Cons

  • The small pliers are nearly useless

If you often find yourself in need of a variety of tools, but don’t want to carry around a whole toolbox, it might be time to look into a multi-tool such as this Gerber Dime Multi-Tool.

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool Review

The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, is a 10-in-1 multi-tool with a stainless steel frame. It is very affordable, less expensive than most other options, yet it manages to come with a surprisingly high level of durability and functionality.

Who is this product for?

The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is a neat tool for anyone who regularly finds themselves needing scissors, screwdrivers, pliers, knives, and other such tools on the go. If you want a small tool that has a ton of functions, one that is very portable, the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool might be a good option for you.

What’s included?

When you purchase the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, you get a multi-tool that barely weighs anything at all, one that can easily fit in your pocket, one that stays attached to you thanks to the lanyard ring. It’s a stainless steel multi-tool which is fairly durable and comes with 10 different tools included. You even get to choose from a variety of colors.

Overview of features

The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is a cool option to go with for a number of reasons. First off, it comes in about a dozen different colors you can choose from. This might not really be a feature per se, but being able to color coordinate is something that some people want to be able to do. Something that is quite convenient about the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is that it only weighs a couple of ounces. It is very lightweight, so much so that you might even forget that you have it on you.

What is also convenient is that the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is fairly small. Now, it might be too small to perform some tasks, but then again, it is not meant for big jobs. Of course, being small is convenient because you can fit it right in your pocket without any issue at all, making it a great option for being on the go. The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool comes with a nifty lanyard ring so you can attach it to your key ring, which means you won’t lose it and it will always be on your body.

If you are worried about durability, the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is made of high-quality stainless steel. No, it’s not the most durable multi-tool in the world, but it should be more than good enough for some basic needs. We also like how the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool comes with quite a few tools and functions, 10 to be precise; you get a spring-loaded needle nose pliers, standard pliers, wire cutters, tweezers, a bottle opener, a fine-edge blade, a retail package opener, scissors, a medium-flathead driver and a cross driver, and a coarse file as well. As you can see, it does have a decent number of functions for its small size.

Tutorial

There is not too much to say in way of a tutorial here. The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool comes with a lanyard ring so you can easily attach it to your key ring. When you want to use any of the tools, simply unfold it and unfold the various tools out of the handle. It really does not get much easier than that. Once you are done with it, just fold it all back up and stick it back in your pocket.

Alternatives

The Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is fairly small, and it is a bit limited in what it can do. After all, it is meant to be a pocket multi-tool. It might not be enough for you, in which case, you can look at alternatives.

One alternative we would recommend looking at is the Gerber Suspension Multi-Plier, which is a bit bigger, has a couple more tools, and costs a little more. If you need something with even more capabilities, something that does not cost much, we would recommend the DeJAVU 15 in 1 Multi-tool as another alternative.

Conclusion

At the end of the day, we think that the Gerber Dime Multi-Tool is nice little option to keep in mind. It is very lightweight, small, and portable, all great features. It comes with 10 small tools which you can probably put to use, and it is made out of fairly durable materials as well. It might not be huge, but it does have some decent uses.

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