Original Surge costs $129, and the price for Black & Silver Surge is $155. It's a little too bulky to put on my belt without the weight pulling my belt off kilter and making things uncomfortable. I felt it only proper to do a comparison between the Leatherman Surge and Wave, taking into account the size and weight and difference in available tools in each. Although it is stainless steel, it will still corrode. [keychain]. On to the Bottle opener, can opener, and wire stripper incorporated on both the Surge and Wave. Gerber Center-Drive: 4.7 in VS Leatherman Surge: 4.5 in Weight: Center-Drive 9.5 oz VS Surge 12.5 oz. Leatherman Wave vs Charge AL Discussion in 'Multi-tools & Multi-purpose Knives' started by col902, Jul 2, 2011. When I plan to bushcraft, the Surge goes in my pack. However, small bit is actually a non-standard bit, extremely small, i.e., jeweler screw driver size. Center-Drive: 3.25 in VS Surge 3.1 in Cutting edge: Center-Drive: 3 in VS Surge 3 in. . Let’s begin with the body dimension. OK, beginning with the Large bit driver. The contents are dense. I've been perfectly satisfied with the Wave since getting it. Though they cost more or less the same the Wingman is slightly cheaper than the Wave. If that’s important to you then the Charge TTi is still going to reign supreme. Squirt PS4 on my keys & Surge in my pocket w/ pocket clip. The scissors were cool but off balance for me because of how heavy the tool body was. Which tools do these multi-tools have? I pretty much immediately returned the Surge for the Wave. . Moving on to the Knife blade. Edge can be used as scraper. Obviously the Surge is suitable for a work place environment owing to its size and weight.  I don’t believe that one is better than the other. Big complex multi tools get harder to use as weight and bulk increases. Found in both the Surge and the Wave. It’s still usable. Small bit driver is a non-standard size, proprietary tool. Neither the Surge or Wave have the guthook which is so useful. 125. But as far as functionality is concerned, Surge is the best courtesy of the 21 tools and when it comes to affordability, Wave Plus is the best bang for the buck. Would probably take it with me if i wanted to live out of my backpack for more than a year or so, otherwise I'll just stick with my old and reliable Wenger Ranger Grip, plus some small scissors in my first aid kit and maybe a set of small needle nose pliers, mainly for getting a sowing needle through stronger materials when doing gear repairs in the field. 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LEATHERMAN, Surge Heavy Duty Multitool with Premium Replaceable Wire Cutters and Spring-Action Scissors, Stainless Steel with Premium Nylon Sheath. That’s about average f… This particular Wave plier-head incorporates the cap crimper, not found on the Surge for this review. So, when it gets soiled, make sure to rinse and dry. Keeping in mind that the multi-tools will never replace the full-size tools contained within either multi-tool. Of course blade material is 420 HC stainless for both. While the Charge and Wave sport both the file and saw with 2 blades, the Surge gives the option of Saw OR File and Scissors with 2 blades. Get it here for only $86.00 The Leatherman Wave is c… If you are looking for a multi-tool that can help you have a plethora of tools available at all times, then the Surge is an amazing choice. The Leatherman 830039 New Wave … I'd like to upgrade/mod the blades to the S30v blade of the charge at some point. Hi, today I’m going to cover the Surge and the Wave. The last item is the lanyard ring. It has 18 tools instead of 21, but I don’t miss the extra 3 tools. I hope you enjoyed watching it. Within the Leatherman range, the Leatherman Wave Plus is located at the middle of the price range. Whereas the Wave does not have the awl blade. The Surge is Leatherman’s closest comparable product to the Free P4 from the … Having gone through both the Surge and the Wave, the biggest differences between the two is the size and weight with minor variations in some tools. Comparison of Super Tool 300 vs Leatherman Wave: Super Tool 300 is the best multi tool for the workers. Another best multi tool is Leatherman Wave and it popular by its outside design, its redesigned on 2004 with larger knives and stronger plier. Actually I use Surge at work. Has anyone here used either tool or have a different multi tool you would recommend? Leatherman Surge vs Supertool 300 – Conclusion Both the Surge and the Supertool300 are of superior quality and are made to last. I've never came across a use for the more powerful jaws of the Surge's pliers in the backcountry. I know this Leatherman doesn't get a lot of love but I brought mine on a short camping trip a few weeks ago and it was perfect. It is constructed of 100% stainless steel, and you can operate it with one hand. Charge. I love the Leatherman Squirt, because I always have it with me. Wave, blade length is 2.9 inches with approx. Use Proprietary interchangeable double ended bits. The Surge was big and bulky and hard for me to use without both hands. The 3 main tools within the plier-head are hard and soft wire cutters, standard plier-jaw, and needle nose. If not, oh please watch! The Surge’s awl blade is 1 ½ inches long with an edge on one side and incorporates a threading hole for heavy materials.  Depending upon application, size, and weight, is what makes the difference. However, the bit extension receptacle is deeper than the standard bit length. It can be also used in certain electronics that requires to pin-hole-reset. That said, I wouldn't take it camping because it's more than I need, I was working with the NPS and my boss told me that if you break a Leatherman and send it back, they send you an upgraded one. But I either strap it to my pack, or put in inside. Both have inch and metric. On to the file blade, For the Surge, it’s a removable file blade. As an everyday carry, I liked the idea of the big scissors. It’s comparison video but less than 10 min! These two tools are two of Leatherman's highest quality and I wanted to put together a full comparison of the two. It should also be noted that many potential buyers compare the Wave vs “Another Tool” For example, in a recent post we compared the Leatherman Wave Vs. The Surge is plier heads are also changeable. Please refer to my “Center-Drive VS Surge Comparison Review” video at 6:55, where I demonstrate the standard bit insertion into the extension. The pliers are bigger and stronger than the waves one. Moving on to the flat blade screwdriver. Don’t mind the extra 4 oz. BTW, I made the video version of this topic and it’s uploaded to YouTube, so please watch: Made of 420 High Carbon stainless steel. Dimension, overall 3 ½ inches long with a 2 ½ inch usable file. Thumbnail looks like two Viking wizards with long flowing robes. The Gerber Suspension has a unique … 2.7 inches cutting edge. Depending on the model, you can buy Charge multitools for $130-150. Much harder stainless steel.  Kind of like sibling rivalry that one is better over the other, which may be true but depending on where it’s used, i.e., camping, hiking, the garage, the car, in the house, at work and the individual need of having a multi-tool around as a handy item (tool). It’s exchangeable with the Saw blade. Wave Plus Vs Charge The Leatherman Charge is almost identical in design to the Wave+. Leatherman Wave vs Charge the Leatherman Wave and Charge are similar multitools. at YouTube? However, literature states 8 inch and 19 cm. Leatherman will sell you an optional one (and lanyard ring) for around $5. Still, we are writing a Leatherman Surge vs Wave article to compare and see which one is better and which will fit your needs. The Squirt is a nice little tool, for sure. Surge and Charge Surge and Wave Charge and Wave The next picture shows the outside tools. Mine is Black oxide coating over 420 high carbon stainless steel. It's the only one I've owned so can't offer an opinion on the others. I’ve used both and I would say the Surge just feels better to use. Might be the hand size, but the slightly larger shaft and blade length is preferred. GBP. Next is the awl. Surge is 4 and half inches long, ¾ thick, approximately 1 and half inches widest point when folded. Also the Wave plier head incorporates a cap crimper for this particular model, which is not on this particular Surge. Weight. making it … Knife. At a MSRP of $99.85 for the stainless finish, it’s comparable to other premium multi-tools like the SOG PowerAssist or Victorinox SwissTool RS. Leatherman has 2 different bit drivers, referred to as the Large and Small. Comparison of Leatherman Surge vs Leatherman Signal Multi Tools. Leatherman Wave vs Surge The Leatherman Guarantee. at all. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jul 2, 2011 #1. col902. Of course, we are talking about the Leatherman products. Both the Surge and the Wave incorporate built-in retractable metal lanyard rings. The Surge scissors is accessible on the outside, whereas the wave is on the inside, and has to be un-folded to use. Whereas the Wave has only 1, which is 1/4 inch flat blade.  Actually I own and like both. If you google something like "leatherman wave hidden lanyard ring" or something you'll find explanations on it. I have a squirt that I keep in my front pants pocket every day for the past 5 years or so, and a surge that I carry on my belt at work. On the Surge, just like the file blade, it is removable (interchangeable.) The Wave is the subject for hundreds of Tool Tale submitted to the brand, including helping to climb out of icy waters and finding the way to safety after being buried in an avalanche. That is all we had in this Leatherman Wave vs. Surge vs. Chargecomparison review. The Wave is 3 inches overall length with a 2 ½ inch cutting edge. Mar 16, 2011. It’s easier to put an edge on and maintain the knife edge with this material. They are 5/16 & 1/8 inch flat blade. The Leatherman Wave has 17 tools while the Wingman has only 14. Image. Editing this video took a looooong time, so I hope you enjoyed it. The Large bit is equivalent to a standard sized bit (1/4 inch). However, there are provisions to add an additional oversized lanyard ring, or as mentioned earlier, belt-clip, for both Surge and Wave. An OTF knife, There are certain times in everyone’s life that they, What makes for the Best Assisted Opening Knife?  However, the Surge has 2. ... Leatherman Wave Multitool (830038) ... vs. Leatherman Charge TTI Multitool (830683) Leatherman Squirt PS4 Multitool (831195) vs. Leatherman Juice CS4 Multitool … Blade material for both, 420 High Carbon Heat-treated Stainless Steel. The Wave, closed length is 4 inches, weight 8 ½ oz, 11/16 inch thick, 1 3/8 at it’s widest point when folded. Its lighter and has fewer tools than the Wave.  😉. Thanks. I’m a bigger dude w/ meaty man mitts so the Wave just seemed anemic to me.  Both the Surge and Wave have built-in flat blade screwdrivers. Leatherman Surge vs Wave: The Comparison. On to the Serrated knife blade, for the Surge, blade length is 3 ¼ inches with 3 1/8 inches cutting edge. It’s my side of thing but it took reeeeeeeaaally long time to edit this video. And depending on where you buy it, either sold as a separate option or as a set. It's also fun to snap the pliers into place while sitting 'round the fire haha and if you carry a larger pocket knife (I do) the small blades on the OHT aren't much of an issue. In case if you are new to Leatherman multi-tools. LEATHERMAN, Original Wave Multitool with Scissors and Eyeglass Screwdriver Bit, Black with Leather … The Wave is suitable for everyday carry due to its size and lighter weight with basically the same capabilities, I believe. Neither of these 2 comes standard with a pocket clip. Blade material same as the straight edge, 420 High Carbon heat-treated stainless. But Leatherman Surge and Wave will substitute full-size tools. The cost for the Leatherman Wave varies from $99 to $125. If you prefer the easy open design of the Free P4 and like how intuitive it is to use you’ll probably prefer it to the Charge TTi. Re: leatherman surge vs. wave « Reply #3 on: July 26, 2007, 06:25:14 PM » Another thing to consider is that without a sheath, the Surge will be missing either a saw or a file (if that matters to you), unless you carry the extra piece somewhere else. Discussion in 'MultiTools and Other Pocket Tools' started by jonpwn, Apr 7, ... wave and charge tti are almost the same in size and weight.. Drop the Wave+ in your pocket and you’ll be 8.4oz (241 gms) heavier. It still feels perfectly at home in your pocket while you’re in the field. The Leatherman Surge retails for between $125 – $130USD and the Wave retailers for $115 – $125USD. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the CampingGear community, A helpful community that aims to help users make informed decisions about camping gear including sleeping systems, clothing, cooksets, and packs.... and to show off our stuff You need to open the body for the Rulers. . However, due to the Wave’s size and weight, it can be looked at as a plus. Obviously Surge scissors is bigger than the Wave scissors. BTW, 420 High Carbon Stainless is less prone to corrosion. It is designed with larger pliers and sloped top handle. Having said that, the Surge is comparably priced, usually within +/- $5 of each other. The main difference has to be the number of tools attached. Overall length of the saw blade is 3 ½ inches with the 2 ½ inch cutting edge. Weight has a big impact on how easy a multi-tool is to carry – especially if you’re going to carry it attached to your body. Good recommendation! This may need to be a Netflix show now.... Ive got the surge and the scissors are by far the best feature on them, they are strong and can cut through thick leather. One of the most popular multi-tools from Leatherman, the Wave, is considered a full-sized multi-tool featuring 17 tools in one small and compact package. I had a Blast before and wanted something bigger and badder. The Leatherman Surge has a bit more steel, a bit more functionality and a bit more weight, so it’s expected that it has a bit heavier price tag. Blade length is 3.1 inches with approx 2 3/4 inches cutting edge for the Surge. Charge comes in 2 versions – the ALX and TTI. Carries as comfortably as my BM Osbourne. . Eventually, I ended up just using it for crafts and workshop projects, not camping/traveling activities. They’ve been around for decades and have used that time to perfect their line of products. Continuing on with the scissors, found on both the Surge and the Wave, both incorporate a leaf spring to facilitate use. In addition to the proprietary bits, there is a bit extension which fits into the large bit driver allowing the multi-tool to become full length driver. The knife sucks on both in my opinion. Order before 2:30 PM & get same day shipping Returns within 14 days We ship from the Netherlands. All pivots are tight, and the overall build is stiff enough for all but the most stubborn of rusted tasks. This site is a free online resource that strives to offer helpful content … Since this is the camping section, I just want to throw out another idea: the OHT. Oil as needed. Moving on to the Plier-head. The Wave File blade is not removable. This is a similar feature to the Bosch jigsaw blade. Leatherman’s quality is fantastic and the company stands behind each and every multi tool. The edges of the file are also cut for filing, for both, Surge and Wave.  Both are held in by the lock, so they won’t slip out during use. It’s a weight saver. Today, I want to talk about the choice between two gems: the Leatherman Wave and Leatherman Charge TTi. Login. while the Wingman weighs 7 oz. It’s Very condensed. The Leatherman Wingman is similar to the Leatherman flagship model and is more like a little brother to the Wave than the Suspension is to the Center Drive. Let’s face it; a multi-tool is convenient to have around when a tool box is not readily available or practical at times i.e. I think I'm going to switch to a folding saw in my pack, and a medium/large knife on my belt. Its a bit bulkier and heavier but you get used to it, over all im happy i got the serge over the wave. 😉. I don’t know why. All rights reserved. Next item is the Ruler. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. They offer a 25 year warranty (repair or replace) with some conditions and things to keep in mind. Choose the right Leatherman Leatherman Surge vs Wave Plus Leatherman Wave Plus vs Gerber Center-Drive Leatherman Charge Plus TTi vs Wave Plus Leatherman vs Victorinox multi-tools. In the conversation of multi tools, there is a pretty strong debate between the Leatherman Wave and Surge. The tool loadout is basically the same, with the addition of a cutting hook on the serrated knife the only real … The locks work reliably and the blades stay out of the way when using the pli… Phillips & Flat blade, double ended. Keep the Bit Kit & extension in the glovebox in case I need to tinker w/gear. Basically, if you are interested in a slightly larger, heavier tool with a few more options, the Leatherman Surge is a really good way to go. I still take it out every now and again for example in an urban exploration setting or for handy work. I initially bought the Surge. The Wave has most of the core components and is a bit smaller/lighter, also it is cheaper. After taking it out on a few prolonged camping an hitchhiking trips I have found it to be a bit too heavy and awkward to have on my belt and also that it is prone to getting sand an grit messing up the smoothness of its moving parts. The further I get down this list the harder it gets. The Leatherman Charge Plus TTi is located at the very top of the scale. The Charge TTI has, … Choose the right Leatherman Leatherman Surge vs Wave Plus Leatherman Wave Plus vs Gerber Center-Drive Leatherman Charge Plus TTi vs Wave Plus Leatherman vs Victorinox multi-tools. The Wave weighs just under 9 oz. Copyright © Gadget Survivalist 2017. Weight 12.5 oz. The extension and extra double-ended bits are optional. . Surge and Wave have provision for a detachable belt clip. They have blessed us with a lot of great products throughout the years and many users are beyond satisfied. Surge’s ruler is 8-1/2 inches or 21.5 cm. Product. There's indeed a lanyard ring on the Wave, I'm using it on mine right now :) It's hidden away and you need to push it out. Hey All! Pretty convenient. I did look at the surge which is a bit cheaper than the charge tti and doesn't look too bad either.  Keep in mind, both of these multitools are a compromise over full-size tools, not a replacement. The exact wording is from the manufacturer and is stated … We would love to tell you more about the differences. The replaceable wire cutter blades for Surge are made from 154 CM stainless steel. Leatherman Wave Vs Charge Leatherman Wave w/ Leather/Nylon Combo Sheath. These two tools are two of Leatherman's highest quality and I wanted to put together a full comparison of the two.. Basically, if you are interested in a slightly larger, heavier tool with a few more options, the Leatherman Surge … Really handy to have the one handed capability if you're in an awkward position and need your multi-tool. Fast delivery from our own stock Over 12.000 products Extended return policy until 31-01-2021. Leatherman Surge and Wave Detailed Comparison The Wave is a bit limited when you have it compared to the Surge; it doesn’t come with a blade exchanger.The Wave has some tools which the Surge doesn’t have such as the tiny screwdriver which can be made used for small screws and glasses. The best way to describe this tool is a jeweler screw driver. “For me, the Wave hits on all cylinders of great design," said Ben Rivera, CEO of Leatherman. The Wave blade length is 3 inches with 2.7 inch cutting edge. The construction of the Surge & the Wave are basically the same. For example, Charge + costs $139, while Charge + Forest modification is as expensive as $144. However, the Surge plier head is slightly larger than the Wave. Price. The main difference is the wire cutters for the Surge are replaceable, whereas the Wave is not-removable/built-in. The construction of the Surge & the Wave are basically the same. Is the charge worth the extra 20 or so dollars? An additional note about the Surge plier-head is on the back side of the plier head hinge, there’s a stranded wire cutter and wire crimper, which the Wave does not have. We strive to give you all you need to make an informed decision on the Leatherman Surge vs the charge TTI. This speaks volumes to the reputation of the Wave. What are your opinions on these two multitools? And that’s definitely the case with the Leatherman Wave Plus (and for two of my favorite multi-tools that are still to feature, the Charge … Center-Drive Knife is longer by 0.15 inches. Anyone own the Charge Plus and know if it’s worth the extra cost? Center-Drive looks bulkier than Surge but weighs less by 3 oz. However, the Surge plier head is slightly larger than the Wave. I had a Wave and found a Skeletool suited my needs. The TTI is definitely the most desired multitool due to the titanium handle scales and the S30V main blade. The Surge features bigger pliers compared to the Charge TTI. Both have cross-cut coarse side and Diamond coated fine. Another example would be general out-door, day to day, or everyday carry (EDC), camping, hiking, or backpacking, weight would be an issue (like the Wave.) ---, Press J to jump to the feed. Bit extension will also accept the standard ¼ inch bits.  An example would be at work where I need to use full-size plier or screw driver, and don’t have immediate access to my tool box (Surge). Purely because many of the tools are such good quality it feels wrong having them so far down a list. Leatherman Wave vs Charge TTi. Since Surge is larger, it has the room/space to include the additional flat blade. In the conversation of multi tools, there is a pretty strong debate between the Leatherman Wave and Surge. It’s a half inch smaller and weighs 4 ounces smaller. Moving on to the Saw blade. Paid Subscribers don't see ads! Compare the main Features, Specifications, Prices and Select the Best Model. Leatherman Wave Plus. Swiss Army knives are very much that way. The main difference is the wire cutters for the Surge are replaceable, whereas the Wave is not-removable/built-in. TL,DR:Got a Surge, like it alright, bit too heavy and grit-sensitive for something I would want to have on my at all times in the field. I have gotten myself into the exact same comparison just over a year ago and ended up getting the Surge. Not sure if I'm too late but I’ve owned both the Wave and the Surge, and the Wave is my favorite since it is a little smaller and fits better in my pocket. The Wave’s ruler is 8 inch or 19 cm. EUR. We've had absolutely no issues with the construction quality of the Wave+. Leatherman Free P4 Vs Surge. Can't verify myself, but if you feel like playing a long game, the Wave might be a solid investment haha. Overall length 3 inches with a 2 ½ inch usable file. When I go camping or hiking I love the surge because it's got larger blades, both serrated and non, the saw is good for larger pieces of kindling, and the scissors are easy to get to. Did you watch my video version of this website yet? Both Surge and Wave incorporate built-in rulers. Login. hiking, backpacking. When I plan to pseudo-ultralight it up, the Wave is my choice. As you have seen, there is no better choice because the three have been specialized for different needs. . For only a few dollars more, the Surge delivers a much more robust multi-tool that can be a savior when you find yourself in need of typical tools like wire cutters and replacement blades. I can't imagine needing more than a Wave unless you have a job or hobby that requires a special tool found on another model. The Leatherman Surge is the more heavy duty apparatus among the two. 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