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Trending: Leatherman Micra Keychain Multi-tool

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Bernard Capulong
Trending: Leatherman Micra Keychain Multi-tool

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First introduced in 1996, the Leatherman Micra finds its way trending back up the charts. Despite its age the Micra still holds up today as an invaluable keychain tool thanks to its useful complement of tools, scissors-based butterfly design, and sturdy construction all in a compact package. 

Most other butterfly-style multi-tools sized for your keychain feature a set of pliers as their main tool, but not everyone can get much use out of pliers at that size. Scissors, however, come in handy for all sorts of daily cutting tasks in a more discreet way than pulling out your dedicated EDC blade. With that said, the Micra still comes equipped with a small penknife, a nail file and cleaning tool, screwdrivers, a bottle opener, a ruler, and even a set of tweezers. 

And like all Leatherman tools, the Micra is made in the USA and backed by a 25-year limited lifetime warranty. Grab one in your favorite of 6 color options at the link below.

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Bernard Capulong

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About the Author
Bernard Capulong is an everyday carry (EDC) gear expert, entrepreneur, all-around nerd, and the founder and editor-in-chief of EverydayCarry.com—the largest online community for EDC gear enthusiasts. Since founding Everyday Carry in 2009, he’s built over a decade of experience in the industry, reviewing and highlighting brands and products, including pocket knives, flashlights, wallets, watches, bags, pens, and much more.

Bernard is known for bringing everyday carry out of obscurity and into the mainstream, having been published or featured in various publications such as GQ, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, VICE, HYPEBEAST, Outside, and many others. He has also played a part in curating, designing, and developing digital and physical products, resulting in successful crowdfunding projects or limited edition collaboration products with established softgoods brands. He stays on the pulse of the EDC industry by attending trade shows, participating in online interest communities, and actively engaging with fellow gear enthusiasts on social media.

In addition to being the editor-in-chief and main social media personality for EverydayCarry.com, Bernard is an avid gearhead and collector in general. His personal collections span technical bags, fountain pens, digital cameras, retro gaming hardware, personal hi-fi audio gear, and mechanical wristwatches, to name a few. Bernard Capulong is a prominent figure and trusted authority in the everyday carry industry with a career dedicated to helping people discover this hobby and stay prepared with quality gear.

Discussion (3 total)

NUNQUAM NON PARATUS ·
These retail for around $30 new, but if you are cash strapped you can pick one up used on eBay for around $10 shipped. A lot of TSA confiscated Micras (and SAKs) end up on eBay, for example.

Also these things are easy to mod. So if you want to remove or add an item, buying a cheap used one is a safe way to go. I took a Dremel to some keys, and swapped them into an old Micra, replacing some of the tools I didn't use. I don't carry that much anymore, but it was a neat and easy project.
Ben ·
Have a photo sounds epic
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