THIS IS MY LEATHERMAN. THERE ARE MANY LIKE IT, BUT THIS ONE IS MINE.
My Leatherman Surge rode on my belt for 10 years when I worked construction. Awesome tool.
The thing I love about it is, It came from the factory really tight and has loosened up to the way I use it, and now it is a totally personalized tool.
I can easily open the two blades and the scissors with one hand, as fast as any legal folder out there, and the pliers can be opened by flipping it open and locking it with a bump to your thigh. (I will try to post a video of this if I have time later today)
Whatever model you get it should have two outside opening blades. That way you have a ‘donkey’ serrated blade, and you can preserve the wicked sharp straight blade. (Leathermen come from the factory sharper than any blade I have ever seen). Keep it close to where you leave your wallet and keys at home, and you will be amazed by how much you use it.
Personally, I would rather have the Wave than the Sidekick. The SK does not have the donkey blade, and the spring action is something you don’t need, more to break.