IDL Tools T-10 vs. Leatherman Squirt P4 Pocket Pliers

IDL Tools T-10 and the Leatherman Squirt P4 side by side. These are two pocket pliers we have been reviewing. The two are about the same size when open and weight. But when closed the Leatherman Squirt P4 is slimer and more comfortable. The Leatherman Squirt P4 is just under 1-inch wide, 2-1/4-inches long, 4 inches long when open, 1/2-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 is 1-1/4-inch wide, just over 2-inches long 4 inches long when open and just over 1/4-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 weighs 1.8 ounces, the Leatherman Squirt P4 Pocket Pliers weighs 2.1 ounces. The IDL Tools T-10 jaw opens wider to a little over an inch, the Leatherman Squirt P4 open to only a bit less than an inch.

IDL Tools T-10 and the Leatherman Squirt P4 side by side. These are two pocket pliers we have been reviewing. The two are about the same size when open and weight. But when closed the Leatherman Squirt P4 is slimer and more comfortable. The Leatherman Squirt P4 is just under 1-inch wide, 2-1/4-inches long, 4 inches long when open, 1/2-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 is 1-1/4-inch wide, just over 2-inches long 4 inches long when open and just over 1/4-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 weighs 1.8 ounces, the Leatherman Squirt P4 Pocket Pliers weighs 2.1 ounces. The IDL Tools T-10 jaw opens wider to a little over an inch, the Leatherman Squirt P4 open to only a bit less than an inch.

IDL Tools T-10 vs. Leatherman Squirt P4 Pocket Pliers

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Model
T-10
Squirt P4
Manufacturer
IDL Tools
Leatherman
Tool Count
10
10
Width
1-1/4-inch
Just under 1-inch
Length (Closed)
Just over 2-inches
2-1/4-inches
Length (Open)
4 inches when open
4 inches when open
Thickness
Just over 1/4-inch
1/2-inch thik
Jaw Span
Just over 1-inch
Just under 1-inch
Weight
1.8 ounces
2.1 ounces
Tool List
Knife
Small Phillips screwdriver
Small Flathead screwdriver
Large Flathead screwdriver
Bottle opener
File
Tweezers
Large pliers
Fine pliers
Wire cutters and strippers
Clip Point Knife
Spring-action Needlenose pliers
Regular Pliers
Wire Cutters
Extra-small Screwdriver
Medium Screwdriver
Flat Phillips Screwdriver
Wood/Metal File
Bottle Opener
Awl
Pros:
Solid
Strong Jaws
Blades open while pliers are closed
B lades lock open
Very well made
Looks good too
Strong blades & Pliers
Pliers are spring loaded (Open)
Easy to carry
(in pocket, on keys, in pack / bag)
Cons:

Many Sharp Edges
Jaws stronger than the grips
No lanyard loop
Tends to ‘Let Go’ when stored

Costs a bit more
Retail Price
$17.88
$29.94
Our Cost
$16 – New
Local Hardware Store
$20.50 – Used / Like New
(Auction $15 + Shipping)

IDL Tools T-10 and the Leatherman Squirt P4 side by side. These are two pocket pliers we have been reviewing. The two are about the same size when open and weight. But when closed the Leatherman Squirt P4 is slimer and more comfortable. The Leatherman Squirt P4 is just under 1-inch wide, 2-1/4-inches long, 4 inches long when open, 1/2-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 is 1-1/4-inch wide, just over 2-inches long 4 inches long when open and just over 1/4-inch thick. The IDL Tools T-10 weighs 1.8 ounces, the Leatherman Squirt P4 Pocket Pliers weighs 2.1 ounces. The IDL Tools T-10 jaw opens wider to a little over an inch, the Leatherman Squirt P4 open to only a bit less than an inch. IDL Tools T-10 and the Leatherman Squirt P4are both about 4 inches long when open

IDL Tools T-10 and the Leatherman Squirt P4are both about 4 inches long when open

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