If you’re looking for a quality mid-size multi-tool that’s pocket friendly and affordable with just the most crucial tools, this is the one.
There’s no such thing as “the best knife ever” but there is a best for each type and class. Cold Steel’s Micro Recon 1 is a prime example.
Equipping bladed tools in foreign lands means dealing with foreign laws meaning micro / keychain knives are most suitable for everyday carry.
MacGyver was a traveler, operator, survivalist, situational gear technician and this tool would have been part of his keychain EDC.
As a vagbond traveling ultralight, all my gear is limited to the size of a flight carry-on, making the Micro-Max 19-in-1 my multitool of choice.