|Leatherman MUT - The First Multi-Tool for the Tactical & the Practical
The Leatherman MUT (Military Utility Tool) Multi-Tool is the first multi-tool that functions as both a tactical and practical tool for military, law enforcement, and civilian shooters. It includes 18 tools and a 3-piece bit kit. The MUT features multiple areas on the tool threaded for cleaning rods and brushes, and all the screwdriver bits are sized for standard military and civilian sighting adjustment work. Also built into the design of the tool is the flexibility to replace the most commonly used parts on the spot, using a simple Torx #8, keeping down-time to a minimum. With all this, a MOLLE sheath and scope adjustment wrench included, the Leatherman MUT may very well be the most efficient and useful piece in your kit.
The MUT was designed for the following maintenance on the M-16/AR-15 family of rifles: optic mounting and adjustment; bolt override malfunctions; take down and retaining pin remova; firing pin retaining pin removal; carbon removal on bolt carrier, bolt and firing pin; cleaning rod and brush attachments/use.
The Leatherman MUT Multi-Tool was developed through a collaboration between Leatherman, one of the world's leading multi-tool companies, and U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Aaron Hampton and Sgt. First Class Robbie Johnson, two well-known military and competitive shooters. The creation and design of the MUT was undertaken only after extensive work with those who would use it most.
The MUT Black Oxide comes with a black MOLLE sheath and scope adjustment wrench.
Features in Detail:
The centerpiece of the MUT is the strongest regular/needlenose pliers Leatherman has ever made. the 420 stainless steel pliers are heat-treated for strength and ground for precision.
The MUT's regular and hard-wire cutters are made from 154CM stainless steel, and are replaceable. A quick turn with a Torx #8 allows them to be removed and sharpened in the field.
The replaceable carbon scraper combats the primary enemy of an MR16/AR-15 - carbon deposited from the direct impingement gas system. Over time, the carbon build-up can harden and degrade the performance of a weapon system. This replaceable carbon scraper removes carbon that isn't necessary on the bolt, bolt carrier and firing pin. It is designed with enough surface area to reach and quickly clean all areas of the bolt carrier group. Its bronze construction prevents scars from scraping.
The replaceable cutting hook offers great leverage for cutting zip ties, cord or clothing. For safety, when the tool is in the closed position, a bit in the driver blocks access to the over-sized cutter opening. The bit can also be left out for those who require more frequent access to this feature.
The bolt override is the most difficult malfuction to clear; often times in the most life-threatening situations. With the Leatherman MUT bolt override tool, the malfunction can be cleared quickly and without disassembly. Simply remove the magazine, insert the bolt override tool onto the bolt carrier, and pull sharply to the rear.
There's always a need for a punch in weapons maintenance. From pushing takeout pins to removing detaining pins, the 1/8" replaceable firearm disassembly punch on the MUT can handle it all. This punch is removable for use alone, or with the hammer end of the MUT. The threads are also designed for adapting cleaning rods and brushes, increasing your leverage and reach for a more thorough cleaning.