Zootility PocketMonkey ReviewJune 23, 2014
When I received the Zootility PocketMonkey, I put it in my wallet and forgot about it for a week or so. But then I found myself in situations where I began to rely on it–opening a beverage. Tightening the arms on my glasses. For $12, give it a try–I think you’ll find yourself using it more often than not.
Construction & Materials
Cut from steel, there’s really not much to this multi-tool, which comes in at the size and thickness of a credit card. I’ve had it submerged in a variety of liquids, and it still looks brand new.
Even titanium would bend and bow at this thickness, so don’t expect something you can’t bend out of whack–but it takes a lot of force to do so. You don’t want to rebuild a small block V8 with this, but it could survive almost any task you would reach for a tool like this for.
Design / Ease Of Use
This sucker fell into my hands while we were remodeling a portion of our house, and I was actually seeking this out before I went into the workshop for actual tools.
As I said up above, the PocketMonkey has two cutting edges–both of which are fairly dull when brand new. I didn’t get them razor sharp, but I did sharpen them enough and they’ve held up just fine.
The PocketMonkey is a perfect addition to your wallet, pocket or glove box. At $12 it offers a no frills multi-tool that will be there when needed.
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