Scissors are for more than just arts and crafts and chores around the home. Properly designed and executed, they can be versatile multi-tools for calling up on in emergencies and perilous situations. The Leatherman Raptor are proof.

Leatherman Raptor ShearsDesigned and engineered with the input of special operations medics, EMTs and firefighters taken into account, these foldable stainless scissors (or shears, as Leatherman calls them – certainly a more confidence-inspiring name) contain the durable build and reliable tools needed to tackle any number of chores – both irregular and commonplace.

This means that in addition to the 420HC Stainless Steel sheers for tough cutting jobs, the Raptor provides a number of tools. These include a strap cutter, a ring cutter, a ruler, oxygen tank wrench (for scuba diving, ya know?) and a carbide tip glass breaker on the bottom of the handle. The handle scales are lightweight-but-solid glass-filled nylon. On the side sits is a replaceable stainless steel pocket clip for everyday carry and rapid access.

 Leatherman Raptor Shears 25 inches long, 5.8 ounces in weight and with a nylon sheath included, the Leatherman Raptor are ready to get you out of the stickiest situations. It doesn’t matter if that’s escaping a burning building or cutting bandages in First Aid scenarios. The Raptor can help. And, they’re backed up by Leatherman’s 25-year guarantee.