A guest review for The Survivalist Blog about the Gerber Shard "One Piece Multi Tool" (OMPT). The author, a regular on BladeReviews.com. The author advises he has been carrying his OPMT for several months now and has "really enjoyed owning it....I've had fancier OPMTs in the past, but thonestly this $5 beater does everything I need it to..."
"Of course a good EDC is no substitute for a full-on get home bag, but it is more than 99% of the population carries, and has got me out of a number of jams. That is a compromise urban and suburban preppers often have to take. As a “mild-mannered”suburbanite stuff like cargo pants, MOLLE gear, and utility belts are usually out of the question (at least during working hours). For this reason I find it extremely important to find highly functional gear that is lightweight and compact; easily stowed and inconspicuous.
That is why I really like a OPMT. It is light, flat, simple and functional. The kind of thing that blends in with a set of keys but can pay big dividends in critical as well as every day situations..."