|L-R, The original Prybuddy, Prybuddy Camel Toe, Prybuddy XL, Prybuddy R1, and Prybuddy Edge|
Even though nobody has complained it was brought to my attention that the corners of the pry tip may gouge your leg when carried on the key ring. This comment brought about the Prybuddy Camel Toe.
The Prybuddy XL came about at the request of a customer; he is a computer tech and carries a multi-tool daily. The XL was sized to fit in the sheath of most multi-tool as pictured below. I am constantly striving to add more functionality to my tools so I added a notch for scraping a fire starting rod (ferrocerium rod). I have had reports that the XL version also comes in handy as a force multiplier.
Two factors brought about the Prybuddy R1. The cap lifter worked but not as well as I would like and a friend did not like the orientation of his keys when the cap lifter was used. To facilitate this change I added a bit of width to the Prybuddy so as not to compromise the strength.
The most recent evolution was the edged version. The Prybuddy Edge can be used as a neck knife or can simply disappear in the pocket. It is only .75" wide so it is only meant to be a convenience edge; opening boxes, cutting paper, etc... It should go with out saying that if the pry bar end is used the sheath should be in place so as not to cut yourself!
|Gratuitous pic done by a friend|
I am always surprised at how many people ask what the hex hole is for so I added a few pics below.
|My personal EDC (Prybuddy XL, County Comm Screw Keys and A&P keyring) plus a single blade pocket knife.|
|The County Comm Screw Keys work well in conjunction with one of my Prybuddies|
|Prybuddy R1 with standard .25" driver bit|
|Prybuddy XL with .25" socket adapter|