Scalpel Handle & Blades
If you have a sharp knife blade on your Leatherman® or a Swiss Army Knife®, you may not need either of these. On the other hand, a thin, ultra-sharp scalpel blade can do things a knife can't, for example, lance an abscess. If you are using our Minimalist First Aid Pack you might want to carry a few scalpel blades and leave the 5.5 inch handle behind...but it so much easier to wield a scalpel blade with the handle. The scalpel blades and handles fit nicely into the clear vinyl pockets of our Guide First Aid Pack or our Expedition First Aid Pack. Handles can also fit into one of the vertical spine pockets, the zipper pocket, or the initernal slash pocket, while the blades fit into the inside zippered pocket of the Minimalist First Aid Pack. Scalpel handles and blades (five of them) are sold separately.