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Refyne EP1 Bolt-action Pen

Refyne EP1 Bolt-action Pen
$39+  Pledge Comment

We love the reassuring feel of locking a retractable pen in place with a bolt-action mechanism. Refyne’s design stands out with its copper inner barrel, and looks great in either black PVD stainless steel or titanium. It also comes with a removable pocket clip.

Best EDC Pens 2019

Best EDC Pens 2019

While we spend most of our time thumbing away at our phones, sometimes writing things on paper is just better. And if you’re going to write, you need a good writing instrument. Our pals at Everyday Carry are here with their picks for 10 great pens you can scribble with.

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SOG Keytron 1 Folding Knife

SOG Keytron 1 Folding Knife
$20  Buy Comment

SOG’s keychain-size knife is perfect for everyday needs, like cutting twine, opening boxes, or slicing packing tape. It measures just 3.5″ long when closed, and has a built in bottle opener and a smart keylatch ring for easy addition and removal of keys.

Folding Coin Knife

Folding Coin Knife
$10  Buy Comment

A super compact EDC knife that folds into a 1.77″ diameter disc. Has a 0.94″ long stainless steel blade, and is handy for opening all those packages you get from Amazon. Comes in a variety of colors, but we’d go for the rainbow finish design.

Stealth Pen V2

Stealth Pen V2

Lioe Design’s Stealth Pen V2 has an eye-catching teardrop design. Its wide body also makes the pen easier to grip than others. It’s made of aluminum, has a built-in pocket clip, and uses Parker-style Schmidt G2 refills.

Polar Bad Ass Carabiner

Polar Bad Ass Carabiner
$49  Buy Link Comment

A ridiculously large carabiner-style clip cut from a single hunk of solid titanium. It measures in at 120 x 60.5 x 6mm, and weighs a hefty 64 grams. Thanks to its one-piece construction, there are fewer components to break, and it can easily handle heavy loads.

Geekey Multitool

Geekey Multitool
$23  Buy Link Comment

Despite being just a bit larger than normal keys, the Geekey packs 16 functions. It can be used as a slotted, Philips, square and combo screwdriver, a closed and an open wrench, a scorer, a file, a bottle opener and more. You can even use it as a smoking bowl.

WESN TI QR Keychain

WESN TI QR Keychain
$40  Buy Comment

Have your keys ready to go with knifemaker WESN’s latest product. The TI QR is a quick-release keychain that’s milled from two pieces of titanium. The pieces have been heat treated to ensure they last a lifetime.

CRKT Spark’N Sharp

CRKT Spark’N Sharp
$20  Buy Link Comment

CRKT’s convenient lanyard tool makes quick work of starting campfires, with its magnesium spark rod and striking surface. It also doubles as an in-the-field knife sharpener, perfect for putting a new edge on your pocket knife in a pinch.

The EveryMan Tool

The EveryMan Tool
$30+  Pledge Comment

The EveryMan Tool or EMT is a utility blade holder that has five locking positions. Its track locking system makes it easy to swap blades. It also has a pry bar, a hex driver and a bottle opener. It’s available in aluminum or titanium.

Streamlight 360º Penlight Lantern

Streamlight 360º Penlight Lantern
$26  Buy Comment

This pocket-sized flashlight combines a focused spotlight beam on its tip with a broad, omnidirectional lantern on its side. It can also stand up thanks to its bell-shaped rubber boot. Its C4 LED outputs 65 lumens, and runs for up to 6.5 hours on 2 AAA batteries.

Propper Bail Out Bag

Propper Bail Out Bag
$35  Buy Link Comment

Propper’s Bail Out Bag features MOLLE-compatible loops on the front and sides as well as in the main compartment. It also has M4 mag pouches and has drain holes on all pockets. Available in black or brown. On sale on Massdrop until 2/27/19.

Artisan Cutlery Kinetic Tool

Artisan Cutlery Kinetic Tool
$125  Buy Link Comment

Inspired by a balisong knife, Artisan’s fun to use gadget features a stainless steel multitool instead of a knife blade. It has a pry bar, bottle opener, hex wrench, and ruler, and its titanium handles have a locking mechanism. Also available with stainless/G10 handles.

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Knives for Gentlemen

Knives for Gentlemen

A pocket knife must first and foremost do its job of being a reliable and useful cutting tool. But we appreciate when knifemakers go the extra mile to make them stylish and handsome too. Here, Everyday Carry shares their picks for 10 great looking knives for proper gentlemen.

Lumintop Titanium Penlight

Lumintop Titanium Penlight
$50  Buy Comment

This pen-style pocket flashlight features a durable titanium alloy body with a military-grade hard-anodized finish. It’s IPX8-rated waterproof, and features a 125 lumen Nichi LED light source optimized for accurate color rendering. Runs on two AAA batteries.

B-2 BLITZ Tactical Pocket Knife

B-2 BLITZ Tactical Pocket Knife
$35  Buy Comment

Inspired by the famed B-2 Bomber, Bomber & Co.’s folding knife is stealthy, sleek, and strong. The thick design allows for a solid grip, while the hefty build and tanto blade make it durable and strong for situations that require brute force. Save 53% in The Awesomer Shop.

Warrior Quest Molle Utility Pouch

Warrior Quest Molle Utility Pouch
$20  Buy Comment

This sturdy tactical pouch is designed to carry small tools, knives, pens, and other everyday items in a compact and organized case. It’s made from 1000D Nylon and is compatible with Molle webbing. Measures 8.67″ x 7.48″ x 0.99″, and comes in several military color schemes.

DualFuel Lighter & Power Bank

DualFuel Lighter & Power Bank
~$45+  Pledge Comment

DualFuel is a flameless and windproof lighter that doubles as an emergency power bank. It has a built-in 1200mAh battery and USB-A and USB-C charging ports that can be used simultaneously. It charges via microUSB. Available in black or gold.

Men’s Utility Bracelet

Men’s Utility Bracelet
$40  Buy Comment

Whether you need to open a package, slice up an apple, or tighten a screw, you’ll always be prepared with Higher Objects‘ wristband, which packs a knife with a flat head screwdriver tip. It’s made from stainless steel and neoprene, and is also available in black or gold here.

Nextool Pallas Tactical Pen

Nextool Pallas Tactical Pen
$25  Buy Comment

This unique writing instrument features a body made from perforated aluminum, which gives it an almost organic look, while making it supremely lightweight. It takes a Fisher Space Pen refill, and its back end features a ceramic point for self defense and breaking windows.

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Sliver Gripper Keychain Tweezers

Sliver Gripper Keychain Tweezers
$7  Buy Comment

Whether picking up tiny screws, or yanking out a splinter, you never know when you might need a pair of tweezers. These compact stainless steel tweezers hang out on your keychain until you need them, and offer a precision point. Also sold in a 3-pack.

Mini Bomb Bottle Opener

Mini Bomb Bottle Opener
$26  Buy Comment

This keychain-sized titanium micro tool reminds us a bit of Bullet Bill from the Mario games. Though instead of blowing you up, this guy pops opens bottles, and can hold a hex bit in its mouth, so it doubles as a screwdriver. (Bits not included.)

Best EDC of SHOT Show 2019

Best EDC of SHOT Show 2019

The folks at Everyday Carry dropped by SHOT Show, the largest annual trade show for the tactical, hunting, and outdoor industries, and picked some of their favorite knives, tools, bags, and other gear for our enjoyment.

The James Brand Ellis Knife

The James Brand Ellis Knife
$99  Buy Comment

The James Brand’s Ellis is a minimalist multitool that includes four of the most used everyday tools: a partially serrated knife, a combination screwdriver and bottle opener, and a pry bar or scraper. The knife and combo screwdriver lock in place for safe operation.

Sub Flashlight

Sub Flashlight
~$20+  Pledge Comment

From the makers of the Claw multitool comes an equally tiny flashlight. Marlboro & Kane’s Sub is under an inch long and about half an inch in diameter. It shines a 30 lumen light and has an aluminum case. It is IP67 rated for water- and dust-resistance.

Gerber ComplEAT

Gerber ComplEAT
$28  Buy Link Comment

This versatile camping tool combines the utility of a fork, spoon, spatula and a 4-function multitool, and when snapped together, they also work as tongs. Measures 7.75″ long and weighs just 2.3oz total. Available in Onyx, Burnt Bronze, and Flat Sage.

Valtcan Titanium Carabiner Keyring

Valtcan Titanium Carabiner Keyring
$26  Buy Link Comment

A sturdy and handsome keyring that’s perfect for clipping them onto a belt loop or your bag. It’s made from 100% titanium with a rough, stonewashed finish, and offers two different positions for hanging keys. Measures 2.5″ x 1.25″ x 0.2″ and weighs just 14 grams.

EDC New Year’s Resolutions 2019

EDC New Year’s Resolutions 2019

This year, resolve to upgrade your pack with some new gadgets and gear to take you into the future. Everyday Carry shares a few of their picks for keeping your kit up to date, and ready to perform critical tasks.

Carbon Fiber Bolt-action Pen

Carbon Fiber Bolt-action Pen
$43  Buy Comment

Cool Hand’s slick bolt-action pen features a body made from real lightweight carbon fiber, finished off with aircraft-grade aluminum end caps. It takes Schmidt, Parker, or Fisher refills, and has a retractable rubber stylus on its back end for capacitive touchscreens.

Buck 0818 Apex Folding Knife

Buck 0818 Apex Folding Knife
$27  Buy Link Comment

Buck Knives’ compact pocket knife has a 2-5/8″ drop-point titanium-coated steel blade for optimal strength, sharpness, and corrosion resistance. Its open design and liner lock make for easy one-handed operation, and it has a built-in carabiner clip and bottle opener.

CRKT Iota Keychain Spork

CRKT Iota Keychain Spork
$6  Buy Comment

A super compact eating utensil you can keep with you all the time, it’s made from sturdy 2Cr13 steel, and works as a spoon, fork, bottle opener, package opener, and 1/4″ wrench too. Available in black or natural stainless finishes.

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