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Darkfade Flashlight

Darkfade Flashlight

Maker Giaco Whatever has spent four years engineering what he hopes is the world’s best handheld flashlight. The Darkfade has an “invisible” motion-sensing brightness control and an ergonomic shape that sits naturally in the hand while angling the beam just right. Its Samsung LED punches out light from behind 200 micro-lenses.

E-one Pocket EDC Tool

E-one Pocket EDC Tool

Ant Design’s pocket-sized multitool combines a pry bar, a nail file, a bottle opener, horizontal and vertical bit drivers, and a short ruler in one. It has a hidden compartment inside which holds a single screwdriver bit, as well as a removable pocket clip. Choose from CNC machined brass or titanium versions.

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Ideaspark Titanium Multifunction Keychain

Ideaspark Titanium Multifunction Keychain

This quick-release keychain puts 11 useful tools on your belt loop or pocket. In addition to holding your keys, it has a screwdriver, a bottle opener, a ruler, a pry bar, a box opener, a fire starter, a window breaker, and more. Each is CNC machined from grade 5 titanium and is TSA carry-on compliant.

Titaner Titanium EDC Ruler

Titaner Titanium EDC Ruler
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This high-end metric ruler features a caliper design with a sliding pointer and a lock wheel. Its center is decorated with a tactile brass grille which provides grip when sliding. Thanks to its durable titanium construction, its caliper can also be used as an open-ended wrench.

ReyLight LAN V3 Brass Flashlight

ReyLight LAN V3 Brass Flashlight
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This substantial machined brass flashlight features a high-CRI Nichia LED that outputs a natural white 4000K beam. Its tail cap has cutouts that can hold up to 16 tritium vials (not included) for a glow effect. With a standard AA battery, the light outputs 130 lumens, while a 14500 battery cranks that up to 470 lumens.

Carbon Fiber Dump Tray

Carbon Fiber Dump Tray
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Keep your watch, wallet, keys, and other accessories organized in one of these handmade trays from Italy-based artist Virginio Brambilla. Each tray is made from real carbon fiber weave for a technical look and durability. The small tray measures 15 cm x 23 cm (5.9″ x 9″), and the bigger one is 20 cm x 37 cm (7.9″ x 14.6″).

Best Water Bottles 2022

Best Water Bottles 2022

Water is life. And when you’re outdoors in the heat, keeping hydrated is even more critical. A high-quality water bottle is essential to any camping, hiking, or survival kit. Everyday Carry put together a showcase of 15 great water bottles like the vacuum-insulated Hydro Flask, which keeps drinks cold up to 24 hours.

WESN MT Multitool

WESN MT Multitool
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WESN’s lightweight pocket tool is about as minimal as you can get. Milled from titanium, its open-loop body can hang from a keychain or carabiner and provides four functions: flathead screwdriver, scraper, pry bar, and bottle opener. It’s available in natural titanium or black finishes.

Victorinox LE Picknicker Pearwood Knife

Victorinox LE Picknicker Pearwood Knife
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This limited-edition Picknicker knife has a gorgeous pearwood handle and a uniquely-patterned Damasteel main blade. Designed for serving the perfect picnic, it has a cheese blade, a corkscrew, can and bottle openers, along with useful tools like screwdrivers and a wire stripper. Just 6000 numbered pieces will be produced.

Leatherman Curl Multitool

Leatherman Curl Multitool

The Curl takes much of what users love about Leatherman’s Wave multitool, and makes it more affordable. Packed with 15 useful tools, including needlenose and regular pliers, spring-loaded scissors, a bit driver, and a one-hand-deploy knife. It’s also got wire cutters/strippers, bottle and can openers, a file, and an awl.

ATECH 9-in-1 Pen

ATECH 9-in-1 Pen
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This enhanced version of ATECH’s multi pen has nine functions instead of seven. In addition to a ballpoint pen and stylus, it has flathead and Phillips screwdrivers, a nail file, a metric/imperial ruler, a bubble level, a bottle opener, and a box cutter. It’s made from a durable mix of metals and is TSA-compliant.

STB Combo Survival Tool

STB Combo Survival Tool
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This handy bit of kit puts a fork, knife, and multitool inside a convenient pocket-size holder. The knife blade has both straight and serrated sections, along with a built-in bottle opener and wrenches. Choose from blue, black, or red cases. Orders include a bonus STB pen light.

Prepared4X Carabiner Multitool

Prepared4X Carabiner Multitool
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This versatile stainless steel carabiner clip from Prepared4X hangs from your keychain, belt loop, or bag, and packs in 10 useful tools. Functions include Phillips and flat-head screwdrivers, a bottle opener, wrenches, a box cutter, a wire cutter, a hex wrench, and a short ruler.

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NHDT Mini Utility Knife

NHDT Mini Utility Knife
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This teensy tool measures 1.2″ long when closed and 1.69″ long when opened. Its utility blade is ideal for opening packages and other light-duty cutting tasks. It has a sliding mechanism with a locking thumbscrew and is made from titanium with a stainless steel blade – a great addition to any keychain.

Dango Capsule Slide

Dango Capsule Slide
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This machined aluminum container from accessory maker Dango is ideal for carrying small items. Slide back its cover to reveal a storage tray for keys, change, memory cards, credit cards, or business cards. It comes in jet black or satin silver and has an anchor point for paracord. It can also attach to A10 Adapt wallets.

Maxpedition Fatty Pocket Organizer

Maxpedition Fatty Pocket Organizer
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Despite measuring just 5″ wide by 7″ tall, this organizer can hold a surprising number of pocket tools and accessories. The MOLLE-compatible pouch has numerous elastic loops, inside slip and zipper compartments, and an exterior webbed pouch. Need even more space? Check out the Maxpedition Beefy.

Topeak Ninja 16+ Multitool

Topeak Ninja 16+ Multitool
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This versatile tool is perfect for your bike bag, packing in several useful functions for repairing and tuning your bicycle on the go. It packs in Philips and flat screwdrivers, multiple hex, Torx, and spoke wrenches, as well as a chain tool and chain hook. They all fold up into a durable polycarbonate handle which provides leverage.

Knipex Cobra XS Mini Pliers

Knipex Cobra XS Mini Pliers

Made in Germany, these 4″ long slip-joint pliers Knipex are small enough to carry in your pants pocket but strong enough for serious work in the field. They offer one-handed adjustment and lock firmly onto pipes, nuts, and other objects you need to grab up to 1″ in diameter. For bigger jobs, they come in sizes from 5″ to 22″.

M-19 Magnetic Multi-bit Screwdriver

M-19 Magnetic Multi-bit Screwdriver

This compact driver features a durable aviation-grade aluminum body, along with magnetic storage for nine bits inside of its handle. The included 1/4″ bits are made from S2 steel alloy and fit into the tool’s horizontal or vertical driver sockets. The M-19 also doubles as a bottle opener and as an improvised fidget toy.

Excellent Elite Spanker Dump Pouch

Excellent Elite Spanker Dump Pouch
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This rugged Cordura Nylon pouch is great for carrying all kinds of small items when you’re enjoying outdoor activities. It can attach to a waist belt or MOLLE-compatible webbing and features a large drawstring main compartment, and side and front pockets. It folds down to less than 20% of its size when not in use.

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Shark EDC Tool

Shark EDC Tool
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This unique multitool features a design reminiscent of a shark’s profile. It combines a pry bar with a bottle opener, box cutter, and bit driver. It’s made from TC4 titanium alloy, and its handle has a shiny blue finish. Rubber O-rings keep the driver bit securely in place when not in use.

Emergency Cash Stash

Emergency Cash Stash
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True Utility’s Cash Stash capsule is designed to carry a single note of paper currency on your keychain. It’s made from anodized aluminum and features a waterproof “O” ring seal and an internal clip to secure your bill. Its exterior features embossed grip surfaces for easy opening and closing.

Mossy Oak Mini Folding Knife

Mossy Oak Mini Folding Knife
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Despite its bargain price, Mossy Oak’s pocket knife is handsome, versatile, and durable. It features a stainless steel drop-point blade, along with a built-in bottle opener, glass breaker, and pocket clip. Its stonewashed finish and wooden handle scales give it a great look too.

NEBO Mycro Keychain Flashlight

NEBO Mycro Keychain Flashlight
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NEBO’s diminutive keychain flashlight cranks out 400 lumens in Turbo mode, casting a beam as far as 269 feet away. It has 15, 50, and 150-lumen modes, as well as green and red LEDs. It’s made from anodized aluminum and is water- and impact-resistant. Comes with a wrist lanyard and a stainless steel necklace.

Best Multitools 2022

Best Multitools 2022

We don’t go anywhere without a multitool in our pocket or bag. These versatile, multifunctional gadgets can open boxes, tighten screws, loosen bolts, and can really get you out of a jam. Everyday Carry researched the best multitools you can buy today, and shares their top 19 picks.

MagBlade Magnetic Titanium Knife

MagBlade Magnetic Titanium Knife
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Daily Carry Company’s modern knife features a slick butterfly hinge design and a magnetic locking mechanism. Its blade is made from premium M390 chromium steel, while its body is machined from grade 5 titanium. It measures just 11mm thick, so it’s an easy everyday carry.

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