Looking to give a college or high school grad something truly useful for as a graduation gift? Everyday Carry has picked out an assortment of 10 great items, including pocket tools, tech gadgets, organizers, an elegant wristwatch, and a really sweet bolt-action pen.
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This versatile steel tool packs 20 functions, including hex and Torx keys, screwdrivers, and a few tools specifically for bicycling, including a spoke wrench, valve core remover, and two chain breakers. The secondary tool attaches magnetically so you won’t lose it.
Striker says B.A.M.F.F. stands for “Broad Array Multi Flood Flashlight,” but we know what it really stands for. Either way, these badass lights offer dual CREE LEDs,the ability to cast both spot and flood lights at the same time, and 400, 600, or 800 lumens of brightness.
This stubby little flashlight is small, but mighty, pushing out up to 900 lumens of brightness, while measuring in at 2.36″ long. Its CREE XPL-HI LED offers clean and bright light, and its Neodymium magnetic tail means you can stick it to metal surfaces.
You can’t carry your entire toolbox with you all the time, but you can certainly keep a multi-tool in your pocket. Everyday Carry picks out their favorite keychain-sized tools of the year so far, from folding models like the Leatherman Micra, to smaller flat-bladed models like the EverRatchet.
This compact pouch has four pockets, offering up space for a pocket knife, lighter, phone, mini flashlight, pen, and more. It can be easily attached to MOLLE straps or other bags using a sturdy aluminum carabiner, and also has a belt loop attachment. Available in several colors.
An EDC tool for camping and outdoor living. While it works as a sturdy fork and spoon, inside, the Ka-Bar Spork conceals a serrated knife, perfect for cutting meat, as well as for survival and self-defense. The spork and knife are made from a high-strength industrial polymer.
This pocket flashlight pumps out 700 lumens on a 14500 battery. Its diamond-embossed body is extra grippy, and looks good too. While we prefer the titanium edition, it’s available in a black or red finish for about half the price. We also spotted a sweet custom-anodized one on Etsy.
Trixie & Milo makes a variety of pocket-sized multi-tools in whimsical shapes like bears, sharks, and bulldogs. But their most pragmatic tool is this carabiner-style tool, which packs a flat screwdriver, bottle opener, wire cutter, phillips screwdriver, and four metric wrenches.
Looking for some new gear to outfit your pack with? Check out Everyday Carry’s top 10 most popular items from March 2019. Whether you need a new wallet, pocket knife, pen, or multi-tool, they’ve got you set with some great ideas you can buy for yourself or for gift giving.
A handy pocket-sized multitool which includes a 1.75″ utility blade, flat and phillips screwdrivers, bottle and can openers, and a microUSB-rechargeable LED flashlight. Each blade is made from stainless steel, and the handle is made from a sturdy nylon polymer.
CRKT’s compact tool clips onto you car’s seatbelt, and provides a belt cutter, glass breaker, and LED flashlight in one, helping you escape quickly in the event you’re ever in a collision. Attach one to each one of your seatbelts for added confidence for all your passengers.
Scissors in multitools are often small and hard to hold. That’s not the case with SOG’s Snippet, which has a pair of scissors as its central tool. It even has finger loops for precision. It also has a blade, a screwdriver, a nail file, a toothpick, tweezers and a bottle opener.
This keychain tool has a ratcheting 1/4″ hex drive, which makes it easy to turn screws without having to lift and reset it. It also packs a bottle opener, hex wrench, box opener, and more. Save an extra 15% with code MADNESS15 in The Awesomer Shop (through 3/31/19).
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.
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.