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15 EDC Gifts Under $15

15 EDC Gifts Under $15

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for the gear hound in your life? Look no further than our pals at Everyday Carry, who’ve got you covered with three handfuls of pocket-sized knives, tools, wallets, and more – each of which is less than 15 bucks, and offers quick shipping.

iQ Flipper Knives

iQ Flipper Knives

Quietcarry’s latest tool features is all about minimalism. This pocket flipper borrows inspiration from the traditional Japanese Higo knife, updated with modern materials like titanium and carbon fiber. Weighs just 2.2 ounces, and has a 2.9″ VG-10 stainless blade.

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The Best Leatherman Tools

The Best Leatherman Tools

When you’re looking for multifunctional pocket tools, you can’t do too much better than a Leatherman. But how do you pick the right item from their huge product catalog? Fortunately, our pals at Everyday Carry have slimmed down your choices to just great six tools.

EDC Holiday Gift Guide

EDC Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for surviving everyday life? Everyday Carry has you set with an awesome selection of 30 useful and affordable items, from watches to knives, from pocket tools to backpacks. There’s sure to be something for every guy on your shopping list.

Lumintop Angle-head Flashlight

Lumintop Angle-head Flashlight

This pocket-sized aluminum flashlight aims its beam sideways, letting you illuminate hard to reach places more easily, and includes a magnetic end for greater versatility. It has a bright Cree XP-G2 R5 LED that produces up to 120 lumens from a single AAA battery.

Gerber One Flip Knife

Gerber One Flip Knife

A sweet looking and comfortable to use pocket flipper knife, with grippy, textured blade scales made from anodized aluminum, an elongated finger guard, and an easy opening and closing mechanism. Available in blue or green.

Cycle-On Multi Tool

Cycle-On Multi Tool

Designed for cyclists, but useful for everyone, the Cycle-On packs 30 tools, including multiple bit drivers, a magnetic bit holder, spoke wrenches and clips, tire levers, a file, bottle opener, a crimper/wire stripper, and more. Includes a handsome and sturdy carrying case.

Zombie Green EDC Tools

Zombie Green EDC Tools

Most pocket tools are either black or steel colored. But sometimes it’s nice to have a splash of color to make your kit stand out from the rest. This past Halloween, Everyday Carry picked some sweet looking tools with color accents reminiscent of acid green zombie flesh.

Spyderco One-Eyed Jack Folder

Spyderco One-Eyed Jack Folder

You’ll always win the game with Spyderco’s awesome playing card-themed pocket knife. Designed by custom knifemaker A.T. Barr, it features ivory texture G-10 scales with black spade and red heart inlays, and a liner-lock 2.5-inch CPM S30V stainless steel blade.

The Best Metal Wallets

The Best Metal Wallets

Leather and other fabric wallets are fine, but they wear out over time. Metal wallets not only keep your cards safer from RFID scanning, they’re nearly indestructible. Our pals at Everyday Carry share their picks for some of the best ones you can buy.

Peak Design Capture Clips

Peak Design Capture Clips

A collection of versatile and durable clips and plates which let you easily carry cameras, lenses, or binoculars on your belt or bag strap for quick deployment. Figure out which one is best for your needs with this comparison guide.

The Best Large Folding Knives

The Best Large Folding Knives

Small pocket knives are great, but sometimes you need a tool with a longer blade when working on bigger cutting tasks. Our pals over at Everyday Carry picked 10 of their favorite folding knives which feature 3″ or longer blades, but are still compact enough to carry.

Nitecore EA41 Flashlight

Nitecore EA41 Flashlight

This thick and stubby flashlight packs a super bright Cree XM-L2 U2 light source that cranks out up to 1020 lumens, making it visible from more than three football fields away. It runs on four standard AA batteries, and includes a holster and diffuser filter.

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Micro Kirdashi Knife

Micro Kirdashi Knife

Jolly Roger Knives‘ tiny steel blade is a great backup survival tool, providing a sharp cutting edge that can be used for cutting twine or as an improvised spear tip. Measures 1.75″ x 1″ and comes with a paracord lanyard and a Kydex sheath. Available in damascus for $50.

Best High CRI Flashlights

Best High CRI Flashlights

There are tons of flashlights which simply light your way, but if you want objects you’re illuminating to show in their true color (which can be critical for wiring and other tasks), you need one with a good Color Rendering Index (CRI). Everyday Carry shares their top picks.

Gerber Suspension Multitool

Gerber Suspension Multitool

A bargain-priced, durable plier-style multitool, packed with a dozen useful components, including spring-loaded needle-nose pliers, a wire stripper/cutter, straight and serrated blades, philips and flat screwdrivers, scissors, can opener, saw, awl, and a bottle opener.

CAT Pocket Flood Light

CAT Pocket Flood Light

If you need to perform tasks in a dark place, this pocket-size flood light is the perfect accessory for your EDC kit. It’s got both a magnetic base and a pocket clip, and casts a bright, but diffuse 175 lumen LED for up to 7 hours on a set of 3-AAA batteries. In yellow or camouflage designs.

Spike + Bar Tool

Spike + Bar Tool

With so many keychain tools on the market, it’s rare that we see one we haven’t encountered before. But the Spike + Bar is unique – offering a super-sharp titanium keychain tool that can be used to pry, poke, open, and gouge with its precision machined tip.

The Best Coin Wallets

The Best Coin Wallets

Much of what we buy today is with debit cards, but there are times when we still need to use cash. And with cash transactions come coins. Our pals at Everyday Carry have picked some of the best wallets for holding loose change, like the smartly designed Bellroy Coin Fold.

Intey Multitool Pocket Knife

Intey Multitool Pocket Knife

A bargain-priced pocket tool packed with 15 useful stainless steel blades, including a bottle opener, knife, saw, fish scaler, hook remover, scissors, bottle opener, nail file, phillips screwdriver, wine opener, can opener, and more. Comes with a nylon carrying pouch.

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Sparkr Plasma Lighter Flashlight

Sparkr Plasma Lighter Flashlight

Power Practical’s handy two-in-one tool combines a flashlight and an electric plasma lighter, which sparks cleanly and starts fires even in the wind or rain. The bright 400 lumen LED light offers three intensity levels and includes a diffuser.

Manker Elfin Titanium Folding Knife

Manker Elfin Titanium Folding Knife

We love the size and design of Manker’s petite frame-lock knife. Each one is hand-assembled from TC4 titanium with a razor-sharp 1.5″ SV35N stainless steel blade. It’s small enough to carry on a pendant or a keychain. Cutlery Lover has a great review video here.

Manker PL10 Combo Penlight

Manker PL10 Combo Penlight

This durable and versatile pocket tool combines a bright 120 lumen LED flashlight with a ballpoint pen, and a tungsten steel emergency glass breaker/self defense tool. It’s made from strong 304 stainless steel, and is rechargeable via a microUSB connection.

EDC Trending Gear: 8/17

EDC Trending Gear: 8/17

Our pals at Everyday Carry gathered up the best gear they spotted last month, from useful and beautifully-designed knives, to tools that stow in an iPhone case, to compact and easy to carry wallets. But what we want most is that stunning bronze Helberg CH6 wristwatch.

CRKT Keychain Sharpener

CRKT Keychain Sharpener

A dull blade is a dangerous blade. Keep your knife sharp and ready whenever and wherever you go with Columbia River Knife and Tool’s keychain sharpener. It also packs a seatbelt strap cutter and a bottle opener as a bonus.

Boker Micarta .50 Cal Pen

Boker Micarta .50 Cal Pen

Boker’s sweet bolt-action pen is sculpted from patterned black and white Micarta composite, formed to provide an ergonomic grip. Its end cap, tip, and clip are made from titanium-coated aluminum. They also offer a simpler matte aluminum .50 cal pen on Amazon.

Best Portable EDC Tech

Best Portable EDC Tech

These days, your daily loadout doesn’t just consist of tools, a wallet, and a watch, but mobile devices, cables, battery packs, headphones, and other electronic gadgets. Everyday Carry showcases some of the useful tech they won’t leave home without.

Smith & Wesson Tactical Pen

Smith & Wesson Tactical Pen

An extremely durable writing instrument, made from CNC machined T6061 aircraft-grade aluminum. We love look of the grooved body, which provides an ergonomic grip. It takes a Parker-style ball point cartridge, and its cap has an O-ring seal to keep out the elements.

EDC Backups

EDC Backups

You’re confident your EDC kit is ready for anything, but the best prepared among us have a solid backup plan too. If you really want to be prepped, check out Everyday Carry’s guide to doubling up critical tools for added insurance and versatility in the field.

Deal: Z9 Tactical Flashlight

Deal: Z9 Tactical Flashlight

Based on the flashlights used by US Army Rangers and Marine Corps, this compact LED light has a bright 500-lumen beam, along with five display modes, and an adjustable zoom lens. It’s made from aircraft-grade aluminum, and comes with a padded case.

Deal: Saberlight Arc Lighter

Deal: Saberlight Arc Lighter

With this cool plasma arc lighter, you’ll never have your flame blow out in the wind, and never refill butane again. It’s USB-rechargeable, and has a built in glass breaker and carbon steel knife with a partial serrated edge. Save 48% in The Awesomer Shop.

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