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Titan Deluxe Tool Roll

Titan Deluxe Tool Roll

Rugged Tools‘ tool roll is designed to be more durable and functional than others. It’s made from a water-resistant, grease-resistant, rip-resistant fabric with reinforced seams, and has five deep tool pockets, and one that’s also accessible outside. Hanging grommets make the 26″ x 14.5″ interior easy to access.

Gerber Tri-Tip Mini Cleaver

Gerber Tri-Tip Mini Cleaver
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Gerber’s pint-sized cleaver is designed for scraping and cutting, and looks great doing either. It’s got a 7Cr17MoV steel blade, wrapped in machined aluminum scales, and comes with a durable multi-mount sheath with a quick-release button. Available in black/stainless or green/black.

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SOG PowerAssist Multitool

SOG PowerAssist Multitool
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SOG’s B66N is a plier-style multitool designed for one-handed opening. It packs 16 tools, including a pocket knife, screwdrivers, bottle and can openers, string cutter, wire cutter, and even a blasting cap crimper. It’s made from 420 stainless steel with a black oxide finish, and each tool blade locks firmly in place.

Giant Wood Hammer

Giant Wood Hammer

After building a larger-than-life utility knife and a huge screwdriver, Jackman Works is adding another tool to his giant-sized collection. This time he made an Estwing hammer fit for Paul Bunyan, carving the 8-foot-long, 90 pound monster out of reclaimed southern yellow pine. We’re gonna need a bigger workbench.

Nitecore P30i Tactical Flashlight

Nitecore P30i Tactical Flashlight

The latest version of Nitecore’s ultra long-throw flashlight can project its beam over 3200 feet. In turbo mode, it can output up to 2000 lumens, and it offers four other brightness levels, SOS and beacon modes. It’s built from durable aluminum alloy and both waterproof and shock-resistant. Includes a 5000mAh rechargeable battery.

HyperWhistle

HyperWhistle
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This extremely loud whistle pushes out an ear-splitting 143db at full volume, making it great as a survival or emergency tool for drawing attention quickly and from a distance. It even works when wet. Keep in mind, it’s so loud, you’ll want to wear the included earplugs when blowing it.

Leatherman Ratcheting Driver

Leatherman Ratcheting Driver

This upgrade improves Leatherman multitools’ screwdriving abilities. The ratcheting driver attaches to multitools with a large bit holder, making them easier to turn and increasing leverage because of its length. It offers forward, reverse, and locked modes, and its magnetic tip holds 1/4″ bits and Leatherman’s flat bits.

SureFire G2X Flashlight

SureFire G2X Flashlight
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Rather than metal, SureFire’s rugged G2X series flashlight is made from Nitrolon, a lightweight and extremely durable polymer that won’t dent, ding, or crack, and won’t freeze to your skin in cold weather. It has a brilliant 600-lumen LED light source, and a micro-textured reflector to ensure a smooth beam.

Best Utility Knives 2021

Best Utility Knives 2021

Whether you need to open packages or cut paper for craft projects, a good utility knife can be a great addition to your kit. Everyday Carry picked 11 of their favorite models in a variety of shapes and sizes, from the minimal Olfa Craft Utility Knife 34B to the safety-minded Slice 10495 Utility Knife, with its ceramic blade.

Gerber Gator Combo Axe II

Gerber Gator Combo Axe II
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Gerber’s versatile tool combines two useful functions in one. It looks like a regular axe, but its grippy handle conceals a saw which is held in place magnetically when not in use. It’s a great way to save space when packing for camping trips. Plus, its steel axe head and elongated, glass-filled nylon handle provide great striking force.

Forging Damascus Pliers

Forging Damascus Pliers

The beautiful patterns of damascus steel make for some of our favorite tools and knives, and the thicker the tool, the more dramatic the look. In this clip from metalsmith Hassan “Habu” Abu-Izmero, watch as he welds together, forges, and twists multiple layers of steel to create a truly special pair of pliers.

Carhartt Legacy Tool Bags

Carhartt Legacy Tool Bags
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Keep your hand tools organized and at the ready with Carhartt’s series of durable tool bags. They feature a metal structure to keep from collapsing, quick-access exterior pockets, and an enormous center section with even more pockets. Available in 14″, 16″ and 18″ sizes, with the larger sizes offering a rigid molded base option.

Brass Unit Conversion Card

Brass Unit Conversion Card

Minute Objects‘ wallet-sized card includes details on 79 different measurement units, including abbreviations and conversion multipliers. Reference charts include length, area, volume, mass, pressure, and temperature, as well as metric prefixes. Each card is laser engraved on a black-plated brass sheet. They also make a Periodic Table card.

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Walewale Bike Multitool

Walewale Bike Multitool
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This 16-in-1 tool is a great addition to any bike bag, and is good for quick repairs on the go. It packs hex-head wrenches, a spoke wrench, rulers, and more. It’s also got a bit driver and comes with hex, flat, and Phillips driver bits. It’s made from chromium vanadium steel for durability and strength.

Canku C1121 Titanium Multitool

Canku C1121 Titanium Multitool
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Machined from titanium alloy, this 4.9″ long pocket tool is built for toughness and utility. It includes a bottle opener, hex wrench, pry bar, screwdriver, and seat belt cutter, and has a storage spot for a driver bit. It’s small enough to hang from your keychain but substantial enough to get the job done. In gunmetal or blue finishes.

The Iron Fist Hammer

The Iron Fist Hammer

After making an axe shaped like a hand, Dirk from The Metalist thought his tool collection could use another hand. Or, more precisely, a fist. In this video, Dirk takes an old sledgehammer and makes it look like a clenched fist, ready to deliver blows to any building materials that stand in its way.

Teale Designs Pry Tools

Teale Designs Pry Tools
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Virginia Beach tool shop Teale Designs handmakes a variety of useful pocket pry bars, each of which features a bottle opener and a lanyard hole. Some models also hold a screwdriver bit, too. We particularly like the perforated designs, which not only look cool but reduce weight. They come in stainless steel or brass.

SteelAid Keychain Multitool

SteelAid Keychain Multitool

This hexagonal multitool measures just 38mm (1.49″) across but includes 10 useful functions. Among its tools are a bottle opener, hex wrenches, pry bar, nail puller, file, a metric ruler, a knife, seatbelt cutter, and a bit driver – though the latter takes only special flat bits that come with it.

Stanley FatMax Power Claw

Stanley FatMax Power Claw

Stanley’s unique power strip is built into an industrial strength, spring-loaded clamp with rubberized claws. The design means you can securely place outlets without worry that they will shift when moving your power tool cords. It only has three outlets though, and you’ll still need an extension cord to reach your wall outlet.

Petzl Spatha Knife

Petzl Spatha Knife
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Petzl’s knife is perfect for climbers or anyone who needs to cut rope, thanks to its carabiner-compatible center hole, and a dual-edged blade with smooth and serrated edges. The blade notch makes bare-handed opening easy, while the textured wheel is great for gloved use.

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Orange Screw Ground Anchor

Orange Screw Ground Anchor

The Orange Screw has a patented helical shape that lets it securely hold a variety of items to the ground: tents, pets, tarps, shelters and more. Plus, it needs no mallet to install, and can be removed by twisting. It’s made of 100% recycled plastic and comes in two sizes.

Best Pocket Knives 2021

Best Pocket Knives 2021

A good pocket knife is a must for your daily loadout. You never know when you’ll need to open a package, cut a rope, defend yourself, or escape from a dangerous situation. Everyday Carry picked 14 useful and varied pocket knives, from basic classics like the Opinel No. 6 to modern models like the Kershaw Anso Fraxion.

Dapper Design KLIP

Dapper Design KLIP
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This titanium clip is perfect for securely hanging a key ring from a belt loop or bag and also packs a fold-out hobby knife. Its sharp steel blade clicks firmly into place when in use, and has a finger notch for easy deployment.

GoSun SolarLight Flashlight

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Like many flashlights, GoSun’s 280-lumen torch can be recharged via its USB port. But it can also harness energy from the sun, providing an ongoing source of light in the event of a power outage. It works as either a spotlight or lantern, and has a red light emergency strobe on its side. Save 12% in The Awesomer Shop.

Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier

Gerber Diesel Multi-Plier
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This murdered-out multitool opens easily with one hand and packs a dozen industrial-strength tools. Among its functions are needlenose pliers, wire cutters, a saw, multiple flat blade drivers, a file, scissors, a can opener, a bottle opener, a cross-point screwdriver, and a partially-serrated knife blade.

Gerber Pack Hatchet

Gerber Pack Hatchet

Gerber’s compact chopping tool is small enough to toss in your pack whenever you head outdoors. It measures just 9.46″ long, while its sharp blade and ergonomic, rubberized grip make it great for prepping firewood and kindling, as well as cutting branches. Includes a nylon sheath for pack or belt mounting.

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