A fire starter that works by ramming a small piston into a cylinder. This creates enough heat to ignite tinder or char cloth. Clickspring’s version is quite expensive, but it’s made in the USA out of aluminum and brass to ensure durability and a great fit. Skip to 2:47.
The WOHO WOkit 2.0 is a lightweight carabiner that incorporates practically all of the tools you’ll need to tweak your bicycle, and then some. It has hex, Torx, flat screwdriver and Philips screwdriver bits, a chain rivet extractor, nine wrench sockets and a bottle opener.
A versatile and durable demolition tool, this 8.5 pound forged steel pry bar provides tons of leverage, and has a two-tiered jaw for grabbing frame and deck boards, a large nail puller, and a sledgehammer face for striking. Measures 30″ long, and has a textured rubber grip.
We’ve seen lots of credit card size multitools, but what makes this one different is the built in comb on one edge. Guardman’s flat stainless steel tool has box wrenches, a flat blade screwdriver, and bottle and can openers. Word has it that it’s not TSA-friendly though.
I Like to Make Stuff has another project that’s incredibly useful yet fairly easy to build. His take on the mechanic’s creeper is mainly made of plywood, casters and foam, though he did add a tray for tools on the side as well as small flashlights on flexible mounts.
The Czur ET16 overhead scanner uses a 16MP Sony image sensor to scan one page per 1.5s. It has the usual scanner features such as OCR for extracting text, and can correct distortions from curved pages. The downside? Users say its manual and software could use some work.
More than just for pencils. Bellroy’s fabric pouch has stiff ends that let you fold it wide open like a tray, making it a great organizer and travel buddy for keys, cables, headphones, and more. It also has pull loops on both ends for easier handling. Available in black or gray.
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 durable stainless steel, and the handle is made from a sturdy nylon polymer.
Say goodbye to traditional lighters which blow out easily in the wind, and require butane fuel. These plasma torch lighters use a powerful electrical arc to light cigarettes, candles, and fires in a snap. A single charge gives you up to 300 uses, and they’re TSA-friendly too.
UCO Gear’s brilliant tent stake comes with a waterproof LED light. It runs for up to 10h on a single AAA battery, and also has a strobe mode. You can even take the light out of the stake and use it on its own. It also has a variant that lights up red, green, and blue.
May might have come and gone, but there were some great products which surfaced during the month over at Everyday Carry that we thought were well worth sharing. Whether you’re looking for a watch, a wallet, a knife, or a fidget spinner, they’ll help you get kitted out.