The last thing you want to happen when using a knife is for its hinge to fold under pressure. Our pals at Everyday Carry picked 10 of their favorite folders which hold in place with a frame lock, so you can focus on the task at hand, and not worry about your blade giving out.
This beautiful flashlight from Lumintop features a case made from real brass or copper, and a center section adorned with carbon fiber. It has a bright 1000 lumen Cree XM-L2 U2 LED light source, and is IPX-8 waterproof. Measures 4.49″ long, and comes with a powerful 18650 battery.
Leatherman celebrates its 35th anniversary by releasing a limited edition replica of the original Pocket Survival Tool, which was designed by none other than founder Tim Leatherman. It has 14 tools and comes with a leather sheath, a wooden case, a coin and a t-shirt.
EarJellies are made of a special kind of silicone that should make them 17 times softer than foam earplugs. They also conform better to your ear canal’s shape and exert very little pressure so you’ll barely feel they’re there. Each pack contains five sizes of earplugs.
This elegant and well-made Japanese knife features a razor-sharp 3.9″ VG-10 steel blade, set into a handle made from titanium with carbon fiber details. The frame lock design ensures the blade stays open, but closes easily with one hand. Measures 9″ open, 5″ closed.
Moasure One is an all-in-one measuring tool that can measure and record length, area, volume, circumference, angle, level and more. Instead of laser or any other light, it uses motion sensors to capture data, so it works even through walls and on irregular shapes.
Despite its compact size and microUSB recharging, the MH23 can crank out up to 1800 lumens of brightness, casting a beam nearly 1000 feet long. Its CREE XHP35 HD LED source blasts out light, and the whole flashlight measures just 3.39 oz. and 4.38″ long.
CS Tactical Knives‘ compact cleaver features a karambit style design, and a 4-inch curved blade fabricated from either 1/4in CPM 3v or 3/16th AEB-l stainless steel. Its scales can be crafted from either sculpted G10 or stabilized wood, custom selected for your style.
There are plenty of modern toolboxes with shiny plastic bits, but there’s something to be said for these old school metal boxes from Japan’s Trusco, which offer a classic look, a durable steel body done up in a beautiful blue, and a smooth-opening double-hinged top.
A no-nonsense modern pocket knife featuring a clean, industrial look. It features a canvas-textured Micarta handle, a 3.5″ D2 steel drop-point blade, a reversible pocket clip, a stainless liner lock, a smooth ball bearing mechanism, and a hole for attaching to a lanyard.