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.
UpCart hand trucks have a six-wheel setup that allows them to traverse uneven surfaces, including stairs. The UpCart Lift is the new flagship model, able to carry up to 200lb and equipped with a grip wide enough for two hands. It folds flat in seconds for storage.
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.