This compact eating utensil set is perfect for camping. It combines a nice sharp fork and knife, as well as a spoon, each made from sturdy stainless steel. The knife blade folds over the spoon’s handle, while the fork clips into place for safe and easy carrying.
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Scissors in multitools are often small and hard to hold. That’s not the case with SOG’s Snippet, which has a pair of scissors as its central tool. It even has finger loops for precision. It also has a blade, a screwdriver, a nail file, a toothpick, tweezers and a bottle opener.
This smartly-designed tape measure has a built-in graphite holder and marking wheel so it can mark cuts without the need for a separate pencil. It also has a sight line which makes it easy to mark exactly the right measurement. Each graphite stick lasts appx. 2000 marks.
Milwaukee Tool’s rugged crate is perfect for holding and carrying power tools and accessories. The impact resistant crate can carry up to 50 lb, is stackable, or can be hung on the wall with an optional mounting plate. Locking points ensure stable stacking, and it’s compatible with other PackOUT storage components.
This compact tool packs a three useful survival items in a pen-sized package. It’s got a carbide-tipped glass breaker, a safety whistle, and a firestarter and steel wool tinder compartment inside its anodized aluminum shell. Includes a built in keyring for easy carrying.
This pocket-sized flashlight combines a focused spotlight beam on its tip, and a retractable omnidirectional lantern. It can also stand up thanks to its bell-shaped rubber boot. Its small C4 LED outputs 65 lumens, and runs for up to 6.5 hours on 2 AAA batteries. They also make a 100-lumen penlight version, minus the lantern.
DeWalt’s rugged worklight offers great versatility thanks to its adjustable tripod stand. Its white LED light source outputs up to 3000 lumens, and can pivot and tilt to aim light just where you need it. Its telescoping pole extends up to 7 feet, and it’s IP55-rated for outdoor use. Available with or without the battery and charger.
Fred Conlon’s whimsical metalwork is all over SLC, especially his mischievous monsters made from industrial scrap and old tools. “Proudly made in the USA from worldwide junk” is the Sugarpost motto. He really nailed it with office supplies like a pliers pen cup, wrench desk caddy, and Hammer Hits Nail business card holder.
Packing an impressive 36 functions, Victorinox’s full-featured multitool is still small enough to carry all the time. It has the usual array of bladed tools, but it also includes a mini ratchet driver which can improve speed and leverage when working with 1/4″ hex bits. Includes a handsome leather carrying case.
This compact tool packs 10 fold-out bits, including hex, torx, flat, and phillips drivers. Its removable outer clip adds wrenches, a tire lever, spoke wrenches, a bottle opener. It measures just 2.2″ x 1.3″ x 0.4″, so it’s easy to carry in any pocket. Fix also makes a belt that can hold the tool in its buckle.
If you work with wood, you know how even a single inaccurate cut can ripple through your entire project. Incremental Tools precision metal rulers ensure you have the same measurements on the top and side of materials, thanks to their 90º bend and micro-fine marking holes. Available in 6″, 12″, and 18″ lengths.
Leatherman’s bestselling Signal Multi-tool looks great in a matte black finish. The outdoorsman’s tool comes with a firestarter, an emergency whistle, a knife sharpener, a combo knife, a saw, a hammer, box wrenches, a 1/4″ bit driver, can and bottle openers, and more.
This compact pocket knife is truly a work of art, featuring an organic design inspired by the wings and body of a hummingbird. It measures just 3.75″ long when opened, and has a titanium handle and Damasteel drop-point blade. Comes in green, grey, pink, or blue. Pre-order price available through 10.6.2020 on Drop.
Whether you’re a first responder or just want to be prepared, Leatherman’s special emergency tool is a great addition to any tool kit or bugout bag. It combines a strap cutter for ripping through seatbelts, a carbide tip glass breaker, a 1/4″ hex bit driver, and an oxygen tank wrench in a single stainless steel gadget.
This handy accessory deserves a place in every bug-out bag. The Spool Tool is designed to hold and neatly wind up to 100 feet of paracord. It’s also got a built in safety knife for cutting cord, and a spot for a BiC Mini lighter (not included) for heat-sealing the ends of paracord.
This waterproof aluminum flashlight from Klarus is small but mighty. It measures just 4.75″ long and weighs just 5oz. with the battery, but can crank out an impressive 4000 lumens in its 5-second turbo mode. Runtimes range from 200 hours in its lowest “moonlight” setting down to 1.5 hours at 2000 lumens.
If you ever have to access a screw or bolt in a really tight spot, Powerbuilt’s low-profile driver could be a big timesaver. Its ratcheting design and thumb notches increase leverage and minimize hand cramps. Comes in 1/4″ and 3/8″ socket sizes, with a 1/4″ hex driver on its opposite side. A great addition to any toolbox.
These miniature pry bars make a great addition to any keychain or carabiner clip. The tiny tools are perfect for pulling nails and separating items, and come wrapped in a length of versatile 550 military paracord. Sold in a set of four stainless steel tools, with black, green, orange, and desert camo cords.
Farmer Customs‘ machined metal bottle opener is the perfect keychain companion. It’s got a sleek, yet pragmatic design that allows it to hang a keys from either end, and clips easily onto your belt or pants pocket. Available in aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper, or titanium for the ultimate in strength.
Gerber’s popular micro multitool looks great in this flashy purple color. It measures just 2.3″ long when closed, but manages to pack in spring-loaded needle-nose pliers, a wire cutter, a fine edge knife, a package opener, spring-loaded scissors, a Phillips driver, a flat driver, a file, tweezers, and a bottle opener.
Never be caught without the proper driver again. This kit includes 90 magnetic bits to fit just about every small screw head, with bits for flat, philips, micro-torx, pentalobe, tri-wing, square, Posidriv, and triangle heads. It also includes a flex extender, tweezers, mini metric sockets, and other tools for working with small parts.
When it comes to pocket tools, steel is great, but titanium is better. It’s durable, lightweight, and corrosion-resistant, and looks great even in raw form. Everyday Carry offers up 14 great flashlights made from titanium, from the diminutive TEC Accessories Pixel Ti, to the powerful and substantial Mechforce Mechtorch Turbo.
These tiny sheaths provides the perfect home for mini multitools like the Gerber Dime and Leatherman Squirt PS4. They’re made from the same durable Kydex material used for gun and knife holsters and come in black, carbon fiber black, and carbon fiber red patterns. A retention screw lets you tweak how tightly it holds.
Drop’s pocket-sized (2.9″ long) flashlight is not only made out of durable titanium, but it’s also got a sweet metallic blue finish. Its case has a great knurled texture that provides an excellent grip, and its 110-lumen light source comes powered by either a cool CREE XP-G3 or warm Nichia 219C LED. Runs on a single AAA battery.
Reduce your contact with everyday surfaces with this keychain touch tool from 11th Digit. Its copper-rich bronze alloy can kill bacteria and viruses over time, and more importantly, it keeps your fingers from touching surfaces such as buttons and door pulls.
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