THE BEST Tools

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft

Trying to install or remove screws in a tight spot is a common problem. This drill accessory from DeWalt is a must in every toolbox, offering easy access to confined spaces with its 12″ long flexible shaft and right-angle bit holder. Its Rapid Load head makes for easy bit changes, and is backed by a strong magnet for holding screws.

EST 18-in-1 Shovel

EST 18-in-1 Shovel

EST Gear’s shovel weighs just 2.5 lb, but it also works as 17 other tools. That includes an axe, a saw, a wrench, a screwdriver, a knife and a fire starter. It’s made of high quality carbon steel and aluminum alloy, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

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xDrill Smart Drill

xDrill Smart Drill

While the white and gold the aesthetics of Robbox’s xDrill aren’t our favorite, we’re definitely intrigued by the technology it offers. The 21-volt cordless drill has a built-in digital level, distance and height laser measurements, angle guidance, and the ability to automatically stop when it reaches a set depth or torque.

StatGear Off-Grid Survival Knife

This 5-in-1 pocket knife packs in a partially-serrated 420 stainless steel blade, along with a seatbelt cutter, a glass breaker tool, firestarter rod, and a removable LED flashlight. Save 28% on StatGear’s useful multifunction tool in The Awesomer Shop.

Lever Gear Toolcard Pro

Lever Gear Toolcard Pro

This TSA-compliant multitool packs 40 functions into a credit card form. It includes metric and imperial wrenches, rulers, an angle gauge, screwdrivers, a cord cutter, 1/4″ hex bit holder, can and bottle openers, and an optional money clip. It’s made from stainless steel, and comes in bead-blasted silver or black finishes.

Gerber Gator Combo Axe II

Gerber Gator Combo Axe II

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.

Nextool XPH50.2 Flashlight

Nextool XPH50.2 Flashlight

Nextool’s perfectly-sized flashlight kicks out up to 2,000 lumens of brightness, visible from up to 380 meters (~1246 feet) away. It’s got an IPX7 waterproof aluminum body, and a 5000mAh rechargeable battery that’s charged via a USB-C port. Special pre-order price available from Drop through 8.9.2020.

Leatherman Raptor Shears

Leatherman Raptor Shears

Designed for professional first responders, but a great tool in any emergency bag, Leatherman’s shears make quick work of gauze, tape, and seatbelts, and can also cut off a ring, break glass, or operate an oxygen tank’s valve. Made from durable stainless steel and glass-filled nylon.

UPK-M2 Multitool Knife

UPK-M2 Multitool Knife

UPKnife’s unique multitool packs a 3-position, bolt-action hybrid tanto blade with OTF operation. Functions include a saw, bottle opener, box wrenches, a 1/4″ bit driver, a wire stripper, and a tungsten carbide glass breaker. Each one is made in the U.S. entirely from stainless steel.

ToughBuilt C700 Sawhorse

ToughBuilt C700 Sawhorse

Get rid of those cheap sawhorses, and upgrade to heavy duty steel. ToughBuilt’s folding sawhorses hold up to 1300 lb each and offer support arms that hold 2x4s or 4x4s, adjustable height legs, and side brackets for holding sheet goods. Buy two, and create a work table by inserting 2x4s into their end slots. Sold individually.

Keter Technician Tool Case

Keter Technician Tool Case

This sturdy and inexpensive carrying case from Keter is made from weather-resistant polypropylene, and offers plenty of space for organizing small tools inside. It’s got tool holders in its lid, along with adjustable dividers in its main compartment, and a removable bin for small parts. Measures 18.9″L x 14.96″W x 6.89″H.

CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool

CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool

CRKT’s keychain Knife Maintenance Tool packs in a ceramic honing edge and tungsten carbide sharpener, so you can sharpen your pocket knives on the go. It also packs folding T8 and T6 Torx heads, a flathead screwdriver and a bottle opener.

PockeTool 2.0

PockeTool 2.0

This stainless steel folding multitool packs an impressive 30 functions into something you can fit in your pocket. In addition to the usual screwdrivers, pry tools, wrenches, and blade tools, it has a spoke wrench, wire cutter, saw, protractor, firestarter flint, and even a built-in pulley.

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WE Knife Gesila Pry Bar

WE Knife Gesila Pry Bar

This substantial pocket tool is made from durable 6AL4V titanium, and provides three useful functions. It works as a pry bar, nail puller, and bottle opener. Its long handle and scalloped sides are designed to optimize leverage. It has a built-in pocket clip, and comes in antique bronze or stonewashed finishes.

Weltool M6 Mini Flashlight

Weltool M6 Mini Flashlight

This pen-style flashlight is optimized for reading documents or performing close-up tasks in the dark. It’s got a high-CRI LED that produces a warm white 3000K light, with a perfectly circular field of light without dark spots. Its 3.46″ long body is made from anodized 6061 aluminum alloy, and includes a reversible steel clip.

Keyport Anywhere Tools Bundle

This modular pocket tool set offers 12 functions, including a bottle opener, knife, wrenches, flat and phillips screwdrivers, box opener, cord cutter, and flashlight. The bundle includes a pair of pocket clips, along with paracord zipper pulls. Save 31% in The Awesomer Shop. (WeeLink module shown in video not included.)

Best Lightweight Pocket Knives

Best Lightweight Pocket Knives

Just because you carry a pocket knife doesn’t mean it needs to be bulky or heavy. These days, there are lots of great options made with materials like carbon fiber and aluminum, or with skeletonized frames that reduce weight. Everyday Carry shares their top 12 lightweight knives for 2020.

C13 MicroKnife

C13 MicroKnife

Carbon13’s nifty keychain tool might just be the smallest knife you can buy. The tiny knife features a double-edged knife that remains safely under a rubber guard until you need it. Available in carbon fiber, titanium, brass, or a mix-and-match combo pack.

CRKT Spark’N Sharp

CRKT Spark’N Sharp

CRKT’s convenient lanyard tool makes quick work of starting campfires, with its magnesium spark rod and striking surface. It also doubles as an in-the-field knife sharpener, perfect for putting a new edge on your pocket knife in a pinch.

Uniche Stepless Ratchet Tool

Uniche Stepless Ratchet Tool

Need to tighten or loosen screws in a tight place? This patented ratcheting driver can start at any angle, an improvement over the standard “click” spots on most ratchets. Its 12 bits store inside of its handle, so it’s perfect for your bike bag too. Plus, its head can be used without its handle for really cramped locations.

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Keyport Pivot Outdoor Plus Bundle

Upgrade your everyday carry and keep your pocket organized with this complete Keyport Pivot set. Not only does it hold your keys, but this bundle includes the pocket knife blade, mini flashlight, MOCA 10-in-1 multiport, Keyport ID, and an S-Biner. Save 24% in The Awesomer Shop.

Leatherman Style PS Multitool

Leatherman Style PS Multitool

Leatherman’s Style PS multitool combines eight functions in a single keychain- and pocket-friendly package. Packing flat and phillips screwdrivers, spring-action pliers, wire cutters, scissors, tweezers and a nail file, but no knife, it’s TSA-compliant too. Available in black or red.

Ultimate Screwdriver Bit Set

Ultimate Screwdriver Bit Set

With this 208-piece set from Jackson Palmer, you’ll never be caught without the right screwdriver bit again. The 1/4″ hex bit kit includes nut drivers, security bits, torx, slotted, phillips, and other specialty bits, each made from high-grade carbon steel. The set also includes a quick-change bit holder.

Best Keychain Flashlights 2020

Best Keychain Flashlights 2020

If there’s one thing that belongs on every keychain, it’s a flashlight. Everyday Carry selected 10 great little pocket light sources you’d be happy to have with you the next time you’re fumbling around in the dark looking for the right key or the keyhole. We really dig the design and power of the Prometheus Foursevens Mini MK III.

Canku C13 Carabiner Tool

Canku C13 Carabiner Tool

This folding carabiner-style clip packs a dozen tools, including phillips and slotted screwdrivers, metric and spoke wrenches, a wire cutter, and bottle opener. It’s made from stainless steel, and also comes in a curved variant.

Hermetus Bottle Opener/Sealer

Hermetus Bottle Opener/Sealer

Westmark Germany’s tempered steel tool easily pops open bottles and undoes screw caps, but it can also temporarily seal bottles, preserving carbonation and freshness for those times when you don’t want to finish a bottle all at once.

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