Taiwan design outfit Mininch presents a stainless steel writing instrument that conceals a second purpose. Simply remove the pen’s barrel, undo the safety lock, and you’ve got a tiny pair of scissors that goes anywhere. Given their size, they should be TSA-friendly too.
We love the modern looks and clean lines of this everyday pocket knife from Gerber. It has a 3″ drop-point steel blade, wrapped with either a machined aluminum or textured glass-filled nylon handle. Its wide, recessed thumb lift works for both left- and right-handed users.
This power tool quickly resharpens knives thanks to its flexible abrasive belt. Simply swipe your blade through the grooves a few times, and the Work Sharp does the hard part. Then finish your edge on the built-in ceramic grinding rod. Be sure to grab some extra belts.
The Orange Screw has a patented helical shape that lets it securely hold a variety of items to the ground: tents, pets, tarps, shelters and more. Plus, it needs no mallet to install, and can be removed by twisting. It’s made of 100% recycled plastic and comes in two sizes.
RovyVon’s rechargeable LED flashlight has a body that glows in the dark. It also has LEDs on the side of its body so that you can use it as a lamp. The main light 4 modes while the side lights have 3 modes. The flashlight is also water- and impact-resistant.
Whether you need to cut some rope, slice some fruit, or crack open a package from Amazon, there are tons of uses for a reliable pocket knife. Our pals over at Everyday Carry are here with five recommendations for folding blades that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
TeamGroup’s T183 is a USB-A 3.1 flash drive made of zinc alloy. Aside from storing data, it can also be used as a bottle opener, a cutter and a ruler. It’s also magnetic and has a lanyard hole built-in. It will be available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities.
This compact pocket knife is not only great for carving and slicing. Its pointed tip makes it great for prying, opening cans and even working on flat-head screws. Its handle provides excellent grip and has a jimp to prevent your index finger from slipping.
Looking for a bright flashlight you can rely on? Everyday Carry has got the hookup with five great lights that won’t let you down, and you’ll feel confident carrying in your bag for any time you need something brighter and more focused than your smartphone’s wimpy light.
Hold any cloth, tarp, or other fabric firmly in place without the need for grommet holes. These heavy duty plastic grips grab tighter as more tension is applied. The diminutive Minnow Gripper holds up to 175 lb, while the 5″ long Mighty Gripper holds up to 150 lb.
CountyComm’s pen-sized screwdriver is the perfect addition to your EDC pack. The compact aluminum tool has two interchangeable bits which provide two sizes of phillips and flathead drivers. The cap has a neodymium magnet built in to lift items up to 8oz.
This useful stainless steel and plastic tool combines a cutting blade, bottle opener, firestarter, flashlight, compass, screwdriver, carabiner, and 1/4″ hex bit adapter in one. Also available in a gift set with a machined tactical pen and waterproof case for $45.
This small (3.8″ long) but substantial (3.3 oz) flashlight features a body milled from solid brass. Its 4000K Nichia 219C high CRI LED offers four modes, from a dim 2 lumen “moonlight” up to a bright 470 lumens (with a 14500 battery) when you really need to see what you’re doing.
Keep your hand tools like wrenches and screwdrivers neat and organized in the large roll-up bag, and your knives, tweezers, and other small items in the small roll. Both are made from water-resistant Oxford cloth, and the large one has an adjustable shoulder strap.