Outdoor gear store REI is currently testing an online store for slightly used items that were returned by its customers. REI Used Gear offers significant discounts on a wide variety of outdoor items, including tents, bags, jackets and shoes.
Jolly Roger Knives‘ tiny steel blade is a great backup survival tool, providing a sharp cutting edge that can be used for cutting twine or as an improvised spear tip. Measures 1.75″ x 1″ and comes with a paracord lanyard and a Kydex sheath. Available in damascus for $50.
There are tons of flashlights which simply light your way, but if you want objects you’re illuminating to show in their true color (which can be critical for wiring and other tasks), you need one with a good Color Rendering Index (CRI). Everyday Carry shares their top picks.
GrimWorkshop makes lots of nifty stainless steel tools that you can fit in your wallet. Among the mix is this spear you can assemble onto the tip of a piece of bamboo or other wood using string or wire. They also make a set of 12 arrowheads which work similarly.
Mother nature can knock out our power and leave you without access to your electronics. Keep this high capacity 50000mAh battery pack charged up and at the ready, and you can recharge your phone up to 16 times, or run other small items on its 110V AC or 12V DC car sockets.
Sick of digging around your overcrowded kitchen drawer for that one thing you need? Check out this handy kitchen tool with 12 folding culinary utensils, including zester, can opener, multiple knives, and more. Separates down the middle so you can use a tool in each hand too.
A bargain-priced, durable plier-style multitool, packed with a dozen useful components, including spring-loaded needle-nose pliers, a wire stripper/cutter, straight and serrated blades, philips and flat screwdrivers, scissors, can opener, saw, awl, and a bottle opener.
This handy pocket tool is made from lightweight and durable 0.125″ thick carbon fiber, and not only pops open bottles with ease, but has 1/4″, 5/16″, 3/8″ and 7/16″ wrench cutouts, and a 1/4″ hex bit holder, making it more versatile than your average bottle opener.
If you need to perform tasks in a dark place, this pocket-size flood light is the perfect accessory for your EDC kit. It’s got both a magnetic base and a pocket clip, and casts a bright, but diffuse 175 lumen LED for up to 7 hours on a set of 3-AAA batteries. In yellow or camouflage designs.
The Z-Arm is a desktop robot arm that is incredibly versatile, yet relatively affordable and easy to use. It can move on four axes, has a variety of interchangeable tool heads (including 3D printing, laser engraving, and gripping), and can be controlled via PC or mobile devices.
Named after both its inventor and the term associated with makeshift work, this handy strap can be wrapped around roof rails, roll cages, bumpers, closet rods, bike frames, and more, providing a secure and scratch-free tie-down point that can hold up to 3,000 lbs.
A bargain-priced pocket tool packed with 15 useful stainless steel blades, including a bottle opener, knife, saw, fish scaler, hook remover, scissors, bottle opener, nail file, phillips screwdriver, wine opener, can opener, and more. Comes with a nylon carrying pouch.
We love the size and design of Manker’s petite frame-lock knife. Each one is hand-assembled from TC4 titanium with a razor-sharp 1.5″ SV35N stainless steel blade. It’s small enough to carry on a pendant or a keychain. Cutlery Lover has a great review video here.
Our pals at Everyday Carry gathered up the best gear they spotted last month, from useful and beautifully-designed knives, to tools that stow in an iPhone case, to compact and easy to carry wallets. But what we want most is that stunning bronze Helberg CH6 wristwatch.
Minnesota artists HVRNT take quality new and restored axes, hatchets, and knives and hand-embellish their wood handles with natural and native imagery, much in the way one might have their skin tattooed. The designs are burned into the wood and then painted in some cases.
Packing a 2,800 lumen CREE XM-L2 LED light source, this beast will turn night into day with its incredibly bright beam, which can be focused from flood to spotlight, and offers three brightness levels. Built from aircraft-grade aluminum with watertight o-ring seals.
Areaware says its latest bottle openers were “inspired by Norse mythology and Medieval history.” But we wouldn’t be surprised if the verbal pun came up before the visual one. Either way, these are cool tools to have. You can order both designs as one set to get a small discount.
Handmade in Switzerland, Malvaux’s Number 1 is a simple but brilliant take on the pocket knife. Its handle is bent at just the right angle to make it easier to both unfold and use the knife. It’s released only periodically in batches of 150 units at a time, so act fast if you want one.
Feastform cooking tools are made of Grade 5 titanium alloy, which means they’re lightweight, flexible and highly resistant to rust. The Technora fiber handle wrap is also durable and resistant to moisture and chemicals. Available as a spatula or a pair of nesting tongs.
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