Gear

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
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Clothing isn't a topic that normally comes to mind when you think about technology and gadgets, but one particular brand of clothing has made a name for itself in exactly that niche. SCOTTeVEST products have been well known for years for one main reason... pockets! Their jackets, vests, shirts, pants and other garments have been… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
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LED Flashlights continue to multiply like Tribbles. The bright, clean light of an LED is so much better for working, wayfinding, or just searching under the bed between the dust bunnies for something dropped. Recently, we were offered a light from a new company for us, ThruNite. They have many different models to choose from and… Read More

Posted in: Gear, News
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Earlier this week, SOG Specialty Knives & Tools unveiled their new set of Baton tools. The Baton Q1 is a tactical pressurized ball point pen that hides a variety of other tools inside. When you fold the Baton Q1 in half, it converts into a pair of spring-assisted travel-friendly scissors. The Q4 also has a… Read More

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You'll be able to keep your keys, your favorite flashlight, pocket knife or other small EDC item attached to yourself or your gear bag with the Trayvax Link or Link-Stretch quick release lanyards. Let's check them out. They are climb-spec nylon lanyards with a carabiner on one end that can clip to a belt loop… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
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A flashlight that is small enough for your pocket but casts a bright beam of light is an important part of everyone's EDC. But the downside most flashlights is that their batteries always seem to be dead just when you need to use one. The Olight S2R gets around that problem because you can recharge… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Home and Kitchen, News
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Hanging pictures can be a nightmare of measuring tapes, levels, and holes in the walls - only to end up with your pictures still crooked and out of line.  With the Gallery Magic system, you won't have to work so hard and still end up with nicely spaced and level artwork.  The first part of… Read More

Posted in: Gear, News
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SCOTTeVEST has just announced some new techwear that's been designed for both men and women to carry their gear when they are off the grid without needing a bag or backpack. The new OTG jackets which appropriately stands for Off The Grid, are made of ripstop nylon and feature a cool quilted design and 29… Read More

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Looking for some new tactical gear for the next time evildoers have you in their clutches? First of all, you're hanging around with the wrong crowd if this happens to you a lot. But I digress. Check out these shoelaces from ITS Tactical. Who cares about shoelaces you say. You do, when they are made… Read More

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The GEKO Smart Whistle is a personal safety device that will send your pre-defined contact list an SMS message, email or phone call with your location when you press the button or blow into it for more than two seconds. You can also send them an audio recording if you're unable to speak. After deactivating… Read More

Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear
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Colter Co. loves their bandanas. We've told you about their fly fishing knots and survival knots bandanas and now this year they are back with two more 100% cotton 22" x 22" square handkerchiefs that have been made and printed in the USA. The Stargazer bandana is black and features glow a dark print of… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Pocket Gear, Reviews
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I don't like putting keys in my pockets.  Since I don't always carry a bag, I've been looking for a clever way to keys onto things.  But what if you could combine both?  That's where the Fortius Arms KeyBiner Carabiner comes in. That's right, a carabiner that actually holds your keys.  If you use a… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Kid Gadgets, News
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Personal safety devices can be bulky and hard to use, but the Sound Grenade from ROBOCOPP has been designed like its namesake, the grenade. It's a small device weighing only one ounce that can be clipped to a bag, keychain, clothing, etc. When you pull the pin it will produce a 120 decibel alarm that's… Read More

Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews
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I have had many pocket knives over the years, from the first one I received as a cub scout to various sized and shaped ones I have strategically place throughout my world today. I have them stashed in my cars, desks, tool bag, EDC gear, etc. They are a very useful tool to have around without… Read More

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Before I review any gadget, I need my cup o’ Joe. There’s nothing like a piping hot cup of coffee to get the creative juices flowing. So it’s particularly fitting that I have the opportunity to review the Contigo Randolph stainless steel travel mug. While most travel mugs are tumblers without handles, the Randolph mug… Read More

Posted in: Articles, Gear
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I was brainstorming for article ideas yesterday, when I realized that I haven't posted an EDC update in almost year.  It's time to remedy that situation! This will be part one of my EDC update as I audit what I carry each day and decide if there are items that I can drop and items that… Read More