EDC

This may be the most expensive utility knife I’ve ever seen

NEWS – This one is for EDC gear fanatics who like to spend money to buy new and unique knives for their collection. The Grouper Style utility knife from Titaniumedcshop on Etsy is definitely unique. You can already guess by the name of the company, that this knife is made of titanium so it’s light …

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Tekto Skar OTF Knife review – Release your inner John Wick (just not with this knife)

REVIEW – Some knives are just inherently cooler than others. For me, it doesn’t get much cooler than an automatic OTF (out-the-front) knife. There’s something about flicking a switch and having a razor-sharp blade spring forward that makes me feel like a secret agent, or a notorious hitman named John Wick for that matter. The …

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ThruNite T2 flashlight review – lots of light in a compact, sturdy package

ThruNite T2

REVIEW – Flashlights have come a long way in the last ten years. From the old AA Maglite to today’s high-brightness LED lights, there are so many options in many different form factors. When looking for an everyday carry flashlight, what do you need to take into account, and which ones will meet your needs? …

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Olight Ratel Blue Folding Knife review – It’s as sharp as it looks

REVIEW –  The Olight Ratel Blue Folding Knife is available in one color for now but if you like this blue, there isn’t much to gripe about otherwise. This low-tech tool which is probably made with high-tech processes is ready to go with you unobtrusively and deploy quickly for use. What is it The Olight …

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This multi-tool keeps your keys organized and your hair tidy!

NEWS – The KEYTEC looks similar to a KeySmart Key Pro key organizer, but in addition to holding up to 16 keys (who the heck still uses THAT many keys?) it’s also a multi-tool. Included with the KEYTEC is a multi-function tool that has a 3 slot wrench and a bottle opener. I know that’s …

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This 1000 lumen EDC flashlight has an interesting design

NEWS – Most of the flashlights that we review here on The Gadgeteer have the same basic cylinder form factor with a push-button power switch. The Streamlight 88810 Wedge bucks that trend to offer a slim EDC flashlight that has a rectangular shape. That means that it won’t roll away right from you when you’re …

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Leatherman Tool Pouch review – A new home for my multi-tools

           REVIEW – Ok, I admit I’m a Leatherman multi-tool fanboy. I’ve had one in my EDC since 1984 when the PST was released and use these wonderful tools every day. But what to do when they aren’t being used? Give your multi-tools a home with the Leatherman Tool Pouch! What is it? The Leatherman …

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Put this solar lighter in your pocket and you’ll always be able to make fire

NEWS – If you have a “go bag”, like to camp, or hike, the SUNCASE solar lighter is an interesting gadget that will let you start a fire with sunlight. The SUNCASE unfolds to reveal two wings that are lined with mirrors that concentrate the sun’s rays to a focal point that can hold a …

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This modular multi-tool hangs from your keychain

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If a Leatherman multi-tool is overkill for your EDC, then here’s an interesting alternative. It’s the WYN Multi-Tool Capsule which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Available in stainless steel or titanium, the Capsule is shaped like a … well… capsule! But the magic comes when you unscrew the Capsule’s segments because …

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This wallet isn’t very practical for your EDC, but it’s just so cool!

NEWS – Is it weird that I have a desire to start collecting wallets even if I never plan to use them? Yeah, I thought so. But don’t you have the same thought when you look at the Rusty Steel Puzzle wallet from 2OfUsLV? I’m really digging the steampunk vibe with the combo of leather …

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Is this the world’s most inconvenient wallet or is it a genius idea?

NEWS – At first glance, this hardshell wallet looks pretty awesome with its fanning slot design that can hold up to 10 cards, cash, and receipts. When you open the Ögon Designs Aluminum Code Wallet, it opens like a file cabinet with folders that spread open to reveal the contents for easy retrieval. We’ve seen …

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Today is International Knife Sharpening Day! Is your EDC knife sharp enough?

NEWS – Just like apps for your phone, there’s a holiday for everything including one for EDC knife fans! Today is International Knife Sharpening Day and our friends at WESN want you to celebrate by: Taking up your blades. Sharpening them. Take a photo of your rejuvenated knife collection. Tag #IKSDay. Whether you’re sharpening a …

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Leatherman Ainsworth EDC Sheath review – carry your multi-tools in style

REVIEW – Leatherman brand multi-tools have been part of my EDC since long before EDC became a mainstream term to describe what we carry with us every day.  The problem that I’ve faced has been the tradeoff between pocket space and functionality–the most useful tools often took up too much space in my pocket, even …

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Volty 2.5 – 30V DC voltmeter review – It’s a Leatherman voltmeter in my pocket and I’m happy to see you!

REVIEW – Every once in a while, a product comes along that is amazingly innovative, eminently practical, and fills a mighty need. I’m my family’s go-to guy for all things technical and have long sought a meter that can be unobtrusively carried. The Volty voltmeter by PC Doodle lets me do just that! Volty, where …

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