EDC

Olight H1R Nova LED flashlight review

At the end of December, I reviewed the Olight S2R Baton flashlight. I really like this flashlight because it has an easy to press button on the grip instead of the tail cap, and it uses a special rechargeable battery that charges through a magnetic USB cable. It’s quickly become my favorite flashlight, but now …

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The KeyMate USB is a rechargeable flashlight shaped like a key for your keychain

The Streamlight KeyMate USB is an IPX4 water-resistant flashlight for your keychain. It has a spring loaded clip so it hangs on your keychain just like a traditional key, but the blade of the KeyMate is the flashlight. It has a multi-function push button switch which shows the charge status of the 110mAh lithium polymer …

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SOG Batons are your urban multi-tool EDC kit

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 …

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Keyport Slide 3.0 and Pivot key organizers review

Ever since I reviewed the Keyport Slide 2.0 over 3 years ago, I’ve been looking forward to the Slide 3.0.  Keyport’s products are like smartphones. They get sleeker and have more functionality with each version. I’m happy to report that the Keyport Slide 3.0 is here along with the new Pivot key organizer and I …

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This is Michonne’s favorite pocket knife

The Pocket Samurai knife from StatGear is a super compact and lightweight knife which can be kept in or clipped to your pocket or you can add a split ring and attach it to your keyring. The knife has a 440c stainless steel folding katana shaped blade and grade 5 titanium handles. The Pocket Samurai …

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True Utility’s CONNECT range will streamline your EDC gear

True Utility has just introduced their new CONNECT line up of gear for EDC fans. The new CONNECT range includes products that will help you organize your keys and secure other small gear. There are small zippered pouches with elastic straps and loops to hold small items like pens, knives and more. The CONNECT line …

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The Shinola Titanium 765 pocket knife is a perfect gift for rich Ninja

Shinola has recently partnered with Benchmade to create the 765 titanium pocket knife. This high-end titanium folder has a slim design engineered to fit well in a pocket or EDC bag. The titanium 765 pocket knife features a Benchmade 3.24″ M390 steel blade with a durable titanium handle all finished in a black diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating for extreme hardness plus scratch and …

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Spartan Harsey Folder 4.25″ S35VN Steel knife review

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 …

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SureFire SideKick LED flashlight is tiny, bright and rechargeable

A light source seems to be an essential part of nearly everyone’s EDC, and many prepared folks tend toward the small-but-powerful variety. SureFire has a been a leader in the light source industry for many years and I recent ran across their SideKick Ultra-Compact Variable-Output LED Flashlight. It’s a small flashlight with a Li-ion battery that can …

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Julie’s gadget diary – January 2016 EDC update

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 …

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Turn your existing water bottle into an EDC gear holder

If I can find one product that can do five things, the minimalist in me will choose it over five separate products that can only do one thing each. That’s why the Kickstarter project for the PACE lid caught my eye. The PACE lid replaces the existing lid of wide mouth Nalgene, MSR, and Klean …

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