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Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor review

REVIEW – The Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor does what it says on the tin. The PyroVault is a rugged housing that accepts most Zippo-style inserts (either liquid fuel or butane). What is it? The Thyrm PryoVault is a ruggedized weather-resistant case for liquid and butane fueled Zippo®-compatible lighter inserts. What’s in the box? The PyroVault …

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NITECORE TUP 1000 lumen EDC flashlight review

REVIEW – Do you love EDC flashlights but hate feeding them batteries? If so, then I have a flashlight you’ll want to check out. It’s the NITECORE TUP and it packs some nice features into a very pocket-friendly package. Let’s check it out. What is it? The NITECORE TUP is a 1000 lumen USB rechargeable …

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Schon DSGN Classic Machined pen review

REVIEW – In today’s world of our nonstop keyboard clicking, the written note is definitely the anomaly versus the standard anymore. Even our signatures are digital these days, involving a smart-chip, fingerprint, special code, etc. But the ballpoint pen endures…I would guess most of those reading this review have a nice writing instrument in their …

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This EDC knife is not too big and not too small. It’s just right

NEWS – If you’re obsessed with EDC products like I am, you probably spend way too much time on Pinterest and sites like Best Damn EDC where people like to show off their collections of everyday carry items. I am always confused as to why some people like to carry multiple knives with them each …

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REFYNE – EP1: The Essential EDC Titanium Bolt-Action Pen – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Of late, there has been a surge in really cool-looking crowdfunded pen campaigns on Kickstarter.  Here’s another one: the REFYNE – EP1.  Its a minimalist bolt-action pen made from either stainless steel or titanium that looks like it would fit in with your EDC as well as become your favorite desk pen.  …

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MAGCON is a drawing tool that fits in your pocket – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s not often that I find a drawing tool that is this cool in the way that it looks and in the way that it works. MAGCON is that tool. Let’s check it out. What is it? MAGCON is a pocket-sized anodized aluminum curved and straight ruler combo that can be used …

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Thyrm CellVault and CellVault XL waterproof attachable gear storage review

REVIEW – As most active outdoor enthusiasts know, many of our personal lighting solutions still rely on replaceable or swappable batteries. These battery-hungry lights always seem to run out of power at the most inopportune times. The Thyrm CellVault and CellVault XL offer a solution to carrying and keeping your batteries dry. After having my …

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Keyport Anywhere Tools modular EDC system review

REVIEW – I love seeing how my favorite companies evolve over time. For example, Keyport started out making unique key organizers but now their product line has turned modular to include a system of EDC pocket tools. Let’s take a closer look at Keyport’s Anywhere Tools. What is it? Keyport Anywhere Tools is an EDC …

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EMT-The EveryMan Tool – Notable crowdfunding project

CROWDFUNDED – EDC is sort of our bag here at The Gadgeteer, baby.  And the best EDC gadgets are small, sleek, and multi-functional.  The EMT-EveryMan Tool is all that, and you just might be able to add a bag of chips.  (Not really, but customization is available!) What is it? The EMT-EveryMan Tool is a …

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Field Pen Twist – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDED – A good pen is a treasure, especially one with a cool style that is durable and writes well.  Machine Era has some very respectable experience in these matters, and their latest Kickstarter campaign—the Field Pen | Twist—looks more than promising, it looks like a big hit.  Let’s check it out! What is it? …

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The Rain Straw solves a major pain point for reusable straws – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDED – We keep hearing about how many plastic straws are ending up in the trash and then in our landfills and waterways. But switching to a reusable straw can be too much trouble to stick with it due to the way you have to clean them. Do you remember the Final Straw that I …

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Spoke Designs Spoke Pen review

REVIEW – We’re fans of pens here at The Gadgeteer, and personally I like pens that are unique in style and other design elements.  The Spoke Designs Spoke Pen is one such writing instrument, with its machined, slotted body, magnetic cap, and other features.  I felt very fortunate that Brian Conti, founder of Spoke Designs, …

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Leatherman’s new FREE series multi-tools use freaking magnets!

NEWS – I’ve had a red Leatherman Squirt as part of my EDC for a couple of years and I use it pretty regularly. I also have a couple of full-sized multi-tools that I keep for around the home jobs. The only bad thing about most multi-tools is that you have to use your fingernails …

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The WESN Allman Everyday Carry Pocket Knife – Noteable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDED – If you are a fan of knives, EDC, or both, the WESN Allman Everyday Carry Pocket Knife might be of interest to you.  Currently being offered in a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, it’s a mid-sized knife with a slim profile, flipper blade, and locking mechanism that is available with either G10 polymer or Titanium …

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Up-armor your lighter with the Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor

NEWS – The Thyrm PyroVault Lighter Armor does what it says on the tin. The PyroVault is a rugged housing that accepts most Zippo-style inserts (either liquid fuel or butane). The PyroVault is constructed from rugged, heat-resistant, reinforced polymer with an o-ring seal. The seal works to keep dirt and moisture out of the lighter …

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