EDC

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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Bellroy All-Conditions Essentials Pocket review

REVIEW – For a while, I’ve been searching for a product that will carry and help me organize me some of my essentials while traveling (and maybe on a daily basis, too).  I wanted it to hold and organize my wallet items and travel documents and have room for some other items as well.  Maybe …

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Atwood Rope MFG Micro Cord Dispenser and Tactical Rope Dispenser

Hand holding Mini TRD to show scale

NEWS – Atwood Rope MFG of Winchester, Ohio has recently introduced a Micro Cord Dispenser (Mini TRD) to compliment their Tactical Rope Dispenser (TRD). The Tactical Rope Dispenser hold standard 550 paracord, while the Micro Cord Dispenser holds 3/64″ (1.18 mm) cord. Both of the dispensers come loaded with a full spool of appropriately-sized cord …

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Gerber’s ComplEAT is a like a spork multi-tool

NEWS – Backpackers, tailgators, preppers, and others will want to check out the ComplEAT cutlery set from Gerber which includes a spork, a deep basin spoon, spatula, and a food prep multi-tool. The multi-tool has a built-in bottle opener, veggie peeler, serrated package opener, and a can opener. But wait, there’s more! The spoon or …

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8 Gear pouches that will organize your EDC gear

VIDEO – I thought I’d try something a little different and created a video where I talk about 8 gear pouches from 5 companies that you can use to keep your EDC gear organized. Here are the pouches that are included in the video. Check out the video below and let me know if you’d …

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2018 Gift Guide – Tech gift ideas

ARTICLE – Call them geeks, call them techies, or call them nerds, but people who like gadgets, gear, and gizmos are sometimes the hardest people to buy for because there are so many products that fit in that niche that it’s hard to know what to pick. If you have techies on your holiday list …

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