Knives

SwisslinQ makes your Swiss Army knife easier to carry and use

NEWS – If you have a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife as part of your EDC and you also prefer to keep it on your keychain, you probably know that using a Swiss Army knife while it’s attached to your keyring is a little awkward when the keys get in your way. SwissLinQ was designed to …

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The Samla is WESN’s take on a classic friction-folder knife

NEWS – With knives being an essential element in the kit of most EDC fans, there are many styles, sizes, and types from which you can choose.  Among the many knife makers is WESN with their own impressive array of various products, several of which we’ve reviewed. Their latest release on the horizon is the …

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Tiny Project Pocket Knife review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Here’s something unique to add to your EDC collection! The Tiny Project Pocket Knife is a little fellow. But that build quality… oh, my. This little fellow punches way above its weight class when it comes to construction and style. And it’s completely customizable. To the review! What is it? It’s a …

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This carabiner from CRKT not only clips, but slices and dices

NEWS – Designed by Mike Bond in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Compano (kum-pan-oh) from Columbia River Knife and Tool (aka CRKT) is a tiny knife with a little extra EDC goodness baked in. It features a folding slip joint knife with a 1.42-inch satin-finished steel blade. I really like the black stonewash finish with the bronze …

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WESN Henry knife review – Modern take on a classic knife style

REVIEW – We’ve covered several knives from WESN here at The Gadgeteer, and I’ve been impressed with the ones I’ve reviewed.  Because of that, I was excited to review the WESN Henry, a modern take on a classic folding-blade pocketknife.  Let’s take a look. What is it? The WESN Henry is a classic style, folding-blade …

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The only tool missing from this Swiss Army multi-tool is a hammer

NEWS – We love our multi-tools around here and Swiss Army / Victorinox is the OG when it comes to EDC gear that puts a handy set of tools on your belt or in your pocket. The Victorinox Swiss Tool Spirit Plus Ratchet features stainless steel construction and 36 functions that include the traditional set …

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Sniper Bladeworks LPC Tactical Knife Review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When Sniper Bladeworks invited The-Gadgeteer to participate in their 2020 : Reload campaign, I jumped at the chance even though I had nothing to go on other than a teaser video that showed very little of the product. What is it? The Sniper Bladeworks LPC is a premium tactical folding knife. What’s in …

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This carabiner is a multi-tool that clips and cuts

NEWS – If you’re like me and have a thing for carabiners, you need to check out the U4 from RovyVon. It’s made from lightweight but strong Titanium, so it has that going for it, but it also features a built-in folding knife that uses readily available replaceable scalpel#11 blades. Use it to open packages, …

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WESN releases Microblade 2.0 knife with upgraded steel and new options

NEWS – Detroit-baed knifemaker WESN has recently released the Microblade 2.0, an updated version of their small but mighty EDC folding pocket knife.  The upgrades to their original Microblade include upgraded D2 steel blade material, and additional handle materials and colors. With its small size (only 2.25″ when closed), wide blade, and pocket clip, the …

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Leatherman gives their popular Free multi-tool range a splash of color

NEWS – Last spring, Leatherman introduced the world to their Free range of multi-tools. They quickly became popular due to the design which uses magnets (heck yeah!) to make it easier to deploy the tools/blades. We reviewed a couple of the Leatherman Free tools, and they all had one thing in common, they were all …

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You can design the next Victorinox Swiss Army Knife

NEWS – Victorinox Swiss Army has launched its 10th annual Swiss Army Knife design contest. Submissions are open now and end May 29th. The theme for 2021 is “Patterns of the World.” In this contest, participants are asked to create cool designs for the scales/handles of the Classic Pocket Knife. Designs may range from popular and globally known patterns, …

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