Pocket Gear

News, reviews and articles about pocket gear.

HEAdesigns Wingman knife review

I have reviewed my fair share of finely crafted pocketknives made from some of the best materials available. But all of them were more or less of classic folder design. The HEAdesigns Wingman aspires to be different, specifically created with a “futuristic, next level design.” Let’s see how well it does achieving its objective. What …

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Bellroy has already slimmed down our wallets. Now they slim down our keychains!

We’ve seen what seems like dozens of different key chain solutions here on The Gadgeteer.  Our current find, the Bellroy Key Cover, looks like a little leather taco to enfold your keys to keep them away from scratchable electronics they share space with.  Bellroy has mastered the art of designing slim-profile wallets that carry all …

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The Cipher Bandana from Colter Co shows you how to get your message across

The Gadgeteer has shown you a series of bandanas from Colter Co. over the years that have taught you fly-tying, nautical and survival knots tying, helped you amuse yourself during downtime in the outdoors with a game board bandana, and even helped you find your place in the universe with a glow-in-the-dark star chart.  Now …

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Be the envy of your EDC collecting buddies with this folding coin knife that has a Damascus steel blade

I’m an EDC fanatic and am always on the lookout for cool but useful gear that I can carry with me on a daily basis. But I don’t like just any gear. My favorite EDC products have to be small but awesome. The Folding Coin Knife from BucknBear ticks both of those boxes. This coin-sized …

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Triple Seven Gear CORE Nano Wallet review

I’m an EDC (Everyday Carry) user. You know, those little tools, tech and other items that you use regularly to help with tasks throughout your day. However, EDC often consists of several items that you have no good way to organize while carrying. There are many pouch-type cases out there, but often these provide just …

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Survival Hax Tactical Credit Card Tool review

Pocket survival tools are a great way to be prepared for those emergencies that randomly occur in life. To me, the two key features in a survival tool are functionality and size. If a survival tool does not have some minimum features such as a cutting edge and a fire starting tool it misses the mark …

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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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This ultra light pocket tool might be the update your EDC needs

Is it time to update or consolidate your EDC? The Pocket Knife CRONO tool from Swiss Advance might be a consideration. It’s a light weight flat multi-function tool made of stainless Chromium steel and blade steel. It features four blades and functions that include a bottle opener, fish scaler, wire stripper, cm-scale, hex wrenches, cheese …

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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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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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American Benchcraft Leather Key Fob and Valet Tray review

I have lost track of the number of leather wallets I have gone through over the years.  I am sure the same thing has happened to you… at some point they all fall apart at the seems.  This problem inspired American Benchcraft to create a line of leather products that are crafted not with stitched …

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