Pocket Gear

News, reviews and articles about pocket gear.

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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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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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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CountyComm’s Survival Titanium Fishing Card is a pocket-sized fishing kit that isn’t sold by Ron Popeil

NEWS – If you’ve ever found yourself far from the nearest tackle shop and wanted to test your skill at the local fishing hole, or you’ve found yourself lost in the wilderness and needing to catch a fish for your next meal, the CountyComm Survival Titanium Fishing Card may be just the tool you need. …

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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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Griffin Pocket Tool puts up to 16 tools on your keychain

NEWS – ‘Round these parts, we’re big fans of small, multi-purpose gadgets.  That’s why the Griffin Pocket Tool is appealing: it packs 16 tools into a single item small enough to fit on your key chain.  Griffin has a wide range of Pocket Tool models/sizes, ranging from the Mini (9 tools), to the Standard (11 …

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Leatherman Micra multi-tool review

REVIEW – I’ve been carrying a little red Leatherman Squirt multitool in my gear bag for several years but I’ve always wondered if I might like the Leatherman Micra more than the Squirt. I now have the answer to that question because I’ve been using a Micra for the last few weeks. Let’s take a look …

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EDC goes modular with Keyport Anywhere Tools

Keyport is one of my favorite companies because they think out of the box when it comes to gear. They started out with the popular Keyport Slide and Pivot key organizers and have now launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for their new Anywhere Tools. What is it? Keyport Anywhere Tools take the modular approach that …

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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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