Kniper is a tactical knife nicely weight-balanced for accurate throwing. It also functions as a wrench, wire stripper, nail remover, a “tobacco” pipe, fork, screwdriver & inclinometer/sundial and features a ruler, rangefinder & lash points for rigging it to a spear.
A standard 5-gallon plastic bucket is a great vessel for transporting your tools, especially when fitted with the Bucket Boss tool organizer. It’s made of 600D ripstop poly and features 56 pockets; 38 on the outside & 18 inside the bucket plus loops for hammers, drills, & longer tools.
Sprite is a drone that flies autonomously under the guidance of its powerful GPS-driven autopilot, or can be flown manually using a conventional flight controller or Android mobile device. The camera shoots 1080P high-definition video from its integrated 2-axis stabilized gimbal.
It’s a portable stone-bake oven that will cook your 12-inch pizza in 90 seconds. Or bake bread, roast meats, veggies, desserts, & more. Choose a charcoal or gas-powered model—both reach optimum cooking heat in just 15 minutes. Collapsible legs make it easy to throw in your car’s trunk for off-site pizza parties.
Small enough to carry on a keychain, the Squarehead from Spyderco is a unique little knife that folds out of a single-sided handle machined from a solid piece of titanium. It features a sheepfoot blade made of CPMS30V powder metallurgy stainless steel and an integrated LinerLock-style mechanism that locks the blade securely open & shut.
Taipei-based 22 Studio specializes in the creative application of concrete and steel. The Contour Rollerball Pen is a unique, high-quality writing utensil constructed of high-density concrete and stainless steel.
The Camp Knife from Long Island-based Surname features handles made with reclaimed Ipé wood from the Coney Island boardwalk after Hurricane Sandy. It is artfully inlaid with bright maple. Cook a dog over the open campfire, stab it with your knife & raise that weiner in symbolic salute of a bygone New York landmark.
The power struggle is real but with Portiko, it’s easier to plug-in and power-up in tight places. This power supply hub features a 6-foot extension cord, two 110V outlets and 2 USB ports—one of which is a dedicated full-speed iOS port.
The Welly water bottle has an internal filter so you turn even the rankest tapwater or sketchy roadside creek water into fresh, clean drinking water. The 24-oz bottle is BPA-free, portable, & features sustainable bamboo side panels. One dollar of every Welly sale is donated to projects with CharityWater. Currently funding on Kickstarter.
Fitting the full-size studio synthesizer in your luggage is not an option. For on-the-go jams or composition, Sweden’s Cheap Monday has created a line of pocket-size synths. They offer three different models; the “Rhythm” operator is a drum machine, the “Sub” is a base line synthesizer, & the “Factory” provides a selection of melodies. They can be used separately or together.