When you’re trying to break corroded, rusted, nasty, & gnarly nuts & bolts free from their seized-up state, leverage is what you need. Craftsman’s Extreme Grip Breaker Wrench gives you that. Its serrated jaws operate on a smooth-change slip joint to fit 3/8″ – 1 3/4″ hex fasteners. The long, dual-material handle delivers loads of leverage.
The grenade-shaped M-550 Pro Bugout Frag with integrated survival kit will be very useful when you’re up the proverbial creek sans paddle. It includes 45 ft. of 550 paracord, 2 ft. safety orange 95 paracord, a compass, LED flashlight, mini pocket knife, a signal mirror, a ferro rod & striker tool, 30ft of fishing line, 4 hooks & split shot weights, a razorblade and about 15 other survival essentials.
The Center-Drive is designed to do a lot of different things—not just passable functions but actual work. It features spring-loaded needlenose pliers that open with just a flick of the thumb, there’s a full-size knife blade, cat’s paw, serrated blade, wire strippers, file, Phillips & flathead bits, a magnetic ¼” bit driver & more. What gives this tool its power is that the full-size bit driver is on the center axis, giving you more torque than other multi-tool drivers.
Leatherman and Detroit-based Shinola came together for the creation of a special collab that combines the popular Charge AL multi-tool with a some custom Shinola-specific tools, a limited colorway, and a sophisticated leather sheath. Custom tools inside the matte navy anodized exterior include a watch tool for Shinola watches plus a bike hex tool. In addition there are 15 other tools, including a knife, saw, scissors, pliers, & more.
The handheld 18V Compact Vacuum from Milwaukee uses the brand’s efficient, long-running 18V battery pack and features a powerful motor to suck up dirt, dust & all sorts of construction debris. It’s got a removable HEPA filter & comes with a 4’ flexible hose, multiple extension wands, & a crevice tool for getting into those hard to reach spots.
Designed by an Army vet & an MIT engineer, the compact GRIPsher multi-tool offers a ton of functions in a small but robust tool that fits on your keychain: pliers, wire cutters & stripper, measuring scale, screwdrivers, spoke wrench, locking hex bit driver & more. GRIPsher has also set up a program to give this tool to military vets for free.
This is a big, burly 10-function pocketknife with a wood saw. Its anatomical shape and locking blades give you a solid grip and safety for whatever you’re working on. Features & functions include a large blade with wavy edge, a reamer/punch, bottle opener, wire stripper, 3mm & 5mm flat & ½ Phillips screwdrivers, wood saw, can opener & key ring.
This folding workstation will support up to 300 lbs. or convert it to sawhorse mode & it’ll hold 1000 lbs. The 31” X 25” work table features 2 Quik-clamps & 4 clamp dogs for a multitude of work holding options. When you’re done, it folds flat for space-saving storage.
If you’d prefer to keep a blade in your wallet rather than clipped to your belt, this is the one. The Lynx blade is made with vacuum heat-treated CPM S35VN steel with a chisel-grind straight edge. The perforated grip side keeps it safe & steady in your hand. Comes with a sheath made of waterproof, tearproof, bitumised paper to protect your wallet. 2mm thickness.
This compact job-site radio from Makita is powered by their 12V CXT Li-Ion battery and runs for up to 30 hours. It offers up to 10 preset am & fm stations as well as featuring an aux port for plugging in your phone or mp3 player. There’s also a hook for hanging it & a headphone jack for private listening.