Blending the best of a replaceable utility blade knife and a compact multi-tool, Gerber’s Prybrid Utility is a pocket and keychain-friendly EDC implement offering 8 different tools, including wire strippers, bottle opener, Standard Utility blade, and more.
Designed to clean tricky, tight, hard-to-reach areas without backache and scraped up knuckles, the Brush Hero is a high-quality water-powered turbine for rims, engines, bikes, equipment, furniture and everything else you can think of that needs a solid scrubbing. With steady torque and a powerful scrub, the Brush Hero connects to your hose to outperform any wheel brush on the market. A number of accessories are also available.
More powerful and lighter than the outgoing model, DeWalt’s new 20V MAX Brushless Blower blasts out at 450 cubic feet per minute and up to 125 mph—that’s a 12.5% increase in CFM & 39% boost in max mph. That’s power! It uses DeWalt’s universal 20V Max or larger FlexVolt batteries for longer run times.
When you see that Swiss Victorinox logo, you know it’s gnarly. The Ranger Grip 55 Autumn Spirit 2019 Special Edition is the latest in a long line of exceptional implements from the legacy knifemaker. Built for solid grip while chopping, splitting, carving and sawing, this limited edition knife features 12 tools: key ring, toothpick, tweezers, can opener, 3mm & 5mm screwdrivers, large blade, bottle opener, wire stripper, wood saw, reamer, punch and sewing awl, and for on-the-spot Christmas cheer, a corkscrew.
With its rugged wireless + plug-in design, Makita’s DML811 18V LXT is a powerful, commercial-quality work light that will illuminate all kinds of jobs. 3-mode operation delivers an impressive 3,000 lumens of LED light for up to 13 hours on a charge using the brand’s long-lasting 6.0Ah 18V LXT battery packs.
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A powerful portable light is an essential item in your car trunk, emergency kit or bug-out bag. This one, the NoCry 18W Waterproof Rechargeable is a 1000-lumen spotlight powered by a 18,500 Lithium-Ion battery that delivers 20-hours of continuous light. It is waterproof, floatable, and impact resistant. 3-lighting modes plus a red filter add versatility. An attached stand allows for hands-free lantern-style use as well.
To get the fire blazing, we wanna work smarter, not harder, right? The Kindling Cracker firewood splitter makes it effortless. Constructed of a solid piece of high-quality cast iron, the design allows for safe, easy splitting, ejecting perfectly-sized loglets that will get your fire crackling fast. No axe required.
With an impressively functional design, the titanium Fire Escape carabiner multi-tool was designed to meet the needs of first responders and emergency scenarios. It features and EverSpark fire wheel and ferro rod for starting fires, a quarter-inch hex driver, bottle opener, and the ’biner itself can hang up to 100 lbs. of gear. There’s an oxygen tank-opening wrench, a tungsten carbide-tipped auto window breaker, seatbelt-cutter, and the whole unit weighs just 1.7 ounces.
Made of Grade 5 Titanium, the keyring-size Hunt23 EDC flashlight is very small & “bright”. It delivers 100 lumens of LED light in 2 colors, is completely waterproof & works as a box cutter, bottle opener, min pry bar, lid popper, tape remover, letter opener—you get the idea. This is a funded Kickstarter.
Leatherman’s Free K Collection merges the convenience of a folding pocket knife with the utility of the brand’s multi-tools. The collection includes 4 different models, all featuring a serrated 3.3 inch folding stainless blade & a unique array of tools. Each of the additional fold-out implements is housed on the outside of an ergonomically refined aluminum body for easy access, so you’re never left fumbling in a pinch. Made in Portland, Oregon and covered by a 25-year warranty.
With 3 adjustable heads, Stanley’s 5000-Lumen Work Light will illuminate the whole work area with bright LED light. Dual-mode power gives you the option of 50% or 100% brightness and its tripod mount gives you endless angles. Waterproof, foldable, & rugged it also offers a USB port for device charging.
An entire portable workshop in a box, with all the tools you need?! That’s a stretch. But the DOER kit does it. It gives you a 4A battery-powered hammer drill/driver, jig saw, & circular saw in a modular storage & work system that easily converts & configures to be a table saw, lathe, drill press, table sander, hotwire cutter, & scroll saw. When the job’s done, pack it all up & throw the box in the truck. A funded Kickstarter.
One of the toughest parts of sharpening your own knives is getting the angle right so you are in fact “sharpening” it. The Angle Set Knife Sharpener eliminates the guesswork & the potential damage to your blades. The self-contained unit unfolds to reveal an A-frame consisting of adjustable 3-sided hones. They utilize magnets to keep your blade perfectly positioned while sharpening, so you can’t screw it up. As the blade gets sharper, simply adjust to use the finer hones.
For those inclined to fix, maintain, & repair the small technical devices and mechanisms around them, the Xiaomi Wiha Precision Screwdriver Set is a worthy companion. It is an aluminum-alloy pen-style ratchet driver that includes 24 magnetic bits in a sleek portable case. With bits for Philips, Flathead, Torx, Security Torx, Pentalobe, Triangle, Hexagons, Tri-point, and Spanner that meet ANSI Standards, it’ll give you easy access to the insides of all your gadgets.
The latest addition to Milwaukee’s PACKOUT line of modular tool storage & transport products is the Crate. The stackable PACKOUT Crate can carry up to a 50-pound payload and with more than 1700 cubic inches of capacity. With rugged, commercial-grade construction, the design includes attachment points on the top & bottom for secure stacking & rear fastener points to hang from the wall with an optional mounting plate.
The compact ProTac 90 takes the traditional EDC flashlight and flips it 90º giving users the convenience of a right angle configuration & all the features we expect in a tactical torch: 300 lumens of bright white LED, IPX 7 waterproof rating, a MOLLE clip for hand-free use, and single push-button dual mode control. Powered by AA Lithium, AA Alkaline, or CR123A Lithium battery.
Creating a simple way to carry a bunch of the most common tools, organized & in your pocket is a tall order but Tactica nailed it with the M250 Hex bit toolkit. It’s lightweight, compact, TSA compliant & offers Phillips hex drive – 1.8mm, #0, #2 , Flat hex drive 1.8mm, #3, #5, Allen 3mm, 4mm, & 5mm & Torx T10, T15, & T25 all in a pocketable, key fob-size carry case. A funded Kickstarter.
The EDC Edge Maintenance Tool from Benchmade carries just like one of their award-winning blades but this thing is made for maintenance. It features built-in angle guides for a consistent bevel when using the ceramic hone and leather strop features. It’s got an anodized pivot collar and mini deep-carry clip. MOLLE compatible.
We’re big fans of this big fan. Larger than similar jobsite fans from DeWalt & Milwaukee, Ryobi’s 18” Air Cannon cordless drum fan is powered by the brand’s 18V One+ Li-ion batteries or it can be plugged into an outlet. It features 220° head rotation range and cranks out up to 2400 CFM of airflow.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing & man’s first steps on the moon, Case has created a limited edition Astronaut Knife M-1, a replica of the one that would ultimately be stowed inside every manned U.S. spacecraft in the Gemini and Apollo mission series. It features an 11.75” taper ground, high carbon stainless steel machete blade and a white synthetic handle.