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Tools 8 February 2011 | Comments Off

Tweezer innovation isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when we’re thinking about new products. But we know a good thing when we see it. The razor sharp tips of the PockeTweez were designed specifically for removing slivers. And because it’s smaller than a car key, it’s built to travel with you. The larger size on the business end allows for maximum gripping pressure when squeezed. No more poking or prodding at your critical injury – grab the tweezers, pull it out and move on. [...]

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Field Notes Steno Notebook

Leisure,Tech / Gear,Tools,video 2 February 2011 | Comments Off

New at the Field Notes Shop is their self-branded Stenographers notebook. Steno notebooks are a staple at offices, indoor and out, just about everywhere (this one included). They’re so much more practical than a the much coveted Moleskin. With larger pages and a more comfortable writing position – now they’re just as beautiful too. The Steno is proudly printed by the good people of Schneider Graphics in Bensenvill, Il. and bound with bombproof black metal ring wire. We got our hands on one this week and can attest to their quality and attention to detail. [...]

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Tools 17 January 2011 | Comments Off

Staying alive, or just staying safe, is all about knowing what to do when it matters. Pocket-sized and practically indestructible, these lightweight & portable Duraguides can help you solve just about any outdoor challenge you get yourself in to. From tying knots and emergency first aid, to field dressing and tracking game; they cover over a dozen situations. And the guides are printed on a waterproof, rip-proof paper that can take a beating in the bottom of a pack, boat, or tool kit, for years to come. [...]

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Piranha Pocket Tool

Tools 21 December 2010 | 0 Comments

One can never have enough pocket sized multi-tools. Made from a single-piece of heat-treated & corrosion-resistant surgical stainless steel, this one should last longer than the rest. Still, it’s slim enough to fit in your pocket & versatile enough to take up permanent residence on your key chain. TSA-compliant so there is no extra body-cavity search before you board your next flight. Requisite bottle opener? Check. [...]

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Gerber E-Tool

Tools 16 December 2010 | 0 Comments

Indispensable survival gear that you’ll actually use when you’re not hanging out with Les Stroud? The Gerber E Tool is definitely in that category. An entrenching tool, or E-tool, is a collapsible spade that’s been used for decades by all branches of the military. Gerber’s version weighs a little over two pounds and folds away nicely – taking up as little space as possible when not in use. It has a built-in pick, powder coated carbon steel blade with a serrated edge and glass filled nylon handle. It’s built to take a beating and last forever. Keep one in your Jeep and always in your pack.

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Timbuk2 Tool Shed Bag

Tools 12 December 2010 | 0 Comments

Designed by handy people for handy people.” The Tool Shed is the perfect home for your emergency tools, or as a quick-fix travel pack. It’s made of durable Tarpaulin that’s both waterproof & grease-resistant. And when you’re done with the task at hand, the anodized aluminum buckle doubles as a bottle opener. Enjoy a Fat Tire after fixing that flat tire. [...]

Ratcheting ReadyWrench

Tools 1 December 2010 | 0 Comments

A 16-in-1 socket wrench with ratcheting action. Not bad. Silly name aside, this general purpose tool will ensure you have the right size when you need it. Each end has eight common sizes color coded (red for standard, blue for metric) to make it easy to use. And the orange circle lets you select your ratchet direction. Perfect the general toolbox or those times you’re not sure what you’ll be dealing with.