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Klarus XT1A 2018 Edition

While modern EDC lights these days offer tons of smart new features, sometimes you don't want all the bells and whistles—especially on a tactical light. Too many modes, programming, and magnetic charging might be more complex than you need. When you want a torch that reliably puts out a lot of light in a literal flash, tactical lights are usually the way to go. Klarus's updated XT1A offers a bit of both so you can use the light the way you want after setting it up. For example, it boasts a 1000 lumen output and accommodates USB-rechargeable Li-ion batteries, but also keeps things simple with instant access to strobe and the ability to use standard AA batteries too.

The new XT1A's pocket-friendly body has all the right features for an everyday light: anti-roll rings, a grippy middle section, and a scalloped tail that can tailstand without getting in the way of your thumb. It's compact at 4.24" long and weighs 2.17oz without a battery, built from HAIII anodized T6 aluminum alloy. The body is sized to fit both 14500 Li-ion batteries and standard AA cells, giving you options to switch between higher output or more readily available power sources. When powered by a 14500 cell, its CREE XP-L HD V6 LED pushes a maximum output of 1000 lumens and reaches a low of 5 lumens. The included 14500 itself has a built-in micro-USB port for convenient charging as well.

The XT1A has a few unique features that make it especially versatile depending on if you want to use it as a tactical light or a general EDC. On its Tactical Setting, you get instant access to Turbo with the main tail switch and a one-touch Strobe with the secondary tail switch. On the Outdoor setting, it unlocks multiple modes and SOS features. Finally, useful features like a tailswitch lock-out function, battery indicator, IPX8 waterproofing, and a stainless steel pocket clip round it out. If you prefer a more traditional flashlight form factor and more control over how you can use your light, be sure to check out the XT1A 2018 at the link below.

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CRKT Squid D2

Over the past few years CRKT has really stepped up their game by putting out great EDC knives with unique designs and superior feature sets at a more affordable price point. A great example is the crowd favorite Squid—a compact folding knife designed by Lucas Burnley, boasting a stout blade and a solid frame lock. Despite its popularity, more discerning EDCers felt the cheaper 8Cr13MoV steel in the blade held it back from being a top contender for the best bang-for-your-buck blade. CRKT heard it all loud and clear and recently updated the Squid with premium D2 tool steel and a new, blacked out stonewash finish to match. If you haven't had a chance to see what the hype is about, now's the best time to add this little big knife to your rotation.

Compared to the original knife, the upgraded Squid D2 has a stronger, more robust steel that's achieves a higher hardness than 8Cr13MoV, leading to a sharper edge and better edge retention overall. It's also able to take more of a beating, making those hard-use tasks that come up every once in a while something you don't have to sweat about at all, especially with the reliable frame lock at the handle. Besides the steel this updated Squid keeps the stout drop-point blade shape that made the original a solid contender. At just 2.156” in length, it's small and pocketable while being more versatile for carry, especially in places with stricter blade length regulations. At the tip of the blade is a well-defined point for easy piercing, and the pronounced curve near the tip also lends to ease of use when it comes to delicate slicing tasks. With its large ambidextrous thumbstud, finding the blade and opening it quickly is easy. It's set up for right-handed tip-up carry, but it also has a lanyard hole at the pommel if you prefer carrying this small knife in that way.

With the new Squid D2, CRKT has taken a great everyday carry blade and made it even better by giving it the blade steel the original design deserved. If you sat on the original design because of the steel, now's the time to pick it up. And if this is your first EDC knife, it lets you get high quality steel in your hands at a manageable price point. Check out the CRKT Squid D2 now at the link below.

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BOND Travel Gear Attache 13

Let's face it: a lot of business briefcases just won't cut it for an EDCer. They're generally plain, have a single function (to keep papers and folders in a rectangular enclosure), and are made from a simple combination of leather, plastic, and metal. That's not good enough for the folks at BOND, who make highly functional, versatile, and EDC-focused soft goods. So when it comes to the humble briefcase, their Attache 13 is anything but. With design cues and materials from tactical packs and a function-led approach to organization, it's a bag that ensures an awesome day in, and out of, the office for your EDC.

At its heart the Attache 13 is a slim briefcase that fits and protects a 13” laptop and similarly sized tech. But even starting with its exterior, BOND set out to create something exceptional. Rugged nylon, weatherproof YKK zippers, and Hypalon are materials more commonly associated with tactical bags, but they're used in the Attache 13 to protect your gear. The full clamshell-opening style also takes its cues from travel bags, allowing the Attache 13 to lay flat when open so you can best survey and organize its contents. No more having to fish in the depths of a bag that only opens halfway. A quick-access front pocket, nylon webbing handles and strap, and metal hardware round out its external features.

Speaking of organizing its contents, there's even more design choices inspired by the Attache 13's tactical peers. Opposite the laptop/tech sleeve compartment are no-slip, quick-access loops front and center so you can easily grab lone essentials like pens or cables. These pair with mesh pockets to both keep things from falling out as well as giving you an at-a-glance visual of your gear. Behind these are larger mesh zip pockets for larger items like notebooks or power cables, as well as extra loops for loose essentials like your keys.

The BOND Attache 13 may be overbuilt and overkill for the office, but that's exactly the kind of rugged gear that EDCers appreciate. You can pick one up in black and tan or a black multicam colorway at a huge discount from Amazon at the link below.

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Case Kickstart Mid-Folding Hunter

When it comes to the latest and greatest designs, tech, and materials, Case is a knife company that likes to take its time. Known best for their traditional slipjoint knives, their offerings hearken back to the era of our fathers and their fathers, when a knife was an invaluable companion. But that doesn’t mean that innovation is completely off the table. Case’s new Kickstart series shows the old dog can learn some new tricks, pairing legacy knife design with modern EDC features, materials, and performance. It has the signature, tried-and-true design born from over a hundred years of knifemaking experience made with more robust materials, one-handed usability, and sized perfectly for an everyday knife.

From afar, the Kickstart looks every bit like the Case signature slipjoint. But that's where the resemblance ends. Rather than a simple set of clip-point or sheepsfoot blades deployed via a nail nick, the Kickstart instead employs a modern deployment mechanism by way of a one-handed, assisted-opening pair of dual thumbstuds. This lets you easily flip out its beautiful, mirror-polished Tru-Sharp surgical steel blade (sized right under 3” that's ideal for EDC), a special high-carbon steel with exceptional edge retention and corrosion resistance. The blade itself comes in a unique mid-folding hunter clip shape, with a stark, sweeping top edge that terminates in a strong point for piercing tasks, and a long, 2.875” belly for slicing.

The Kickstart's handle comes in Black Canvas Laminate, a rugged blend of synthetic materials that's scratch-resistant and textured for an effective grip. It's impervious to the decay and damage that would normally come with a wood or bone handle, while allowing for expanded options of texture and color. On the front of the Kickstart is Case's bowtie logo, while on the back is a feature you don't often see on traditional knives—a clip—making this an even more compelling knife to carry.
There's no need to choose between a traditional and modern knife—the Kickstart shows that the old school can still be the new cool. Pick up this made-in-the-USA modern classic at the Amazon link below.
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RovyVon Aurora A6 High CRI Flashlight

If you've been on the market for a new EDC flashlight recently, chances are you've come across the RovyVon Aurora series. The glow-in-the-dark Aurora A5 was one of our favorite lights of last year, with high praise from our editors and our readers alike for its innovative features and design at a great price. But if you haven't had a chance to pick up one of these versatile keychain lights, you now have even more options with the new Aurora A6. It keeps much of the same great features that set the A5 apart from the rest, but now comes with a beautifully color-accurate main LED and even more side-mounted light options to boot. Whether you're a flashlight enthusiast or just starting to build your EDC, there's something for you in the new RovyVon Aurora A6.

The most notable difference with the Aurora A6 is its main LED. Instead of the 550-lumen cool white CREE XP-G3 LED on the A5, this new model offers a high color rendering index (CRI) Nichia 219C LED with a max output of 300 lumens. When it comes to the output on the A6, it's more quality over quantity. The Nichia 219C produces a “warm white” beam that more closely resembles sunlight, making colors look more natural and accurate. It's a stark contrast to typical “cool white” LEDs that can make your surroundings look harshly washed out or “cold.” If you find yourself using your EDC light mainly in outdoors settings, a high CRI light makes a huge difference. And at the end of the day, 300 lumens is still plenty for general EDC tasks and can be worth the tradeoff for more accurate color depending on your lighting tasks. The other change is the A6's side-mounted LED now comes with a blue option that works in tandem with the red LED to server as an alert or signal light.

Aside from the changes to the LEDs, the A6 retains those same great features from the A5. Its glow-in-the-dark polycarbonate housing is still just 2.16” long and 0.416 oz in weight, making it ultra portable. A stainless steel bezel protects the business end of the light from impact, a side switch operates both the main LED and side lights, while a lanyard attachment point at the tail end of the light and an included, reversible, 2-way pocket clip give you convenient carry options. Its 130mAh Li-ion battery recharges via a built-in micro USB port too. Last but not least, it features IP65 water resistance so you don't have to worry about rain and splashes. If you've been holding out for a high CRI version of the Aurora, now's your chance to see what all the hype is about. Grab one for your EDC at the link below.

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OneTigris Minimalist EDC Pouch

When pockets aren’t enough everyone has their go-to organizer to bear the extra load. There are plenty of top-notch EDC organizers to choose from but they’re usually made of heavy materials that add too much weight to justify carrying them, even when empty. Add to that a cumbersome clamshell design that makes getting to your gear that much harder and suddenly that full-on organizer doesn't seem ideal. For those of you who want an EDC pouch that's sleeker, lighter, more affordable, and more easily accessible, there's the OneTigris Minimalist EDC Pouch.

While this pouch is only about an inch thick, it’s not frail by any means. Its 500D Nylon construction means that you'll get a tough, water-resistant pouch that's relatively lightweight at only 3.7 ounces. A looped panel on the exterior adds some modularity for morale patches or other sheath and carry systems, too. A waterproof YKK zipper protects the main compartment in bad weather while its top-entry positioning allows for easy access on the go.

On the inside, this pouch has the right combination of space and internal organization. It measures 8.6” x 5.9”, which means you can carry a few extra essentials that don't fit in your pockets, but you don’t feel comfortable leaving behind when you walk out the door. There are also two internal mesh pockets for extra organization. It's perfect for quick access to smaller items like keys or small flashlights that usually find their way to the bottom of whatever bag they're in.

The OneTigris Minimalist Pouch is simple and bends to your needs, which makes it a versatile option for basically any kind of EDC. Thanks to a couple of anchor points and an included, removable shoulder strap, you can toss it in your pack as a first aid kit or wear it as a low-profile sling bag under your jacket when you travel. However you decide to use it, it's got your overflow organization needs covered. For a simple, affordable and discreet way to carry more in an organized way, check out this minimalist pouch at the link below.

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CRKT Pilar Large D2

The minimalist aesthetic of the CRKT Pilar made it one of the most sought-after everyday carry knives of the past year. It paired Jesper Voxnaes's clean design language with an incredibly useful cleaver-style blade that made it handy to have on hand in a pinch. This year, with a slight increase to its dimensions and a noted improvement to the design materials, it's ready to take on even bigger tasks than before. And from the looks of it, the CRKT Pilar Large D2 has the potential to outdo itself this year.

With this edition of the Pilar Large, the biggest departure from the original design is its black blade and blacked-out handle. The new knife has grippy G10 scaling on one side of the handle instead of smooth stainless steel. This makes the knife easier to hold when you're doing rougher work overall, and it works especially well when things get slippery. Interestingly enough, the G10 also makes this larger Pilar weigh less than the original, at 3.8 ounces instead of 4.2. For less weight, you get a slightly larger grip on the blade, a win-win situation if there ever was one. And in keeping with the more tactical black theme, the reverse side of the handle features black-oxide tinted stainless steel, and the same reliable frame lock featured on the earlier edition of the Pilar.

If the handle gives you more confidence in this edition of the knife, the upgraded D2 steel in the Pilar Large should do so even more. For one, it's a harder steel at 60-61 HRC, capable of handling more heavy-duty tasks before needing to be resharpened compared to the original Pilar blade. The blacked-out blade is also approximately 0.2 inches longer in length, bringing it up to 2.669” and giving you a slightly longer cutting edge than before. It also retains the utility-minded cleaver-style shape of the original, making it well-suited for everyday cutting and slicing tasks. A new addition of a flipper tab makes for quick, one handed operation but it still retains its large thumbhole as another deployment option.

If you missed out on the Pilar last year, or you sat on it because of its stainless handle and its cheaper steel, the new design might be for you. With the Pilar Large D2, CRKT has taken a crowd-favorite knife and made it even better, with premium materials and a fresh look about it. Make it a part of your EDC today at the link below.

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Titaner Pry Bar Multi-tool

EDC is all having the right tool for the job, but if you’re not mindful that can lead to a pocket full of bulky gear weighing you down. That’s why so many people rely on multi-tools to cover as many bases as possible. Having one piece of gear that gives you access to multiple tools in a pinch can keep you from needlessly damaging your gear like when using your knife to pry something open (we’ve all been there). The Titaner Pry Bar Tool makes a strong case for why you’d want to add a small one piece multi-tool to your daily carry with its set of 7 handy tools and titanium construction.

Unlike your knife point, this Titaner Pry Bar was made to do some heavy lifting. The body is CNC machined Grade 5 titanium and its angled pry tip means it’s easy to get the right leverage without worrying about breaking it. But prying things is only part of what makes this tool a good addition to your EDC. Besides the tough and super lightweight build (15.9 grams including the bit), you’ll also get 7 other useful tools built in.

There’s a screwdriver, three different sized wrenches, a hex bit driver, and of course a bottle opener to name a few. Plus, the angled nose doubles as a box opener so you can save you knife from the sticky residue that comes with slicing open packages. As great as plier-based multi-tools can be, they’re not always convenient. But you can just toss the Titaner Pry Bar can on your keychain thanks to a key loop hole and small size. It’s also TSA-friendly so you won’t have to worry about it getting confiscated on your next trip.

Whether you’re looking to slim down your carry or think it would be nice to have a keychain backup to your primary multitool, the Titaner Pry Bar is a solid option. The combination of its small size, tough build, and useful tools make it worth checking out. Make sure to grab one for yourself by clicking the link below.

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EverydayCarry.com x Orbitkey Nylon Key Organizer

EDC isn't solely about what we carry—how we carry it all is just as important. Take your keys for example. They're something you wouldn't leave the house without, but they come with their own set of problems: they're clunky, noisy, and messy compared to the rest of your carry. That's why we're huge fans of Orbitkey and how their key organizers solve a problem almost all EDCers have in a simple, elegant, and design-centric way—like all great EDC gear should. We're so excited to announce our take on the Orbitkey Key Organizer with this limited edition collaboration, designed with all of you EDCers in mind. Fitted with a mix of 1050D Ballistic and 500D Cordura nylon in a one-of-a-kind, monochrome digital camouflage print, it's dialed with the right materials, look, and feel to be a worthy addition to your everyday carry.

Rofis TC1 Flashlight

When it comes to recent EDC lights, it's no longer all about the numbers on the box. Usability, innovation, and convenience are just as important as the specs. But it's a thin line between a clever light and a gimmicky one—you have to know the rules of a good light before you can bend them. That's where companies like Rofis come in. Known for their versatile angled flashlights, they're pushing the envelope once again with the new TC1. It's their latest compact flashlight that redefines what it means to have light at your fingertips.

On first look, the TC1 looks like any other bullet-shaped keychain light with a twist interface. Smaller than a thumb and weighing only half an ounce even with its battery, the TC1 is the type of compact light you set and forget on your keychain. That is, until you take a closer look and see the features Rofis have packed into the light's tiny package. Within the TC1's anodized aluminum shell lies a 10180 rechargable battery, which, when paired with the XP-G3 LED, gives off a maximum output of 120 lumens across 3 levels. Charging is also convenient thanks to a micro USB port built into the TC1's screw threads, which also gives the light IPX6-rated water and impact resistance.

But it's the rear of the light where the magic happens. Rather than a twist or clicky interface, the TC1 comes with a brand new touch switch more akin to a smartphone fingerprint reader than the flashlight hardware we've been used to. Given its high sensitivity it means activating and switching levels much faster than having to twist the whole body or completely clicking a button. And rather than leaving it at that, it doubles as a battery indicator too, flashing red when fuel gets low.

With nods to the past while getting decked out for the future, the TC1 sets a fresh and interesting precedent to the lights we'll be seeing from here on out. Pick one up at the Amazon link below for under twenty bucks.

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Nitecore NTP30 Tactical Pen

Sometimes it's best to keep certain gear in your EDC on the down low. Keeping self defense tools and tactical gear hidden in plain sight might give you an advantage, not to mention avoid drawing unwanted attention in urban settings. Few tactical pens on the market do this, but Nitecore's new NTP30 pen is an exception. Not only does it ditch the usual all-black, aggressively knurled stylings of most tactical pens, but it even conceals its ultra-tough tungsten tip. Best of all, it combines some EDC-favorite features—titanium and bolt action—into one sleek design.

Designed with everyday carry in mind, the NTP30 boasts a TC4 titanium alloy construction throughout. It gives the pen the right mix of light weight at less than one ounce, durability, and corrosion resistance for daily use wherever you end up. But because not all pens should disappear into the pocket or hang off a keychain, especially if it doubles as a self defense tool, the NTP30 measures 5.6" in length. It's compact enough for easy pocket carry with its included titanium alloy clip, but long enough for a balanced and comfortable writing experience.

Another key feature unique to the NTP30 is its bi-directional bolt action mechanism. Engaging it towards the front of the pen advances its included Schneider ink refill, which is both waterproof and fade-resistant to perform even in inclement conditions. The accommodates 8 other compatible refills too, including popular Parker refills. Pushing the bolt in the other direction reveals its tactical glassbreaker tip. It's made of an extremely hard tungsten steel, making it useful for emergency situations, self-defense, or even marking and imprinting most materials.

Between its go-anywhere pen component or its concealed tungsten tip, the NTP30 means businesses at both ends. All it takes is a little bolt action. Check out this titanium jotter in more detail and grab one for your everyday carry at the link below.

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RovyVon Valor V10

The next time you're about to open up or break down a cardboard box, think twice about reaching for your EDC knife. Instead of gunking up your blade and dulling its edge, let a utility blade do the heavy lifting. RovyVon's Valor V10 multi-tool is a new way to add a utility blade to your EDC, along with some other handy features for your day-to-day tasks. Best of all, it does it without weighing you down, thanks to its titanium-alloy construction right down to the screws.

At just 3.3” long, the Valor V10 packs four useful functions in its titanium alloy frame. At the business is a slot for standard utility blades which are held in place by a sliding lock mechanism. It disengages simply by unscrewing it a few turns, allowing you to advance the blade. You can slide the blade out in two stages with notches built into the center of the frame to your desired blade length, reaching an overall length of 4.1”. While the Valor V10 comes equipped with a SATA 93434A blade, it accommodates standard replaceable utility blades, making it a low-maintenance and cost-effective way tool for package duty.

If you're going to introduce a new piece of kit to your carry, it helps to cover the rest of your bases while you're at it, too. The Valor V10 features a well-selected set of functions to round out its utility, including a bottle opener, flathead screwdriver, and bit driver. An integrated carabiner makes it easy to clip its lightweight body to your keychain, belt loop or bag, while slots for optional tritium vials can help with locating the tool in the dark. You can do your main blade a favor and pick up a Valor V10 in sandblasted grey titanium at the link below.

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Spyderco Techno 2

While compact pocket knives are perfect for EDCing in your pocket, the tradeoff for their smaller size becomes clear when you're up against heavy duty tasks. That's not the case with the new Spyderco Techno 2, a stout workhorse knife with a rock-solid design made in collaboration with Polish custom knifemaker Marcin Slysz. The newest iteration of the Techno pairs premium materials with a more sturdy blade, resulting in a “little big knife” that's ready to take on cutting tasks both large and small.

The Techno 2 comes with a sheepsfoot blade, giving it a beefy profile that's perfect for repetitive utility tasks and hard use. The new blade shape makes better use of its compact 2.55” length compared to the original drop-point blade that featured in the older design. While the shape has changed, the blade itself still made out of a premium no-compromise CTS-XHP stainless steel ground with a high saber edge that makes cutting and slicing with the Techno 2 a breeze. Opening the blade is easy as well with Spyderco's signature thumbhole, allowing quick, ambidextrous one-handed openings even if you're wearing gloves.

When it's time to get to work, you'll appreciate the exotic makeup of the blade giving the Techno 2 the durability and edge retention that lets it compete with knives that are much larger in size. For added strength, the titanium handle contains a frame lock that keeps the blade in place with minimal movement during even the toughest of work. Once you're done, you can close the blade up and let it disappear into either of your front pockets with its reversible tip-up deep carry pocket clip. And at just 3.4 ounces in weight, it definitely won't weigh you down as you go through your day.

With the Techno 2, you get a dependable compact EDC knife with a premium design that sacrifices nothing to get you the performance you've come to expect in your daily carry. Check it out and pick one up for yourself at the link below.

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DSPTCH RND Dyneema Collection

Sometimes you don't need a bag that's jam-packed with shiny bells and whistles for your daily carry. For many of you, your bag is like an extension of your pockets, offering just a bit more storage for the rest of your essentials. DSPTCH have taken this thoughtfully restrained, utility-driven approach to their urban EDC bags. And now they're pushing that to the next level with their experimental Research & Development (RND) capsule. Its first collection of bags takes proven, simple silhouettes and updates them in all the right places with functional hardware and futuristic materials. The Unit collection harnesses the high performance and unique properties of Dyneema composite fabric, resulting in barely-there, ultralight bags to carry your essentials.

The Unit collection highlights the best of what Dyneema composite fabric as a material can offer for your carry setup. It's made with fibers that are ten times stronger than steel by weight, resulting in a high performance fabric that's strong, waterproof, and ultra light. And while Dyneema looks and feels dramatically different from the heavy-duty, high-denier nylon DSPTCH usually uses, it still features qualities you'd want in your everyday gear.

DSPTCH opted for three classic silhouettes as the best platforms to highlight this futuristic material: a cross-body sling pouch, a low-profile musette, and a high capacity zippered tote. They all provide simple, no-frills extra capacity in an understated package. The smallest Unit Sling is useful for when you need a little more storage than the pockets on your clothes and want quick access to your gear while staying nimble on the go. The Unit Musette offers slightly more storage than the sling, but in a rectangular format better suited to keep a slim profile and to carry flat or low-volume essentials like notebooks and tablets. The Unit Tote rounds out the set a the largest capacity option for hauling gear. It addresses the usual shortcomings of basic totes by adding zippered compartments and two sets of straps: one for cross-body or off-the-shoulder carry, and another pair for briefcase-style hand carry.

The carefully considered hardware and design choices found on the Unit collection show how even the smallest details can make a big difference. To start, all three bags use large, waterproof YKK zippers to match the weatherproofness of the Dyneema fabric itself. The zippers even tuck into flexible zipper garages to leave no gap exposed to the elements. They're fitted with textured, subtly branded zipper pulls for easier operation when you're on the go. Next, all three bags feature DSPTCH's quick release sling straps for instant, comfortable, and intuitive adjustment on the fly. It makes releasing slack into the strap to swing the bag around for front access effortless, while pulling on the strap both tightens and swings the bag back around onto your back in one smooth motion. Last but not least, the zippered Tote features premium Hypalon touchpoints on the handles for a comfortable, futuristic-feeling grip. You can browse the new collection in more detail over at DSPTCH's site at the link below.

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The James Brand Folsom

From quick cuts to tough tasks, one of the best tools for the job is the humble liner-lock knife. You've probably seen enough of them as full-on tactical folders or as old-fashioned hunting knives. But for many EDCers, those designs don't quite fit in with their day-to-day lives and the rest of their essentials. That's why The James Brand designed the Folsom — their modern classic re-imagination of the tried-and-true liner-lock. Despite its stylish looks it's no shelf queen, pairing hardy materials with a simple yet effective design resulting in a knife that's ready to get to work, stay by your side for the long haul, and look good doing it. It's a capable companion for the adventurous EDCer who relies on their knife around town, out in the backcountry, and everywhere in between.

The Folsom comes as a more substantial knife, with a 3.4 oz weight, fuller proportions, and a balanced blend of clean lines and gentle curves for a comfortable, ergonomic grip. Its 4” closed length and slim G10 handles give plenty of control and durability you'd want in a workhorse knife while keeping weight and bulk down in the pocket. A large, triangular thumbhole allows for easy, ambidextrous one-hand deployment when it's time to get to work. Its 2.75” blade length makes it easier to carry both in the pocket and in locales with stricter knife laws, while its classic drop point shape maximizes cutting edge to make it cut like a larger knife. Featuring Carpenter CTS-BD1 steel for its edge retention, corrosion resistance and low maintenance, combined with a stainless steel liner lock, the Folsom was designed to truly be put through the paces.

Since the best knife is the one you have on you, the Folsom comes equipped with a beefy 416 stainless steel reversible pocket clip for easy, tip-up EDC. A contrasting lanyard hole towards the back end of the handle opens up more carry options as well. The Folsom's simple format lays the foundation for tons of customization options so you're sure to find a Folsom that fits your needs. You can go with G10 scales for performance and grip on par with modern blades, or opt for Micarta or Ebony Wood scales for that traditional look and organic feel in hand. The blade comes in stainless or PVD coated black, and in a classic straight edge or a versatile serrated combo edge as well. Whatever Folsom you choose, you can get it in your hands quickly with free 2-day shipping direct from The James Brand at the link below.

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3 Awesome New EDC Essentials from Victorinox Swiss Army

With decades of experience and iconic tools and products behind them, it would be a simple affair for Victorinox Swiss Army to rest on their laurels. But the thing about pioneers and trailblazers is, “stop” just isn't part of their vocabulary. So even with a catalog packed to the brim with the most tried and tested EDC gear, the brand still pushes the envelope to make even more essentials worth carrying. Below are three of the best new products from Victorinox Swiss Army, dressing up your EDC with gear designed to cut, clock in, and carry your way through the day.