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Kangaroo Carry Holsters

A low-key carry solution.

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Kangaroo Carry holsters combine belly band and shoulder holster concepts. Made of cotton and equipped with a suspender strap, they make hot weather carry more comfortable than with synthetic bellybands that depend purely on pressure around the torso for positioning. The draw is fairly similar to the Read More…

3D Printing Knife Scales

From design to execution.

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I’m a fan of making tools by hand, and this extends into modifying tools, too–an old practice among longtime EDCers. The longer one owns a tool like a knife or a multitool, the stranger it seems to not modify it to suit his or her needs. Although I’m just a hobbyist, I currently Read More…

A Hairclip Multitool

A novelty tool with some fun applications.

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Fellow gear-loving women might relate to the struggles of not having enough places to store tools. It’s amazing how many pairs of women’s jeans don’t come equipped with pockets. And while this little hairclip multitool certainly won’t put your actual multitool out of Read More…

Wallets on Kickstarter

A unique form factor and a desire for the perfect product appeals to designers.

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We like to share cool Kickstarter projects here on occasion, and it’s interesting to see the platform jumpstart new manufacturing and product design businesses. There’s a few reasons this is good for gearheads; we get more variety in the items we can integrate into our day to day lives, Read More…

GLOCK 19 Gen 4 Review

A safe bet in 9mm.

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I still remember the very first GLOCK handgun I saw. It was at a Long’s Drug store in Colorado Springs, CO, back in 1987 or 1988. I went to the drug store to purchase a Colt 1911, and saw the GLOCK 17 — at that time, the only model that was produced. I fell in[.....]

5 Leather Field Notes Covers

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A a true writer will take whatever she can get to scribble on when a brilliant idea strikes, but we’re especially fond of Field Notes, the simple little paperback notepads that have somehow hit the spot for creatives across multiple disciplines. As we covered recently, there are plenty of Read More…