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StatGear’s Ausus EDC Knife On Kickstarter

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Ausus

The Ausus is a “Luxury EDC Knife without the Luxury Pricetag” by StatGear, currently up as a Kickstarter campaign. A folding-style knife, the Ausus features a 3.5″ drop point blade with a taper grind, made of D2 Steel, and a canvas Micarta handle. Dual oversized thumb studs and ball bearing deployment allow for a smooth, easy opening, while the liner lock mechanism ensures the blade stays in place when deployed. Additional features include a reversible pocket clip, and lanyard hole.

This project is fully funded (over ten times its goal at the time of writing), however if you want one for yourself in time for the early December ship date range, you can check out the campaign at the link below.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/34951038/ausus-a-luxury-edc-knife-without-the-luxury-pricet\

Machination Studio – Schnauzer Armored Walker On Kickstarter

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

The Schnauzer Armoured Walker is a scale model mechanized dieselpunk walking tank, from a model/toy line called Codename Colossus. The first ‘Colossus’ walking tank to be produced from the Imperial German faction, the Schanuzer is 21 cm tall, with a realistic walking action, spinning Gatling gun, and cannon motion. It features a series of mechanical gears and cams, all driven by a single motor, powered by 4 AA-sized batteries.

Two colors of the Schnauzer will be produced through this funding campaign: green with Grenzjäger (Border Patrol) markings, and grey with Kaisergarde (Imperial Bodyguard) markings.

For more information on this project, check out the link below:

www.kickstarter.com/projects/machinationstudio/schnauzer-armored-walker

Introducing the B•A•T TRIDENT: A Wildly Unique New Multitool LIVE On Kickstarter

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Covert Products Group’s “Bring Anywhere Tool” has 12+ Functions in a Compact Size

Trident

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – November 2, 2017 – In a market flooded with multitools and pocket gizmos, standing out from the crowd is no easy feat, especially on Kickstarter. With a unique shape and carry options, Covert Products Group’s new B.A.T. TRIDENT multitool moves the conversation of EDC tools in a totally new direction.

Inspired by the familiar silhouette of side-release buckles (as found on backpacks and bags), the B.A.T. TRIDENT expands on CPG’s “bring anywhere tool” concept that debuted on Kickstarter last year. The TRIDENT – which launched this week on Kickstarter – is engineered to contain 12+ useful functions in a compact, ergonomic and highly “carry-able” package. From daily utility to survival, the TRIDENT is designed to be carried (almost) anywhere, excel at a variety of tasks, and look good doing it.

“The perfect tool isn’t so perfect if you don’t have it with you,” explains the TRIDENT’s designer Thom O’Leary. “The TRIDENT is big enough to be useful, but small enough to carry just about anywhere, either visibly or covertly. Slip it onto a backpack strap, belt, keychain, or carry it in your pocket.”

The TRIDENT functions include:

· Phillips head screwdriver

· Razor edge

· Sharp piercing point

· Captured cutter

· Flat head screwdriver/pry tip

· Wire stripper

· Serrated fire rod scraper

· Saw edge

· Laser-etched 1” ruler

· Ergonomic bottle opener operated with the tool safely held in the sheath

· Fire starter rod (included) OR swap it out for an optional EmbriteTM glow pellet from TEC Accessories

· 3M SOLAS reflective sticker

· And the TRIDENT’s molded Kydex Sheath is designed to allow multiple attachment options for everyday carry

The TRIDENT is available now through December 1st on Kickstarter, with lowest prices available for early adopters. The TRIDENT will ship during or before March 2018.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/1800078419/bat-trident-12-function-mini-multi-tool

WESN Titanium Micro Blade EDC Pocket Knife On Kickstarter

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

The WESN is a micro blade EDC knife currently up for funding on Kickstarter. Featuring a blade made of AUS8 steel and a grade 5 titanium grip, the WESN – which stands for West, East, South, North, lending to its design as a carry everywhere knife, is a durable daily carry knife with a small form factor deliberately sized similar to a key. What follows is a press release from the knife’s creator, along with a link to the Kickstarter campaign.

Kickstarter-only prices of $35 on the WESN — a titanium knife with a length of 3.6″. Available October 25.

The WESN is a titanium body micro blade measuring in at a total length of 3.6 inches. It has the practicality and versatility of a full-size knife—but at a fraction of the weight, and the size of a house key.

WESN Goods has launched an exciting Kickstarter campaign that offers backers exclusive early-bird prices on the WESN Micro Blade. WESN was founded by Billy Chester, who wanted to build a knife that combined all of his favorite parts and aspects from different knives he’d owned.

“When I started making the WESN knife, I didn’t have any grand ideas of starting a ‘knife brand,’” Chester says. “All I wanted was a knife that I myself would want to own—something reliable, practical, and made of the best materials. Plus, I wanted something worth every penny of the cost, and not a cent too expensive.”

By using top grade components, the WESN is made with some of the best materials at an affordable price: grade 5 titanium and AUS8 steel. Chester partnered with the top knife manufacturer overseas, meaning he produces the WESN out-of-country. This keeps the cost down, while still using top-grade, made-in-America components. The titanium makes the body simultaneously tough, hardy, and incredibly light. And by using AUS8 steel, the blade is durable, sharp, and made to last for years.

The full specs of the WESN are as follows:

  • Blade Length: 1.5” (38mm)
  • Closed Length: 1.9” (48mm)
  • Open Length: 3.85″ (98mm)
  • Handle Material: Grade 5 Titanium body
  • Blade Steel: AUS8 Heat Treated Steel
  • Hardware: Stainless steel
  • Frame-lock
  • Pocket Clip
  • Keychain Hole
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Those interested in the WESN micro blade can visit WESN Goods at their website, and can purchase their own by visiting the knife’s Kickstarter page and backing the project.

    About WESN:

    WESN Goods was started by Billy Chester as a way to pursue building practical, dependable, hard-working goods. Committed to using the best materials, WESN Goods promises to build things that carry far and carry well.

    MRF Multitools – Universal 3.0 Credit Card EDC Multitool On Kickstarter

    Friday, October 13th, 2017

    There’s a saying that big things come in small packages. Such is the case with MRF Multitools’ Universal 3.0 multitool, which is pretty big on functionality, with its creators claiming it holds 60+ tools and functions, yet it’s sized the same as a credit card.

    This list gives a count of all the on-board tools featured on the Universal 3.0, with your standard accompaniment of blades, openers, drivers, wrenches, etc. Relatively unique additions, such as a tire tread depth gauge and distance ruler, do single the Universal 3.0 out among its peers. Additionally, like many EDC tools, the Universal 3.0 will be made of 440с High Carbon Hardened Stainless Steel.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/mrfmultitools/universal-30-edc-credit-ard-multi-tool-knife-60-to

    Magna Tactics Releases New Magnetic Latching EDC Belt

    Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    Title image

    Bellingham, WA, June 7th, 2017

    For immediate release

    One June 6th, Magna Tactics launched their Kickstarter campaign for a unique new magnetic latching belt called the Magna Belt. This belt is an innovative and fast latching belt tailored for both normal, and concealed carry use. This made in USA startup company is now funding their campaign on Kickstarter and taking belt pre-orders here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/857299194/magna-belt-the-magnetic-latching-tactical-belt

    Gun belt full size

    Starting at $65 for an early bird special, the Magna Belt is a sturdy and rugged belt made to revolutionize the belt market. It boasts many features unique to an EDC belt making it stand out from the crowd.

    unbuckle full size

  • Fast magnetic latch.
  • Single size – No need to worry about picking the wrong size.
  • One-time adjustment – Stays adjusted to the size you pick until you want to change it.
  • Durable anodized hard coat.
  • Fits through standard belt loops – Most tactical belts require large loops to fit through, but not the Magna Belt, slide the belt in and out of pants without ever changing the adjustment size.
  • Pivoting latch – A small range of motion has been designed in to help the belt move with you for comfort.
  • Patent pending design – You won’t find this belt anywhere else.
  • Proudly 100% Made in the USA
  • colors full size

    The belt will be offered in a variety of seven plate colors to start with, along with potential for more colors depending on demand. They also will releasing a fully stitched double thick belt for extra support, if the campaign funding reaches the stretch goal before it ends on July 6th.

    Magna Tactics founder Mike Howe has years of experience in both the product design, engineering, and manufacturing sectors, in everything from high end automotive parts, to tactical EDC gear. Branching out now to start his own business, he hopes to bring high quality American made products to the market, and help bring manufacturing and jobs back to the USA.

    The STK Multi-Tool: Sliding Tool & Knife for Every Day Carry On Kickstarter

    Monday, November 21st, 2016

    I’m a fan of a good EDC multitool, and with Kickstarter allowing all sorts of ideas to gain fruition, it’s no surprise that a bunch of multitools pop up as fundable projects. One such tool is the STK from Kopis Designs. The STK, which stands for ‘Sliding Tool and Knife’, and could be pronounced like the word ‘stick’ (although it sure doesn’t look like one), is a multitool with an integrated opening and locking mechanism. The frame is made of 6AL4V titanium, and the blade is made of S35VN steel. The blade functions as a straight-edge knife, and also hosts the following features:

      

  • push-cut / scraping blade
  • flathead/pry edge
  • 1/4″ bit diver
  • bottle opener
  • wingnut and O2 valve wrench
  • wire-striper notch
  • The STK’s opposite end also hosts a titanium pocket clip, which can also double as a money clip, if you feel a wallet is too high profile.

      
    In addition to the STK, Kopis is also offering the Rift EDC tool on the same project campaign. The Rift is very much a companion piece to the STK, with a design very reminiscent of the later, but it is intended as a “travel-safe pry tool”; “travel-safe” in this case means ‘intentionally designed with no sharp edges’. Also manufactured of 6AL4V titanium, the Edge features the following tools:

  • box opening point
  • scraping / pry edge
  • flathead
  • 1/4″ bit driver / bottle opener
  • O2 wrench / 1/4″ bit storage / key ring slot
  • pocket clip & key dangler
  • If you like what you see, feel free to click the link below and put more than a few dollars towards the project.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/kopisdesigns/the-stk-multi-tool-sliding-tool-and-knife-for-ever

    Lifeclock One – Escape From New York Inspired Smartwatch On Kickstarter

    Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

    It’s no secret that Escape from New York is one of my absolute favorite movies of all time. So much so that I’m still constantly on the lookout for related memorabilia, collectables, art, and the like. That’s why the Ridgewood Watch Company’s Lifeclock One has caught my interest, as it is an officially licensed reproduction of Snake Plissken’s countdown watch from the aforementioned movie, modernized into a multi-function smartwatch.

    lifeclock

    The Lifeclock One consists of a main enclosure CNC machined from a solid piece of brass with a stainless steel backplate. The LEDs utilized within the Lifeclock are 11 segment custom displays made specifically for the watch. The strap is made of leather, and is being offered with either Velcro (like in the movie), or a more traditional buckle attachment. The Lifeclock will also be Bluetooth enabled, and capable of of integrating with a smartphone, as well as function as a standard watch, stopwatch, compass, and more.

    Perhaps the only real grey spot about the Lifeclock One is this: it can be considered pretty darn pricey. The “Early Backer Edition”, already priced at $249, is sold out at the time of writing, with the next least-expensive tier starting at $399, and the final tier as high as $799.

    On the other hand, the Lifeclock One does feature high-quality components, and although it doesn’t fully meet the FTC’s guidelines to be considered a fully ‘Made in USA’ product, the main enclosure and core printed circuit board are US-manufactured, and the completed watches will be assembled, tested, and distributed from the state of Georgia.

    So, if the price point isn’t too daunting, and you like what the Lifeclock One has to offer, then feel free to support Ridgewood Watch Company’s efforts on their Kickstarter campaign.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/jonathanzufi/lifeclock-one-the-escape-from-new-york-inspired-sm

    K Spike – Keychain Carry Spike On Kickstarter

    Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

    spike1_copper

    The K Spike is a project currently up for funding on Kickstarter for an EDC keychain spike. Created by Bobby Davis of Spiffy Labs in Minneapolis, MN, the K Spike is a multipurpose tool with uses including opening packages, marking wood or metal, and punching holes. The handle features deep knurling to maintain a positive grip, and when not in use, the spike portion can be stored within the handle. The K Spike will be offered in Tellurium Copper, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/179537728/k-spike-a-keychain-carry-spike

    Standard Pacific – The Field Rucksack On Kickstarter

    Monday, March 28th, 2016

    pack

    Standard Pacific’s Field Rucksack is a multipurpose bag designed to be equally at home outdoors as in the office. It’s constructed with a water repellent nylon shell and waterproof zippers. The front pocket of the Field Rucksack is fleece-lined to keep electronics screens from getting scratched, and an included thermal pocket keeps drinks and foodstuffs hot or cold for hours. The Field Rucksack also comes standard with removable shoe and toiletry pouches.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/standardpacific/the-field-rucksack-an-all-adventures-backpack

    Apex Camping Shelter & Hammock Camping Tarp By GO! Outfitters On Kickstarter

    Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

    Apex

    The Apex Camping Shelter is a versatile, weather shelter currently up for funding on Kickstarter. The Apex is made of 70D polyester fabric with a waterproof polyurethane coating, and a ridgeline sealed with permanent waterproofing tape. It is designed to protect users and their gear from a variety of environmental conditions, and makes for a functional all-purpose tarp or shade canopy. The complete kit comes with 1 Apex, two 15′ guy ropes, six 8′ guy ropes, six stakes, and a stuff sack for the whole kit.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/go-outfitters/apex-camping-shelter-and-hammock-camping-tarp-for

    Binary Titanium Key Carabiner By iomaa On Kickstarter

    Saturday, January 16th, 2016

    with safety gate

    The Binary Titanium Key Carabiner is the latest Kickstarter campaign by iomaa, a company with a history of multiple successful campaigns. The Binary Titanium Key Carabiner comes in three sizes, Small, medium, and large, and features a body made of grade 5 titanium, with gates made of tempered stainless steel, although iomaa may replace them with tempered titanium down the line. One of the gates is a safety gate, which keeps keys and other attached items from slipping off the carabiner, and the carabiner can also function as a bottle opener.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/1258952665/binary-titanium-key-carabiner-safety-gate-bottle-o

    BULLET | World’s Smallest LED Flashlight On Kickstarter

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

    BULLET

    The BULLET is a miniature LED flashlight created by San Francisco-based Slughaus, who claims it is the smallest LED flashlight in the world. Inspired by the 9mm Luger cartridge, the BULLET is made of aircraft-grade aluminum with an anodized finish, and produces a 15 lumen light, powered by three LR41 button cell batteries. With an integrated keychain and its diminutive size, the BULLET is designed for Every Day Carry.

    Matte Black and Gunmetal

    The BULLET is available in Matte Black and Gunmetal.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/bullet/bullet-worlds-smallest-led-flashlight

    Bandit Titanium Keychain Knife On Kickstarter

    Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

    Bandit Titanium

    The Bandit is a project currently on Kickstarter for an EDC knife with a body made of Grade 5 titanium, an d a blade made of 420 high carbon stainless steel.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/471996800/the-ultimate-titanium-keychain-knife-for-everyday

    Jackfish Survival Credit Card Holder

    Friday, December 11th, 2015

    Jackfish

    Jackfish is a survial credit card holder currently up for funding on Kickstarter. It is made of either aluminum or titanium, depending on the model, and can store up to 4 credit cards, as well as featuring the following components:

    Everyday Tools
    1. Micro screwdriver flat head 0.8mm tip (ideal for glasses)
    2. Titanium coated Pozi drive standard hex bit (hex slot on side of jackfish)
    3. Titanium coated flat head standard hex bit (5mm width)
    4. Kingston micro SD card reader (no sd card supplied) carry copies of documents
    5. True Utility Telescopic Pen (opens to 118mm in length, 3 refills included) + cap

    Survival Tools
    1. Aluminium Whistle (120 Decibel)
    2. Glass Vial (10 drops of liquid – for shipping we will send empty – No iodine!)
    3. Windproof match (burn for 5 seconds in the harshest of wind, includes striker)
    4. Firesteel 4.5mm wide (light a fire when everything else is wet)
    5. Spyderco Bug Knife (amazing quality and very sharp – 3Cr13MoV stainless steel)
    6. Liquid filled button compass (15mm diameter)

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/15940489/jackfish-survival-credit-card-holder

    Sparky Fire Starter On Kickstarter

    Saturday, November 21st, 2015

    Sparky is a project on Kickstarter for a battery-powered fire starter. Sparky is powered by two AAA batteries, and has a solid copper conductor tip which will ignite steel wool upon contact.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/179537728/sparky-a-fire-starter

    Tactical Trio – Titanium Carabiner Multitools On Kickstarter

    Sunday, November 8th, 2015

    Tactical Trio

    Tactical Trio is a Kickstarter project currently up for funding for three separate titanium carabiner multitools. The three models of multitool – Alpha, Bravo, and Tango – have 24+ tools between the three of them, including standard tools such as:

    – Bottle opener
    – Scraper
    – Hex wrenches
    – Nail puller
    – Screwdrivers

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/1035213898/tactical-trio-titanium-carabiner-multi-tools-24-us

    Pygmy Titanium Multi-Tool On Kickstarter

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

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    Pygmy is a titanium multitool that’s around the same size as a quarter. Despite its diminutive size, it features a flathead screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, scraper tip, and 1/4″ hex wrench & bit driver.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/2044861232/pygmy-titanium-micro-multitool

    Cycop – BiTool On Kickstarter

    Monday, August 24th, 2015

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    BiTool is a multi-function tool which combines the characteristics of a screwdriver, ratchet wrench, and magnet into a single unit with a small form factor. The body contains either a 5 bit or 10 bit kit, depending on purchaser options, that have a variety of tools that attach to the ratchet-like head.

    Check out the Kickstarter campaign at: www.kickstarter.com/projects/cycop-life/bitool-best-integrated-tool-to-ease-your-daily-lif

    SLICK Stabilizer – A Motorized GoPro Steadicam On Kickstarter

    Thursday, August 20th, 2015

    The SLICK is a motorized stabilizer specifically designed for GoPro cameras. Weighing only .66 lbs, the SLICK is lightweight for its function, and attaches to any GoPro mounting slot. It is weatherproof, and fits every model GoPro from the 3 onwards with waterproof or skeleton housing. It also comes with a removable rechargeable battery with a run time of 2 hours.

    www.indiegogo.com/projects/slick-stabilizer-a-motorized-gopro-steadicam

    Bad Axe Throwing On Kickstarter

    Sunday, August 9th, 2015

    Described as “…like darts, but on steroids”, Bad Axe Throwing is exactly what it sounds like: hurling hand axes into chunks of target wood. Bad Axe Throwing is a quickly growing sport in Canada, and the creators are looking to expand into the USA, Australia, and Europe, so they’ve turned to Kickstarter to realize this goal.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/axethrowing/bad-axe-throwing-taking-urban-axe-throwing-global

    TiWhistle On Kickstarter

    Monday, July 20th, 2015

    whistle

    The TiWhistle is a project on Kickstarter for a 100% titanium whistle. Despite its small size, it is capable of an output of roughly 120 decibels.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/962667713/tiwhistle-the-smallest-loudest-titanium-whistle

    Survival Firestarter Paracord Bracelet / Paracord Keychain On Kickstarter

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

    Survival Paracord Keychain

    Intended as a companion piece to the Bomber Barrel Duffle Bag is the Bomber Survival Gear, Paracord Bracelet and Keychain. The keychain features Military-grade clips, with a built-in firestarter and emergency paracord. The bracelet also features paracord and a firestarter.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/tmdesign/firestarter-paracord-bracelet-and-keychain-surviva

    Friendly Fire Rocket On Kickstarter

    Sunday, May 31st, 2015

    Friendy Fire Rocket

    Friendly Fire Rockets are a project on Kickstarter, which consists of foam projectiles, designed in two common sizes, for use in pressurized launchers. There’s a 40mm version for gas powered under-barrel grenade launchers and 1.5″ PVC barrels, and a 50mm version for 2″ barrels.

    The intent of Friendly Fire Rockets is to provide Military, Law Enforcement, MilSim, Airsoft, and Paintball with a safe and effective method of “disabling” Op-For vehicles and/or buildings.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/509017065/friendly-fire-rocket

    BitzBlade – An EDC Multi-Tool Keychain In Titanium On Kickstarter

    Thursday, May 14th, 2015

    BlitzBlade

    The BlitzBlade is a titanium-bodied EDC multi-tool which features interchangeable driver bits, a carbide tip window punch, and a utility blade.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/34951038/bitzblade-an-edc-multi-tool-keychain-in-titanium