The Holiday Seasons is upon us, and once again readers have asked us for our gifts ideas.
Our selection criteria for all categories is the same every year: the items have to be things we have actually used or would actually want.
Everyday carry (EDC) is a concept we think started with Batman and James Bond; who wouldn’t want a crime-fighting utility belt or a collection of gadgets Q provided for James Bond to get himself out sticky situations? Below is our collection of EDC items for RainyDayMagazine readers, although they’re less for stopping super villains and more for normal utilitarian situations…
- Leatherman Skeletool
- I.D. Works Chassis
- I.D. Works Hi Carbon Knife
- I.D. Works Flux Driver
- I.D. Works Wine Tool
- I.D. Works Flash Drive
- I.D. Works Flux NerdPack
- Snap On Key-ring Knife
- Skywatch Windoo3
- Casio Pathfinder Triple Sensor Watch
- Moleskine City Notebook
- Quiver Pen holder
- Tao Tactical Pen
- iPin Laser Pointer
- Surefire Executive Elite Flashlight
- HighGear AdventurePlus
- Dynaplug® Pro Tubeless Tire Repair Tool Kit
- Dynaplug Bicycle Tubeless Tire Repair Tools
- Surgu moldable glue
- Morella drink holder
- Leatherman Skeletool– At 5 ounces, the full-sized multitool keeps weight and volume to a minimum without sacrificing quality and true functionality.
- Length: 4 inches/10 cm closed
- Weight: 5 ounces/142 grams
- Materials: 420HC stainless steel
- Included Bits: Phillips #1 and #2, Screwdriver 3/16-inch and 1/4-inch
CRKT rethought the form of multi-tools and and created Flux. At the core of the Flux system of tools is a lightweight aluminum carabiner chassis. This allows tools to be quickly selected, attached to the chassis, and then clipped on clothing and gear. A perfect fit for EDC-philes.
- I.D. Works Chassis– Lightweight aluminum carabiner chassis;
- I.D. Works Hi Carbon Knife– High-carbon stainless steel blade in a bead-blast finish;
- I.D. Works Wine Tool– Includes a corkscrew, foil knife, and a bottle opener;
- I.D. Works Flux Driver– Functions as a standard screwdriver or a T-handle driver;
- I.D. Works Flash Drive– Flash Drive and Micro SD™ USB Flash Drive holder;
- I.D. Works Flux NerdPack– Includes the Flux Driver and the Flux Flash Drive.
- Snap On Key-ring Knife– Super lightweight, super sharp, and practically invisible whether clipped to a jean’s or jacket pocket. May be easily opened with either hand.
- 2-1/8″ stainless steel blade
- 3-1/8″ folded length
- Frame lock design
- Pocket clip
- Skywatch Windoo3– App-compatible plug-in weather station for iOS and Android Smart devices. It accurately measures Wind, Temperature, Wind Chill, Humidty, Dew Point, and Pressure, and records the data directly to the smartphone.
- Casio Pathfinder Triple Sensor Watch– Triple Sensor Multi-Function Sport Watch. Measures direction, barometric pressure/altitude, and temperature.
- Moleskine City Notebook – A trusted and handy travel companion.
- Quiver Pen holder – 100% full-grain leather, handcrafted with a luxurious finish
- Tao Tactical Pen – Made of 6061 aluminum, precision-machined and hard anodized.
- iPin Laser Pointer – Turns the phone into a perfect communication tool or cat toy.
- Surefire Executive Elite Flashlight – Amazingly powerful pocket light is only 4-1/2″ long, yet is as bright as a 4 D cell flashlight.
- HighGear AdventurePlus – Be prepare for the unexpected with this 7-in-1 Survival Tool.
Whether you drive a car or ride a bike, getting a flat tire is no fun anytime, anywhere. Fortunately, Dynaplug has made it possible to repair some flats without fuss. These portable repair kits contains all of the items to fix a flat and get you up and running again without breaking a sweat.
We discovered the magic that is Sugru four years ago. Since then, we have found endless uses for the moldable glue. This stuff is phenomenally useful AND comes in different colors!!! Always have some on hand for emergency repairs.
- Morella drink holder – Need a hand holding that cup of coffee when holding an umbrella? Attach the Morella to the handle of the umbrella, pop in the coffee cup, and off you go!
Have fun shopping and Happy Holidays!!!